Good news. HENkaku R9 was released yesterday. The most powerful feature of this update is new HENkaku settings screen.
HENkaku Release 9
■ Fixed a bug in one of the patch that may crash SceShell
■ Disabled triggering of (nonworking) force reinstall in offline mode
■ Fixed slow file reading in molecularShell
■ Fixed crash in installing VPK (thanks d3m3vilurr)
■ Moved HENkaku settings to the official Settings application (thanks The_FloW)
■ Fixed problem of molecularShell corrupting VitaShell theme and settings (thanks The_FloW)
■ (12/05/2017) Added helper menu for users confused with the settings move
If your want to update your HENkaku to Release 9, reboot your console and visit the official site henkaku.xyz within the console’s browser.
HENkaku only works on PS Vita 3.60 now. If you want to keep using HENkaku, please do not update your PS Vita console.
Team Molecule released a video about the new version of Henkaku-HENkaku ensō on PS Vita 3.60. From the HENkaku Ensō page, we know that it might be released on 29th of July 2017.
From the video, we know that HENkaku Ensō is an autobooting version of HENkaku and no longer needs to be reapplied. Besides, Henkaku Ensō may turn taiHEN into a full CFW. There is a important feature of Henkaku Ensō – custom boot logo.
HENkaku Ensō Page: https://enso.henkaku.xyz/
Henkaku Ensō Video
With continuous working hard, TheFloW released new update of his firmware-VitaShell 1.2 which offers manager, package installer and built-in FTP under PS Vita Henkaku. The new update adds many powerful and useful features, such as export photo/music files and unused updater bubble removal.
If you want to the new version of VitaShell, download the latest VitaShell.vpk and install it on your PS Vita 3.60 Henkaku.
VitaShell 1.2 Changelog
■ Added ability to export photo and music files (‘More’ -> ‘Export media’).
■ Added battery percentage to system information (thanks to littlebalup).
■ Added toolbox where more features will have place, by theorywrong (press START).
■ Improved stability for file browser delete operation.
■ Pressing L in the music player will now restart the song if the song is not at the beginning.
■ VitaShell will now remove the unused updater bubble after successful updating.
Developer SMOKE released VPK Mirror Direct Installer which can be used to download and install homebrews directly from PS Vita via vpkmirror.com under PS Vita hack Henkaku. And it means this tool can only be installed on PS Vita 3.60.
By installing and running VPK Mirror Direct Installer, your brower on PS Vita will be opened and access to vpkmirror.com. Then you can choose and download homebrews and games here.
VPK Mirror Direct Installer Instructions:
1. Download the direct installer VPK from here.
2. Move it to your Vita using FTP.
3. Install the VPK using VitaShell.
4. Run the VPK Mirror bubble – it’ll modify your app.db on the first launch.
5. Then you can install homebrews directly by visiting vpkmirror.com with the Vita’s browser and clicking on a “Direct” link.
One daya ago, The Yifanlu released an important release of Henkaku-Henkaku Release 6. The most powerful feature of Release 6 is that users can overlock the GPU of the Vita from 166mhz to 222mhz which will improve your framerates. Chrisfand’s video confirmed that game run much more smoothly on a Vita with its GPU boosted at 222MHz.
■ Whitelisted scePowerSetGpuClockFrequency, scePowerRequestColdReset, scePowerRequestStandby, and scePowerRegisterCallback
■ Fixed rare bug which crashes modded SceShell. There is still no PSN spoofing for modded SceShell
■ Removed “welcome” message when triggering exploit (was used for debugging and is no longer needed)
To install Release 6, you can reboot your PS Vita 3.60 and go to https://henkaku.xyz/ on your brower.