Risks of hacking the Vita

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by krepandus, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. krepandus
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    New kid on the block here as far as handheld hacking goes... Just set a9lh on my n3ds a couple of weeks ago and have been enjoying it properly :wub: the process was a bit stressful tho... The possible unavoidable softbricks etc...

    I guess my question is how risky it is hacking the vita compared to the 3ds, chances of bricks (if there are any), etc... Just to know what I'm dealing with... Some YouTube tutorials and guides on henkaku and adrenaline I've been reading seem simple enough..

    Thinking about getting a vita somewhere round Christmas cause, why not both :yaynds::yaypsp:

    Thanks for the answers!
     
  2. Dr. Dew

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    Hacking a vita (on 3.60) is as easy as taking a shit.
     
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  3. SomecallmeBerto

    SomecallmeBerto The Anti-Hero

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    I was in your same boat 2 days ago. While I don't have my vita yet(got off ebay) reading and watching a lot of videos everything seems really easy. Is bricking a thing? yes but unless you go out your way your not going to run into it.
     
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    Sweet! Looking forward on getting my hands on one then :D:D:D
     
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    There is pretty much zero chance of bricking by just installing HENkaku and Adrenaline because they don't tamper with important system files like A9LH for the 3DS does.

    Just be wary of apps that are purposefully made to brick (some of them disguised as Vita game dumps are sometimes (but rarely) shared online, but the latest VitaShell builds should pick those up and warn you of them!)
     
  6. SuperDan

    SuperDan Im Aware ... Im Unaware

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    kung fu rabbit & fruit ninja .. will give your Vita Aids ... just leave them games alone ( both shit anyways )
     
  7. Enigma Hall

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    And caution with the file system. The hack give you chance of see and mess with all partitions. Then not unlock this feature if you dont need and if need caution to not delete important things.
     
  8. DJPlace

    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    sucks is you can't go on PSN store anymore with 3.60