The process is not automatic and it involves some manual steps to complete the procedure. It's automatic and is the simplest way to update your PSP This document, titled "Update the firmware of your PSP," is available under the Creative Commons license.
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We encourage you to check this page from time to time for system software updates and to always maintain your system to use the latest version of the system software.
An update to the PSP® system software was released on January 15th, 2015.
Step 3: Before you copy the file to the Memory Stick Duo, you first need to create a few folders.
On the stick, create a folder called PSP, then create a folder inside that called GAME, and finally create a folder inside GAME called UPDATE.
Sony offers three different ways to update your PSP's firmware, so you can choose the one that works best for your internet connection and equipment.
It is important to update PSP firmware to correct bugs, add features or play new video games.