Pwn20wnd released Unc0ver iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak update by v3.0.0~b29 update. Now you can install full functional Cydia on iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.2 with Unc0ver. Continuously he is updating tool by releasing betas with bug fixing and enhancing iOS 12 jailbreak success rate. V3.0.0~b45 is the latest unc0ver update. It achieved A12 device Jailbreak as partial. Saurik will be added Cydia on iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr soon.
You can Jailbreak your iOS 12 + devices using unc0ver IPA and Cydia impactor. However, easiest Uncover Online Jailbreak for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 is available with zJailbreak, Xabsi & iExtras app stores. You don't need to use a PC with this method. Follow any of below guide to complete the jailbreak.
Important things you may know before start the jailbreak.
iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak
01. Ziyu Jailbreak repo extractor
Ziyu is a Jailbreak repo extractor is compatible with iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 running iPhones and iPads. You can extract Jailbreak repositories/sources to install Jailbreak apps / tweaks.
03. Yuxigon Jailbreak
Yuxigon is the first ever Lightning connector Jailbreak for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 versions. Yuxigon installs a special Jailbreak app manager (instead of the Cydia) after the Jailbreaking process.
04. Apricot iOS (Virtual Jailbreak)
Apricot iOS is the first web-based operating system for iPhones. You can run Apricot iOS with iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 or iOS 12.1.4 simultaneously as an app. Also, You can Jailbreak this apricot iOS virtually to install the Cydia (web-based limited function version) on this Web OS.
Anzhuang is the Jailbreak app installation method for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 which is based on developer code extraction technique. You can install Cydia and Jailbreak apps using the Anzhuang.
Note - NGood news! New Jailbreak repo extractor has been released as Hexxa for iOS 12.2. Hexxa developers has confirmed that Hexxa has upgraded to all iOS 12 & higher versions. So, you can install Hexxa on all iOS 12 to iOS 12.4 versions too.
If you are an iOS 12.1.3 or iOS 12.1.4 user, it is recommended to upgrade to the latest version of iOS 12.4 beta and download Hexxa because these versions not having a semi-untethered jailbreak.
Furthermore, you can get iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 related information about the following topics.
Jailbreak iPhone XS / Max / XR
iPhone XS, Max & XR are latest iPhones which is introduced with the iOS 12 release. These come with most powerful A12 bionic. According to iOS experts, it is hard to Jailbreak this A12 because it removes exploit vectors. However all these valid until its release. As soon as it releases, Pangu team Jailbreak it for the very first time. That’s mean Pangu team achieves iOS 12 running iPhone XS jailbreak. Later, many hackers achieved Jailbreak A12 devices such as iPhone XS, iPhone XS max.
Sileo Package Manager
Electra Team has released Cydia replacement package manager as Sileo, because there is no Cydia update from Saurik from a Long time. However, it is compatible with iOS 11 onwards. Also, it is compatible with all Cydia packages and Repos and it accessible Cydia purchases through Sileo. Sileo now available with Electra repo
3rd Party Extensions
Popular Hackers and iOS developers have created a 123 community to develop 3rd Party extensions. They have developed few 3rd party extensions for all latest iOS versions such as iOS 12.1.4, iOS 12.1.2 & iOS 12.1. These are very valuable when it has no any semi-untethered or untethered Jailbreak for iOS releases. Because these extensions allow to customize your device in many ways. iExtras, Xabsi, zJailbreak, Apricot, 123 App, iNifty and Flemino are some popular 3rd Party extensions maintained by 123 community.
It has several methods to jailbreak iPhone, iPad or iPod without Computer. This is the easiest method jailbreak any iOS versions. Silzee complete online jailbreak process for every semi untethered and untethered Jailbreak methods such as Electra, Unc0ver, DoubleH3lix, G0blin. Anzhuang also online jailbreak solution for the latest iOS versions. Now, It has many scam online Jailbreak and Stay away from these scam sites.
You must choose the iOS 12.1 Jailbreak application / tool according to the subversions and iOS device models.
