Jailbreak iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4
iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak tool named rootlessJB has been released to the public by security researcher Jake James. Also, FilzaEscaped for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 released too. You can jailbreak iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 running iPhones or iPads using the rootlessJB jailbreak. Find more on iOS 12.1 jailbreak download section.
However, if you are on iOS 12.1.3 or iOS 12.1.4 it’s too late to downgrade to a jailbreakable iOS version as downgrade window has been closed by Apple. No need to worry as we are offering the jailbreak alternatives to achieve the same without jailbreaking. See our suggested iOS 12.1.3 - iOS 12.1.4 jailbreak alternatives list below.
1. Ziyu Repo Extractor
Ziyu uses repository extraction method to download and install jailbreak apps on your iOS 12.1 running device. It supports the latest iPhone XS and XR models. Also, Ziyu Repo Extractor is compatible with iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 and iOS 12.1.4.
2. TweakMo Jailbreak App Store
TweakMo is an app store which offers jailbreak apps and jailbreak tools together with Cydia tweaks. This solution was initially introduced as iOS 11 jailbreak alternative solution and recently we can consider it as an alternative solution to jailbreak iOS 12.1 and later versions.
3. Vistian Jailbreak Tweak Installer
Vistian is a jailbreak tweak installer for iOS 12, iOS 12.1 and higher versions. What makes it unique is, it works without jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad.
4. Safari Hacker
As the name suggests, this is a Safari browser based hack which allows you to install third-party jailbreak apps on your device. Introduced for iOS 12.1 jailbreak and work with iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 and iOS 12.1.4 versions without an issue.
Ziyu Repo Extractor
Ziyu Repo Extractor offers app repositories extraction method to install jailbreak apps and tweaks. You can install many jailbreak apps on your iOS 12.1 running iPhone or iPad. Jailbreak apps offered in Ziyu will work without an iOS 12.1 jailbreak.
How to Install Ziyu Repo Extractor
Step 1 : Visit this page using the Safari browser of your iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 / iOS 12.1.3 / iOS 12.1.4 running iPhone and tap the Install Ziyu button.
Step 2 : Open Ziyu Repo Extractor.
Step 3 : Tap Browse Repo List and copy a preferred repo address.
Step 4 : Tap Extract Repo and paste the repository address copied in the step 2.
Step 5 : Ziyu will extract the repository and show you the available app list.
Step 6 : Install the required jailbreak app.
TweakMo Jailbreak App Store
TweakMo recently updated for later iOS 12.1 versions and its offerings are mainly focused on three categories. Those are jailbreak apps, jailbreak tools and jailbreak tweaks.
All these phrases sounds familiar, but do you know the differ?
- Jailbreak Apps : Apps developed by third-party app developers which are not allowed in the Apple App Store. You can download and install iOS 12.1 jailbreak apps without a jailbreak.
- Jailbreak Tools : TweakMo offers jailbreak tools for a permanent jailbreak as IPA based jailbreaks expire after 7 days of installation. With this online jailbreak method, you don’t have to re-jailbreak your device every week by tethering to a computer.
- Jailbreak Tweaks / Cydia Tweaks : Tweaks offered in TweakMo is available to download on an iOS 12.1 device, but will not work as expected on a non-jailbroken device. Popular Cydia tweak downloads are available with TweakMo.
Vistian Jailbreak Tweak Installer
As we know, jailbreak tweaks / Cydia tweaks will only work with a jailbroken device. But with Vistian, you may able to use jailbreak tweaks on iOS 12.1 without a jailbreak. Vistian jailbreak tweak installer achieve the enabling of jailbreak tweaks on a non-jailbroken device running iOS 12 or later versions.
You may need to install Shortcuts app on your iPhone to use Vistian jailbreak tweaks.
Try these awesome jailbreak tweaks on iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 with Vistian.
Tilt Scroll : Auto scroll a web page to read it on ease.
Convert video to gif : Convert video files to GIF animation easily.
Download YouTube : Download Youtube videos directly to your iPhone or iPad.
Speed Respring : Respring your device instantly.
Backup Shortcuts to iCloud : Backup all your shortcuts to the iCloud.
Discount Calculator : Calculate the discount and get the total saving.
Change Font : Change the font of a web page.
You may need to visit Vistian jailbreak tweak installer for jailbreak tweaks list and to download Vistian app for free.
Safari Hacker is the latest concept for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 running iPhones and iPads. It tweaks basic settings of Safari browser to perform some restricted functions on your device. After the installation of Safari Hacker, you can install jailbreak apps directly to iOS 12.1 / 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 / iOS 12.1.3 / iOS 12.1.4 devices.
Safari Hacker is not available for direct download but available to download with the zJailbreak app store. Download zJailbreak app store and get Safari Hacker from there to install jailbreak apps on iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4
We have developed a Freemium code generator for zJailbreak app to get the fully functionality of zJailbreak without a donation. You may visit zJailbreak for more info.
iOS 12.1.4 - iOS 12.1 Cydia
Official Cydia support has not extended after iOS 10 versions. But users are still believe in Saurik to release Cydia download for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 and other versions.
Cydia install is an automatic process for many jailbreak tools. Even Electra jailbreak for iOS 11 versions offered patched version of Cydia install for its users.
You can't install Cydia tweaks to your iPhone unless it's jailbroken. But jailbreak app installation on iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1,iOS 12.1.2 iOS 12.1.3 or iOS 12.1.4 is possible as it does not require your device to be jailbroken.
You can make your device unique with Cydia on it. To achieve that, iOS 12.1 jailbreak and iOS 12.1 Cydia will be the way. What about Sileo, the Cydia alternative package manager developed by Electra team?
Sileo for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4
Sileo will be the Cydia for iOS 11 and higher versions, including iOS 12, iOS 12.1 and other minor versions. The package manager for jailbroken devices developed by Electra jailbreak team.
As we already know, Cydia was not officially updated for iOS 11 and later versions. