We reveal everything jailbreak related & jailbreak download links for your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV on this page.
What is Jailbreak?
Jailbreak is the process of removing Apple software restrictions for iOS devices. Usually, iOS users can install apps from the Apple App Store only. Jailbroken devices allow you to install 3rd party apps that are not offered by Apple. Therefore, Jailbreak is the only way to install iOS system tweaks, themes, customization apps and many kinds of Apple dissentient apps.
Jailbreak tools and processes may vary depending on your device model and iOS versions. You should use the most compatible Jailbreak tool according to your device model / iOS version and computer operating system.
You can download the latest Jailbreak support from the following pages.
- iOS 14.5 jailbreak (beta)
What are the Jailbreakable iOS devices?
Jailbreak iPAs are available for all iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and AppleTVs. We have listed the Jailbreak device wise as follows.
iPhone has default limitations to device customizations / system file access. So iPhone jailbreak is the only solution to get all the missing features to your iPhone device. Also, some features are only available in the latest iPhone models given below.
- iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 12 mini Jailbreak
Apple released the iPhone 12 series with three new models. iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max were launched at the Apple event with iOS 14.1. Go to iPhone 12 jailbreak page for more details.
- iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max Jailbreak
Apple released the new 03 models as iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max with iOS 13 at the 2019 Apple event. Go to iPhone 11,11 Pro,11 Pro Max Jailbreak page for more jailbreak details.
- iPhone X, XS, XS Max and XR Jailbreak
Apple released iPhone XS, XS Max and XR with iOS 12 launch event with the most powerfulA12 bionic chip. Also, Apple released the iPhone X to celebrate their 10th Anniversary with the A11 Processor. At this time it has several jailbreak tools and jailbreak alternatives compatible with iPhone X, XS, XS Max and XR. Click iPhone X, XS Jailbreak to get more iPhone X, XS, XS Max and iPhone XR jailbreak tools and methods.
The iPad has less expandability / limited customization/cannot run third party software. Apple included multitasking features in the latest iPad OS releases. However, some older iPad cannot get these features without jailbreaking. So iPad jailbreak is the only solution to bypass all these restrictions.
Jailbreak iPod Touch
Apple refers to iPod Touch as “iPhone without the phone.” Normally, iPod Touch design is mainly for playing music and video / digital camera /game devices. iPod Touch users cannot get phone calls / cellular network data /voice recording capability/Can not play other media formats. iPod Touch jailbreak allows you to get some awesome features.
Jailbreak Apple TV
Apple TV jailbreak is available to get jailbreak features such as weather slideshows on your TV menu and screen saver settings adjustment. Jailbroken devices will offer Hulu, ESPN, Amazon, Last.fm, Pandora, PBS, A&E, ABC, CBS, NBA, MTV media services.
Jailbreak Apple Watch
Most valuable functions are not available in Apple Watch yet. Web browser support /advance clock types /custom watch faces are the top missing features. Even though Jailbreak is the way to get it, there is no iWatch jailbreak solution for Apple Watches yet.
What are the available Jailbreak methods?
Untethered jailbreak is defined as a permanent and real solution. You can reboot your iPhone or iPod touch as much as you want without losing jailbreak. Ex: Old Pangu Jailbreak
Tethered Jailbreak :
Tethered jailbreak is defined as a temporary. It means you will lose the jailbreak every time after reboot. The Tethered method does not allow you to restart your device. Ex : Old Redsn0w Jailbreak.
Semi-tethered Jailbreak :
Semi-tethered Jailbreak is the combination of the above methods. This method allows you to restart your device with limited use and you need to run the jailbreak tool to get full functional cydia. According to the Semi-tethered jailbreak, it needs to get PC support to run the jailbreak tool repeatedly, when Cydia is lost. Ex- Newly released Checkra1n Jailbreak.
Semi-untethered Jailbreak :
Semi-untethered jailbreak is very similar to Semi-tethered Jailbreak. One and only difference is the Semi-untethered Jailbreak method never asks PC support to resolve Cydia when it is lost in every reboot. Ex: Unc0ver Jailbreak, Taurine jailbreak.
