Semi iOS 12 Jailbreak released after a long time with Rootless Jailbreak. You must have installed Rootless deb installer after the Rootless Jailbreak because still Cydia or any other iOS 12 App manager doesn't support with rootless Jailbreak.
We have listed all iOS 12 and higher Jailbreaking and hacking method with free download links according to popularity.
1. Ziyu repo extractor
Ziyu is the only iOS 12 Jailbreak repo extractor. Ziyu is compatible with all iOS 12 and higher versions and device models. You can extract special Jailbreak repos and install popular Jailbreak / 3rd party apps to your iPhone or iPad.
The three new iPhones are unveiled at the big annual Apple event. It's including the cheap iPhone Xr and the expensive premium iPhone Xs series. The iPhone Xs models come with more RAM and storage. The iPhone XS Max has a larger display than any previous iPhone. All these iPhones comes with Dual-SIM support (nano-SIM and eSIM) features.
Much anticipated Electra Jailbreak iOS 11.4.1 now available to download. Electra 1141 update compatible with iOS 11.4.1 to iOS 11.2 versions.
Previous Electra tool supported for iOS 11.2 to iOS 11.3.1 versions. Electra initially released for iOS 11 to iOS 11.1.2 versions. Now Electra has become one and only most popular semi-untethered jailbreak for latest versions.
Jailbreak App installers
App installers are best methods to install jailbreak apps on latest iOS versions. These app installers use the different kind method to install jailbreak apps. As an example, Anzhuang app installer uses the dev code extraction method, and Velonzy app installer uses UDID registration.Anzhuang is the most popular Jailbreak App installer for iOS 12.1.3, iOS 12.1.4 which is not available semi-untethered jailbreak. However, Velonzy has discontinued now and it was supported up to iOS 11.4.1 version only.
5. Apricot iOS
The 1st time you can run the Apricot iOS, a Web-based Operating system with your iPhone which runs simultaneously with default Apple iOS 12 and higher versions. Furthermore, you can Jailbreak it virtually to install the web-based Cydia version (with limited functions) to this Apricot iOS.
Hardware Jailbreaking is completely different from the software Jailbreaking. The 1st time few methods/gadgets are available to modify your iPhone hardware to upgrade your iPhone (not for iPads) with impressive new features. Now Sayonir hardware Jailbreak gadgets are working with iOS 12 / iOS 12.0.1.
Step 01 - Download Ziyu iOS 12 - iOS 12.0.1 Jailbreak repo extractor from the above link.
Step 02 - Open the Ziyu. Now you can find the iOS 12+ compatible Jailbreak repo.
Tap "Browse Jailbreak Repo List" button
Step 03 - Now you can browse the Ziyu compatible repo list. Select the repo and tap copy button.
Step 04 - Now go to Ziyu app again tap Extract repo button and paste the Repository of Ziyu.
Install Cydia with Ziyu
You can install Cydia on your iOS 12+ devices with Ziyu. You can install iOS 12 themes & jailbreak tweaks using this Cydia. It may not work all the Cydia function with Ziyu Cydia. Check below of the page for Cydia Installation guide.
Step 05 - Now tap the extract button, It is extracted repo. Now you can find the Jailbreak or 3rd party app list of Ziyu.
5. Apricot iOS
Apricot iOS is the world's first online / web-based operating system for iOS. It runs with iOS 12 simultaneously. You can Jailbreak Apricot iOS virtually to web-based Cydia to it.
Watch the following video.
Apricot iOS Installation Guide
Step 01 - Install zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras app store from above links.
Step 02 - Go to installed zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras. Then find the Apricot OS and tap on it.
You can purchase Apricot iOS directly from their website or get it free from popular 3rd party apps stores such as zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras
Step 03 - Run the downloaded Cydia Impactor from your Computer.
Step 04 - Drag the downloaded Osiris Jailbreak IPA into the Cydia Impactor.
Step 05 - Now, it will be installed Osiris Jailbreak app on your device homescreen.
Step 06 - Run the Osiris app and Hit the jailbreak button.
Step 07 - Now it will continue the jailbreak process to get tfp0 for root access.
Step 08 - It will reboot the device and Now you have escape Sandbox success.
