How to Remotely Deactivate a PS3 From an Account

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The PlayStation 3 gaming console is used to connect with other players online through the PlayStation Network. If you have an account on the PlayStation Network you can deactivate it from any PS3 console. Remotely deactivating your account will delete all of your information from the network. This includes user information such as your screen name, game saves, and financial information if you have bought codes online. You don't have to contact Sony to deactivate your account. You can do it yourself with little hassle.

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  1. 1

    Turn on your PS3 from the "Power" button on the front of the Blu-ray player.

  2. 2

    Use your controller to scroll through the home screen to the "PlayStation Network" icon.

  3. 3

    Press X to select the icona dn then click the "Sign In" button.

  4. 4

    Click on the "Account Management" icon.

  5. 5

    Click on the "System Activation" icon and then click on the "PS3 System" icon.

  6. 6

    Click on the "Game And Video" icons and then click on the "Deactivate System" icon.

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