You will be very happy to have this information, as it was possible to convert PS3 OFW 4.84 to CFW 4.84. After the Sony PS3 4.85 live update, it is now possible to convert PS3 OFW 4.85 to CFW 4.85. I do not know how much Serious you take on Jailbreak 4.85 or any jailbreak process of any firmware. But here your attention is very important. When anything is understood, it becomes easy. But until it is known, it remains a difficult task.
PS3 Jailbreak 4.85 is easy process but also sensitive. Because one of your mistakes can brick your PS3 console. The chances of being repressed are very less. So, activate your awareness here and read this article carefully. First of all, the conversion process of PS3 OFW 4.85 to CFW 4.85 does not support every PS3 console model. In the PS3 Jailbreak Compatibility List, you will know whether your console model supports this process or not. Secondly, you must have heard about PS3 MinVer. So also you have to check whether your console remains under 3.55 or not. You will get all that process below. If you are wondering can I convert my PS3 fat model OFW to CFW. The answer is quite simple, of course you can.
Some of you will have PS3 slim models. So you can also slim convert it but with limited models. So you have to check the model in the PS3 jailbreak compatibility list. Now the question arises whether the PS3 Super Slim can also be converted? So, remove this thing from your mind and if you do not want to brick your PS3 console, then do not follow this process at all. Every console model of PS3 gets jailbreak in today’s time, but the methods are different. You can not install CFW on your console, but you can jailbreak your PS3 Super Slim 4.86. As I have mentioned earlier, after PS3 4.82 firmware, before applying any jailbreak, PS3 HFW installation process is necessary. In my previous article, I have written about PS3 HFW 4.85. So let’s start our jailbreak process.
PS3 Jailbreak 4.85 OFW to CFW installation introduction
- Extract all the required files on your computer desktop or any specific folder.
- Plug your USB drive on your PC and format with FAT32. (SD card formatter is recommended)
- Create a root folder on your USB drive PS3>UPDATE.
- Copy PS3 HFW 4.85.1 and paste it under UPDATE folder.
- Plug your USB drive on your PS3 console second port.
- Go to system update.
- Choose update via USB storage and follow the installation introduction.
- Copy 4.85 HTML files and paste them into MiniWeb>htdocs folder.
- Copy 4.85 USB files, flash_485.hex and paste them into USB root folder.
- Run MiniWeb as administrator.
- Plug your USB drive on your PS3 and open internet browser.
- Clear your browser cache, cookies, authentication etc and restart PS3 internet browser.
- Go to tool>homepage and type your MiniWeb IP address in homepage tab.
- Go to homepage and open index_nor or index_nand. (Check NOR/NAND on PS3 Jailbreak Compatibility list)
- Click on Initialize exploitation
- Once you got success message. Click on Patch NOR/NAND flash memory.
- Reboot your PS3 console to apply new changes.
- Go to your put PS3 CFW file on USB UPDATE folder.
- Plug your USB drive on your PS3 second port and go to update.
- Choose update via storage media and follow the screen installation introduction.
Only 20 steps have been written above which you have to follow carefully. If you follow, congresses by now, your console must have been jailbreak as well. More questions arise in this jailbreak process according to other jailbreaks. So, I’m gonna leave some FAQs down below, I hope you’ll find your answer.
Yes, you can, but it’s not recommended. If you install HFW directly. Then you have to install it twice. If you don’t, then you may have to face problems of freezing the PS3. First of all, you have to install 4.85 OFW, whether you choose to do that USB or from the Internet.
Mainly we have just followed the above 20 steps. That is to fix this error (8002F957). See all the steps once again and follow.
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