Jailbreak is one of the most common terms heard by Apple users. Jailbreak is a method using which you can remove all the restrictions of your iDevice. It is like adding wings to your device. You can convert your phone into a powerful device using Jailbreak. It adds thousands of features to the existing software. However, jailbreaking your device is not a simple process. In this post, we will guide you on how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Apple TV.
After jailbreaking your device, you can download the application installers, which allow you to download third-party applications, and add extensions that are normally unavailable. The largest application installer for a jailbroken device is Cydia. It helps you download the latest additions, extensions, and tweaks on your device.
What is jailbreaking?
Jailbreaking is the process of unlocking Your device such as an iPhone, or iPad, and gaining full control over its operating system. Jailbreaking is the only way to past Apple’s restrictions and fully own the device that you paid for. Jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad is a risky process and it is not recommended, however, it is most popular among those who want to install unofficial apps and tweaks on their smartphones or tablets via the Cydia marketplace.
Benefits of Jailbreak
The main reason people jailbreak their devices is to install third-party applications and tweaks that are not available on the App Store. Apple has very restricted software which does not allow any modification software on its devices. However, it is possible to use Jailbreak for iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Apple TV.
The app store has a number of guidelines, which most apps fail to meet. Therefore, the apps of such developers which have various modification techniques are never launched officially. However, these apps are released in third-party installers like Cydia. Hence, jailbreaking your device gives you exposure to millions of such amazing software and tools.
What are Jailbreak tools?
Jailbreak tool is the one using which you can jailbreak your iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Apple TV. There are different tools for different versions of iOS. Each tool is developed by a team of software engineers. However, these tools are not official. These are extremely free of cost and no one should charge you for this. However, the hackers who develop these tools, accept the donation. So if you like their work you can leave behind something for them.
How to Jailbreak your iPhone/iPod/iPad and Apple TV
Jailbreaking your device depends upon the version of IOS it is running. Below are the names of the tools using which you can jailbreak your version of iOS.
iOS 11.2 – 11.3.1
Electra1131: this tool supports all devices running on the above-mentioned iOS version including the iPhone x.
iOS 11.0 – 11.1.2
Electra1121: this tool also supports all devices running on the above-mentioned version of iOS.
iOS 10.2 – 10.3.3
- doubleh3lix: only 64-bit devices accept iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus.
- Merhidian: all 64-bit devices including iPhone 7 and 7 plus
- h3lix: all 32-bit devices
Home Depot: 32-bit devices only
No jailbreak available for 64-bit devices
Pangu: all devices using Mac or Windows
Pangu: for Mac and Windows
Evasi0n: all devices
iPhone 4s, iPad 3, and iPad 2: no jailbreak available.
Redsn0w: all other iOS devices
Jailbreak for Apple TV
- Apple TV 3: no jailbreak available on any firmware.
- tvOS: 11.4+: downgrade to iOS 10.2.2 and use backrOOm.
- tvOS 11: backr00m, all devices
- tvOS 10.2.2: backrOOm, all devices
- tvOS 9 – 10.2.1: upgrade to iOS 10.2.2 and use backrOOm.
- tvOS 6.2.1: Seas0nPass, all devices
Does Jailbreak Void Warranty?
Yes, if you go to an Apple Store to receive any kind of help related to your device they will refuse. According to a circular by Apple, they don’t support jailbreaking and can refuse to repair your phone even if it’s under warranty. However, it is not illegal to jailbreak your device. The US government has made the exemption verdict that Apple cannot force users to stop doing things they want.
Therefore, we recommend you not to take the risk of jailbreaking your device if it is under warranty. Or you can factory reset or remove the Jailbreak before going to the service center. They don’t check the jailbreak history.