Jake James released Rootless Jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2, It was the 1st Jailbreak for iOS 12. Cydia is not available with this RootlessJB. You can use Rootless Installer to install iOS 12.1 Jailbreak tweaks / themes.
Unc0ver is the best Jailbreak tool for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2. Cydia is installed automatically with Unc0ver Jailbreak tool.
You can Jailbreak your iOS 12.1 running devices with Online or Computer method using Unc0ver.
Pwn20wnd released Unc0ver v3.0.0 for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2. Cydia is installed automatically after the Jailbreaking with Unc0ver. It was an easier Jailbreak ever released. Pwn20wnd just released Unc0ver v3.0.0~b45 adding partial jailbreak for iPhone XS, XR, XS Max devices.
Conor @ConorTheDev released Houdini Semi Jailbreak for iOS 12- iOS 12.1.2. This is upgraded tool of Houdini Original by Abraham Masari @cheesecakeufo and developed using pwn20wnd's machswap_pwn exploits.
Unexpected new Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 & higher released by Coolstar and the Electra team. This is Semi-untethered Jailbreak.
Chimera Jailbreak works fine with iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.2 running A12 device such as iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS max and all the new iPad models too. However, Chimera does not install Cydia and it install brand new package manager of Sileo.
Both Online method and PC required methods are available for Chimera Jailbreak. Get Chimera PC required guide from here.
Download Chimera Online Jailbreak
Chimera Online tool available with zJailbreak, Xabsi & iExtras app stores.
Osiris Jailbreak for iOS 12.1.2 to iOS 12.1 by GeoSn0w
Famous hacker GeoSnow@FCE365 released Alpha version of Osiris 12JB tool for iOS 12.1.2 to iOS 12 jailbreak. According to his twitter, all the versions from iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 can be jailbroken with this OsirisJailbreak12. It works all the 64-bit devices running iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1, iOS 12.0.1, iOS 12 except iOS 12.1.3.
iPad Mini 2 / iPad Mini 3 / iPad Mini 4/iPad Air /iPad Air 2 /iPad Pro
iPod Touch 6G
He informed that it can sideload Osiris 12JB.IPA with Cydia Impactor tool. But it is still under construction mode. Here is the guide. You can follow it to continue the jailbreak process without any issue or any harm.
01 - Download the Osiris Jailbreak IPA and Cydia Impactor from following links. You may download Cydia Impactor tool according to your Computer.
02 - Run the Cydia Impactor tool from the Computer.
03 - Drag & drop the downloaded Osiris Jailbreak IPA file into the Cydia Impactor tool.
04 - Now, check the device Homescreen. It will be available Osiris Jailbreak app.
05 - Launch the Osiris app from your device and Tap the jailbreak button.
06 - Now your device gets the tfp0 root access.
07 - Then it will escape Sandbox. Finally, your device will reboot.
Electralyzed Jailbreak Wizard
Electralyzed Jailbreak Wizard is the easiest way to find most suitable jailbreak solution for your iPhone or iPad. It has categorized all the jailbreak IPAs or Jailbreak app installation methods according to the device and the device model.
Electralyzed Jailbreak Wizard allows you to find the most suitable iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 jailbreak solution according to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch model.
Ziyu repo link - https://repo.umangraghuvanshi.org/
Followings are concept for iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.4 Untethered / Semi-Untethered Jailbreak by popular teams.
Pandora Jailbreak by Alibaba Security Lab
Alibaba's Pandora security experts have jailbreak iOS 12 public release within 24 hrs from Apple officially release. They used their Pandora Jailbreak method. Previously they Jailbroken the iOS 11.1, iOS 11.2 & iOS 11.2.1 versions. So we can expect iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak from Ali’s Security team. However, they won’t release it to public.
Yalu Jailbreak by Luca Todesco
After long time Luca (Qwertyoruiop) attend for iOS 12 jailbreak. He has bypassed all the security in iOS 12 final version running A12 and S4 system. Also he demonstrated about iOS 12 Jailbreak using its 12 beta. Nowadays he is active in the Jailbreak community. So we can keep hopes about him. He will use this iOS 12.1 version for his research and will apply his method for iOS 12.1 Jailbreak too. If it releases iOS 12.1, definitely it will be compatible with iOS 12.1.1 Jailbreak, iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak, iOS 12.1.3 Jailbreak & iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak too.
iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak News
S0rryMybad’s Remote Jailbreak demonstration
SorryMybad has published a rjb demo (stage 2) video to the Chinese site. Further, he says he will not release exploit codes and exploits details. According to their blog he explains “how to get the tfp0 to exploit details on A12” from this stage 2.
