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					WHAT IS VidZone™?
VidZone™ is the exciting music video service that provides you with access to thousands of music videos. VidZone™ is available to download for FREE from PlayStation® Network and this manual contains all the information you need to enjoy its exciting features. More information on PlayStation® Network can be found on eu.playstation.com. There are hours of fun to be had in VidZone™. You can browse the catalogue at your leisure, and then pick and choose the music videos you want to watch. Play, pause, rewind and fast forward, and create your own personalised, custom playlists, perfect for your next party or for easy access to your favourite artist’s hits. All videos are streamed and you can also download music videos, ringtones and music tracks to your mobile phone for a charge, subject to compatibility and availability, via the VidZone™ Wap Site. The VidZone™ service is offered to you by VidZone™, a division of Rants Limited.

HOW TO INSTALL VidZone™
Set up the PLAYSTATioN® 3 system according to the instructions in its Quick Reference manual. At start-up, the power indicator will glow red to indicate that the PLAYSTATioN® 3 system is in Standby Mode. Press the power button and the power indicator will turn green. Before installing VidZone™, you will need to create a PlayStation® Network account. See the “VidZone™ AND PlayStation® Network” section outlined later in this manual. To install VidZone™: •	 Select	the	 (PlayStation® Network) icon from the XMB Screen •	 Select	the	 (PlayStation®Store) icon •	 Select	the	“Other	Media”	category •	 Select	the	“Applications	and	Services”	category •	 Highlight	“VidZone™” and press the s button to continue •	 Select	“Download”	and	press	the	s button to confirm •	 	 idZone™	will	be	displayed	in	your	download	list.	Highlight	VidZone™ and press the s button V to start downloading •	 	 idZone™ will download and install onto your PLAYSTATioN® 3 system. 50MB of free space V on	the	Hard	Disk	Drive	(HDD)	is	needed	for	successful	installation

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Press	the	PS	button	and	select	“Yes”	to	exit	PlayStation®Store and return to the XMB Screen Select	the icon from the XMB Screen Select	the	VidZone™ icon to launch the application Finally,	enter	your	PlayStation® Network sign-in iD and password and get ready to enjoy VidZone™

PLEASE NOTE: Do not insert or remove accessories once the power is turned on. Please refer to the PLAYSTATioN® 3 system’s Quick Reference manual for further details about setting up and recharging a wireless	controller.	Make	sure	there	is	enough	free	space	on	the	HDD	before	commencing	installation.	 The information in this manual was correct at the time of publication, but some minor changes may have been made late in the product’s development. All screenshots for this manual have been taken from the English version of this product.

VidZone™ AND PlayStation®Network*
CREATING NEW USERS
if using the PLAYSTATioN® 3 system for the first time, a new user name must be created. Select the “Users” category from the Menus Screen and choose “Create New User”. Enter a new user name via the virtual keyboard. if multiple user names exist, the Log in screen will be displayed upon start-up. Select the desired user icon and press the s button to log in. When signing up to PlayStation® Network, a password, a secret answer to a security question and a valid email address must be supplied. An online iD must also be chosen and will act as your publicly displayed name within PlayStation® Network. After an online iD has been created it cannot be changed. once you have set up your PlayStation® Network account, you can then visit PlayStation®Store to download VidZone™ for free! *PlayStation® Network and PlayStation®Store subject to terms of use and not available in all countries and languages. Broadband internet service required. Users are responsible for broadband access fees. Charges apply for some content. Users under 18 require parental consent.

GETTING STARTED
•	 	 ake	sure	the	PLAYSTATioN® 3 system is turned on and the VidZone™ application is installed M on	the	HDD •	 Select	the icon from the XMB Screen •	 	 elect	the	VidZone™ icon to launch the application. You will be prompted for your S PlayStation® Network sign-in iD and password •	 	 idZone™ will commence loading. A message will be displayed to confirm that the music video V catalogue is updating content •	 	 he	User	Interface	Language	Screen	will	be	displayed.	Press	C or V to choose a language from T English, French, italian, German, Spanish, Dutch or Portuguese and press the s button to confirm your selection •	 	 he	Content	Language	Screen	may	be	displayed.	Press	C or V to choose a language from English, T French, italian, German or Spanish and press the s button to confirm your selection •	 Finally,	you	will	arrive	at	the	Home	Page	and	the	fun	can	begin

HOME PAGE
The	Home	Page	displays	the	latest	VidZone™ content, including new releases and exclusive playlists. You can return to the Home Page at any time by selecting Home Page on the Featured Menu Screen.

USING MENU SCREENS
Press the C, V, Z or X directional buttons to highlight an option, then press the s button to confirm. To return to the previous menu screen, press the a button.

WIRELESS CONTROLLER DEFAULT CONTROLS
[ button ] button q button e button w button r button Play/Pause Full screen on/off Skip to previous track in “Now Playing” Skip to next track in “Now Playing” Rewind Fast forward

THE MENUS SCREEN
The options on the Menus Screen are as follows: Featured, Search, Playlists, Now Playing, Download, Related Videos and Settings.

FEATURED
View the latest music video releases and chart hits. Press the s button to select Chart or Latest Releases and then highlight the music video you want to watch from the catalogue. To return to the Home Page, highlight Home Page and press the s button to confirm. For more play and download options, please refer to the “Video Options” section outlined later in this manual.

SEARCH
Search for music videos in VidZone™ by video name, artist name or music genre. Press the s button to select a preference and then press C, V, Z or X to enter the name of the music video or the artist. Press the s button to confirm the name. For more play and download options, please refer to the “Video Options” section outlined later in this manual.