Last few days ago, Geo Sn0w has hinted about Osiris Jailbreak iOS 12 is coming soon for developers only. Check the following Twitter status, which Geo Sn0w published previously. He asks some time to convert it to jailbreak tool. He has almost done the get root, sandbox escape and respring.
According to his other twitter status, it cannot install tweaks or install Cydia for iOS 12 & higher versions using Osiris Jailbreak. But, you can work with Filza with your device after the Osiris Jailbreak.
7. Sayonir Hardware Jailbreaking
Hardware jailbreak is a process of getting impressive hardware functions to your iPhone through hardware programming gadgets.
Hardware jailbreak will never let your iPhone brick because hardware jailbreak mostly enhances the features using adopted gadgets.
Sayonir Speaker light
You can add some 3rd party hardware accessories & programming for iOS 12 & iOS 12.0.1 running iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 plus & etc.
Sayonir team always ready to help you to do hardware programming for iPhone. They will provide all the tool kits to spare and fix your iPhone.
Speaker light setup glowing speaker to your iPhone to enhances your iPhone look. It will flash the light when you call or speak with the music rhythm.
Sayonir logo lights
Logo backlights will randomly change the color each second automatically, brighter the screen, the shinier the Logo. It will give a dashing look for iPhone.
Jailbreak approaches by Popular Teams
Found more kernel execution for iOS 12 by Brandon Azad
Brandon Azad of Project Zero found exploit of iOS 12.1.2. The same exploit can be worked with all the A12 devices such as iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max devices as well as iOS 12 version.
Alderson (@Fsociety2001) has published Cydia Screenshot to inform iOS 12.0.1 jailbreak possibility through his Twitter account. This will be potential jailbreak associated with BigD /@begger_dd's exploit.
iOS 12.0.1 Jailbreak announced by Alderson
Liang Zhuo has discovered Powerful sandbox escape vulnerability on iOS 12 to iOS 12.0.1 and reported to Beyond Security’s Securi Team. It could create iOS 12 / iOS 12.0.1 Jailbreak using previously published Pangu Team IOHID vulnerability in conjunction with this latest discovery.
Powerful sandbox escape mitigation on iOS 12 - iOS 12.0.1 reported by Liang Zhuo.
Zimperium zLabs Team announced JailbreakMeUEF is coming soon for iOS 12.0.1 / iOS 12 up to iOS 11.4 versions.
iOS 12 JailbreakMeUEF by Zlabs Team
JailbreakMeUEF is compatible with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus excluding iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max.
Pangu team have achieved iOS 12 Jailbreak using iPhone XS. This was announced Min Zheng of the Alibaba security team via Twitter. They have bypassing PAC mitigation on the brand new A12 Bionic chip. Pangu Team member has published this on Chinese site too.
iOS 12 jailbreak by Pangu Team
Yalu Jailbreak developer, Luca has confirmed that he archived iOS 12 jailbreak on iPhone XS max via his Twitter account. Further, he said, he has restored the device back to running stock iOS 12.
iOS 12 Jailbreak by Yalu
As well, Qwertyoruiop iOS 12 PWNED on Release day. He has bypassed all the security in iOS 12 final version running A12 and S4 system on chips.Initially, he attended iOS 12 Jailbreak using beta 12. Qwertyoruiop and Kim Jong Cracks team successfully demonstrated iOS 12 beta 12 version. Here is the video.
Here is the video.
Electra jailbreak developer Cool Star has updated Electra tool upto iOS 11.4.1 successfully. Recently, Chris Wade @cmwdotme hinted about Electra jailbreak for iOS 12.2 on A12 devices with mentioned @coolstarorg through Chris Wade’s Tweet. Same method can be applied to install Cydia or Cydia alternative Sileo on iOS 12 devices too.
iOS 12 Jailbreak by Electra
KeenLab members Liang Chen & Marco Grassi has successfully Jailbreak iOS 12 beta 1. It was demonstrated at the RECon conference. According to his video, first, he opens the Settings app and reveals the iOS version from iPhone X. Then he opens the app named as “helloworld 711” to start the jailbreak process. Finally, he installed Cydia with HelloWorld 711 jailbreak on iOS 12 beta 1 running iPhone X. KeenLab does not publicly release this helloworld 711 jailbreak iOS 12.
