PS3 (Update) PS3 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) 4.85.1 - PS3Xploit HAN & Flash Tools Restored for 4.85 OFW users

Discussion in 'PS3 Jailbreak CFW and PS3HEN' started by Joonie, Mar 21, 2019.

By Joonie on Mar 21, 2019 at 6:34 PM
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    UPDATE2 (April 27 2019) nonCFW PS3 MODELS There is now a PS3 HEN that enables HOMEBREW !!!!!!!! >> See Link

    The new HEN requires this 4.84 Hybrid Firmware (HFW).
    4.85 has been released here by @Joonie: link

    UPDATE1: PS3Xploit 4.84 HFW Flash Writer + IDPS/Flash Dumpers Updated v2.0.1 - (Now install CFW from 4.84) See HERE for details

    Huge News as the PS3 exploit ladder has taken a step up into 4.84 rung, with a new approach to bring back PS3Xploit functionality on 4.84. With a Hybrid Firmware (NOT A CFW) that can be installed on ANY MODEL PS3 over any Official Firmware (OFW) version. .The only thing this modified firmware essentially does is bring back the patched webkit from OFW 4.82 that was an entry point for PS3Xploit, if you recall when 4.84 was released developers @bguerville and @esc0rtd3w stated the exploit was not actually patched but rather only the webkit entry used was removed in 4.83+ which rendered the actual exploit unreachable (not patched and could be restored). Now the webkit is back for 4.84 OFW thanks to this new clever magic that has allowed OFW user's to use and install this slightly modified Firmware.

    So, what does all this mean? Now it will be just like it was back in 4.82 before PS3Xploit was "patched"(some ps3xploit tools need updated still) you will be able to install a CFW (on a CFW compatible model) and for those unfortunate user's that does not have a CFW Compatible model (i.e. SuperSlim/late slims) you have will have access to the HAN exploit . So for new user's or ones that updated, here is your second chances thanks to the efforts of the members of PS3Xploit Team and to @Joonie (waved magic wand on files) and prepared this magically release, @habib (for valuable input on this project) and @esc0rtd3w (work in porting ps3xploit tools to 4.84)

    It has been an exciting month here at psx-place with so much progress on all fronts of the PS3 . the fuel of this project actually comes from a user simply igniting a spark with an idea as @Doge_Rules did with this thread truly making it a community effort. Updated - to version 4.84.2 (see details below)


    (Note: NOT ALL PS3Xploit tools are updated currently, Ps3Xploit team is currently working on updating those tools. Stay tuned.)

    • 4.84.2 HFW (Hybrid Firmware)
      Restores PS3Xploit Flasher/Tools & PS3Xploit HAN for 4.84 OFW user's

      Today, we proudly present the very first modified OFW that can be installed on all PS3 models. (NOTE: THIS IS NOT A FULL BLOWN CFW, HOWEVER IT Allows you to run the patched webkit exploit that's ported to 4.84)

      Yes, you didn't hear wrong, it can be installed over

      • ALL OFW versions on ALL PS3 models
        • ex) OFW 4.83, 4.84 , CECH-3XXX, CECH-4XXX and etc..

      We wanted this to be called "HHHFW" since it was Hybrid, Hack-able, HAN ready also inspired by @habib but let's call it HFW since this is Hybrid FW (Well you can call this MFW).

      The idea was reminded by some guy who didn't want to be annoying but actually ended up being helpful: @

      Habib had this idea long time ago but the previous attempt was not successful due to lack of interest and preparation.

      As you all know, I recently started messing with my PS3 again and this idea was brought back.

      So then I went ahead and tried his magical idea.... after a few hours later... Boom!!, now we have HFW that works on all PS3 models (including 3K and 4K) that allows the previously patched exploit by using old webkit from 4.50 that's been used until 4.83. This method is rather hacky than technical, so I would like to leave this method under the radar for now until it gets patched out (this can easily be patched).

      What can you do with this HFW 4.84.1/2?
      1. You can use PSN since the FW is the latest.
      2. You can downgrade/Install CFW on your PS3 if your model is downgrade-able/hack-able (excluding CECH-3K and 4K)
      (The same capability as what you had for 4.82 OFW)
      3. You can use HAN and all the tools that worked up to 4.82 with this FW.
      4. You can always go back to the real OFW 4.84 if you wish.​

      To all scener's and developers
      • Please update the HAN toolbox or any xml that can support 4.84 if anyone's available.


      UPDATE 3-22-2019 - 4.84.2 Released
      HFW 4.84.2_PS3UPDAT.PUP
      • Bugfix : Fixed the installation issue with regions that use following languages
        English (UK), Turkish (Turkey), and Portugal (Brazil) , Thanks to @citra mulia to report the bug :)
      • upload_2019-3-22_0-1-23.png

    • 4.84_icon.jpg
      System Update displaying 4.84.1 HFW

      PS3Xploit Tools running on 4.84 HFW



    • Here is a video tutorial by @MrMario2011

    Download link (MEGA) : HFW_4.84.2_PS3UPDAT.PUP

    MD5 :4247362b54fadd2e4d7c09007f720803
    UPDATE: v4.85.1 has been released

    UPDATE (3-24-19): PS3Xploit 4.84 HFW Flash Writer + IDPS/Flash Dumpers Updated v2.0.1 - (Now install CFW from 4.84) See HERE for details

    Additional Download/Resources
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Discussion in 'PS3 Jailbreak CFW and PS3HEN' started by Joonie, Mar 21, 2019.

