[Online] RootlessJB for iOS 12 – iOS 12.4.8


We have listed Rootless jailbreak support as follows.

Rootless JB for iOS 12 – iOS 12.5.7 Jailbreak

RootlessJB4 RC.2.0 is the first and ever Semi Untethered jailbreak support for all the iOS 12 versions up to iOS 12.4.8 only. However, it is the Open-source jailbreak for A7 to A11 devices.

RootlessJB for iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 developed by Jake James for the very first time. It was an open source project. Meanwhile, iOS 12.4 Rootless JB was released by Brandon Plank, known as @BrandonD3V on twitter. According to Brandon, It worked with iOS 12 – iOS 12.4.8.

Still, no confirmation about iOS 12.4.9, iOS 12.5, iOS 12.5.1, iOS 12.5.2, iOS 12.5.3, iOS 12.5.4, iOS 12.5.5, iOS 12.5.6 & iOS 12.5.7 support. Visit iOS 12.4 – iOS 12.5.7 Jailbreak page for more information.

RootlessJB Jailbreak is not compatible with iPhone XS and XR. Find more alternative solutions from this iPhone XS Jailbreak page.

Download RootlessJB Jailbreak

You can install RootlessJB Jailbreak directly to your iPhone / iPad from the following app store. RootlessJB compatible with all iOS 12 versions.

Note – Currently, Rootless Online IPA has been revoked by Apple. It will be fixed soon! Use zjailbreak as an alternative.

Rootless Installer

RootlessJB does not install Cydia, Sileo or any other Jailbreak app / tweak manager or installer. Therefore you must install “Rootless Installer” to install Jailbreak apps, tweaks or themes. 

Rootless Installer is available exclusively with the zJailbreak app store.

Otherwise, you can use below Geofilza to install jailbreak apps / tweaks manually. Manual JB app installation is somewhat complicated and risky process if you are not a Jailbreak expert.

Step Guide (No PC)

Step 01 – Download zJailbreak from the above link. You must provide a device passcode for this installation.

Step 02 – Now launch zJailbreak from your iPhone or iPad.

Step 03 – Select RootlessJB iOS 12 – iOS 12.2 & iOS 12.4 tab and click on the Get button to install it.

Step 04 – Wait until installation is complete. Then Go to device Settings —> General —> Device & profile Management —> Trust the developer profile.

Step 05 – Now launch the RootlessJB app. Click on Jailbreak! to start the jailbreak process.

Step 06 – Then Install Rootless deb installer from zJailbreak or other app stores.

Step 07 – Open the Deb files from zJailbreak (or other app stores) Copy the URL of Jailbreak tweak and paste on Rootless installer to Install the tweak.

Step Guide (PC Required)

First, you must download the following to install the Jailbreak tweaks with RootlessJB.

RootlessJB IPA

Filza IPA

Cydia Impactor

Step 01 – Install RootlessJB IPA and Filza IPA from your using the Cydia Impactor. You must provide your Apple ID & Password for this step.

Step 02 – Go to the Silzee website. Now install ZipApp from Silzee patched tweak.

Step 03 – Now open the patched tweak of Silzee and select the iOS Jailbreak app and tap install.

Step 04 – Launch the file from ZipApp and it is extracted automatically. Copy these files.

Step 05 – Then open Filza and browse ZipApp. Copy files, and open the root(/) folder in Filza.

Step 06 – Open var/LIB and open Mobilesubstrate, Dynamic Libraries and copy pasted files according to Jailbreak app/tweak.

Step 07 – Now, restart your iPhone / iPad and run rootless Jailbreak app to run the Jailbreak app/tweak.

RootlessJB for iOS 13 & higher versions

Rootless JB was not available for iOS 13 – iOS 13.6.1 Jailbreak & iOS 13.7 Jailbreak. You can use an alternative jailbreak solution for these versions such as Unc0ver, Odyssey.  Refer the following pages for more information.

Currently, the Rootless JB 14 project is ongoing. Developer Brandon Plank (Kayla) updating Rootless JB for iOS 14 & higher versions.

He promised to release PlankFilza for iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 and after that RootlessJB within the next two weeks. As promised, PlankFilza has already been released. But RootlessJB iOS 14 is still pending. 

Also, he announced the new Rootless14 (codename) team as@chilaxan1, @DaveWijk, @maxbridgland, @Chr0nicT, @JenyaFTW and himself. Now the RootlessJB 14 project is in its final stage. So, Rootless Jailbreak iOS 14 will be released soon! 

However, you cannot jailbreak iOS 14iOS 14.8.1, iOS 15iOS 15.8.2, iOS 16iOS 16.7.8, iOS 17iOS 17.5.1, iOS 17.6 beta and iOS 18 beta with RootlessJB right now. There are many jailbreak solutions available for them as alternative RootlessJB Jailbreak.


Rootless JB for iOS 11 – iOS 11.3.1

Rootless JB is compatible up to Jailbreak for iOS 11.3.1 on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This is a concept Jailbreak called rootlessJB based on Ian Beer’s empty_list exploit. However, this rootlessJB does not install Cydia and it allows you to run Cydia tweaks only.

Version Compatibility

iOS 11.3.1, iOS 11.3, iOS 11.2.6, iOS 11.2.5, iOS 11.2.2, iOS 11.2.1, iOS 11.2, iOS 11.1.2 , iOS 11.1.1, iOS 11.1, iOS 11.0.3, iOS 11.0.2, iOS 11.0.1, iOS 11

Device Compatibility

iPhone X, iPhone 8 & Plus, Phone 7 & 7 Plus, iPhone 6S & 6S Plus, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5S

iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4,iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro

iPod Touch 6G

Compatible Cydia tweaks with RootlessJB jailbreak

You can install the following Cydia Tweaks once you install rootless Jailbreak for iOS 11.2 to iOS 11.3.1 running iOS devices.

Step Guide for RootlessJB

Step 01 : Download the Rootless IPA file .

Step 02 : Download Cydia Impactor from the official site according to your computer OS.

Step 03 : Launch Cydia Impactor and drag & drop the downloaded IPA file on Cydia impactor.

Step 04 : Provide your Apple ID email and password to sideload the IPA to your device. Now you have installed IPA app to your device.

Step 05 : Open the app. Click on Jailbreak! to start the process

Step 06 : Once complete the process you can install tweaks using Filza on your iOS 11.3.1 – iOS 11.2 running device.

How to install Cydia tweaks on iOS 11.3.1 – iOS 11.2 with RootlessJB?

You must install the following two apps to install the Cydia tweaks with RootlessJB.

  • Filza

Filza provides full root access to all the files in the directory.  

  • ZipApp Free

ZipApp is a default iOS app which is a help to unarchiving & archiving files in various other formats on your iOS Devices.

ZipApp free

Once you installed the above apps, you can install Cydia tweaks manually using the below guide.

Step Guide

Step 01 : Download any DEB file you want to install.

Step 02 : Open the Deb file using ZipApp Free app and extract the data.tar.Izma file in the archive.

Step 03 : Open Filza app and navigate to /var/mobile/Containers/Data/Application. Sort this folder according to date and check the latest one that contains the tweak files.

Step 04 : Copy <tweak name>.plist and <tweak name>.dylib files to the /var/containers/Bundle/tweak support/usr/lib/TweakInject/ folder.

Step 05 : Now you must restart your device. This step is essential to inject tweaks and If not your tweaks will not be loaded.