iPhone Jailbreak is a permanent 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.
In this page, we will talk about the following details about iPhone Jailbreak.
Let's have a look of each of these.
1. What is iPhone Jailbreak?
iPhone Jailbreak is breaking the limitations set for iPhone. We perform the jailbreak to the hardware system of the device, and this is where iPhone Jailbreak is different with iOS Jailbreak. So the answer for What is iPhone jailbreak is this.
Jailbreak let 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. But in iPhone jailbreak, all these said modifictions done to the Hardware system, not to the software.
So this makes this jailbreak permanant as no any iOS update can fix this kind of hardware vulnerabilities.
2. How can you Jailbreak your iPhone?
This is an easy process if you know the necessary tool. To jailbreak your iPhone you need jailbreak tools according to your iPhone model and Sometimes it depends on the iOS Version as well.
For Eg: Checkra1n Jailbreak / Unc0ver Jailbreak.
Visit Jailbreak Tools for more information about iPhone Jailbreak Tools
The latest iPhone, iPhone 11 is jailbreakable if you are running on iOS 13.5 or lower. Check more details at iPhone 11 Jailbreak
Learn more about iPhone X Jailbreak and Jailbreak Apps and Tweaks for iPhone X. Not to forget that Checkra1n Jailbreak supports iPhone X and below
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is jailbreakable using Checkra1n Jailbreak Tool. Even if you run on the latest iOS Version, You can enjoy the freedom of Jailbreak
More About iPhone Jailbreak
There are many other ways of jailbreak but those can be considered as iOS Jailbreak methods.
Except Checkra1n jailbreak, all other jailbreak tools of jailbreak history are inlcuded in iOS Jailbreak section. That means, all those jailbreak tools were based on the iOS and was resulted in expiring with new iOS updates.
So whenever a latest iOS version released, the vulnerability caused to that jailbreak has been patched. This is the reason for extinct of those jailbreaks.
There were Phoneix Jailbreak, Electra Jailbreak, Yalu102 Jailbreak, unc0ver jailbreak, Chimera Jailbreak and many other jailbreak in the past history. All those were based on iOS and were not permanent jailbreaks.
These jailbreak tools were divided in to two methods according to the installation method.
- Online Method (No computer method)
- Computer Method(Using IPA and Cydia Impoactor)
- Computer Method(Using Checkra1n / Limera1n)
1. 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 Like Taigone. TaigOne app will automatically search your iOS version and offers you the best jailbreak tool according to the iOS.Learn More about Taigone
2. iPhone Jailbreak by Computer Method(Using IPA and Cydia Impactor)
This is based on .ipa. You need to have Cydia impactor to perform this method. The procedure is as guided as below.
- Download matching .ipa from the below list
- Download and Install Cydia Impactor latest version from http://www.cydiaimpactor.com/
- Open Cydia Impactor and Plug your iPhone/iPad to the computer
- Drag and drop downloaded unc0ver Jailbreak IPA to Cydia Impactor
- Enter your icould user name and the password correctly when prompted Note : If you have enabled 2FA, you will have to use app specific password, which can be found here https://appleid.apple.com
- The process will install the relavent Jailbreak tool
- After installing the Jailbreak tool, visit Settings > General > Profile & Device Management and find an entry under ENTERPRICE APPS and tap on trust
- 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
3. 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. When the latest unc0ver jailbreak was also in it's beta stage there were 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 or device you are using. Phœnix Jailbreak, unc0ver jailbreak, Electra Jailbreak are the most trusted iOS jailbreak tools so far to use. Here are the set of Jailbreak Tools you can use.