Couple Questions regarding PSTV and Vitashell 1.6

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  1. JamiePashley
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    So just a couple things I'm wanting to confirm with the new VitaShell 1.6 update

    Am i right in thinking that with VitaShell 1.6, a USB Flash drive can be mounted like a Memory Card and games can be installed to it directly using VitaShell or MAIDumpTool, without the need for a Vita memory Card?

    Also could i turn off the PSTV, plug the usb into a computer to copy VPKs or MAIs to the Pendrive, then plug it back into the PSTV, boot up and install the games that way?

    Thank you in advance!
     
  2. THEELEMENTKH

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    1.- Yes, you can use USBs as memory cards now with VitaShell 1.6 (Only on PSTV)
    2.- Maybe you can, I don't have a PSTV to test it
     
  3. DarthDub

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    If you reboot the pstv, you'll need to connect to internet to run taihenkaku again, but yes you can do that.
     
  4. JamiePashley
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    If i install a game to the USB and reboot the vita, do i need to run Henkaku again to play the game?
     
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    Yes Fat32 or exFat and yes u can connect pc and transfer your VPKs
     
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    Yep, you need to run henkaku everytime you power off your device and want to run any pirated game (or to use any USB as memory cards)
     
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    Thank you all :)