Semi Jailbreak :
Semi Jailbreak is another jailbreak method. It allows you to install themes, tweaks, iOS customization apps and some popular Jailbreak functions with the system root access of your iPhone or iPad. However, it does not install Cydia on your device. Houdini semi jailbreak & Rootless JB are the most popular semi jailbreak methods.
Online Jailbreak (No PC) :
Most jailbreak tools ask PC or Mac support to complete the jailbreak process. JailbreakMe is the only tool which is possible to complete the jailbreak process without using a computer.
However, most of jailbreak repo extractors, app stores provide online Jailbreak IPA files for all full functional Jailbreak methods such as Unc0ver, Taurine, Chimera, Meridian, G0blin, Saigon, Yalu102, H3lix, Phoenix, JailbreakMe, Home Depot, Pangu JB and Etason JB. Users can download according to their iOS version from zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras app store.
Read more about Online jailbreak IPA methods from Jailbreak without PC Page.
What are the Jailbreak Alternatives / Jailbreak App installers?
Alternatives / Jailbreak App installers allow you to download jailbreak apps /third party apps on your device. The reason to use these, as soon as the new iOS version is released you can’t jailbreak it. Because it needs some time to find bugs / create exploits for the new iOS version. Also, some iOS versions, some device models can not jailbreak. So you need to use Jailbreak Alternatives / Jailbreak App installers until jailbreak is released.
However, there are several Jailbreak tools up to iOS 14.5 at the moment.
It has hardware based Checkra1n Jailbreak for iOS 12.3 – iOS 14.5 running A5 – A11 devices, Unc0ver Jailbreak or iOS 11 – iOS 14.3 running all devices, Taurine jailbreak for iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 jailbreak, Odyssey for iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 Jailbreak on all device models. So, now you don’t need to use alternative jailbreak solutions for these versions. But still you can use alternative jailbreak solutions for all these versions including all device models.
Here are the most popular alternative jailbreak solutions.
Zeon is the jailbreak repo extractor. It was specially designed as a jailbreak app download for iOS 14. Now it has upgraded adding jailbreak support for iOS 14.0.1, iOS 14.1, iOS 14.2, iOS 14.2.1, iOS 14.3, iOS 14.4, iOS 14.4.1, iOS 14.4.2 & iOS 14.5 beta. It has available massive jailbreak repos under the Zeon for app download. You can install most popular app stores, theme apps, game apps, ++ apps, jailbreak alternatives and many more with Zeon.
- Hexxa Plus / Hexxa
Hexxa Plus is a jailbreak Repo extractor especially designed for iOS 13. Jailbreak app download is possible with Hexxa Plus by extracting repos for the latest iOS 13+ as well as iOS 14+. You can install popular app stores, Themes, web Oses with Hexxa Plus. Hexxa Plus is an upgraded version of Hexxa. Hexxa repo extractor was initially released for iOS 12.2 and Now it is compatible with all iOS 12 & higher versions. Both Hexxa Plus and Hexxa have very impressive features.
Bregxi is released for iOS 12.3 for the very first time. Now it is compatible with iOS 12.3 & higher versions. Bregxi uses a repo extracting method for jailbreak app download to your iPhones and iPads. Most popular repositories exclusively available with Bregxi.
Ziyu is one of the best methods to download jailbreak apps on iOS 12 & higher versions. Actually, it is a Jailbreak repo extractor. It will download Jailbreak apps including Cydia by extracting repo. Ziyu is available with zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras app stores.
- Rootless Jailbreak
Rootless jailbreak is available for iOS 12 to iOS 12.4.8. You can install a Rootless installer instead of Cydia. It helps to install jailbreak tweaks and themes for supported versions.
Anzhuang is the best online jailbreak app installer up to iOS 12.1.4. It is available with zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras app stores and installs jailbreak apps using Dev code extraction method.
Velonzy is another jailbreak app installer for iOS iOS 10.3.3 to iOS 11.4.1 versions. It installs jailbreak apps via UDID registration method. It has both NO PC and PC required installation method. Now it has discontinued by the developer.
