I don't really understand how "users" and "psn-ids" work.

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#1  Edited By michaelsuen

Hi guys, sorry for the similar post. Tried asking this question on the Playstation forums but got no reply.

"Would I be correct in assuming that for each user profile created on your console, there can be multiple psn-ids? If so, i'm not really sure how the primary psn-id and secondary psn-ids work.

The main reason for the question is that I have a psn-id, which uses an address (country specifically) i'm no longer at, meaning that I can't purchase ps+ or games on. I've created a secondary psn-id which I CAN purchase items on, but I don't really want to use to play games. Can I somehow make my old one my main profile, then have the new one used for purchasing?"

Thanks in advance!

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#2  Edited By Jesus_Phish

There are ways to purchase items from the country of your old PSN ID, but it mostly involves buying PSN bucks from online stores for that region.

I think you can do what you want though. You can set your old PSN ID as your primary one, and then just sign into the other one when you want to buy something. As far as I remember, as long as the game is installed on the system, anyone who logs into that system can play the game.

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@jesus_phish: Thanks for the reply! The main reason I want to keep my other one is due to trophies (of course :D). So if I understand correctly, i'm able to play the games I buy on my secondary account on my primary account? Thanks again!

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