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How to Make Phone Calls Using Your PSP

The PlayStation Portable is the only handheld video game console to use an optical disc format, Universal Media Disc (UMD), as its primary storage medium. Other distinguishing features of the console include its large viewing screen,[13] robust multi-media capabilities, and connectivity with the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, other PSPs and the Internet.
however , Sony’s Playstation Portable (PSP) is one of the common and best-selling game consoles in the world. The question of the day is , Do you know that the PSP can do more than just games?. With the help of an Internet connection and a third-party application, you will be able to make calls from your PSP to cell phones and land lines and to your contacts on some messaging applications. How do you make this possible? just follow ths tutorial to know ho it work.


1.You need to make sure you have a supported PSP model. Supported models are PSP-2000, PSP-3000, and PSP-N1000 (PSPgo).

2 Your PSP must have an Internet connection. The device does not have any GSM capabilities. It will route the phone calls through the Internet.

3 You need to have the right accessories to make phone calls using your PSP. Buy a PSP headset (PSP270) and headphone with remote control (PSP-140). You can also use a plugin PSP microphone (PSP-240).

4 Make sure you have a memory stick duo with enough free memory. Having 1 MB of memory may be enough but is not advisable. Free up more space on your memory stick for smoother operation.

5 You also need Skype on the PSP. Skype will be used to perform calls using your PSP. You will need to update your PSP to version 3.9 or higher.


  • Tips
  • PSP 2000 doesn’t have a microphone but 3000’s do.
    Calling other Skype users is free.
    PSP owners can call other landline and cell phone numbers using Skype credit to make SkypeOut™ calls.Skype credit can be purchased at their website.


  • Notes:
    Playstation Vita is also supported.
  • PSP 1000 does not support version 3.9. Skype will not work with it.


This only works for PSP slim and 3000 series

Use Skype to Make Calls on Your PSP

Once your device is updated to the latest version, you can now start using Skype on your device to make calls to your Skype contacts. You can purchase Skype credits to call land lines and mobile numbers. To use Skype, use the instructions below:

1.Dont have a skype account then , Register with Skype.

How to Make Phone Calls Using Your  PSP


2.  Update your PSP. Download and install the 3.90 version firmware and upgrade to the PSP. This only works for PSP 2000 and 3000 systems.

How to Make Phone Calls Using Your  PSP3.Connect to the internet. Find a Wi-Fi Hotspot and connect your PSP to the internet.

How to Make Phone Calls Using Your  PSP

 4. To save your Skype software later on, insert a Memory Stick Duo.
5. Connect a PSP Headset and the Remote Control from the PSP-2000 Headphones.
skype sign in-techcribng6.Log in. Log onto the Skype website and access the Skype/Sign In icon within the Network category of the XMB menu.
7.Start making you calls! Access the Contacts icon and click on a name or scroll to the Dial icon to make a call.


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