How to perform a hard reset on your PlayStation Vita

If you're like me, you were super excited to open up your new PlayStation Vita, crack open a new title, and never stop playing.

Of course, things happen that get in the way. Like not being able to get past the AT&T setup screen. And you device just sits there, bricked. I couldn't even turn it off - nothing responded. So, my first hour or so with the PS Vita was all about troubeshooting the device, trying to get it fixed.

Here's how to perform a hard reset on your PlayStaion Vita:

1) Plug the Vita into the power charger (not a computer or PS3, it must be the power adaptor).

2) Hold down the power button for a full 15 seconds. Your PS Vita will now shut off, and you can reset it as you need!

Just a little PSA from me to you!