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Category PS4 CFW and Hacks       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Sep 27, 2020 at 12:01 AM       6,594       26            
Proceeding the PS4 Remote Play Enabler PS4REN v2.0 update and the PS4 Remote Play Without PSN Access PS4REN Guide, this weekend Sinofevil1997 shared a backup archive.dat dump via @zecoxao on Twitter allowing those not already activated to 'hacktivate' their PlayStation 4 console and use features including PS4 Remote Play on 6.72 without PS4REN alongside copying saves without requiring Charlyzards's PS4OfflineAccountActivator (PS4 Offline Account Activator GUI) tool. :fire:

Download: BACKUP.zip (258.76 MB - contains archive.dat)

A brief summary from the Tweets embedded below:
  • so ever since I asked for a ps4 backup, four people volunteered, I've talked with 3 over DM, two offered a backup, but since I only need one backup, the one that is going (and doesn't have important account info from user) is from Sinofevil1997

  • with this backup, users that are not activated can now "hacktivate" their console and use features such as remote play without the need for HEN and also copying saves without the need of charlyzards tool.

  • for those wondering about what to do with the archive.dat shared yesterday by Sinofevil1997, it needs to be in a set of folders like so: PS4/EXPORT/BACKUP/(DATEOFBACKUPHERE)/archive.dat. Then you use backup and restore utility on retail ps4 and select the restore option

  • as a heads up you'll lose ALL data after the restore, so make sure you back it up first, using either ftp, backup and restore utility, or a raw hdd clone
PS4 Remote Play on 6.72 Without PS4REN Dump by Sinofevil1997 via Zecoxao.jpg
 

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darkmemarko

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For iOS official Remote Play app 1.0.1 works with 6.72, but requires sideloading

Can someone who used this approach check if Observer game works now? It only works for people who logged it to PSN previously
 

unbreakable

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It says to backup because everything will be deleted. however, will our saves and trophies be rendered useless like the previous method? or can you restore the saves and trophies after doing this and not lose anything? There is a big difference between the former and the latter lol.

also, can this be done on 5.05 too? or is it 6.72 only?
 
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