    1. joana
      ok I had to do the update anyway just by saying I don't play anything but I already have it
    2. hollow021
      I have a weird problem I hope someone can assist me with. So last night I reset my ps3 because I was having issues with ps2 roms and hen but I got that fixed with wiping everything and doing a fresh install, but now all of a sudden I can't connect to PSN. I used to be able to before last night but every time I try now it says I need to download an update but I'm already on 4.84. I even downloaded 4.84.2 HFW but it still gives me the same error. What do?
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    3. joana
      lol not update nem version 4.85
    4. hollow021
      Lol that makes so much sense. I looked on their website yesterday but didn't see any. Now I see 4.85.
    5. joana
      do not touch anything stay where these and wait do not do as I already have it at 4.85 and I can not play because hen is not yet available but will be
    6. Numbskull
      ok so i accidentally updated it to 4.85.1, how do i downgrade it? do i do the same as normally updating it?
    7. joana
      i'm not dev i don't understand but i think i can no longer go back to the 4.84 hustle like me by hen and his tools

      they are doing a good job and we just have to thank them and help them
      Last edited by a moderator: Aug 28, 2019
    8. Louay
      just why why accidentaly its say yes or no twice and you click yes twice and then you say accidently ???? you should take responsibility of what your doing
    9. joana
      I also found it strange I when I learned I already knew that my hen would disappear

      one thing and right had to be done
      Last edited by a moderator: Aug 28, 2019
    10. sandungas
      The 4.85 HFW allows to run unsigned code by taking advantage of an exploit in the web browser. The previous HEN versions for 4.84 does that, but lets say... are adjusted to work in 4.84 only

      Joonie said HEN can be ported to 4.85 HFW in 5 minutes but i guess thats only the base of it, maybe there is more stuff that needs to be ported to 4.85, or they wants to keep some days for betatesting it... i dont really know
      You will need HFW 4.85 + a HEN for 4.85... and it seems is going to happen soon, so be patient because are good news :)
    11. Zrx 07
      Zrx 07

      What can i do for have ps3 HAN 4.85 ? (because i have download the 4.85.2 HFW and i don't know what to do help me please .[/QUOTE]
      Last edited: Aug 28, 2019
    12. joana
      Exactly wait I hope that I certainly didn't want to lose my games some after the update were like two homemade applications
    13. Beowulf
      Hey i got a ps3 ss on 4.84 hfw that i just jailbreaked by following a guide on this forum. I got multiman installed and 2 games installed on it as well. I've been playing those with my internet connection disabled cause as soon as the games detect a connection, they starts to download some small updates. Just wanna know if i can update it or not? I'm not signed into my psn account and i don't have patches or mod installed. Just Hen enabler & multiman. Thanks. also if possible, can i Dm you somewhere. Got a few more questions that I'd like to get some help on.
      Last edited: Aug 28, 2019
    14. SpyroMancer
      ok, so devs are not exactly your puppets, rushing out to get you back online a few hours after an update has gone out. Maybe you should have waited. Show some respect for them. brace.jpg
    15. joana
      agree and wait
    16. sandungas
      That ones was updates for the game, the next time it happens keep attention to difference the game updates from the firmware updates
      The game updates are safe to install, but you should never install a firmware update from online servers

      You was having that advise about game updates some days ago when the latest available firmware was 4.84
      But if you repeat it today you are going to have also another advise to update the firmware... and you should not acept it... so you will not have online gaming... so is not worthy... just wait for a newer HEN 4.85 and in the meantime forget about game updates and online

      *Better post your questions in public, i prefer to write in public
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    17. Pablo77
      Hi, did someone test if Han installer and Debug Pkg work on hfw 4.85? Just out of curiosity, I still stay at 4.84.
    18. joana
      forget it won't work we have to wait for the new tools don't touch anything
      the hanhenning likes this.
    19. Remigio
      How long should we expect updates for the dumper and flasher for 4.85? I updated my HFW to 4.85, webman and Rebug still show up but are not accessible. I'm new to the Jailbreak community so I'm just wondering.
    20. remlei
      accidental updates should not be happening anyway specially if you already have the latest HEN installed on it. Due to its ability to just not attempt to update it anyway, if you attempt to login and prompt for update and said yes to it, nothing will happen.

      the only possible to update it to 4.85 is via recovery mode, if you still managed to get accidental updates at this point, you can call your self stupid for doing so.
      HowArtThou, ntodek and jcorrea like this.

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