Updating ps3 via flash drive
PUP file downloaded from the Playstation System Software site to update my PS3? Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).Copying it to the root of a USB flash drive doesn't seem sufficient. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?In this guide we will teach you how to update the firmware of your Play Station 3 console using a flashdrive.This is very useful if you cannot get Wi-Fi on your console or cannot get a wired connection.Also, unless you have the latest update installed Sony won’t allow you to go online on PSN or play anything online.Therefore, here’s what I do as an alternative method.Therefore, you have to restart from the beginning in case download fails in between.
This guide will show you how to manually update your playstation 3 by downloading update file on Mac or Windows Computer and updating using a USB drive.
One of the drawbacks of System Update on PS3 is that it doesn’t have resume support.
Firmware upgrades are very important and will help with stability of the system as well as upgrade playback options and add other features. You can find the latest firmware here: Sony Play Station 3 firmware update.
For this guide there are a few requirements, all of which you should own or you would not be looking here. A storage media device, either a USB flash drive or a Memory Stick, SD Memory Card, or Compact Flash card.
Play Station 3 console- Any model works, as all models have Memory Card readers and USB ports. On that storage media, you will need at least 150MB of free space.