Hi everyone. I'm having a really strange problem that I haven't seen anyone mention yet. I've had my Vita for 'bout a month, closing in on 2 with no problems. All of a sudden though I tried to update to 1.81 last night, but something went wrong. The download speeds were crawling... like eta 10 hours crawling. Even if I left it there to update overnight or something, it'd cut off part-way and cancel it by itself.
Because I can't update I can't sync my trophies or see the store or anything! At first I checked the browser and youtube app -- shockingly they worked, even though I couldn't seem to connect to any of the PSN services. I thought maybe I was banned for something, so I checked my email -- nope!
I have no idea why my Vita is being so picky -- it won't even download the 'patches' that are available for LBP-Vita! I try to download that thing and either it dl's at >5kbps or just doesn't start at all. I haven't dropped my Vita so I don't think it's hardware damage related, and besides, being able to use the browser and youtube app sort of eliminates that possibility.
I still have my receipt and all, but it's not going to do much after this long after purchase. I seriously hope my Vita hasn't gassed out on methis early on...
You don't need to sign-in to PSN to browse the web, or use some apps, on the Vita. You don't need to sign-in to install updates to games, or the Vita System. If the update is mandatory, then you won't be able to sign-in to PSN unless you are running the latest System version. You obviously need to sign-in to PSN to sync your trophies. You don't need to sign-in to browse the Playstation Store, but you obviously do need to sign-in to buy anything, or download what you have already purchased.
As this update is brand new (it isn't even documented on this site yet), it may be just be that the servers are busy. Try again today and tomorrow.
My 1.81 update went really slowly too--it timed out twice. The third time it finally worked. I am also having a problem with the LBPV update. It just stays in the queue and says waiting to update but nothing happens. I tried canceling and restarting, pausing it and restarting, restartng the psv, and hitting the update button again, but it just sits in the queue saying waiting to update.
cant update mine either. been trying for 2 days. right now at 1%. says 730 min left **bleep**. thats seven hundred and 30 min.hasnt ever got to
2% always disconnects from server.
how the hell can i sign in if i cant update this piece of **bleep**