Step by Step Guide on Jailbreaking PlayStation 3 Running on Firmware 3.55

by MJK on January 9, 2011

Here we bring great news for PS3 lovers. Geohot has released the complete method to jailbreak the PS 3. Unlike the usual jailbreak methods, this one is really simply and anybody can do it without any difficulty. Here we are providing you the detailed guide on how to jailbreak PS 3 running on FW 3.55.

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 geohot.com
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…

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How to Jailbreak PlayStation 3 on 3.55

STEP 1: Insert the USB stick in to your computer.

STEP 2: Download PS3UPDAT.PUP file

STEP 3: Create a folder in the root by the name “PS3” and then make another folder inside it by the name “UPDATE”.

STEP 4: Now simply unzip the Jailbreak.zip and place the files in PS3UPDAT.PUP and put the .PUP file in the folder of UPDATE that you just made in previous step.

STEP 5: Shutdown your console and insert the USB drive.

STEP 6: Press and hold the power button till the system start up and then get shut down again.

STEP 7: Release and then press and hold the power button again till you hear 3 beeps.

STEP 8: Release the power button again and follow the instruction which will appear on screen.

STEP 9: Connect the USB drive and select the “System Update”.

STEP 10: Go to the Storage Media and then choose Update.

STEP 11: You will see a notification that it found Version 3.55-jb.

STEP 12: Simply select OK.

STEP 13: Accept the conditions.

STEP 14: Your console will take less than a minute and the PS3 will be updated, you will hear beeps 4 times and then it will get shut down automatically.

STEP 15: Turn on the PS3 and you are done. You will have a jailbroken PS3 running on firmware 3.55 in your hands.

How to install Packages on Jailbroken PS3 3.55

STEP 1: Simply insert your USB drive in your computer.

STEP 2: Copy and paste http://geohot.com/test.pkg on the root of USB drive.

STEP 3: Now plug the USB drive in your PS 3.

STEP 4: Go to the Game Tab.

STEP 5: Choose Install Package Files.

STEP 6: Select the test.pkg.

STEP 7: Once it get installed then you will find the test package from Geohot installed below the Install Package File folder.

Stay tune with Technama for more latest news and tools from the world of unlocking and jailbreaking.

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Anthony Mc Donagh January 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm

do you need a certain usb stick?because it says no appicable data or something please help


Harris Ahmad January 10, 2011 at 12:55 am

when i try to jailbreak it says corrupt data do u know y and how i can fix this yes I did PS3 UPDATE and then copied the file from the jailbreak file instructed to download as above


Pero January 10, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Not working

i pluged usb into ps3 and i hear only 3 beeps and then ps turns of.

i started ps again and on game tab i have NOTHING
(the PES11 is in the rom)

3.55 system software



matt January 16, 2011 at 3:57 pm

I have the same problem I have a fat 80gb ps3 orignal edition same hardrive and I tried to instal the jb but I turned it off in the middle of it n now every time I try to jb again nothing works I only get 3 beeps and it seems that a lot of people with 80gb ps3 have the same problem


Jonathan January 11, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Yeah mine beeps 3 times then shuts down and not jailbroken… Then I tried doing the holding the power button trick then gives me corrupt data message!


omar sanchez January 14, 2011 at 5:53 am

can any one help me please.. for some reason it says firmware 3.55 is not properly installed then i push down on ps button then it shows my wallpaper but nothinf else and then i hold down the ps buttom again but my screen goes black after :(


Alex January 20, 2011 at 10:31 pm

Mine only beeps 3 times and i belive i have 80gb phat also but everytime i try it it wont jailbreak


IS WHOOPIE January 22, 2011 at 3:15 pm

it says corrupt data


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