Meridian jailbreak has been released for iOS 10 – iOS 10.3.3 running all 64-bit devices to download Cydia
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 is known as Ben Sparkes, sparkey and @iBSparkes in Twitter since 2013. His first jailbreak tool was Meridian Jailbreak, and initial release was on 04th January 2018. Also, he released 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
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 from Silzee
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 Meridian Jailbreak install button.
Step 04 – Once complete, Meridian app will be available on your device homescreen.
Step 05 – Trust the Meridian app before launch 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 IPA based Cydia Impactor method, and you need to MAC or Windows PC support 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 Meridian Jailbreak app to your device.
Step 06 – Now it will have to install 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 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 not affected for those who use latest meridian version for Jailbreak their device. It is affected only for users who used Meridian beta 1 to beta 3 for jailbreak 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 compatible up to iOS 10.3.3 version only. Developer can upgrade meridian jailbreak iOS 11 & higher versions up to iOS 12.2 & iOS 12.4 hence these versions are Jailbreakable. It has few jailbreak for iOS 12 to iOS 12.2 & iOS 12.4 versions such as Unc0ver, Chimera. Also Rootless JB available up to iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak.
However, there is no semi-untethered or untethered Jailbreak for iOS 12.3 – iOS 12.3.2, iOS 12.4.1, iOS 12.4.2, iOS 13, iOS 13.1 – iOS 13.1.3 & iOS 13.2 beta versions. There are, alternative jailbreak solutions such as Hexxa / Hexxa plus, Bregxi available for these iOS versions.
However, the Meridian developer has achieved 0day exploit on iOS 13 as soon as it was released. Probably Meridian will upgrade to jailbreak iOS 13 & higher versions.
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 with 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 Yalu102 jailbreak 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 support for all iOS 10.X.X versions.
G0blin Jailbreak does not have public IPA yet and available as X code project while Meridian release public IPA.
- Meridian Jailbreak vs Saigon Jailbreak
Saigon Jailbreak support only for iOS 10.2.1 while Meridian supported 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 developer still updating the tool.