PS3 Jailbreak 4.86

PS3 Jailbreak 4.86 (HEN/CFW) has been released and ready to download and install on any PS3 model (Yes! you heard right, FAT, slim, and super slim.). As you know you can’t install custom firmware on all PS3 console models. But you can apply HEN on any PS3 model including FAT. PS3 CFW installation will work up to CECH-25XXX models. Latest PS3 models including superslim users have to apply HEN patch on HFW 4.86.

Mixing all the jailbreak type in one post, it causes confusion. So, in this article, we are only talking about PS3 Jailbreak 4.86 above CECH-25XXX models including slim and super slim. As I have mentioned above PS3HEN 4.86 can be applied on all PS3 models. You can continue your reading if you are interested to apply HEN on your FAT or Slim model or you can convert your PS3 OFW to CFW 4.86.

PS3 jailbreak process is pretty easy, but a single mistake can brick your PS3 console. Make sure you check your PS3 console model and find it in PS3 jailbreak compatibility list. Once you confirmed which jailbreak type is suitable for your console. Follow the mentioned below steps and enjoy extra/hidden features.

How to jailbreak PS3?

  1. Extract all the required files on your computer desktop or any specific folder.
  2. Copy HTML and HEN Installer files on MiniWeb htdocs folder.
  3. Configure MiniWeb & Run as administrator.
  4. Plug your USB drive on your PC and format it with FAT32.
  5. Put USB files, HEN Installer 3.0.1 Signed PKG and PS3HEN.BIN on your USB root folder.
  6. Plug your USB drive on your PS3.
  7. Open your PS3 browser (Clear cookies, cache, authentication etc.)
  8. Set homepage as MiniWeb IP address by pressing Triangle>Files
  9. Select HEN installer HTML file (Directory: /html/hen_installer/index.html.)
  10. Wait for the download and install HEN package automatically.
  11. Turn off your PS3 console and restart manually.
  12. Fin Launch HEN icon under game column.
  13. Go to package manager and install latest HEN installer 3.0.1 signed PKG.

Note: Before start the jailbreak process, please turn off your confirm browser close by pressing triangle>tools. Enable HEN will be the default XMB landing icon after installation. For the perfect installation please turn off what’s new by navigate to settings>Display


I already have installed CFW on my PS3 console “X” model. Can I install HEN too?

As I have mentioned above you can apply HEN on any PS3 console model including FAT, slim, and super slim. But at the time PS3Xploit page, you have to check CFW box.

Is it necessary to install HFW before applying PS3Xploit v3?

Yes, HFW 4.86 will allow you to apply patches on your PS3 console. You can’t apply PS3xploit on OFW 4.86 firmware.

How to fix PS3 HEN freeze problem?

If you already have installed HEN on your PS3 system. Please reinstall HFW (It will not erase your game or data) on your PS3 system and recheck PS3 HEN files.

Summary: Latest HEN jailbreak allow you to access new and extra features. Now I would like to hear from you what you think about this new jailbreak for the PS3 system. Like my Facebook page and follow me on YouTube by subscribing and pressing the bell icon button. Leave your all queries or issues in the comment section.

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Ashish Kataria August 6, 2020 - 9:02 am
What is the password to extract the files?
Surendra August 11, 2020 - 6:01 am
what is the password to extract ps3 html files ?
Sulaiman Bangura September 5, 2020 - 1:30 pm
I dont know your encrypt password
Alon Michaeli October 21, 2020 - 10:06 pm
like my peers above, what is the password? it is not mentioned anywhere.
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