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How to Transfer All Your Information to a New PS3: Video Tutorial

We have already shown you the steps needed to transfer all your information to a new PS3, but for those of you who would like to see the whole process from start to finish we put together this video.

If you need any clarification on the steps involved don’t forget to check out the original post with more details.

How to Transfer All Your Information to a New PS3

Justin Garrison is a Linux and HTPC enthusiast who loves to try new projects. He isn't scared of bricking a cell phone in the name of freedom.

  • Published 03/7/11

Comments (4)

  1. floydant

    What would be the best procedure if I wanted to replace my 80gb (upgraded to 320gb) fat ps3 with a 120gb slim ps3, but use the 320gb hard drive i’ve been using in my fat in my new slim?
    Hope that makes sense!

  2. Justin Garrison

    @floydant your best option would be a backup and restore. You will have to backup the original 320 hard drive in the fat ps3 to an external hard drive (formatted in fat32), then install the 320 hard drive in the new slim system, and then do a restore to the new slim ps3 with 320 gb hard drive installed.

  3. Bob Frilster

    Why in the heck would anyone buy a PS3 these days? Sony has got to be the most evil company on the planet and their customer service is non-existent. Do yourself a favor and buy something else.

  4. floydant

    Thanks for that Justin, I was pretty sure that was right, didn’t want get it wrong and lose everything though!

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