New to vita scene

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by simba115, Feb 8, 2017.

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    Hi. I've just got my hands on a 3.51 vita looking to get into hacking it. Coming from the 3ds scene where there is the one and only Plailect guide that covers everything I just want to make sure I follow the right guide for the vita. I noticed the noob sticky but is there any specific guide that vita users follow religiously like the 3ds guide? Thanks for the info!
     
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    There's no extreme in-depth guide because one isn't needed. The Vita scene is infinitely simpler than the 3DS scene when it comes to hacking.

    Follow this guide to update your console to 3.60 (which is the only currently exploitable firmware): https://gbatemp.net/threads/guide-t...uide-check-here-first.403035/#Updating_to_360

    After that, simply open up the web browser on the Vita and go to "http://henkaku.xyz" and hit the "Install" button. Once that's done, you're good to go. You can follow the rest of the guides in the noob sticky for more information on installing homebrew and "backups".
     
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    Thanks. I've been reading that guide and it looks simple enough I just want to make sure I have everything covered before I set up an internet connection on the vita. Not sure if it's like the 3ds where the latest firmware gets downloaded automatically so I want to be safe! One question. It looks like I need to install the hack each time I turn on the vita that I understand but does it need the internet each time? I though I read somewhere a while back before I got the vita that there is an offlime hack but I don't see it...
     
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    Firmware updates will not install without user input, so you're fine to connect the internet.

    There is an offline installer, just install this and run it to install the exploit in the email app: https://github.com/henkaku/offline-installer/releases

    After that, when you reboot just open the email app and open the email under the Henkaku account and it'll run the installer.
     
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    Thanks again!