You can use this update to upgrade your system software to version 6.61 (including 6.60).Following the release of 6.61 PRO-C f3 here are some more updates regarding the PSP.The Play Station Portable system software is the official firmware for the Play Station Portable.
Otherwise, you can use a computer or a game disc that comes with update software.
If you want to use homebrew software on your PSP, you can install custom firmware.
They replace the defunct Digital Comics Reader or Sens Me shortcuts in the XMB. (Note: We strongly recommend using Temporary CFW instead, it's exactly the same.
Using the PSPUsing Your Computer Using a UMDInstalling Custom Firmware Community Q&A Your PSP firmware controls your system settings, and new versions get released to add features and fix errors and security problems.
They need the likes of Dark Speed or Light Speed, updated below for 6.61, to temporary install them after booting up your PSP.
So for now many would most likely stick to 6.60 perma CFW builds.
First up is the update and release of 6.61 (L)ME-2.3 CFW by Rahim with all the usual flavors one can expect.
Do note that these recent firmwares are not permanent custom firmware builds.
It only takes three seconds to restore Light CFW after your PSP runs out of power.
These are shortcuts designed to quickly and elegantly restore custom firmware after the battery runs out.
We encourage you to check this page from time to time for system software updates and to always maintain your system to use the latest version of the system software.