How to Jailbreak PS5?Hack| PS5 Firmware List

It has been a dream for PlayStation gamers to play some old games on it. But sadly those games are not compatible with the latest consoles. And here is where jailbreak comes in, you can jailbreak PS5 and unlock its potential to get all of your favorite games on it. There are many perks and demerits in Jailbreaking PS5. If you are ok with it, follow the simple procedures given here to Jailbreak PS5.


Can I Jailbreak my PS5 Game Console?

Can I Jailbreak my PS5 Game Console?

YES, You can jailbreak your PS5 game console only if its firmware is 4.51 or lower than that. Hacking PS5 is quite a complicated process and makes your Console Vulnerable. It does demolish the warranty of the Playstation which might be a little risky. Jailbreaking PS5 will enable the Installation of Homebrew Apps, and PS 4 Games and allow you to use the Game Backups.

How to Jailbreak PS5?

To Jailbreak a PS5, You will need to extract packages. Phew! This is such a recently discovered method – We have here the Recent updates method to finally have a Jailbroken Playstation. But Try at your own risk since Sony does not support this and you may have consequences.

What to keep in mind while Jailbreaking?

  • Jailbreaking is only possible if your PS5 firmware is 4.51 or Lower than that. You need a Firmware between 3.00 to 4.51.
  • Ensure to disable the Automatic System Updates to avoid installing any Patches.
  • A USB Drive formatted  – Either fat 32 or X Fat Format.

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Steps to Jailbreak PS5 

Here is a Step by Step guide on How can you now Jailbreak your own PS5.

Get the Internet Browser to Jailbreak

In order to Jailbreak, You will need to Download an Internet Web Browser for your PS5.

  • Use your PC, and download an Internet browser PS5 Package file.

How to Jailbreak PS5

  • Once the package is installed on your windows – Click on File Explorer.
  • Select Downloads and You will see the Internet browserPS5 file in the folder.

How to Jailbreak PS5

  • Now, Plug the USB Drive into your PC.

Copy Jailbreak Software on Playstation

  • Copy the Package file and Paste it onto the USB Drive.
  • Now, Make sure your PS5 is not connected to any internet source– to not allow any updates to take place. You can also choose to disconnect the Ethernet Cable.

Network Settings

  • On the PS5 Controller, Press X and Go to the Settings menu.

Copy Jailbreak Software on Playstation

  • Select the Network and Then Press X to again select the Settings.

Copy Jailbreak Software on Playstation

  • Use the D-Pad and Use X to Click on the ”  Connect to the Internet” Option. Turn it OFF just in case.

Turn Off System Updates 

  • Press the Circle button until you get to the Settings Main Menu.

Update PS5 System Software

  • Scroll down using the D-Pad and X to Select the SYSTEM option.
  • Move to the System Software Update and Settings tab.

Update PS5 System Software

  • Now, Turn OFF Download Update files automatically and Install Update Files automatically on your PS5.

Change the DNS Settings

  • Once turned off, Navigate back to the Main Menu Settings.

Update PS5 System Software

  • Select Network> Settings and Turn ON – Connect to the internet to finally use some internet. Connect Ethernet and Set up your network.
  • Click Wired LAN and Then Tap on Advanced Settings to get to the DNS Settings.

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  • Change DNS to Manual. Then Change the Primary DNS to or Click DONE – This will block any automatic updates by the Sony Server.
  • If the Internet is not connected – You can simply delete the Old LAN and Connect to a new one.

Hack PS 5

  • Once all this is done, Go back to the Settings menu and Click on the Users Guide tab. Again Select Users Guide.
  • If the DNS is successful, You will see a Page as shown below.

How to Jailbreak PS5 Via Internet Browser?

  • Pull the Left Trigger on the PS5 Controller and An URL Redirector will open up.

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  • Type and Click on GO. This will allow you to use the Google Via Users Guide on PS5.
  • Read down the Prompt appearing on your screen first. Scroll down and Click on the URL Link saying System Software PS5.
  • Again Scroll down on the Page to find the YouTube Video attached. Select it and Then On the Right Side, Click on the Sign-in tab.
  • You will get the Google Sign-in Page – Now Look over below- Click on Privacy and From there Click on the Google Icon. Again at the bottom of the Page – Click on Google.

Internet Browser Playstation

  • Finally, You will see a Google Search Page- Now You can Jailbreak PS5 using the Google Web Browser.
  • On the Search, Type ps5 and GO.


  • Results are here on your Console screen – Select the Echo 7 in 1 and You will be directly navigated to the Jailbreak website.
  • Choose any Exp of your choice. Click OK ( if storage is full) and Click OK for Ready.


Debug Settings on PS5

  • Your Screen will show a Coded Message – Find ELF Loader at the last. You are Good to go.
  • Go Back to Settings – Press Circle and Then Scroll down to get the Debug Settings option. The Debug Settings only appear for a Jailbroken PS5.
  • Remove the USB Drive from your PC and Insert it into your PS5.

Debug Settings

  • On your Console, Go to Settings>Debug Settings>Click on Package Installer.
  • Select the Internet Browser Package file and Let it install.
  • Remove the USB once the Package is installed.
  • Turn OFF your Console and Restart it again as fresh.
  • Now, You will be able to access the Internet Browser on your Playstation Home Screen. Select using the X.

Debug Settings

  • Type ps5 and You can browse a list of favorites and add by confirming.

Drawbacks of Jailbroken PS5

  • You will not be able to perform it on the Latest Version of the PlayStation.
  • No Longer be able to Update the Console and Games.
  • You cannot play online games.
  • Your PSN Account will be at risk.
  • There are a lot of risks and it can get your console banned.
  • If you try jailbreaking it before the warranty period ends, then the Warranty Agreement becomes null and void.

Instead of Jailbreaking, why don’t you try playing locked games on your PS5? Just follow the How to Play Locked Games on PS5? and have a good game.

PS5 Firmware List History

Here is a list of the Sofar PS5 Software System Update Versions.

  • PS5 System Firmware Update Version 3.02-
  • 23.02-08.00.00
  • 23.01-
  • 23.01-07.40.00
  • 23.01-07.20.00
  • 23.01-07.01.01
  • Version 23.01-07.00.00
  • Version 22.02-06.50
  • 22.02-
  • Version 22.01-
  • Version 22.01-
  • Update Version 22.01-
  • 22.01-
  • 21.02-04.51.00
  • 21.02-04.50.00
  • Version 21.02-04.03.00
  • Version 21.02-04.02.00
  • 21.02-04.00.00
  • 21.01-03.21.00
  • 21.01-03.20.00
  • Version 21.01-03.10.00
  • Version 21.01-03.00.00
  • 20.02-02.50.00
  • 20.02-
  • Firmware Version 20.02-02.26.00
  • Firmware Version 20.02-02.25.00
  • Version 23.02-
  • Version 23.02-08.40.00.

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It is better to stay put, till you get a proper hack or jailbreak for PS5. Or you just stop trying to jailbreak your console. If you ask me, there are many risks in jailbreaking and one wrong move can stop your PS5 from working. There are also other methods to jailbreak using mod chips, but the cost to do so is equal to buying a new console. Since firmware plays a major role, you will be more successful in jailbreaking PlayStation consoles with lesser firmware.