PLAYLISTS
Create and personalise playlists or choose playlists recommended by VidZone™. To create a new playlist: •	 Choose	Playlists	from	the	Menus	Screen	and	press	the	s button to confirm •	 Highlight	My	Playlists	on	the	Playlists	Menu	and	press	the	s button to confirm •	 	 elect	New	Playlist	and	then	give	it	a	name	and	a	brief	description,	using	the	virtual	keyboard S •	 Finally,	highlight	Save	Playlist	and	press	the	s button to confirm Highlight	a	playlist	and	press	the	d button to access additional options. Play the music videos instantly by selecting Play Now or add the playlist to the Now Playing queue. You can also delete playlists and edit their names.

VidZone™	features	its	own	playlists	full	of	top	music	videos.	Highlight	Recommended on the Playlists Menu and press the s button to confirm. For more information on how to add tracks to your playlist, please see Add to Playlist in the “Video Options” section outlined later in this manual.

NOW PLAYING
Add	unlimited	music	videos	to	a	catalogue	and	watch	them	in	sequence.	Highlight	Now Playing on the Menus Screen and press the d button for options. Select Shuffle to randomly mix up the playing order or select Loop On to enjoy your Now Playing catalogue over and over again. Alternatively, you can delete your Now Playing catalogue or save it as a playlist. Highlight	Now Playing and press the s button to access the Now Playing	catalogue.	Highlight	 a music video and press the f button to play the music video instantly. To access more options, highlight a music video and press the d button. To play the music video, highlight Play Now and press the s button to confirm. You can also delete the music video, move it to a different position in the catalogue, add it to a playlist or download it to your mobile phone for a charge, subject to compatibility and availability, via the VidZone™ Wap Site. For more information on adding tracks to Now Playing, please see Add to Now Playing in the “Video Options” section outlined later in this manual.

DOWNLOAD
Take your music with you on the go. For information on downloading music videos, ringtones and music tracks to your mobile phone, please see Download in the “Video Options” section outlined later in this manual.

RELATED VIDEOS
Select extra music videos to complement those already in your Playlists and Now Playing catalogue. PLEASE NOTE: The Related Videos folder will remain empty until a music video is played. Once a music video has been played, a list of related songs will appear when the folder is reopened.

PlayStation®Store
Extra content, including PLAYSTATioN® 3 games may be downloaded from PlayStation®Store, accessible through the Download Menu or on-screen adverts. You can continue to use VidZone™ after leaving PlayStation®Store.

VIDEO OPTIONS
There’s plenty of fun to be had in VidZone™.	Highlight	a	music	video	from	the	catalogues	available	 and press the s button to confirm your selection. Press the d button to access the following options: Play Now, Add To Now Playing, Add To Playlist and Download. NoTE: Some music videos may not support all video options.

PLAY NOW
Locate	your	favourite	music	video	and	watch	it	instantly.	Highlight	Play	Now	and	press	the	 s button to confirm. Alternatively, highlight a music video from the catalogues available and press the f button to play the music video.

ADD TO NOW PLAYING
Select Add To Now Playing and your music video will join the end of the Now Playing queue. You can also select music videos to add to Now Playing by highlighting a music video in the lists available and pressing the s button to confirm the selection.

ADD TO PLAYLIST
To add a music video to a playlist, select Add to Playlist, choose an existing playlist and press the s button to confirm. Your selected music video will copy to the playlist.

DOWNLOAD
Download music videos, ringtones and music tracks to your mobile phone. To download music: •	 Select	Download	and	press	the	s button to confirm •	 Highlight	Download	For	Mobile	and	press	the	s button to confirm •	 	 ou	will	be	notified	that	there	is	a	charge	to	download	music.	Highlight	OK	and	press	the	 Y s button to confirm •	 	 elect	your	country	of	residence	from	the	list	and	enter	your	mobile	number	using	the	virtual	keyboard S

•	 	 ou	can	now	download	ringtones,	music	videos	and	music	tracks.	VidZone™ will send a text Y message to your phone containing a link to the VidZone™ Wap Site where you can view download prices and confirm your purchase. You will be billed via your mobile operator** PLEASE NOTE: To download music to your mobile phone, you will need to accept the conditions outlined in the Privacy Policy and the conditions outlined in the VidZone™ Wap Site. Press the s button to select the Privacy Policy and press the TRIANGLE button to accept it. **Charges apply. Downloads are subject to availability and handset compatibility. Some countries may not support the download feature. See Terms and Conditions on the VidZone™ Wap Site for more information.

SETTINGS

SOUND EFFECTS VOLUME
Control the volume of the sound effects whilst navigating the menus and options available.

EDITORIAL LANGUAGE
Music feature articles and VidZone™ announcements can be viewed in numerous languages. Press C or V to highlight English, Français, Español, Italiano or Deutsch and press the s button to confirm.

LANGUAGE
on-screen text can be viewed in numerous languages. Press C or V to highlight English, Français, Español, Italiano or Deutsch and press the s button to confirm.

TIDY UP LIBRARY
occasionally VidZone™ will remove music videos from its catalogue to make room for exciting new content. Tidy Up Library is the convenient way to remove deleted music videos from your playlists. Highlight	yes	or	no	to	use	or	reject	this	service	and	press	the	s button to confirm. Any content you may have downloaded will be unaffected.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The first time you enter VidZone™ you will need to read and accept the VidZone™ Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Select Terms and Conditions to refer back to them at any time. Additional Terms and Conditions apply to the download of music videos, ringtones and music tracks – available on the VidZone™ Wap Site.


				
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