- Apricot iOS
Apricot iOS is a virtual jailbreak for latest iOS versions including beta. It runs synchronously on supported devices as an app. Apricot iOS installs Cydia on your device virtually
- Lightning cable Jailbreak
Lightning cable Jailbreak is another hardware related concept. Hackers turn Apple’s Lightning connector to debug kernel bugs. Because of this method, it can use Lightning cable for future jailbreak. Yuxigon is the lightning connector jailbreak ever.
What is a Jailbreak App manager?
You can manage jailbreak apps and tweak themes through the app manager. Cydia is the best and most popular Jailbreak app manager. Most software Jailbreak tools help to get it automatically after the jailbreak process.You can install tons of free third party apps / tweaks to your device through the Cydia sources.
Who is the developer of Cydia?
Jay Freeman, also known as saurik, developed Cydia to manage jailbroken devices. He is an American software engineer. He also developed the most popular third party apps such as Apple File Conduit 2, Cycorder, CyDialer, Cydget, Cyntact, Cyueue, Five Icon Dock, Veency, and WinterBoard.
Saurik has also released Cydia Impactor as a jailbreak removal tool.
Is jailbreak illegal?
No, Software Jailbreak is legal according to the US government. It is officially confirmed as judicial proceedings by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of the USA. However, iPad jailbreaking, unlocking iPhones through jailbreaking, installation of pirated apps using jailbreak, and spying is illegal according to US laws.
What is the difference between Jailbreaking and Unlocking?
Unlocking and jailbreaking are entirely different things. Even the software Jailbreak goes with iOS versions, Unlock is valid for the device. You cannot unlock the latest iOS versions using jailbreak, but users can unlock their devices using Jailbreak. UltraSn0w is the most popular unlocking source for jailbroken devices. Developers ( iPhone Dev-Team) updated Ultrasn0w to iOS 6.1 and gave up the Ultrasn0w project. But, there is no available jailbroken unlocking method now.
How to install apk files after the jailbreak?
apk files are created for Android devices. It runs only on Google’s mobile operating system. Normally, apk apps cannot install on iDevices running iOS operating systems. However, after the jailbreak process it can install apk apps / files as third party apps on jailbroken iPhones and iPads. But, it cannot work apk apps properly on iOS devices. Because it uses a different coding system to write apk files. So, it is no use installing apk files on jailbroken iPhones or iPads.
What are the Jailbreak tools released so far?
The jailbreak process may vary depending on your iOS version. You must know your iOS version before downloading the jailbreak tool.
Go to “Settings” > “General”> “About” to figure out your iOS version.
Here is the most popular Jailbreak tools list of the world.
|Tool Name||Compatible iOS versions||Developed by||Support operating system|
|Checkra1n|| iOS 12.3 – iOS 13.7|
iOS 14 – iOS 14.5
|Checkra1n team||Mac and Linux|
|Taurine|| iOS 14 – iOS 14.3||CoolStar||Mac and Linux|
|Odyssey|| iOS iOS 13 – iOS 13.7||CoolStar||Windows and Mac|
iOS 14 – iOS 14.3|
iOS 13 – iOS 13.7
