FTP allows you to transfer files from your PC to any storage on your hacked PS Vita. FTP is done through a WiFi connection and does not require any USB cables. However, FTP is recommended for small files because it is a very slow process.

Files and Programs Needed

VitaShell: GitHub Link
WinSCP: WinSCP Homepage
Make sure you Enable Unsafe Homebrew in HENkaku Settings.

Step 1: Download and Install WinSCP.

Step 2: Set up Connection to WinSCP in VitaShell.


  • Turn on your Wi-Fi on the Vita and go to VitaShell.
  • Press start to bring up main settings and change “SELECT button” to FTP, and press O to exit.

Step 3: Set up Connection to WinSCP.

FTP Server

  • Press Select to bring up your FTP server information.
  • These numbers allow WinSCP to connect to your Vita.
  • Leave this notification on or press X.

Step 4: Set up WinSCP Login.

  • Open WinSCP and on the login that pops up, change File Protocol to FTP.
  • Enter the host name (appears after ftp://) and port # (last 4 digits after the colon)
  • Leave User name and Password blank.
  • Click Save if you want to save this Login and then Click Login.

Step 5: Click Ok on Credentials and Password.

  • Two popups asking for an username and password will appear.
  • Click OK on both of them without entering an username or password.

Step 6: Drag Files.

  • Once login, you can click and drag any item from left to right.
  • The left side is your PC and the right side is the PS Vita.

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