Playstaion 3 (PS3)

Controls & Settings guide

The PS3 Parental Controls allow you to restrict games and DVDs with mature content, use of the internet browser and how your child can chat and interact on the PlayStation Network.

What do I need?

Access to the PlayStation 3 console.

Restrictions you can apply

icon Browser Access
icon Chatting
icon Game Ratings
icon Innapropriate content
icon Online games
icon Privacy and identity theft
icon Purchasing

Step by Step instructions

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​From the main menu navigate left/right to select “Settings” and then scroll down to “Security Settings” and press the X button.

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Select “Change Password”.

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Enter your current password (the default passcode is 0000).

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Enter your new 4 digit passcode and then confirm that you want to change the passcode.

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Scroll down to “BD – Parental Control” and press the X button. When prompted enter your PIN.

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On the “BD – Parental Control” screen you are able to restrict Blue-Ray Disc playback by age on supporting Blue-Ray Discs. Confirm your selection.

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Scroll down to “BD/DVD – Parental Control Region Code” and press the X button. When prompted enter your PIN.

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On the “BD/DVD – Parental Control Region Code” page you are required to set the region you are in which will allow the system to use age ratings relevant to your region. Confirm your selection.

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Scroll down to “DVD – Parental Control” and press the X button. When prompted enter your PIN.

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On the “DVD – Parental Control” page you are able to set the level of restriction on DVD playback. Press the X button to confirm your selection.

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Scroll down to “Parental Control” and press the X button. When prompted enter your PIN.

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On the “Parental Control” page you can set the overall level of Parental Control you would like active on the console. Confirm your selection.

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Scroll down to “Internet Browser Start Control” and press the X button. When prompted enter your PIN.

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On the “Internet Browser Start Control” page you can select if the console is able to start the Internet Browser. Confirm your selection.

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