I'd like to buy a 2nd hand 3.60 PSTV but...

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by lodart, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. lodart
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    The guy who sells it would like to format it beforehand, but it seems he can't do that without updating to 3.61. Is there anything he can do ?
    I'm new to the VitaTV hacking scene, so please excuse me if it has already been answered somewhere else ; I'm still a bit confused... (Maybe "AccountSwitcher" would be useful ? Or even VitaUpdateBlocker, but i'd like to be sure...)

    Thanks !
     
    Last edited by lodart, Aug 24, 2016
  2. Silverthorn

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    It seems weird to me that you wouldn't be able to format without an internet connection.
    Then again, I've never had to format my vita.
     
  3. Voxel

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    You can still do a system format without having to de-activate the system (that is the part that requires updating to latest firmware). You just have to decline de-activating and you should still be able to follow the steps from there.
     
  4. Tony_93

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    He can turn off the vita, boot it into safe mode and there is an option to restore the vita (4th).

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    This will wipe his account from the system without connecting to PSN ;)

    Even tho this is shown in a vita. I believe this works on PS TV too.
     
  5. PlaystationTV

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    Yes hold the power power button for 30 seconds on the pstv when it's off

    This will bring up that safe mode menu above and do a restore with Internet off