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    How to connect your Sony PSP to your BT Home Hub (Wi-Fi)

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    • Follow the steps below to connect your PSP to your BT Home Hub using a WEP connection.

      Ensure that your Home Hub or Router has wireless capability and that this is enabled. Make a note of the Service Set Identifier (SSID) and wireless key. 

      How do I find the wireless network name (SSID) and wireless key for my BT Home Hub or router? How do I find the wireless network name (SSID) and wireless key for my BT Home Hub or router?

      1. From the PSP home screen select Network Settings from within the Settings section. 

        Network settings
      2. Select Infrastructure Mode

        Infrastructure
      3. Select [New Connection]

        new connection
      4. Ensure your PSP is within range of your BT Home Hub or Router and select Scan

        Scan
      5. Your PSP will scan for wireless access points within range. 

        Scanning
      6. You will be presented with a list of access points within range of your PSP, highlight the relevant access point and select it (this should be your BT Home Hub or Router). 

        Access point list
      7. Verify that the access point you are presented with is the one you wish to connect to and select. 

        Verify
      8. Highlight the relevant security type (if any) in use by the BT Home Hub or Router and select. 

        Security type 

        Please note if there is no security set up on the BT Home Hub or Router the next three steps are not presented.
      9. Press X on the PSP to enter security key setup screen. 

        Empty key
      10. Enter the wireless key/passphrase used for by the BT Home Hub or Router then press the Start button on the PSP. 

        Enter key
      11. Press the right arrow button on the PSP. 

        Key entered
      12. Select Easy

        Easy
      13. Enter the name by which you wish to refer to this connection. This will default to the SSID of the access point. 

        Access point alias
      14. Verify the details you have entered and press the right arrow button on the PSP. 

        Verify
      15. Press the X button on the PSP to save these settings. 

        Save settings
      16. Press the X button in the PSP to test the connection. 

        Test
      17. You will be presented with a detailed summary of your connection. When you are satisfied press the O button on the PSP to finish. 

        completed

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