How to swap memory cards correctly?

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  1. TheNlightenedOne
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    How do I swap cards correctly? I have my normal PSN account on my 16gb card but I'd like to be able to use my PSM dev account on my 8gb for testing purposes. How do I do this? (Also, is it still true that your icons get moved around after swapping?)
     
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    You need to take the memory card out, restore/reset Vita system, log into PSM dev account, then finally insert 8GB memory card.

    Each time you need to swap PSN account you need to restore/reset Vita.
     
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    Alright, thanks. I have a couple more questions then.
    Will registering for the dev program with my main account mess anything up?
    If I do swap but keep the same account on both do I still need to reset, or can I just turn off, swap, and turn back on?
     
  4. Madridi

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    Does this only apply to switching PSN accounts?

    I mean, if I want to switch my 4GB memory for a larger one, I'd have to restore??
    cause that would be just very VERY stupid :s
     
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    That I don't know.

    You don't have to restore. You do need to use Content Manager to back up your 4GB card and copy it back to larger memory card.

    System hard reset is only needed when switching PSN account.
     
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