PS3 Jailbreak 4.89 – NonCFW

Sony’s new update 4.89 for PlayStation 3 system removed creating new PlayStation Network (PSN) accounts and some other minor changes. We always recommend you do not update your PS3 system or you’ll lose your jailbreak. In this article, you’ll learn everything about PS3 Jailbreak 4.89. I’ve mentioned both PS3HEN and CFW users installation instructions depend on your PS3 model or compatible jailbreak.

PS3 CFW supports up to CECH-2508B non-CFW users can’t install CFW. Slim 3XXX series and superslim 4XXX users can simply go with PS3HEN. If you haven’t jailbroken your PS3 system in past. You must install HFW on your PS3 system before applying any patches or following the jailbreak steps. Hybrid firmware allows you to apply patches on your PS3 system. There is a new act.dat creation feature that needs testing in addition to the usual tests.

PS3 Jailbreak 4.89 instructions for nonCFW users

PS3HEN can be installed on any PS3 model including FAT, Slim and superslim. It’s all on your but we recommend you to install CFW up to 2508B models. If you have above CECH-2508B model, you can continue this jailbreak instructions to jailbreak your PS3 system.

  1. Extract required zip files on your computer desktop or any specific folder.
  2. Plug your USB drive on your PC and format with FAT32.
  3. Create root folder PS3>UPDATE
  4. Put your renamed (PS3UPDAT.PUP) updated HFW 4.89 file into the UPDATE folder.
  5. Plug your USB drive on your PS3 second port which is close to Blu-Ray drive.
  6. Disable Automatic Update and Display what’s new from PS3 setting.
  7. Go to Update and follow the screen introduction.
  8. Open your internet browser and visit PS3Xploit website. (You can operate PS3Xploit (HTML files) from your PC but website is easy to use and save your time)
  9. Delete browser cookies, search history, Cache, and authentication information.
  10. Go to PS3HEN and press X on HEN Installer/Enabler
  11. A Small file named PS3HEN.p3t will download automatically on your PS3 system.
  12. Press O to back and click on Initializing HEN installer.
  13. Once your system accepts the exploit you’ll see a success message “HEN Installer Initialized Successfully”
  14. Press X on Install HEN and a popup message will appear on your screen about javascript.
  15. Press X to accept (YES)
  16. Press O and come back to the main menu and PS3HEN PKG file downloading and installing will start automatically.
  17. Turn off your PS3 system manually and turn it on after 2 minutes.
  18. You’ll see enable HEN on your PS3, Press X to enable HEN.


How can I host Exploit files on my PC/Laptop

You can use MiniWeb to host exploit files on your PC/Laptop. MiniWeb is a free tool that allows you to host files on your PC without any charges.

Should I update my PS3?

it depends if you already running HEN on your PS3 on 4.88 and you are enjoying all games. Please stay with 4.88 and do not update 4.89. As I’ve mentioned above people facing some XBM glitches.

My PS3 model below CHEC-2508B how can I install CFW on it?

I already have published an article on it (PS3 Jailbreak 4.89 – CFW users). Please follow the instructions and install HEN on your PlayStation 3 system.

I’m not able to Update/Install HFW on my PS3 system

Some people posted update issues on many PS3 communities. The simple solution is – Check your USB drive format, it should be FAT32, Update file name should be PS3UPDAT.PUP. If non of them working, please use a different USB drive.

Release FilesPS3 HFW 4.89.1

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