1. How to hack and play for free on the Sony PlayStation 3?
CFW - custom / unofficial firmware
OFW - official firmware
HFW - hybrid firmware (OFW with modified content)
Homebrew Apps - Unofficial AppsYou do all the manipulations with the console at your own risk, the administration and users are not to blame for the inoperability or blocking of your accounts / consoles. There are 2 ways to actual hacking consoles:
1. Installing custom firmware
- This method works only on flash consoles, you can install games and homebrew applications.
2. Using HEN
- this method works on consoles not be sewn, the method for installing games and homebrew applications. Part 1.
To hack the PS3 console, you need to know the console model. To do this, go to the topicSony PlayStation 3 - discussion
and look at the spoiler "What kind of PS3 consoles are there?"
- If the console Fat (fat), then go to part 2.
- If the console is Slim 2K (slim), then go to part 3.
- If the console is Slim 3K or SuperSlim (super slim, SS or SS), then go to part 4.
If you are reading this, then CFW can be installed on your console. Now you need to know the version of the installed firmware. Go to Settings ->System settings ->System Information ->We look at the line System Software:
if version 3.55 or lower, then download CFW (spoiler 3), install (spoiler 7), go to part 5.
If version 3.56 or higher, then carefully readthis material
To hack the console of the Slim console, you need to know its Date code (date code list
), to do this, turn the console over and look for this sticker:
- If the date code is from 6A to 0D, then CFW can be set. See part 2.
- If the datecode is 1A or 1B, then you need to remove the dump and check it through PS3DumpCheckerMod or just look through hex. If you have metldr first revision, you can install CFW. Go to part 2.
- If you have metldr2, then CFW cannot be installed. Go to part 4.
How to find out the version of metldr, described in detailhere
P.S. If for some reason can not find Date code, then go to the spoiler software, find the Minimum Version Checker, do what it says. If shows 3.55 and below, you can sew custom for instructions.Part 4
If you are reading this, it means that your console cannot be flashed to CFW. To hack the console you need to install HEN.If ODE (drive emulator) is installed on the console,this postmay help with an update ofw. How to install HEN
. This topic is highly recommended to study everything tabs and clickable links (usually highlighted in blue). Start learning with tab insertion.
I also advise you to installHen Toolbox Mod