iWatch Jailbreak- why should jailbreak Apple Watch
Apple released iWatch (Apple Watch) initially on 24th April 2015 based on the iOS operating system. Mainly this is health-oriented, fitness tracking devices. iWatch series 3 is the latest iWatch which was recently released with improving software and hardware features.
Steve T-S confirmation for iWatch jailbreak
Steve Troughton-Smith ( Irish programmer for Apple software), Saurik (Developer of Cydia) and Adam Bell (Canadian software developer for Apple watch) was able to hacked Apple watch and ran UIKit & SceneKit apps on the watch device. Proven video as follows.
Hamze sood jailbreak
Another Developer Hamze Sood able to run Flappy Bird on Watch OS 2 and users can control it by touching and handling Crown.
Web Browsing by Comex
It has no safari web browser to the Apple watch and even in future, it will never be added because of the small display resolution. But users are interested to have it. So jailbreak is the only solution to do it. As expected, the Web browser released by Comex and he could run Google Home page, and Copy/Define option is running on watch display. Here are the Twitter image and video confirmation of Comex web browsing.
Upcoming Third Party Watch Faces
Free Time Face by Alexander Zaytsev
Basket Ball face by Plearns
Plearns has created several faces to watch interface. Basket Ball face was one of the smart faces, which his made first. Once the jailbreak release for iWatch, users can use all of his faces.
Japan face by Alexander Zaytsev
This is another face which create Alexander. Also he created time telling apps / themes for iWatch. Unfortunately still we can not use all because there is no any jailbreak method for iWatch device.
Meditation face by Mackenthun
The Mackenthun is another jailbreak app developer for the Apple devices. He has been created many number of applications / wallpapers for the third party app installations.
Sunset face by Martin Eriksson
This is a very beautiful upcoming jailbreak custom face. We have not idea about , why Apple not include this face for default list. However, all iWatch users will be lucky to install it after jailbreak.
Running Face by Michael Martino
This is also very creative watch face, and it is displaying past and now running speed. This specially created for athletics players and other users can use too.
Nike fit face by Geo1
It is depended to official Nike Inc. Nike Company asked to Developers to create a watch face for Nike. Then Geo1 team has created this watch face for Nike Company.
Behance face by Tyler Gough
This face can customize the watch face according to user’s choice even users can add their own image. Other faces can not change. Because of the customization ability, this face will be most popular among the users.
Watch Clock 2nd by Martin Eriksson
This is very attractive face with the good color balance. It is displaying time and weather forecast according to your current place. Because of these features this will be most popular custom face among the users too.
Music Mockup face by Martin Eriksson
It has a nice 3D look. Most advantage part is users can be stream music directly with this face. Users only need to do hold and touch the face and here after it asks from you to stream the music. This will be famous among the music lovers.
Watchface by Judesh
This face created by one of Israel Developer. When compared with other iWatch faces, this has very simple design. Because of having simply design, it will be popular.
Why should iWatch jailbreak
Apple recently released watchOS 4.1 as the latest version and watchOS 4.2 is on beta stage. It has introduced brand new features as well as improved features via this version. However, most important missing functions were not included yet. So, jailbreak is the way getting it. But it has no any jailbreak hint about watchOS 4 until now. When compare with iOS 11 & higher versions,watchOS 4 jailbreak intervention is insufficient.
iWatch (Apple Watch) was introduced without some most necessary functions such as Web browsing, custom watch faces, advanced clock types.
Cydia offers many functions to iDevices as the most popular 3rd party app store. So jailbreak is the only option to get those missing functions as jailbreak tweaks to iWatch.
Reasons for iWatch jailbreak
Stock apps customization.
Watch faces changes.
Custom elements complications.
Home Screen Customization
Apple WatchOS 4 jailbreak
Apple watchOS 3 jailbreak
WatchOS 3.2.3 is the latest running watchOS and OS 3 major version released on 13th September 2016.
Hacker Max Bazaliy was demonstrated about watchOS 3 jailbreak at World's largest hacker conventions of DEF CON which was held on 27–30th July 2017. At the presentation, he has targeted to access following sensitive information.
Watch have access to SMS, Calls, Health
Photos and emails synced to Watch
Fetch GPS location from the phone
However this jailbreak was done privately and he did not hint about public release.
Phoenix Jailbreak is a newly released jailbreak tool for 32-bit devices running on iOS 9.3.5 versions. This was released in collaboration with Siguza and tihmstar. Most probably they will be release jailbreak method for iOS 11 & higher version
iOS 10.3.3 jailbreak with Velonzy
Velonzy is the one and only jailbreak alternative method for the iOS 10.3.3 jailbreak. It has many non system rooted third party apps under the Velonzy app. It needs to use Cydia Impactor along with Velonzy app to complete the jailbreak.
Yalu online jailbreak
It has two Yalu jailbreak methods for iOS 10 to iOS 10.2 jailbreak. One method can complete without getting PC help. Other method asks PC support. Both methods work as semi untethered. Click the Yalu Jailbreak page for more details.
Some good news for watchOS 2 jailbreak has follow.
Alexander Zaytsev introduced many new faces at WWDC event keynote session before releasing the iWatch. Apple launched the few faces when iWatch releasing and some of them rejected. However, once jailbreak method confirms Alexander Zaytsev will introduce more new faces and then we can use all faces.