Keen Lab Jailbreak
The 360 Vulcan team demoed iOS 12 beta remote jailbreak at MOSEC 2018. Vulcan team used Safari + kernel bug for the iOS 12 jailbreak as well as iOS 11.4 Jailbreak. Previously, 360 Vulcan team member, Qixun Zhao/@S0rryMybad demonstrated iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak too.
360 Vulcan Team Jailbreak
Web-based Jailbreak Me 13.37 for Jailbreak iOS 12 - iOS 12.0.1 created by Sem Voigtländer.
iOS 12 / iOS 12.0.1 browser-based Jailbreak solution unifying with existing .JailbreakMe tool That is capable of remote jailbreaking a device through a web page visited via iOS device Safari. This source code is open source under the MIT License on Github.
Jailbreakme for iOS 12
Webkit RCE (Remote Code Execution) exploit released for iOS 12.0.1 and below.
New WebKit RCE Bug could lead to iOS 12.0.1 JailbreakMe-Style Jailbreak discovered. This WebKit RCE bug and the associated exploit was announced by Ahn Ki Chan & Alderson @Fsociety2001 via Twitter. According to tweet, it developer is BigD /@begger_dd. Most probably Apple may have patched this bug was with the release of iOS 12.1.
More about iOS 12 Jailbreaking
Currently, Anzhuang is the only iOS 12 Jailbreak app installer based on Dev code extraction method. Now Anzhuang is compatible with iOS 12.0.1 too. Read more.
Ritz Jailbreak (Semi Jailbreak)
This is latest IPA based semi Jailbreak specially designed for iOS 12. (May not work with iOS 12.0.1) Get Download links and step guides from here.
iOS 12 untethered jailbreak has been achieved on an iPhone X by Pandora Lab.There is no any information related to iOS 12.0.1 Pandora Jailbreak yet. According to them, this jailbreak has introduced as fully untethered Jailbreak. Read more about Pandora Jailbreak.
Flux iOS 12 jailbreak
Flux Jailbreak has been released for iOS 12- iOS 12.1.2 by Justin Proulx /@JustinAlexP, @AppleBetasDev, @nullriver. Click here for more details.
Step 06 - Now you can see the, Cydia on your iOS 12 device homescreen.
Jailbreak Challenge with A12 chip
Apple, always trying to keep jailbreak away from the iOS device users. But they never want to stop it permanently.
Online / No computer Jailbreak
Online jailbreak is the easiest way. It will let you computer jailbreak process online without needing a computer.
Anzhuang & Ziyu are the best iOS 12 online Jailbreak solutions. Its allow you to install Jailbreak apps directly to your iPhone, iPad without using Windows PC or Mac for iOS 12 & iOS 12.0.1.
Silzee is the best Online Jailbreak method & it provides online jailbreak solution for all the untethered/semi untethered Jailbreak. Currently, it has online jailbreak IPA’s up to iOS 11.4.1 only.
Also, It was a web-based online Jailbreak as Jailbreak Me for iOS 4.3.3 to iOS 1.1.1 versions Comex has developed as well as for iOS 9.3.4 to iOS 9.1 Tihmstar developed.
Also, Currently Sem Voigtländer claimed for a JailbreakMe-style jailbreak for iOS 4.0- iOS 12.0.1. It is an ongoing project & under development.
So far, there is no any semi-untethered or untethered iOS 12 or iOS 12.0.1 Jailbreak release to the public. However, some websites & YouTubers offer you iOS 12 semi-untethered or untethered Jailbreak download links to install Cydia. But, those are completely fake.
If you search as "iOS 12 Jailbreak" in youtube you may find thousands of iOS 12 Jailbreak methods, According to the videos almost every these iOS 12 Jailbreak methods are very easy, free and no computer required to complete.
You can find all are same if you continue the process with these iOS 12 Jailbreak. All of these iOS 12 Jailbreak methods are scams.
We could find two kinds of iOS 12 Jailbreak scams.
