ptf themes on 3.71 m33

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  1. jalaneme
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    are they completely safe and won't brick your psp slim? do you have to install add ons to use them or is it drag and drop? is there certain ptf files that can only be used on certain custom firmwares? or can they be used on any firmware regardless?
     


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    i guess if no one is going to tell me i will just have to take the risk and try the themes anyway, thanks for not helping.
     
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    PTF themes is a feauture Sony added themselves, so it shouldn't cause bricks or whatsoever. The themes work on 3.70+ firmwares and I believe the format is still the same so it shouldn't matter what the firmware is, if it's higher then 3.70.

    To install it, just put it in the PSP\THEME folder and select it at the Theme settings where you also can change colors and stuff...
     
  4. rhyguy

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    14minutes isnt a very long time to wait for a reply
     
  5. jalaneme
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    well from what i have heard someone said that custom themes work and official sony ones don't, what does that mean? how can you tell if the ptf file is official or a custom one? also there are loads of psp themes out there, none of them show what firmware they are created for, are they safe to install on 3.71 firmware without bricking?
     
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    well, older cfw themes and some current ones wrote to the flash (they arent ptf's) and ptf dont right tothe flash

    unnoficial ptfs wont write to the flash aswell
     
  7. xcalibur

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    Ive had no trouble with themes... I downloaded a pack of about 200 and tried most of them with out any issues.
    Besides, if your PSP has a CFW then you can just restore it if anything goes wrong.
     
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    i don't have a pandora battery to restore if it bricks nor do i know how to use one... thats why i want to know what i am installing before i put these files onto my psp.

    anyways i will take your word for it and just try the theme files once my psp slim arrives.
     
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    You don't need a pandora battery to restore it if its a CFW PSP.
    All you need is the recovery files and when its bricked, just put them in PSP/Game/
    and when you turn on the PSP hold R and select the second option to restore the PSP.
     
  10. jalaneme
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    ah...i see, well that seems easy enough thanks god.
     
  11. mice R nice ~(_&

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    You're kinda making it too complicated, just put the 3.71 themes on, they're completely harmless, but for better and safer themes use the totally uber 3.52 M33-4 themes
     
  12. gigermunit

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    For Christ Sake man, the themes are made using sony's theme maker, they are safe, enough said.
     
  13. mice R nice ~(_&

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    amen
     
  14. Remy669

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    PTF = Official Sony

    Other ones = Custom Firmware [​IMG]

    If it is a PTF file, you can even use it on official firmwares.

    Topic Closed.
     
  15. Sir VG

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    Besides, all themes are, are a bunch of images and directions on what colors to change things to.
     
  16. mice R nice ~(_&

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    very true
     
  17. jalaneme
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    yeah don't worry about it guys, i know they are safe now, will try the themes i have once the psp arrives on thursday.
     
  18. mice R nice ~(_&

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    gewd luk
     
  19. jalaneme
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    yes it works fine, just got my psp slim today [​IMG]
     
  20. TheNeck

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    yeah ptf themes dont have problems, but there are some themes that you have to copy to flash0 on the psp, which could brick the psp. But some of these are pretty awesome, like the 360 one and serenity one, check them out.

    360
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    download from this link.

    Serenity
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    download from this link.