In this page you can find complete iPad jailbreak guides for all iPad models.
All jailbreak iPad methods are not the same, it depends on the iPad models and iPadOS.
If you have prior knowledge about jailbreaking, select your iPad Model (Old or New) from the following or if you are new to jailbreak, you can learn everything about jailbreak by referring to the Jailbreak page.
New models iPad Jailbreak
New iPad Models – iPad mini 5, iPad mini 6, iPad Air 3, iPad Air 4, iPad Air 5, iPad 8, iPad 9, iPad 10, iPad Pro 3, iPad Pro 4, iPad Pro 5, iPad Pro 6
If you are using the New iPad Model listed here, select your iPadOS version from the following to find the most compatible iPad Jailbreak method.
Old models iPad Jailbreak
Old iPad Models – iPad mini 1, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air 1, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro, iPad Pro 2
If you are using the Old iPad Model listed here, select your iPad from the following to find the perfect iPad Jailbreak method.
iPadOS 17 – 17.2
1. Checkra1n Mirror
Checkra1n mirror is a newly released jailbreak alternative for iPadOS 17 -17.2. This is the latest method to create app code through CodeGen app. It is required to go ahead with the jailbreak process. Finally you can install the Cydia client on your iPad.
- Alternative for Checkra1n semi-tethered jailbreak
- No need to put DFU mode
- No PC required
- Compatible with all iPad models
2. Palera1n Jailbreak
Plera1n team jailbroken iPadOS 17 within 24 hours. Now they have released the v2.0.0 beta 8 adding iPadOS 17-17.1 support. However, very limited A10/A10X iPads were only supported with iPadOS 17, iPadOS 17.0.1, iPadOS 17.0.2, iPadOS 17.0.3, iPadOS 17.1.
Palra1n is a checkm8 jailbreak with semi-tethered attributes. This was initially released for iOS/iPadOS 15 and later upgraded for iOS/ iPadOS 16 & higher too. It will let you jailbreak limited models of iPads up to A11.
- First jailbreak tool for iOS/iPadOS 16 & higher
- Install Sileo automatically once complete the jailbreak process
- Compatible with A9-A11 iPads only
- On A10 and A11 devices, you must disable your passcode in order to utilize it.
iOS 17.2 Jailbreak (beta)
iPadOS 16 -16.7.2
iPadOS 16 & higher users have several iPad jailbreak solutions as follows.
1. Sileem Repo Extractor
Sileem Repo Extractor is a newly introduced jailbreak solution. It is specially designed for iOS / iPadOS 16. Now compatible with all iOS /iPadOS 16 versions up to iOS/iPadOS 16.7.2. It is the best way to install Jailbreak apps & tweaks on the latest version running iPads.
- Cydia and Sileo installation supported (Limited features)
- Brand new jailbreak solution for iPads with impressive UI
- Super Simple online installation process
- No iPad Slowness, Freezing issues after Sileem installation
- Latest jailbreak features can be experience with Sileem
Hacksnow is a brand new solution for iPadOS 16-16.7.2 running iPad jailbreak. It consists mostly of package managers we used to get through the latest jailbreak solutions.
- Latest iPad such as iPad 9, iPad 10 also compatible with Hacksnow
- Hacksnow app will check compatibility automatically
- It’s straightforward online method
- Hacksnow offer Cydia, Cydia 2, Cydia Black and Sileo with limited activities
- Hassle free installation & uninstall process
3. Palera1n virtual terminal jailbreak
This is an alternative for Palera1n semi-tethered jailbreak tools. You can install jailbreak Apps as well as Sileo using this alternative method on the latest iPads of A12-A14.
- No PC method
- Based on the terminal key matching process
- Once you have the right key for IPSW you can complete the Jailbreak process
- Super Simple process
- It will run web-based process on your iPads, No Harm
4. Unc0ver Black
Uncover black edition is a very impressive Jailbreak solution for all latest iPads.It based on the Web and runs the whole process online. This is a best alternative to Unc0ver semi-untethered jailbreak tool.
- Your iPad should connect to the internet and should have strong connectivity
- It will check device compatibility and works with iPadOS 16 & higher only
- Once start the process, it will go ahead with virtual jailbreak process and ultimately you will have Black Cydia on your device
- Very easy process when comparing original tool process
- No device warranty issues with uncover Black
iPadOS 15 – iPadOS 15.8
Following methods are only available to jailbreak new iPad models running iPadOS 15 and higher versions.
Zeon jailbreak repo extractor is one of the best iPad Jailbreak solutions. According to the Zeon developers, it can install many jailbreak apps including Cydia and Sileo for latest iPads as well as some old iPad models with Zeon.
- All iPad models are compatible with Zeon
- You can install many jailbreak apps using very easy steps
- It never asks PC or Mac support for the Zeon process
- Cydia and Sileo can be installed with the most important few functions.
