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