Previously, SorryMybad (@S0rryMybad) has published the screenshot of bug (PoC) via his twitter account that he used to find the exploit for iOS 12.1. Also he hinted that same exploit will work on jailbreak iOS 12.1.2 and earlier version.
Even Apple released iOS 12.1.3 before S0rryMybad’s twitter announcement, he didn't mention that same exploit will work or not on iOS 12.1.3 version. Therefore, it can guess Apple has patched the bug which is found from S0rryMybad existing on iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 by releasing iOS 12.1.3.
Here is the screenshot of PoC bug on A12.
Brandon Azad's exploit of iOS 12.1.2
Brandon Azad(@_bazad) has found a kernel exploit on A12 devices running iOS 12.1.2 version.
Min Zheng also retweets about this iOS 12 Jailbreak. As well Many famous hackers such as Pwn20wnd, GeoSnow, Jake James are referring about this.
As well rumors say this is the exploit S0rryMybad’s going to use for his iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak. However, SorryMybad is a senior iOS researcher / hacker working for 360 Vulcan team when we compare with Brandon. He found much vulnerability / exploit on various iOS versions before this.
Refer the following tweet extracted from Brandon’s twitter ac.
Exploit found in iOS 12.1 & iOS 12.1.2 versions
Browsers & iOS /MacOS kernel, 360 Vulcan, Pwn2Own & Mobile Pwn2Own Weibo member SorryMybad (@S0rryMybad) found exploit in iOS 12.1 version and He tweeted about that 16th of November 2018.
He has updated the same news again in third of January 2019 by pointing same bug issue still available on latest iOS 12.1.2 version. Also he confirmed that the same bug will work under A12 devices.
The most important thing is this exploit will convert to kernel task port (tfp0). Then It will apply the jailbreak patches from the kernel task port. GeoSn0w (@FCE365) has confirmed it by replying to SorryMybad’s twitter. Both of them advice users to stay iOS 12.1.2 for jailbreak.
Privilege escalation bug in iOS 12.1 & below
Security researcher Jann Horn of Google Project Zero has released privilege escalation bug in iOS 12.1 & below versions. He published it after Apple publicly released iOS 12.1.1 to patch the bug. This bug may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. It has mentioned in the Apple’s iOS 12.1.1 security content.
A Potential iOS 12.1 Public Jailbreak?
Safari exploits for iOS 12.1 has been released. This vulnerability patched on iOS 12.1.1 and affects iOS 12.1 and below versions only. Developer and security researcher Linus Henze has made public the exploit. This exploit can be potentially used for an iOS 12 to iOS 12.1 Jailbreak. This exploitation is similar to Samuel Groß's (@5aelo) exploit for CVE-2018-4233@5aelo)
iOS 12.1 Jailbreak scams
Unfortunately, this is the biggest threat for Jailbreak community at this time. You can find thousands of fake / scam Jailbreak on the Internet (Especially from Youtube video.)
We could find hundreds of fake iOS 12.1 Jailbreak methods from Youtube/Google.
CPA Jailbreak scams
Most of fake Jailbreaks offers CPA Jailbreak scams. Almost each of these kinds of scammers pretend that they have the online untethered jailbreak for iOS 12.1.
They ask you to visit a website and tap the "Jailbreak" button to proceed the Jailbreak.
Then, you must download an App Store app to complete the online survey or register your mobile number on their fake subscription service to continue the Jailbreak or install the Cydia after the Jailbreak.
Nothing will be installed to your device after these Fake Jailbreak process. Scammers make commision from these CPA services. You will waste your time.
Jailbreak membership scams
In these scams, scammer websites sell lifetime or yearly/monthly membership. You must pay for them to access their member's area.
