Enso allows Henkaku to stay permanently on the Vita even after shutting it down. This means the PS Vita will remain “hacked.” This guide install Enso for those who downgraded/upgraded their Vita to 3.65.

Files Needed

Enso for 3.65: GitHub Link 


Step 1: Install H-encore.

  • See my guide here to install H-encore. 
  • Make sure you downloaded and install Vitashell
  • Do not reboot or shut down your Vita, otherwise you will have to launch H-encore again.

Step 2: Download and Transfer Enso.

  • Download Enso for 3.65 and Launch Vitashell
  • Press Select to bring up the FTP server information.
  • Transfer the ENSO.vpk through FTP to any folder in ux0 (I usually create a VPK folder).

Step 3: Install ENSO.

  • Install Enso in the folder it was transferred to.
  • Press to confirm installation.
  • Go back out to the home page and go to Settings.
  • Go to Henkau Settings and Enable Unsafe Homebrew.

Step 4: Go Back to the Home Page and Launch Enso.

  • Go to the Home page, scroll down, and launch Enso.
  • Press to accept the terms and conditions.
  • Press to start the installation process.
  • Once installation is complete, press any button to reboot (this may take a while).
  • Now when booting up you should see the Enso logo instead of the PlayStation logo.

Step 5:  Spoof Firmware.

  • Go to Settings, Henkaku Settings, and then Spoofed Version.
  • Make sure Enable Version Spoofing is checked.
  • Enter the newest firmware, which is 3.70.

The next two steps are for those who used Modoru to downgrade their Vita and want to load their previous hacks.

Step 6:  Delete ux0:tai.

  • Launch VitaShell and to go ux0:tai.
  • Highlight the tai folder in ux0 and press Triangle and then X on delete.
    • IF your old renamed tai folder is in ux0, rename it back to tai. Else move on to step 7. 

Step 7: Rename old Tai folder. 

  • In VitaShell go to ur0:tai if your renamed folder used to be ur0:tai.
  • Highlight boot_confiq.txt, press Triangle and then Copy.

  • Go back to your old tai folder (I renamed mine T), highlight the .., press Triangle and then Paste.

  • Press O to go back then highlight tai, press triangle, and then Delete.

    • Rename the original tai folder (T in my case) back to tai (press triangle and then Rename).
    • Press Start and then Reboot.

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