Can I 'Jailbreak' my PS3?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by MattMotion, Apr 16, 2015.

  1. MattMotion

    MattMotion Newbie

    Apr 16, 2015
    I've looked around lots and people say that 'Some are viruses'
    and 'There is no such thing'

    I just want a solid answer:
    Can I jailbreak my PS3?
    If so How do I do this?

    I know this is really noobish but
    We are all noobs at one point.
    You ask noobish questions,
    and get educated.
    Then you aren't a noob anymore,
    and you can educate other noobs.;)
  2. iCEQB

    iCEQB GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Nov 2, 2013
    United States
    A few infos about your PS3 would help (model and FW) ... something you should have noticed when you "looked around".
  3. gunner007

    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Dec 31, 2013
    United States
    Model number helps. But basically, if the MFGR date was anything after 2010 - answer is no.
  4. Hells Malice

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    You can't, no. Unfortunately it's not an apple device.

    You could possibly mod it though if you post some actual info.
  5. DarkFlare69

    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Dec 8, 2014
    United States
    Give us some info about it.
  6. Link'sSpiritualAwakening

    Link'sSpiritualAwakening Advanced Member

    Mar 21, 2015
    United States
    What about a CECHA01 on latest firmware? I imagine if possible itd require some sort of hardware change
  7. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 1, 2011
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    All Fat PS3s can be hacked and you're gonna need a downgrader first to hack it.
  8. CheeseCake

    CheeseCake GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 26, 2014
    United States
    On the Kitchen Table Obviously
    You've been answered.
    Do not try to use a flasher yourself. You will have 95% chance of screwing up if you've never done anything remotely like it (for example, XBOX360 flashing)
    If you're lucky, someone local may offer a downgrade/flashing service.
    Most likely, you will have to go online, ship your PS3 to them, and get it back some time later at OFW 3.55.

    The easy way out is buy a 3.55 OFW PS3 off Ebay. It's all FATs and select SLIMs from 2010 and before. Get a Slim unless you want B/C. Just do it to save the trouble of a YLOD a year from purchase date (that's if you take care of it well)
    Also change the thermal paste if you know how to since it'll add years of life onto it.
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