How To Jailbreak a PS3

This is a guide on how to hack a PS3.mod, cheat, third-party applications, and games can be installed on the PS3 if youjailbreak.You won't be able to go online while the jailbreak is active because it is against Sony's terms of use.Some PS3 models, such as the Slim and all versions of the Super Slim, can't be jailbroken.

Step 1: You can download the file.

If your browser asks to store files on your computer, you can go to the file hosting site and click the red button.The ZIP folder will be downloaded onto your computer once the transfer is over.If you want to move on to other preparations, you should start the download process first.

Step 2: A flash drive can be formatted.

During the formatting process, you can choose "FAT32" in the drop-down menu.This will make sure that the flash drive can be used to update your PS3 later, as well as deletion of files currently on it.The flash drive needs to be at least 8 gigabytes in size.After you formatted your flash drive, don't put it in your computer.

Step 3: Determine the PS3's model number.

You can find a serial code on the back or the bottom of the PS3 if you look closely.

Step 4: The PS3's model number is related to supported models.

All PS3 Fat models are supported by jailbroken models.The console is supported if the first two numbers after "CECH" are "20", "21" or "25".There are no jailbroken versions of the Super Slim model of PS3.

Step 5: Do you know if your PS3 is NAND or not?

If the first letter after "CECH" is "A", you can determine the type of PS3 you have.All supported Slim models are not.

Step 6: There is a ZIP folder.

Depending on your computer's operating system, you can open the ZIP folder, click the tab, and click at the bottom of the window that appears.When the extract is done, the folder will open.Mac users can extract it by double-clicking the ZIP folder.When the extract is over, the folder will open.

Step 7: Go to the step 1 folder.

Double-click the folder if you want to.

Step 8: Go to the PS3 folder.

Click the folder, then press Command+C to copy it.

Step 9: You can paste the PS3 folder on your flash drive.

Click the name of your flash drive in the lower- left side of the File Explorer window to open it.You can proceed once the folder finishes being pasted.

Step 10: Remove the flash drive.

You can use the flash drive to check the PS3's software.

Step 11: Your PS3 has a right-mostusb slot.

Any other slot may cause the process to malfunction.

Step 12: You can go to the location of the number.

Select on the main menu when prompted.

Step 13: The number to review is the firmware number.

The number to the right of the "Update data of version" text has to be listed.If you see a number above 3.56, you can't attempt to hack your PS3 because it will cause irreversible damage to your console.

Step 14: Attach the flash drive to your computer.

You can create the installation drive if you know that your PS3 is compatible with a jailbreak.If your PS3's firmware number is higher than 3.56, you can't hack it as it will brick it.

Step 15: The PS3 folder should be removed from the flash drive.

Simply remove the PS3 folder.

Step 16: Go to the Step 2 folder.

Double-click the folder to open it.

Step 17: The contents of the Step 2 folder should be copied to the flash drive.

If you want to open your flash drive, you need to click and drag across the "FLsh.hex" and "PS3" folder.

Step 18: Don't use your flash drive again.

Plug the flash drive back into the PS3 for the last time and make sure to keep it there until the jailbreak is complete.

Step 19: The PS3 has a right-most slot.

You have to keep the flash drive here until you finish the process.

Step 20: You can open the PS3's web browser.

The PS3's home screen has an icon.

Step 21: You can set the "Blank Page" option to be your home page.

Press Select to do it.

Step 22: There are temporary files.

Failure to do so may result in an error when attempting to download the custom firmware.Press Cookies, select, and select when prompted, for each of the temporary file types.Press, select, and select when prompted to search history.Press, select, and select when prompted.Press, select, and select when prompted.

Step 23: You can open the address bar.

The PS3's controller has a button on it.

Step 24: You can enter an address.

If you want to type any of the addresses into the address bar, press.You may have to try a few websites before you find one that works.

Step 25: Select the type of console you want.

You can either choose to be back in the first part or the other way around.The tab at the top of the screen is where you must first select if you're using the site.

Step 26: Close the browser after adding the download page to your bookmarks.

Select in the menu when you press the button.You can close the browser by pressing and selecting.

Step 27: Go to the download page again.

When prompted, press the button and select the URL that you saved.

Step 28: You can choose to write to flash memory.

This option can be found at the bottom of the page.The custom firmware will begin to download if this is done.

Step 29: Wait for the installation to be completed.

Once you see a green "SUCCESS..." heading at the bottom of the screen, your CFW has been installed.The green "SUCCESS..." button is at the bottom of the screen if you don't see it.Wait for 10 minutes if you see "SUCCESS...", but your PS3 is frozen.If the PS3 doesn't unfreeze, turn it on and try to install the NOR or NAND CFW again.

Step 30: Allow your PS3 to go off.

The PS3 will turn itself off after a few seconds after you install the CFW.

Step 31: Go back to the PS3.

If the PS3 is off for a while, use a synchronized controller to turn it back on.When prompted, allow your PS3 to restore "corrupted" files, and back up its files.

Step 32: Go to settings.

You can find the briefcase-shaped icon at the top of the screen, but you may have to scroll left to select it.

Step 33: Select the system that needs to be updated.

The PS3 Update menu opens.

Step 34: You can update via Storage Media.

This will prompt the PS3 to check the drives.

Step 35: Select OK when prompted.

The update process begins when you choose the location from which you'll install the update.

Step 36: Wait for the installation to finish.

This can take up to an hour, so be patient.You can begin experimenting with your jailbroken PS3 once you wind up back on your main page.At least two more times, if the PS3 freezes or refuses to install the jailbreak, repeat this part.If that doesn't work, you can try to download the CFW from one of the websites listed in the "Installing the Firmware" section.

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