TheFloW releases Trinity, the third public PS Vita jailbreak

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    After announcing it via a PSA in late March of the current year, TheFloW has finally released Trinity, the third public jailbreak for the PS Vita. Trinity relies on a PSP emulator escape exploit (as well as a MIPS and ARM kernel exploit) in order to work. You can see it in action in the following video shared by the developer himself:


    If you've already followed the instructions written in the PSA back when it was originally posted then you can proceed to install the jailbreak right away. However, if you didn't, you will need to download any PSP game to your Vita first; a PSN account linked to your Vita is required to do so. Demos and minis are OK, while PS Classics and Vita games will not work. TheFloW recommends to download the following free demos based on your region: Ape Quest (EU or UK), LocoRoco Midnight Carnival (NA or SG), YS seven (JP). If you're on firmware 3.69, you will also need to either upgrade to 3.70 or set your connection's DNS to 212.47.229.76.

    Once you're ready, you can follow these instructions to install Trinity to your PS Vita:

    The developer has stated that this will probably be his last Vita release. If you're interested in jailbreaking your vita it's strongly recommended you do so as soon as possible, as Sony could patch the needed exploits in a later firmware release.

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  1. Meepers55

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    Someone get this guy a Switch
     
  2. Sonic Angel Knight

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    What if I have 3.60 already, is it worth upgrading? Is this a temporary like the henkaku.xyz or is it permanent? :ninja:
     
  3. Meepers55

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    There have been permanent Vita hacks for a while now.
     
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  4. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Thank you for the notice, but that doesn't answer my question. :)
     
  5. RattletraPM
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    From the source:
     
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  6. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Oh, so then if I wasn't already on 3.60, then it would be useful to me. Just thought that if it was 3.70, it would mean playing new released games that lower firmware can't. :ninja:
     
  7. huma_dawii

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    I will buy him a Switch to get stuff from him!
     
  8. KyleHyde

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    That hasn't been an incentive to update from 3.60 or 3.65 for quite some time now, thanks to compatibility packs and the reFOOD plugin, both of which allow you to play backups of games that would normally require a higher firmware.
     
  9. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Tell me more about this food for my vita I have been neglecting to feed. :blink:
     
  10. KyleHyde

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    The official reF00D github (forgot this was the proper spelling, my bad) can probably shed some more light on that for you. Personally, I haven't used it yet, but it should be pretty straightforward to use/install.
     
  11. Ryccardo

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    Incorrectly oversimplified, the Molecule team has been able to dump the security chip (f00d), and team Faps cloned part of its functionality with less restrictions - so you can now decrypt software encrypted with keys "exclusive to newer versions"

    Temporary
     
  12. EduAAA

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    Sure, just follow this steps in order:

    • Install the plugin ref00d.skprx

    Done.
     
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  13. kuwanger

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    The Vita is one pretty amazing piece of hardware, security wise. But hackers are more amazing. :) Cache attacks and other clever tricks never cease to amaze. Thanks TheFloW for all your hard work. Thanks all the Vita hackers, for which I'm very grateful.
     
  14. raxadian

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    This is awesome.
     
  15. TheManHimself

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    Will this work on a PSTV?
     
  16. gnmmarechal

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    I wouldn't bother tbh. I'm still on 3.60.
     
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  17. Zense

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    Or wait until the new Switches come out and give him that so he can have fun with them.
     
  18. Ryccardo

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    Sure, there's no functional difference in the parts affected
     
  19. B4rtj4h

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    Yes... I am doing this now. Will report back if things do NOT work.
     
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