How Do I Download Screensavers to a PS3?

Written by contributing writer
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
How Do I Download Screensavers to a PS3?
Download a screensaver to your PS3 for a more customised console. (close up game pad blue image by Warren Millar from

The PlayStation 3 is a game console manufactured by Sony. It was first released for purchase on November 11, 2006. This console was highly anticipated because of its graphics and new features. It carries a Blu-ray disc player, has a large hard drive and can be used to play video games online with your friends, as well as access many online features and programs. The PlayStation 3 allows you to download content, such as pictures, music and themes to add to the personalisation of your console.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Access the PlayStation Store or the Internet browser from your PlayStation 3. Browse to find the screensaver you would like.

  2. 2

    Purchase the screensaver if necessary. Some screensavers are free, while others will have a fee, depending on the screensaver.

  3. 3

    Select "Download" to download your new screensaver. Once the download completes, the PlayStation 3 will automatically install your screensaver.

  1. 1

    Some games and movies offer additional content, including screensavers and themes. Insert the game or movie disc containing the screensaver.

  2. 2

    Scroll to the "Game" menu. Click on the "Disc" icon.

  3. 3

    Select the screensaver you would like to install. Click "Install." Your PlayStation 3 will automatically finish the installation.

  1. 1

    Create new folders on your removable media. Name a new folder PS3. Create a folder inside the PS3 folder and name that one Theme.

  2. 2

    Save or move your screensaver into the Theme folder. Disconnect your removable media from your computer.

  3. 3

    Insert the removable media into your PlayStation 3.

  4. 4

    Select "Settings" on the main PlayStation 3 screen. Choose "Theme Settings" and "Theme." This will show your screensaver from your media. Select the screensaver and click "Install." The PlayStation 3 will automatically finish installing your screensaver.

Don't Miss

  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.