Find out how to switch on your PlayStation 3 and start enjoying a world of entertainment possibilities.
1. Press the power button.
The power indicator lights up in solid green to indicate that the system is turned on.
1. Power indicator: solid green
2. Power button
2. Press the PS button on the controller.
After the controller number is assigned, you can use the controller to operate the system.
1. PS button
Power indicator status
You can check the power indicator on the PS3 system to see the current status of the system.
Solid green: System on
Flashing green: System turning off
Solid red: System off (in standby mode)