Using PS Vita for Henkaku without a psn account activated

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Awsder33, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. Awsder33
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    Awsder33 Newbie

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    Hello, I own a Vita Slim, but I updated it because I have PS Plus and stuff, so I got myself a new one, it will arrive in a couple of days, my question is, in this new vita, will I have to activate it with a psn account? I plan to use it mostly for games on Henkaku and emulators, no PS Store stuff, I have another one for that, so, is it possible to use it for henkaku without activating it?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Wuigi

    Wuigi GBAtemp Fan

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    Henkaku allows activating your Vita and visiting the PSN, you need to have run it once after booting up however.
     
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  3. Awsder33
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    Awsder33 Newbie

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    Ok, so during initial setup I just use a dummy account? And after that I'm set?
     
  4. Wuigi

    Wuigi GBAtemp Fan

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    You don't have to enter account info during initial setup.
    You can finish it only setting the time and region and then go to settings and then have fun in the great browser app.
     
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  5. Sonic Angel Knight

    Sonic Angel Knight GBAtemp Legend

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    No you don't need to activate psn for henkaku. Activating psvita is a DRM feature. It only allowes you to play the games you bought from playstation store. If you deactivate it, you can't play them. That is all.
     
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  6. Awsder33
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    Oh, ok, thanks!!! I'm all set then! ^-^
     
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