iOS 12 – iOS 12.5.1
iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1
|Pwn20wnd||Windows and Mac|
|RootlessJB|| iOS 12 – iOS 12.4.8||Brandon Plank||Windows and Mac|
|Chimera|| iOS 12 – iOS 12.5.1|
iOS 11- iOS 11.4 1
|CoolStar||Windows and Mac|
|Electra Jailbreak||iOS 11- iOS 11.4 1||Cool Star||Windows and Mac|
|LiberiOS||iOS 11-iOS 11.1.2||Jonathan Levin||Windows and Mac|
|To.panga||iOS 11-iOS 11.1.2||Abraham Masri||Windows and Mac|
|Houdini semi Jailbreak|| iOS 10 – iOS 10.3.2|
iOS 11- iOS 11.3.1
iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2
|Abraham Masri||Windows and Mac|
|C0F3|| iOS 11-iOS 11.1.2 / iOS 10-10.3.3||Joseph Shenton/C0F3 Team||Windows and Mac|
|DoubleH3lix||iOS 10 – iOS 10.3.3||Tihmstar||Windows and Mac|
|G0blin||iOS 10.3 – iOS 10.3.3||Sticktron||Windows and Mac|
|H3lix||iOS 10 – iOS 10.3.3||Tihmstar||Windows and Mac|
|Meridian||iOS 10-iOS 10.3.3||Sparkey/Ben Sparkes||Windows and Mac|
|Saigon Jailbeak||iOS 10.2.1|| Abraham Masri|| Windows and Mac|
|Yalu102||iOS 10.2|| Luca Todesco|| Windows and Mac|
|Yalu mach-portal||iOS 10,iOS 10.1.1||Luca Todesco||Windows and Mac|
|Yalu extra_recipe+yaluX|| iOS 10.1.1(iPhone7/7+)||Luca Todesco||Windows and Mac|
|Phoenix Jailbreak||iOS 9.3.5|| Siguza and tihmstar|| Windows and Mac|
|JailbreakMe 4.0|| iOS 9.1-iOS 9.3.4|| Tihmstar|| Online|
|BetterHomeDepot||iOS 9.1 to iOS 9.3.4||jk9357 team||Windows and Mac|
|Pangu jailbreak|| iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3 /|
iOS 9.0-iOS 9.1
|Pangu team||Windows and Mac|
|PP jailbreak||iOS 9.2 -iOS 9.3.3/ iOS 8 – iOS 8.4||25PP|| Windows and Mac|
|EtasonJB Jailbreak|| iOS 8.4.1||tihmstar||Windows and Mac|
|TaiG jailbreak||iOS 8.0 – iOS 8.4||TaiG Team|| Windows and Mac|
|Evasi0n7 jailbreak / evasi0n jailbreak||iOS 7 – iOS 7.0.6 / iOS 6.0 – iOS 6.1.2||Evad3rs|| Evasi0n7 – Windows Mac |
evasi0n – Windows Mac Linux
|P0sixspwn||iOS 6.1.3 – iOS 6.1.6||Winocm, iH8sn0w, and SquiffyPwn||Windows and Mac|
|Redsn0w|| Untethered iOS 4.1 – iOS 5.1.1 / Tethered jailbreak – iOS 4.2.10 to iOS 6.0.1||iPhone Dev-Team||Windows and Mac|
|Absinthe||iOS 5.1.1||Dream Team||Windows and Mac|
|Pwnage||iOS 5.1.1 – iOS 5.0.1 / iOS 4.0 – iOS 4.3.3||iPhone Dev-Team||Mac|
|Sn0wBreeze||iOS 3.1.3 – iOS 6.1.3||iH8sn0w||Windows|
|JailbreakMe||Saffron iOS 4.2.6 – iOS 4.3.3 / Star iOS 3.1.2 – iOS 4.0.1||Comex||Web|
|GreenPois0n||iOS 4.1 – iOS 4.2.1||Chronic-Dev Team|| Windows and Mac|
|LimeRa1n||iOS 4.1 – iOS 3.2.2||GeoHot||Windows and Mac|
| Sprit||iOS 3.1.2 – iOS 3.2||Comex||Windows and Mac|
|Blackra1n|| iOS 3.1.2||iPhone Dev-Team||Windows and Mac|
| QuickPWN||iOS 2.2.1||iPhone Dev-Team||Windows and Mac|
What is Hardware Jailbreak?
Hardware Jailbreak is somewhat different from Software Jailbreak. Some hackers could add extra features to modifying the hardware of iPhones.
Currently, Hardware Jailbreak is only available for iPhones up to iPhone X.
Still, Hardware Jailbreak is not available for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.
Popular Hardware Jailbreaking
* Blinking light effect to Apple Logo
* Speaker lights for Speakers
Unfortunately, Hardware Jailbreak is not as easy as the Software Jailbreak. You must have excellent ability to set extra hardware removing iPhone cases.