- Zeon never void the warranty of iPads
- Risk free and full safety method to install jailbreak apps
- Even Zeon is not a jailbreak tool, it installs iPad supported jailbreak apps and tweaks.
2. Checkra1n ( virtual )
As the semi-tethered jailbreak, Checkra1n works with many iPad models. Unfortunately, most of the latest iPads are not supported with the Checkra1n tool. But now you are able to experience virtual Checkra1n jailbreak with all the latest iPads.
- All the latest iPad models are compatible with this
- After the virtual Checkra1n Jailbreak process it will install Cydia virtually on your iPad
- It has a super simple easy guide
- You can run virtual jailbreak app without getting Windows or Mac or Linux support
- You don’t want to worry about your latest iPad`s warranty
- Checkra1n virtual jailbreak is 100% risk free and 100% safe
- Whole virtual jailbreak process runs online
- Checkra1n jailbreak process and Checkra1n virtual jailbreak process are different from each other
3. Unc0ver ( virtual)
Uncover semi untethered jailbreak is one of the easiest and most famous methods to jailbreak iPads. However, the latest iPad models are not compatible with the Unc0ver jailbreak. Unc0ver virtual jailbreak is the best solution for those who cannot use the Unc0ver jailbreak tool.
- Best way to install the Unc0ver Jailbreak app on latest iPad models
- All the latest iPad users can install Cydia virtually after the Unc0ver virtual jailbreak process
- Virtual Cydia gives limited functionalities
- All the Cydia features may not be available with this Cydia lite app
- Unc0ver Virtual jailbreak never voids the iPad’s warranty
- 100% risk free and super easy method
iPadOS 14.8.1 or Below
Check out the given below iPad jailbreak methods.
1. Checkra1n Semi-Tethered Jailbreak
iPadOS 14.8.1 or below users can jailbreak their new iPads with Checkra1n jailbreak tool. After the Checkra1n semi tethered jailbreak process, it installs full functional Cydia.
- Checkra1n semi-tethered jailbreak tool is compatible upto iPadOS 14.8.1 from iOS 12
- iPadOS 14.8.1 or below New iPad Models can jailbreak with Checkra1n tool
- It can be installed in full functional Cydia with Checkra1n
- Checkra1n jailbreak void the iPad warranty
- Checkra1n is an unpatchable hardware based jailbreak
2. Unc0ver Untethered Jailbreak
Unc0ver + Fugu jailbreak only compatible with iOS 14.5.1 and below versions. Also the latest Unc0ver jailbreak tool upgraded version is not compatible with iPads. Unc0ver v8.0.0 supports jailbreak iOS 14.6 to iOS 14.8 iPhones only. Please choose another method if you have upgraded your device iPadOS 14.6 or higher.
- Latest Unc0ver update does not support for iPad models
- Unc0ver is computer based untethered jailbreak method
- It has No PC method to jailbreak iPads online
- Altstore method is available for Mac and Windows users
- Unc0ver reprovision method is also available
- Unc0ver IPA + Sideloadly method can be used for Mac and Windows users
- Linux users can use Cydia Impactor method
- Unc0ver + Fugu14 method is available for iPadOS 14.4 to iPadOS 14.5.1 users
Old Models iPad Jailbreak
Jailbreaking methods of the old iPad model may vary for each iPads. Please select your iPad model to find the best jailbreak solution.
Jailbreak iPad mini 1, iPad 2, iPad 3rd gen
You can Jailbreak these iPad models using evasi0n, p0sixspwn, Pangu, Phoenix Jailbreak tools. You need to select the jailbreak tool according to your iOS version.
Jailbreak iPad 4th generation
iPad 4th generation jailbreak is possible with H3lix, Meridian and G0blin jailbreak tools. iOS 10.3.4 is the latest version for iPad 4th. H3lix is the recommended jailbreak solution for iOS 10.3.4 running iPad 4th.
iPad Air 1 / iPad Mini 2 / iPad Mini 3
You can use Electra, Chimera tools to jailbreak these iPad Air air 1, iPad Mini 2 or 3 models. iOS 12.5.5 is the latest version for iPad mini 2/3 & iPad Air 1. So, we recommended Chimera Jailbreak for these iPad models.
iPad 5/6/7th gen, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, iPad Pro 1/2 gen
It has several Jailbreak methods for these iPad models. We recommended Checkra1n for these iPad models.
Checkra1n is a semi-tethered Jailbreak for iOS 12 onwards. It is based on the Checkm8 based Hardware exploit. So it can not be patched via software update. It exists on A5-A11 iPads. So every iOS / iPadsOS which is capable of running on these devices will be compatible with Checkra1n Jailbreak.
iPad (1st generation)
This is the 1st iPad that Apple released. You can use JailbreakMe 3.0, redsn0w, Absinthe Jailbreak tools to Jailbreak this.
Above iPad have released various features ( variant ) such as Wifi/ Wifi+ cellular, different screen sizes, etc. But the Jailbreak method doesn’t depend on these factors.