How to Bypass PS3 4.90 Update [HEN/CFW]

Every PlayStation user and player wants to bypass the recent update of PS3 4.90 (HEN/CFW). If you are one of those, you are in the right place. This guide will let you know how to bypass it.

Step 1:

This solution works great for both the HEN and the custom firmware. First, go to this URL: This URL is like a key to bypass the PS3 4.90 update hassle-free. Press download when the page opens and then extract the PS3 update text file.

Step 2:

Plug in a USB after its extraction but ensure your USB is completely formatted and in working condition. Copy the PS3 update text file you extracted and paste it into the USB.

Step 3:

Now, plug in the USB in your console and turn on the bad boy. You will find that it will ask you to update.

Step 4:

Go to multi-man. Once it is opened, go to the file manager. Move toward your root and then go to the USB folder.

Step 5:

After completing this process, the root should be clicked back. Click on dev_hdd00, and scroll down to the bottom. Now, press the circle to paste the text file copied previously.

Step 6:

Click on the XMB out of multi-man and restart your console after this procedure.

Step 7:

Now, go directly to the sign-in column. Press the circle and R1 together and click on the Sign-In option.

Now, you can log in since you have tricked the system successfully. Now, the system takes it as new firmware. But remember, this solution is for the time being only.