These Jailbreak scams are an online website. according to these scammers, their Jailbreak is super easy, the only thing you have to do tap their jailbreak button.
if you tap the jailbreak button these sites pretend they are running iOS 12 Jailbreak process, You must install the App Store app which they provided to complete the iOS 12 Jailbreak process or install the Cydia to your iOS 12 running device.
If you install an app store app nothing will happen, But scammer takes a commission from the App developer.
App installation targeted Jailbreak scam
Windows PPI targeted Jailbreak scams
As the same as above, you have to download and install their scam iOS 12 Jailbreak tool to your Windows PC.
iOS 12 and iOS 12.0.1 Jailbreak alternative app stores
This is not a Jailbreaking or hacking method for iOS 12. But we can consider this for the alternative method for installing some Jailbreak apps for iOS 12 and iOS 12.0.1.
You can download some popular Jailbreak apps, themes, tweaks from these 3rd party app stores.
You can install some basic Jailbreak features to iOS 12 iPhone or iPad using the following 3rd party app stores. Popular Jailbreak apps, iOS themes, wallpapers, launches available with these third-party app stores to change your iOS 12 device customization.
zJailbreak is the best third-party app store for iOS 12 to iOS 9.3.5. It has Jailbreak apps, Jailbreak app installers, Hacked games, iOS themes and Online jailbreak support for all semi-untethered jailbreak including Electra and much more. It has a straightforward installation process. You need to provide your device passcode only. You can install zJailbreak to your iOS 12 device using above installation button.
Xabsi is another third-party app store for all latest iOS versions. You can install jailbreak apps on iOS 12 using Xabsi. Also, it allows to install Cydia on iOS 12 which is limited functions. As well, Xabsi exclusive with Jailbreak app installer, online jailbreak, iOS themes, iOS wallpapers, games movies and many more. Use above install button to get Xabsi to your iOS 12 iPhone or iPad.
iExtras is one of the best third party app stores for iOS 12 to iOS 11. It includes jailbreak app installers, iOS theme collection, iOS wallpaper collection, third party app stores, online jailbreak support, game collection and more iOS 12 jailbreak solutions and features. Tap above button to Install iExtras to your iOS 12 devices to get iExtras features.
iNifty is awesome Themes & Wallpapers Collection for iOS 12 by iNifty theme designers community. You can customize your iOS 12 iPhone or iPad with iNifty themes. It has popular 3D themes & Dark themes. Now, iNifty is available with zJailbreak and Xabsi app stores.
Flemino is a new way to run computer operating systems on iOS 12 devices. It has large numbers of OS collections and simulators. It has a very simple installation process. Mac Lion, Macintosh OS 8.6, Macintosh OS 9.2 & Macintosh OS X 10.4 are the famous OSes exclusive on Flemino. Just install Flemino to your iOS 12 device and experience these OSes through your iPhone or iPad.
123 app is specially designed for iOS 12. You can change your iOS 12 device with 123 apps. It has app installers, Emulators, Tweaks, popular games, iPhone launchers, Movies, Music Apps and Artificial reality apps. Also, it's available specially designed iPhone iOS 12 wallpaper collect too. Download it from the official website.
TweakMo is another alternative app store. It has Jailbreak tweaks, themes, and extensions. It will give you free jailbreak apps under the free membership category. It has three membership offerings. Silver, Gold, and Platinum. If you need to get a membership, you need to donate them. Visit their site to get more information.
TaigOne is Jailbreak solution pack for all latest iOS versions. It consists with jailbreak tool finder, Theme Store, Downgrader, Jailbreak Alternatives. TaigOne Tikiri allows you to download amazing PAID apps, tweaked apps, extensions and themes to your iOS 12 device. You can download it from the official site.
Panda Helper VIP app will give you access to dozens of third-party apps. You can download favorite hacked apps, games, emulators and pro versions of various applications which are not available for free on the Apple’s App Store with Panda helper.
TweakBox is a 3rd party app installer for an iPhone, iPad. It will have access to apps not available with the Apple App Store once you installed the Tweakbox. It consists of games, emulators, cleanup tools, and more. However, TweakBox is Adware where many ads keep popping up.
Step 03 - Plug your device to computer and Launch cydia impactor.
