PS JailBreak Guide

How to Jailbreak / Mod Your PlayStation 3 so it Could Run Games Without Original Discs with PS Jailbreak

As you all heard, a PS Jailbreak for sony playstation 3 was create. This new USB Modchip  enables you to rip games off original discs on the internal or any external drive connected to PS3. There were several successfil attemt to prove that PS Jailbreak really works.

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The following steps can help you to ps jailbreak your sony playstation 3 and to backup your old date.

Disclaimer: the guide is for educational purposes only. And we cannot be held responsible for any loss of important data or malfunctioning of your Game Console.


  • Sony playstation 3  slim or fat.
  • PS Jailbreak USB Modchip ( can be orderd from several sites for example chipspain).
  • External USB, at FAT32 format, with the “Backup Manager” file on it.
  • The original playstation 3 gmae disc which you want to backup

How to Jailbreak

Step 1: Power off your console completely and connect Jailbreak mod chip to it. Make sure no other device is connected as you jailbreak. Make sure your Blu-ray drive is empty

For the SLIM Model: You will also have to remove power chord before plugging in USB
For the FAT model: Switching the power off shall do.

Step 2: Press the ‘Power’ button on the console and then press the ‘Eject’ button. Notice how the two LED’s on PS Jailbreak USB turn on while the console is loading.

If the green LED lits up the jailbreak is working properly

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If the red lits up it’s not working.

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If you end up with a red LED, turn power off, remove power chord and repeat the procedure.

Step 3: Once the Jailbreak mod-chip loads, connect the USB with Backup Manager on it.

Step 4: Naviage to “Game Menu” and select the option “Install Package Files”. Select “manager.pkg” which will basically install Backup Manager for you.

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Step 5: Once the Back Up Manager is installed, select the Back Up Manager from game menu and press X button to run it.

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Step 6: After you have opened the Back Up Manager, put in a DVD of the game and press “O”. You will be asked then whether to make a back up on the internal HDD or the external USB storage device.

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Step 7: To load a previously created back up, insert any original game DVD in console then select the desired back up from the Back Up Manager and press X to play the selected game. You can also delete your previously created back up by pressing /\.

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Step 8: You will automatically be redirected to the main menu where you can see the game installed and ready to be played.

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Do not remove the mod chip while you play the game. It has to be connected at all the times while you are playing a game through back up.

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