Updating to a specific FW WITHOUT USB cable

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  1. thewarhammer
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    Hi everyone. I have two Vitas, one of them being at FW3.18 (it was used for PSP games only), and I was looking for a way to update it to FW3.60 to use HENkaku. But the main problem is that it's energy/data port is faulty, and it isn't recognized by any PC (tried lots of cables to see if it was a faulty USB cable, with no luck), and the only method I've found until now uses cable connection.

    Is there another way to update it without the need of a cable?
     
  2. Maav

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    Eeeeeh.

    What's the point in updating it to 3.60 and using HENkaku if you won't be able to charge it anyway?
     
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    No, I can charge it normally, but can't have data access by cable.

    I'd rather keep the "alright" Vita as my main and use the "faulty" one with HENkaku, as I can transfer stuff via FTP, see?
     
  4. Yamagushi

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    what firmware is your alright vita on? I think you can do it by memory card if you have access to a 3.60 vita.

    Can't you connect to QCMA via wifi?
     
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    You can also update via Charles proxy, although there are few guides on doing so.
     
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    It's on FW3.60, and yes, I can connect. How does this method work?

    Hm, makes sense. But as I never used Charles before, and didn't find any guides about it, I never tried it.
     
  7. Yamagushi

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    I would think just follow the manual update procedure but instead of plugging into QMCA with a USB just connect with wifi.
     
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    Really? Does it work by just connecting to QCMA and choosing a 3.60 update file or something like that?
     
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    Last edited by Yamagushi, Aug 27, 2016
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    Thanks everyone, I finally made it.

    It didn't work with the QCMA, but I succeded using Charles!
     
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  12. Iustaz

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    Hello, thewarhammer, can you please tell me how to do it exactly, i have the same problem with my USB Port...i haven`t used Charles before