Step 04 - Drag the Badges.IPA on to Cydia impactor. Enter your Apple ID & Password.
Step 05 - After a few seconds, you have installed badges app on your iOS 12 device.
2. Unc0ver Jailbreak
Uncover Jailbreak for iOS 12 & higher versions is now available. You can install Cydia on iOS 12+ with Pwn20wnd’s Unc0ver v3.0.0 - b29 update. You can Jailbreak your device using Uncover online method too.
Otherwise, you can download iOS 12 Rootless Jailbreak IPA directly from one of the following 3rd party app stores. You can easily install Rootless IPA and Rootless Installer [Online - No need a computer]
Step 01 - First, install zRootless from above link for your iOS 12 running iPhone / iPad.
Rootless iOS 12 Jailbreak Guide
Step 02 - Then Install rootless Jailbreak from zRootless.
Step 03 - Go to Settings, General, Profile and device management to trust the app.
Step 04 - After a few seconds you can see the Unc0ver app on your device homescreen and trust the app before opening it.
Step 05 - Now install Rootless deb installer using zRootless.
Step 06 - Go back to zRootless and Tap Deb files to install iOS 12 Jailbreak app / tweaks / theme. Copy url and install them using Rootless installer.
Unc0ver Jailbreak doesn't compatible with all iOS versions.
iOS 12 beta versions have jailbroken by certain prominent members of the jailbreak community as soon as it was released. Apple put more effort into iOS 12 final version to prevent the iOS 12 Jailbreak by introduced the A12 Bionic chip with iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR.
A12 Bionic chip made with a 7-nanometer process to makes it possible to pack more performance into the same space and improve power efficiency. It features a six-core fusion architecture with two performance cores and four efficiency cores.
Most important thing is chip comes with ARM version 8.3s pointer authentication. It removes a lot of exploit vectors & makes exploitation harder.
HoudiniX Semi jailbreak released for iOS 12 & higher versions. This is the upgraded version of same Houdini which is available for iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak. Cydia or Sileo does not come with HoudiniX Semi Jailbreak.
All iPhones and iPad including iPhone XS, XS max and XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPad Pro, 2nd gen, iPad Pro 1st gen, iPad Pro.
Step 01 - Download HoudiniX Semi Jailbreak IPA and Cydia Impactor from above links.
Step 02 - Connect your device to the computer and Open Cydia Impactor.
Step 03 - Drag the downloaded HoudiniX IPA onto the Cydia impactor. It’s need to provide your Apple ID and Password to start the sideload process.
Step 04 - Once process complete HoudiniX App will appear on your iOS 12 device homescreen.
Step 05 - Now run the HoudiniX app from your device and it will take a few times run the exploit fetching the packages. Once complete it, you can customize your device using HoudiniX. Let's try one.
Step 06 - To customize the boot logo tap on Packages --> Utilities --> Bootlogo --> select the logo --> confirm --> reboot. When respring you can see the customize boot logo on your iOS 12 devices.
You can add any of the following feature same as the above step using HoudiniX app.
Popular Features of Houdini
* Disable system updates.
* Hide app icon labels and respring the device.
* Theme for the keys on the passcode screen.
* Changing the badge count colour.
* Blocking System-wide ads.
* Change device display resolution.
* Changing the Emoji fonts.
* Themes for Sliders and Control center icons.
New HoudiniX is modified version of original Houdini. It is developed by Conor / @ConorTheDev.
Original Houdini developed by software developer/researcher Abraham Masri @cheesecakeufo. It initially released for the iOS 10. X (except 10.3.3), and upgraded the compatibility of Houdini for iOS 11 to iOS 11.1.2 using Ian beer exploit. Later he updated Houdini Semi Jailbreak as Beta 3 to install jailbreak apps for iOS 11.2 to iOS 11.3.1 versions.
Tw3lve iOS 12 jailbreak
A new Jailbreak called as Tw3lve jailbreak for iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 has released by developer by Conor / @ConorTheDev. Both Cydia and Sileo included to this Tw3lve jailbreak.
But, don’t get excited with new Tw3lve iOS 12 jailbreak. This whole project is copy of unc0ver project.
Pwn20wnd & other reputable developer has advised to stay away from this jailbreak.