Is it finally time to jump the ship?

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by anhminh, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. anhminh
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    anhminh Pirate since 2010

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    I'm thinking about finally update 3.16 vita to 3.60, do you think there still any chance for lower fw Henkaku?

    Should I wait a little more or jumping the ship now?
     
  2. kublai

    kublai GBAtemp Fan

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    I'm in the same boat. You can always upgrade to 3.60 though.
     
  3. Axido

    Axido GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    The question is what of the following scenarios would be more more likely to happen first:
    1 - HENkaku being ported to lower firmwares as well.
    2 - Another exploit game for 3.60 surfaces OR people find another way to enable PSP mode exploiting using HENkaku (if there's a possibility, that is).

    We can tell you neither so far. If we could, you would have found that information on your own, I guess.

    I for one updated, since I'm fine with using PS1 and PSP emulators on my phone or PC as long as it takes. Even VHBL works with HENkaku, so the only thing I'd miss out on right now is that.
     
    Last edited by Axido, Aug 29, 2016
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  4. julio.apc16

    julio.apc16 Member

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    I'm hoping support 3.55
     
  5. Dr_Doom

    Dr_Doom Advanced Member

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    Keep on 3.16 and wait until there is something good released for HENkaku you can always update to 3.60 later
     
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  6. Abu_Senpai

    Abu_Senpai The Red King

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    I am already on 3.60. i wanted to wait before i did use henkaku but now i kinda wanna get in on the action. How simple or hard is it to install henkaku on my vita? is it as complicated as hacking a 2ds with a9lh or as simple as hacking your psp?

    I think its somewhere inbetween. Also how does henkaku work. does it load up on start up or do i boot it up using an app?
     
  7. nxtgamer

    nxtgamer GBAtemp Regular

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    Super easy
     
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  8. Maav

    Maav Advanced Member

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    Simpler than a PSP, as it doesn't even involve a computer.

    Go to henkaku.xyz on your Vita's browser, click the install button and you're ready to go.

    As to how it works; you have to do it every boot (or use HENkaku offline installer and hijack the Mail app with it).
     
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  9. Abu_Senpai

    Abu_Senpai The Red King

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    Id like to now a bit more about how using henkaku offline works. Would you mind explaining ^_^
     
  10. SonsofOcelot

    SonsofOcelot Shalashaska

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    Simple. Like super simple.

    1. Open Vita web browser
    2. Go to https://henkaku.xyz
    3. Tap big orange install button
    4. ....
    5. Profit!

    Really it's that easy. You need to reinstall anytime you reboot your Vita or you can grab the offline installer after you install for the first time.
     
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  11. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    http://henkaku.xyz/showcase/

    Everything you want to know about it can be found on their main page, took me all but 10 mintues to get it done today.
     
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  12. Sinthetix

    Sinthetix Member

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    I think that devs actually might need help from people on lower FW, to play with different versions of pspemu for example. So I would advice you also to stay some more time on lower FW because you can update anytime but not downgrade yet. I'm sure seeing how fast things evolve now there will be a moment when we could safely update or even downgrade.
     
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  13. SonsofOcelot

    SonsofOcelot Shalashaska

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  14. Dr_Doom

    Dr_Doom Advanced Member

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  15. Dvdxploitr

    Dvdxploitr GBAtemp Fan

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    I had to buy another memory card for my Vita b/c I misplaced my other one.....I had my Vita with me when I bought the memory card, connected to the stores Wifi and ran the Henkaku web installer.....once I got home, my husband asked me "is it going to be easier to hack than than the 3DS?" and I said "oh, it's already done, I hopped on the stores wifi and ran the web browser, installed it and now all I gotta do is get some home brew on it"
     
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