How Do I Create a Playstation 4 Sub Account?

This article talks about how to open a sub account under your main PlayStation account. Instructions are given to create a sub account in the PlayStation Store, on the PlayStation App, and through the Sony Entertainment Network website, which are the three available options for creating a PlayStation sub account.

If you have a PlayStation account and really enjoy gaming, you might want to create a sub account under your main account for a variety of reasons. There are three different ways you can do it.

Creating a Sub Account with the PlayStation App

If you have the PlayStation app, it is probably the quickest way to create a sub account:

  1. Open the PlayStation App.
  2. Tap on the PlayStation Store icon.
  3. Tap on Online ID.
  4. Tap on Account Settings.
  5. Fill out all the details on the form.
  6. Submit the form. The sub account will then be created.
Creating a Sub Account on the PlayStation Store

You can also go through the PlayStation store, which is also pretty quick:

  1. Go to the PlayStation Store.
  2. Sign in to your PlayStation account using your Online ID.
  3. Click on Account Settings.
  4. Fill out all the details on the form.
  5. Submit the form. The sub account will then be created.
Creating a Sub Account through the Sony Entertainment Network Account Management Website

You can even do it through the SEN NAM site:

  1. Go to the Sony Entertainment Network Account Management Website.
  2. Click on the Sign In button on the navigation bar at the top of the page.
  3. Sign into your account.
  4. Go to the Account tab.
  5. Select Sub Account.
  6. Click on Create Sub Account under the Summary.
  7. Fill out all the details on the form.
  8. Click on I Agree.
  9. Click on Continue. You may be sent a confirmation email.
  10. Click on the confirmation link in the email. The sub account will then be created.

If you are having any problems creating your sub account, you can contact PlayStation's customer support service for assistance. It has phone, help desk, chat, and email options.

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