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How to fake the Vita's Region
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Working for Firmwares: All

PlayStationTV compatible: Yes

Potentially Dangerous

Difficulty: Moderate

Time: approx. 10 min

Credits: Mr.Gas, Major_Tom

  • fixreg_vita 0.1 (35 kb)
  • any HEX Editor of your choice
  • a registered e-mail account on your Vita (fail-mail)
  • yifanlu's psvimgtools (backup-editing)

  • Note: This process could damage your Vita and possibly delete your PSN activation!


    Depending on your firmware and preference there are different ways to do this:

    Fail-Mail trick - for firmware(s) 3.00 - 3.52

    Backup Editing - for ALL firmware(s)

    Note: Resetting the system settings will reset this region fake!

    FAQ & Troubleshooting

    My Vita says fatal error after restarting!?!?

    Your Registry got corrupted. Just restore the default settings.

    My e-mail shows a [?] instead of the photo symbol?!

    Try resetting the Vita's mail account or resend the mail.

    Last updated:
    November 4, 2019