Meridian jailbreak has been released for iOS 10 – iOS 10.3.3 running all 64-bit devices to download Cydia
It is a semi-untethered jailbreak and you will need to re-run the jailbreak app every time you reboot your iPhone or iPad.
After testing six betas, they could release the final build as Meridian v0.9. However, it is still in pre-release stages.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, iPhone 6S & Plus, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5S, iPad Air 1, iPad Air 2, iPad (2017), iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro 1, iPad Pro 2, iPod Touch 6th Gen.
iOS 10.3.3, iOS 10.3.2, iOS 10.3.1, iOS 10.3, iOS 10.2.1, iOS 10.2, iOS 10.1.1, iOS 10.1, iOS 10.0.3, iOS 10.0.2, iOS 10.0.1, iOS 10.
PsychoTea – PsychoTea is an iOS/Jailbreak developer from the United Kingdom. He has been known as Ben Sparkes, sparkey and @iBSparkes on Twitter since 2013. His first jailbreak tool was Meridian Jailbreak, and the initial release was on 04th January 2018. Also, he released the OverClock Jailbreak project for watchOS 3.
Siguza – Siguza is a famous iOS hacker from Switzerland. His twitter name is @s1guza since 2010. He developed another few jailbreaks such as h3lix jailbreak for iOS 10.3.3 – iOS 10 (32-bit) doubleH3lix Jailbreak for iOS 10.3.3 – iOS 10 (64 bit), Phœnix jailbreak for iOS 9.3.5.
- Meridian Jailbreak No PC method
The Online Jailbreak method is the easiest way to Jailbreak. You can Jailbreak your device easily without computer support with this method.
Meridian Jailbreak IPA’s available with Silzee Online JB app. You can download Silzee Online JB app from zJailbreak or iExtras or any other related site.
Step Guide to Online Meridian Jailbreak
Step 01 – Download zJailbreak or Xabsi from following installation buttons.
Step 02 – Download Silzee Online JB app from zJailbreak or Xabsi.
Step 03 – Open Silzee app and tap the Meridian Jailbreak install button.
Step 04 – Once complete, Meridian app will be available on your device homescreen.
Step 05 – Trust the Meridian app before launching the Meridian app from your iPhone or iPad. Go to the Settings app, go to General > Profiles & Device Management>Trust..
Step 06 – Open Meridian app from your device and Tap on the “Go” button to start the Jailbreak process.
Step 07 – After a few seconds, your device will Reboot and finally, it will be available Cydia on your device homescreen.
Meridian Jailbreak PC method (Cydia Impactor method)
Meridian Jailbreak is an IPA based Cydia Impactor method, and you need MAC or Windows PC support to complete the Jailbreak process. Please follow the below guide.
Meridian Jailbreak Cydia Installation guide – (PC Required)
Step 01 – Download Meridian Jailbreak IPA file.
Step 02 – Download Cydia Impactor from the official site.
Step 03 – Open Cydia Impactor and connect your device to the PC.
Step 04 – Drag and drop the Meridian IPA file onto Cydia Impactor.
Step 05 – Enter your Apple ID credentials to sideload the Meridian Jailbreak app to your device.
Step 06 – Now it will have to install a Meridian app on your device homescreen. Now verify the Jailbreak app. Go to the Settings app, go to General > Profiles & Device Management.
Step 07 – Now run the Meridian app from your device homescreen and Tap on the “Go” button.
Step 08 – Your device will Reboot during the process. Finally, you can find Cydia on your device homescreen.
Meridian jailbreak cydia not working – How to fix
Many users have complained about Cydia not working with Meridian jailbreak. Cydia is not showing for some people as well as Cydia crashes for some people.
However, this is not affected for those who use the latest meridian version for Jailbreak their device. It is affected only for users who used Meridian beta 1 to beta 3 for jailbreaking their devices. Meridian beta four & five has fixed the following issues.
Public Beta 4 [2018-1-7] – Fixed Cydia not showing up for some users.
Public Beta 5 [2018-1-16] – Fixed the ‘Delete Cydia’ option not working.
Meridian jailbreak for latest iOS versions
Currently Meridian Jailbreak is compatible up to iOS 10.3.3 version only. The Meridian developer has achieved 0day exploit on iOS 13 as soon as it was released. But did upgrade meridian jailbreak after iOS 10.3.3.
However it has several jailbreak tools for the latest iOS versions.
Now, hardware based Checkra1n Jailbreak is available for iOS 12 – iOS 14.8.1 on several devices. Unc0ver available for iOS 14 – iOS 14.8 & Taurine available for iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 Jailbreak on all device models. Odyssey is another jailbreak for iOS 13 – iOS 13.7. It has Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 to iOS 12.5.5 versions & Rootless JB is available up to 12.4.8 Jailbreak.
Also, there are alternative jailbreak solutions such as Sileem for iOS 16 to iOS 17, Zeon for iOS 14 – iOS 17, iOS 15 – iOS 16.5, Hexxa plus for iOS 13 – iOS 16.6, Bregxi for iOS 12 – iOS 16.6.
Refer the following pages for more information.
Jailbreak iOS 17 (Beta)
Jailbreak iOS 16.6 ( Beta )
Jailbreak iOS 16.4 / iOS 16.4.1
Jailbreak iOS 16.1 – iOS 16.1.2
Jailbreak iOS 15.7 – iOS 15.7.6
Jailbreak iOS 15.6 / iOS 15.6.1
Jailbreak iOS 15.4 / iOS 15.4.1
Jailbreak iOS 15.3 / iOS 15.3.1
Jailbreak iOS 15.2.1 / iOS 15.2
Jailbreak iOS 15.1 / iOS 15.1.1
Compare Meridian Jailbreak and Other iOS 10 Jailbreaks
It has many jailbreak tools for iOS 10 to iOS 10.3.3 versions.
Best jailbreak based on the few essential features such as stability, Compatibility, app support & developer support.
We can consider Meridian as the best Jailbreak tool for iOS 10 versions when we compare these facts with the other jailbreak tools.
- Meridian Jailbreak vs Yalu102 Jailbreak
Meridian is more stable than Yalu 102 because it is a Kernel Patch Protection-less jailbreak.
Even though Yalu102 jailbreak has no support for the iPhone 7, Meridian does.
Yalu 102 support ended at iOS 10.2, But Meridian jailbreak tool support extends up to iOS 10.3.3.
Yalu Jailbreak app support is average level compared with the Meridian Jailbreak.
No more tool support & update from Yalu 102 developer and He left this jailbreak, but Meridian developer is active.
- Meridian Jailbreak vs G0blin Jailbreak
Meridian Jailbreak is more stable than G0blin because G0blin Jailbreak is still work-in-progress.
According to G0blin developer, there are few things not working that are related to a kernel patching issue such as Touch ID not working in containerized Apps, Preferences misbehaving in containerized Apps and Failure to launch an App via Xcode.
G0blin Jailbreak support only for iOS 10.3.X versions. But Meridian Jailbreak supports all iOS 10.X.X versions.
G0blin Jailbreak does not have a public IPA yet and is available as an X code project while Meridian releases a public IPA.
- Meridian Jailbreak vs Saigon Jailbreak
Saigon Jailbreak supports only iOS 10.2.1 while Meridian supports all iOS 10 versions.
When it compares with the Meridien, Saigon stability is very poor. Saigon requires a lot of tries to inject the exploit.
Saigon developer support for the community is weak too. The developer has left the scene. But Meridian developers are still updating the tool.