iPhone Jailbreak

Last Updated: 2019-04-05

iPhone Jailbreak is the only available way to break the limitations of a default iPhone. By performing a jailbreak you can install the much desired apps, softwares and some hardware items.
This page will talk about,

  1. What is iPhone Jailbreak?
  2. How can you jailbreak your iPhone?
  3. Is it illegal to jailbreak iPhone?

Let's have a look of each of these.


Note: It's better to say iOS Jailbreak rather than iPhone Jailbreak as we are jailbreaking the iOS, not the iPhone. But for the ease, Let's talk as iPhone jailbreak in this article.



What is iPhone Jailbreak

As mentioned before, the most truthful definition for this is What is iOS jailbreak. We perform the jailbreak to the Apple's Operating System - iOS. But for the time being let's keep this as it is as "iPhone Jailbreak". So the answer for What is iPhone jailbreak is this.
Jailbreak let's the user to unlock the limitations of the default iOS and let the user to install third party apps and softwares which were not allowed before.
So this makes iOS easy and user friendlier than before and gives you a good feeling of a mobile. Ultimately this modifies the default iOS software to install awesome apps, tweaks, themes and many more usefull new features.

Jailbreak compatible iPhone models

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X,
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, iPhone 6S & 6S Plus, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus,
iPhone SE, iPhone 5S.

How can you jailbreak your iPhone?

This is really easy if the necessary tool is available. To jailbreak your iPhone you need jailbreak tools which differ from one iOS to another.
For Eg: If your iPhone is running on iOS 11.3 then you need a jailbreak tool for iOS 11.3. This jailbreak can be done in 2 different ways.

  1. IPA method - Computer method
  2. Online method - No computer method
Let's consider each of these.

iPhone Jailbreak by PC method - IPA

This is based on .ipa. You need to have Cydia impactor to perform this method. The procedure is as guided as below.

  1. Download matching .ipa from the below list
  2. Download and Install Cydia Impactor latest version from http://www.cydiaimpactor.com/
  3. Open Cydia Impactor and Plug your iPhone/iPad to the computer
  4. Drag and drop downloaded unc0ver Jailbreak IPA to Cydia Impactor
  5. Enter your icould user name and the password correctly when prompted
  6. Note : If you have enabled 2FA, you will have to use app specific password, which can be found here https://appleid.apple.com
  7. The process will install the relavent Jailbreak tool
  8. After installing the Jailbreak tool, visit Settings > General > Profile & Device Management and find an entry under ENTERPRICE APPS and tap on trust
  9. Now you can run your Jailbreak.

IPA list for Jailbreak according to the iOS

Disadvantages of IPA method Jailbreak
  • Installation process is lengthy and tiring
  • After installation tool is valid only for 7 days. You need to re-install the tool after 7 days
  • Even after retsrating the device you need to re-install the tool



iPhone Jailbreak by an Online method

This can be considered as the easiest method to install a jailbreak tool. This method install relavent jailbreak tool according to your iOS from an Online app. You can have all these Jailbreak tools now from TaigOne. This TaigOne app will automatically search your iOS version and offers you the best jailbreak tool according to the iOS. The jailbreak tools according to the iOS are as listed as below.

Jailbreak tool list for each iOS

iOS version JB tool
iOS 10.3 - iOS 10.3.3 h3lix Jailbreak
iOS 11 - 11.0.3 Liber iOS
iOS 11.1 - 11.1.2 Liber iOS
iOS 11.2 - iOS 11.2.5 beta No Proper Jailbreak Tool (TaigOne Alternative)
iOS 11.3 - iOS 11.3.1 Electra Jailbreak
iOS 11.4 beta 1 - beta 3 Electra Jailbreak
iOS 12 unc0ver Jailbreak (Available via TaigOne)
iOS 12.1 unc0ver Jailbreak (Available via TaigOne)
iOS 12.1.4 No Proper Jailbreak Tool (TaigOne Alternative)
iOS 12.2 beta No Proper Jailbreak Tool (TaigOne Alternative)


Jailbreak Tools

  1. h3lix
    h3lix is a semi untethered jailbreak tool for iOS devices running on iOS 10.0.1 - 10.3.3. You can install h3lix jailbreak from Taigone. For more details visit h3lix jailbreak page.

