Many PlayStation users know the feeling of getting a debit from their PS5 account balance, then going through purchased games on the console to see they bought a game they did not intend to. Another scenario is a newbie or kid having access to your account while playing a game with your console, only for them to veer off and purchase unwanted games or items from the PlayStation store. We do not fully understand why there is no default checkout password feature on the PS Store, but we can assume it was not implemented to make purchases smoother for users. Whatever the case, in this article, we will show you how to Add checkout password on PS5 Store Purchases to avoid making purchases by accident. Let’s give you more details about the PlayStation Store.
The PlayStation Store is a digital market owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment and made available to PS 3, PS 4, PS 5, and PlayStation Vita users. It is accessible through the PlayStation Network and obviously has the largest library of PlayStation Games. Moreover, the digital store has the widest range of content for downloads, ranging from game software you can purchase to items you can get for free. Other contents including add-ons, playable demos, themes, and game trailers are available. It is logical we recommend you make purchases of PlayStation-related software and items from the PlayStation store for quality tested products and to avoid rip-offs. Now let’s show you how to set up checkout passwords so you don’t accidentally buy games you don’t need.
How to Add checkout password on PS5 Store Purchases
The checkout password works by requesting you type in your unique password before checkout, after you have added items to your cart. It is pretty easy to set up, here’s how.
Go to PlayStation Store
Allow the page to completely load
Scroll to the three dots at the top right where it says “More”
Scroll down to ‘Purchase Settings’ and select Open
You will see a “Require password checkout” option. Mark or check the option.
At this point, you will have to input your PlayStation account password to proceed to buy games, and that’s it.
Account Security is important for your PS Store to prevent hackers or careless users from accessing and spending your wallet balance without your permission. Kindly share this article with friends and everyone to help them secure their accounts too. Stay in touch with Digistatement for more security tips like this.
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