VitaShell updated to 1.5, provides USB Mass storage access


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103 Responses

  1. kaluas says:

    This guy is unbelieveable ..

  2. Mangaboy says:

    Still waiting for the day we are able to play 3.61+ games 🙁

  3. Sansibar says:

    THATS AMAZING!!!!111

  4. Frank says:

    Now we just have to get Henkaku working with 3.63… I upgraded to play a game that needed higher version but this is a superb news, no more wifi crash and it’s more faster.

  5. Orange peel says:

    Amaze ***. Just need a way of using a micro sd card as storage and then we’ll be loving it

  6. mten666 says:

    Vita TV not supported?
    I hope this is just a temporary issue.

  7. Bob says:

    Any word as to when this feature will be coming to PS TV? Also why does it not work on the PS TV?

    • SageX85 says:

      Im gonna go with the fact that the PS TV doesnt have an USB mass storage output port. The usb port in the PSTV is mostly an input port. The what the TV needs is USB storage support.

    • Masamune3210 says:

      Vita TV isnt supported as in the USB mode, I think the app itself works all the same other than that

      • Mangaboy says:

        Pretty sure it’s impossible, since you also can’t transferring stuffs through USB port even with QCMA on PSTV.

  8. profession says:

    Can we hope for pspware to release for vita, or this app don’t mess with hacking? If you forgot, this app synchronize your psp savedata to pc. It’s very useful.

  9. nightwishfan1 says:

    Kinda disappointing that it’s not working on pstv yet. Was really anticipating this working on all fronts, but seems that’s going to be a waiting game for pstv functionality, though I imagined it wouldn’t have been this hard. Guess all good things come to those who wait.

  10. Pedro says:


    Great feature!! Thanks theflow!!!

  11. PC_USER says:

    Omg. Thank you TheFlow for your hard work.

  12. Rg says:

    Is vita TV support coming?

  13. faz77 says:

    Many, many thanks The Flow.

  14. Hwka says:

    Now We need an app to install vpk via usb. Like ftp installer, which was soo slow and unstable.

  15. NotCool says:

    Didnt work here – stilll show my Vita as a portable device on My Computer (Windows 7 AND 10), on Vita Shell I´ve selected the USB option through Start Menu, pressed Select, keeps the “please wait” message… lame!!

  16. SeanP2500 says:

    LONG LIVE THE FLOW LONG LIVE TEAM HENKAKU Truly a great day! We have our access back as owners! As a PSP day one owner I never agreed with taking my USB functionality away!

  17. KiraSlith says:

    Finally, a resolution for my issues with transfering psp ISOs. They always get corrupted during transfer over wifi despite my best efforts. Thanks Flow!

  18. RodpIn says:

    I couldn’t use the exfat-fuse exfat-utils on Lubuntu 16.10. Instead, use exfat-nofuse!
    On terminal:
    1) sudo apt-get install git
    2) git clone
    3) cd exfat-nofuse
    4) sudo make
    5) sudo make install

  19. NotCool says:

    Wololo, you forgot to say that “you must start Vitashell on UNSAFE mode”, otherwise it´ll not connect to your computer.

  20. fidosy says:

    Thanks alot…I finally have to abandon the connectify-Filezilla-hotspot-FTP combo

  21. Casavult says:

    Wow, @TheFlow0 is on fire! Such wonderful surprises he is full of… I wonder if he has anymore. 😉

  22. Frezzno says:

    This is great! Thanks again TheFlow.

  23. Jay says:

    Getting stuck at “please wait” when trying to use USB

  24. spawn says:

    It won’t let me select install folder, what am I doing wrong?

  25. Mezamir says:

    Yeeeeees! Thanks to you guys, you are remarkable!

  26. Riz says:

    oh how convinient. and u guys who still waiting for 3.61 and 3.63 why dont you just sell your old vita and buy 3.60 one? simple

  27. Outrunner says:

    Tested, USB works properly but:

    1. You need to be in UNSAFE mode.
    2. It only shows a couple of folders in ux0 only which is annoying.
    3. Whenever i reboot the console and reinstall henkaku R7 which i have on vita thanks to SwitchKaku it always reinstalls molecularshell and vitashell 1.43 which is even more freaking annoying.

    L.E: HUGE WARNING to everyone who installs the new Vitashell/molecularshell 1.5 if you do so you will not be able to install henkaku without an internet connection, the app that opens when you try to install henkaku with no internet connection tries to redownload vita/molecularshell 1.43 and if you don’t have an active internet connection it goes all sorts of apeshit and in the end you will just get an “Henkaku could not be installed.” error so if you don’t keep your vita connected beware.

  28. connie linguss says:

    are there Mac OS options or only Linux & Win?

  29. Dan Erick Marzo says:

    too bad always hangs when installing vpks T_T

  30. AcromioClavicular says:

    So now i can finally connect my vita with my Mac?

  31. cynder2011 says:

    It works…and it works excellent…Thanks TheFlow.

  32. Oh No. says:

    All of this but no one bothers with the PSP’s lost and merely forgoten dreamcast emulator.

  33. PWNY says:


  34. Andrew says:

    I can’t this to work on linux mint. I tried all the tips here and on git hub and still doesn’t work. I’m really new to linux only know basic stuff in terminal

    • Donopatay says:

      You probably need to need to uninstall the exfat-fuse modules first in order to force the system into using the nofuse version. That’s what I did for it to work on my Linux Mint.

  35. arik says:

    Error 0×80244112 when press select
    Please help me!!!

  36. leerz says:

    is it just me or does vitashell 1.5 breaks vpk install feature?
    i crashes on the progress bar.
    had to do it via molecularshell

  37. phuyatz says:

    its work

  38. phuyatz says:

    ill run qcma to detect my vita, then i run vitashell,

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