But unfortunately, they don't have any Jailbreak tools/methods for iOS 12.1. Some sites provide free Ziyu or Anzhuang in their membership.
Most Jailbreak fans are leaving Jailbreak community because of these jailbreak scams.
You could find so many iOS 12.1 Jailbreak scams on the Internet. Some of these scammers are very creative and it's hard to recognize their scams
Senumy Jailbreak scam finder
We found a great website that you can detect Jailbreak scams very easily.
Also, you can install directly some Vistian tweaks from this website.
More Vistian tweaks are coming soon. Bookmark this page to install more tweaks for iOS 12.1.4 - iOS 12.1.
You can download Vistian iOS 12.1 Jailbreak store from the following 3rd party app stores.
01. Ziyu Jailbreak repo extractor
Ziyu repo extractor is the latest iOS 12.1.4 & iOS 12.1.3 Jailbreak solution for all newest iPhone and iPad models check compatibility. It works with iOS 12.1 & iOS 12.1.1 versions & iOS 12.1.2 too.
This is the easiest way to Jailbreak iOS 12.1 with RootlessJB. Some 3rd party app stores have modified "Rootless Jailbreak IPA" to install it online (without using Cydia Impactor or Windows / Mac computer)
Download Rootless method
There are 2 methods available to download Rootless JB IPA.
Cydia impactor + Computer method
We could find an online rootless version in following 3rd party apps stores.
Important -Cydia is not available with Rootless Jailbreak. Therefore you must have installed iOS 12.1 Jailbreak app installer or manager with RootlessJB.
Currently, "Rootless deb installer" is the only Installer to install iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak apps / tweaks / themes. Otherwise, you must install Jailbreak apps from Geofilza manually (It's too complicated and risky)
"Rootless deb installer" is exclusively available with zJailbreak.
The complete guide to Jailbreak iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 with rootless Jailbreak (not for iOS 12.1.3 - iOS 12.1.4)
Electra iOS 12 Jailbreak
iOS 12 Electra Jailbreak now ready for public release. According to developers now all the bugs are fixed. It seems Electra iOS 12 comes with Sileo package manager. This will be compatible with iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 devices. Sileo team has published a video about testing speed performance of Electra running iPhone X.
Electra Jailbreak initially released for iOS 11 to iOS 11.1.2 and later Electra updated for iOS 11.2 - iOS 11.4.1 Jailbreak. So we can expect Electra jailbreak for iOS 12.1 & higher very soon.
New developer Conor @ConorTheDev has upgraded Houdini semi jailbreak for iOS 12 & higher versions. No more changes in this new HoudiniX tool and the same as the previous tool. According to the developer, this is supported with A12 devices too.
However, you cannot install Cydia or Sileo with HoudiniX tool too. Houdini Online guide will be available soon.
Step guide - PC Required
Step 01 - Tap following buttons to download, Houdini Semi Jailbreak IPA & Cydia Impactor.
Step 02 - Connect your iOS 12.1.2 - iOS 12 device to a computer.
Step 03 - Launch Cydia Impactor from Computer and drag the Houdini IPA on to the impactor Window.
Step 04 - It will require to enter your Apple ID and Passcode to sideload the Houdini IPA.
Step 05 - Within a few seconds, Houdini X app available on your device homescreen.
Step 06 - Now Go to Settings > General > Profile & Device Management > Trust the app.
Step 07 - Now you have installed the Houdini on your iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 iPhone / iPad. Customize your device using HoudiniX.
tw3lve Jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2
New developer known as Conor (twitter name - @ConorTheDev) has announced new tw3lve Jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2.
According to developer it is a drama-free and user-driven Jailbreak and It installs Sileo or Cydia on your iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 running iPhone or iPad using the same tool.
He has the public tw3lve IPA on Github too.
The developer of Electra Cool star achieved root access on iOS 12.1.1 several months ago. He has published a screenshot on his twitter ac.
A new Jailbreak method was released for iOS 12.2 as Hexxa. Download Hexxa from iOS 12.2 Jailbreak page. Also, Hexxa is compatible with iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 running all iPhone and iPad models.