  2. LiberiOS
    LiberiOS jailbreak has been relesed for iOS 11 by Jonathan Levin. Please visit our LiberiOS page for more details.

  3. Electra Jailbreak
    Hacker and a developer named Coolstar collaborating with Electra team has released Electra Jailbreak. Electra Jailbreak has released for iOS 11 - iOS 11.1.2 for the first time. Also the latest Electra Jailbreak has been released for iOS 11.4 - iOS 11.4.1. Further details visit Electra Jailbreak page.

  4. unc0ver Jailbreak
    unc0ver jailbreak is an untethered jailbreak tool developed by a developer Pwn20wnd. unc0ver jailbreak was released for iOS 11 - iOS 11.3.1. Now unc0ver is a most successful jailbreak tool for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1. Read more about unc0ver Jailbreak.

Is it illegal to jailbreak iPhone

This is a tricky question. But the answer for this is "No". Jailbreak is not illeagl by Law.
Jailbreaking became officially legal in 2012 by the Library of Congress. They made an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. So by this act, it allows users to jailbreak their iPhones. But this was not included to iPad jailbreak. iPads became legal to jailbreak couple of months ago. So it is confirmed that you can jailbreak your iPhone or iPad anytime now.
Since jailbreaking really means is breaking into the iOS code via a security hole in order to modify the software to do what you want it to do, Apple won't appreciate it much. This will void your Apple warranty. But you can revert the jailbreak anytime and then you have clear hands once again.
Do you have more questions regarding iPhone Jailbreak? See below for the iPhone Jailbreak most wanted answers.


iPhone Jailbreak FAQ

Does Jailbreaking Hurt iPhone Battery Life

Well, jailbreak won't harm your battery life. But the tweaks you install after a jailbreak might drain the battery according to it's performance and it's totally not because of jailbreak , but because of the tweak.

Does Jailbreaking Slow Down Your iPhone?

Answer for this is "May be yes". A jailbreak shouldn't slow down the iPhone. But it if does it is a temporary bug which will be fixed in their later updates. The latest unc0ver jailbreak is also in it's beta stage there might be few bugs and we have to understand this as those are in beta stages. Furthermore, a jailbreak modifies your iOS with it's root system and we have to expect changes to the system.
Then again installing lots of tweaks can slow down your iPhone and certainely it's not because of the jailbreak.

What are the best jailbreak tools?

This depends on the iOS version you are using. Phœnix Jailbreak, unc0ver jailbreak, Electra Jailbreak are the most trusted jailbreak tools so far to use. Here are the set of jailbreak tools you can use.

New iPhone 2013

This is the new iPhone era for 2019 and Apple has indeed big plans for this September. People are already sharing their inforlmation and rumors around these new iPhones and one of those are Three cameras".
These three cameras were said to be for the updated iPhone XR but counting more logically, these are for the new iPhone 11.
Another rumor said that the new iPhone 2019 will include two-way wireless charging. this would allow an iPhone to charge a pair of AirPods wirelessly, assuming with the usage of the Wireless Charging Case.
These are just leaks and we expect there would be more to come in the future. Hang on with us we'll be bringing the hottest news from the Apple front and jailbreak front.

With the news of the new iPhone 11, people would think why do we need to jailbreak when we have this kind of advanced technologies. Apple uses advanced technology but with restictions. If you want to overcome these restrictions, then you can jailbreak your device and here are some reasons to jailbrak your iPhone.
  • You can install themes and customize your iPhone as you want.
  • You can remove or detele third party apps such as Apple Watch, Stock, Weather, Game center and more. Also can you third prty apps as defaults.
  • You can customize Control Center.
  • You can download apps from any where, not just only from App Store.



how to unjailbreak iPhone

Now you know, if you jailbreak your iPhone you can break the restirctions of iOS and customize your iPhone. But what to do if you need back the original iOS? You have to unjailbreak your device.
Follow the step guide to fully remove the Electra Jailbreak for your iDevice.

  1. Make sure you have a backup of everything.
  2. Go to Cydia
  3. Tap on Sources and select Packix.
  4. Scroll down to SemiRestore11 / Rollectra and install it.
  5. nce the Rollectra app is downloaded, exit Cydia.
  6. Now tap on Rollectra on your home screen.
  7. Tap on Unjailbreak button.
  8. Tap Erase All.
Now you have successfully unjailbroken your device.


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