Step By Step How To Guide To Jailbreak PlayStation 3 [PS3] On Firmware 3.55 Firmware [Video]


by casey on January 9, 2011

Yesterday we have updated you that GeoHot has jailbroken PlayStation 3 on firmware 3.55. This is for the very first time we have seen firmware 3.55 jailbroken by someone. The young hacker making another move has released necessary solution to jailbreak PS3 on firmware 3.55 and is now available for download. Follow below guide to see how to jailbreak your PS3.

You have to install the PS3UPDAT.PUP file which is PlayStation Update Package on your PS3 console updated to firmware 3.55. Previously we have also seen GeoHot releasing a video that shows jailbroken PS3 on 3.55 running Homebrew.

it’s jailbreak time
open the zip, you know how to install
3.55 only
would be pirates, don’t waste your time
do not mirror file, link to
here is the package from the video
no donations accepted right now, don’t get scammed

old homebrew will not work
new homebrew signing tools coming soon…



  • First you have to connect a USB device with your computer.


  • Download PS3UPDAT.PUP file from HERE.


  • Make a Folder and name it PS3
  • Make another folder inside this PS3 folder and name it UPDATE.

Step 4:

  • Unzip
  • The unzipped folder contains PS3UPDAT.PUP file.
  • Put this PS3UPDAT.PUP file in /PS3/UPDATE/ folder in the USB drive.

Step 5:

  • Power off your PlayStation 3 console and put USB drive.

Step 6:

  • Press and keep on holding the Power button till the system will start and shutdown again.

Step 7:

  • Now release the power button.
  • Press and hold power again.
  • One beep will be heared followed by two continous beeps.

Step 8:

  • Release the power button of your console.
  • Now follow the on-screen instructions which are quite self explianatory.
  • You will enter into the recovery mode.

Step 9:

  • Connect the USB and Select “System Update.”

Step 10:

  • Select Update through the Storage Media.

Step 11:

  • Now it will find Version 3.55-jb.
  • Select OK

Step 13:

  • Select that you accept Conditions to Install Update

Step 14:

  • Your PlayStation3 will update in less than a minute.
  • After that it will beep 4 times then shut down.

Step 15:

  • Power on PlayStation3 console.
  • Do it on the console not by the controller.

Congratulation!!! Your PlayStation 3 console on firmware 3.55 successfully is jailbroken.


How to install Packages on Jailbroken PS3 3.55


  • First you have to connect a USB device with your computer.

Step 2:

  • Put into the USB without any folder.

Step 3:

  • Connect yourr USB device into your PlayStation 3 console.

Step 4:

  • Go into the Game Tab

Step 5:

  • Select Install Package Files

Step 6:

  • Select the test.pkg

Step 7:

  • After the installation you will see the test package from Geohot installed under the Install Package Files folder

Also check out the video:

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    It wont allow you to play any backed up games

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