How to Play Movies, Music & Photos from USB on Playstation 3

Play Movies, Music & Photos from USB on Playstation 3

This tutorial will show you step by step how to play movies, videos, music and pictures from a USB flash drive or external hard drive on your Playstation 3.

This tutorial will also show you what to do when you get the following message: There are no titles while trying to play media from your USB pen drive or external hard disk on your PS3.

But first:

The Playstation 3 is not just gaming console, but also a media player which allows you to play movies, videos, music and photos stored on its hard drive and also from a CD, DVD, USB flash drive and external hard drive.

The PS3 has two USB ports located at the front where you can connect your controllers to charge, but you can also connect your USB pen drive and external hard drive to these ports.

This makes it easier for you to play movies, videos, music and pictures stored on your computer onto your Playstation 3, because you can simply copy all your media to a USB device and play it on your PS3.

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And now:

How to Play Media from a USB on a Playstation 3 - Method 1

  1. Connect your USB flash drive or external hard drive to one of the two usb ports located at the front of your Playstation 3.
  2. Turn on your PS3.
  3. Go in the main menu to:
    • Video if you want to play a video or movie.
    • Music if you want to play music.
    • Photos if you want to view pictures.
  4. Go to "USB Device", press on the triangle Δ button of your controller and choose "Display All".
    • Note: When you just press the X button on "USB Device" you will get the message "There are no titles".
  5. Go to the movie, video, song or picture you want to play or view and press the X button.

How to Play Media from a USB on a PS3 - Method 2

  1. Start your computer.
  2. Connect your USB device to your computer.
  3. Go to your USB device.
  4. Create 3 folders on your USB device and name them VIDEO, MUSIC and PHOTOS (names must be in uppercase).
  5. Place all your media files in the right folder.
    • VIDEO here you put all your movies and videos.
    • MUSIC here you put all your songs and albums.
    • PHOTOS here you put all your pictures.
  6. Disconnect your USB device from your computer.
  7. Connect your USB flash drive or external hard drive to one of the two usb ports located at the front of your PS3.
  8. Turn on your playstation 3.
  9. Go in the main menu to:
    • Video if you want to play a video or movie.
    • Music if you want to play music.
    • Photos if you want to view pictures.
  10. Open "USB Device".
  11. Go to the movie, video, song or picture you want to play or view and press the X button.

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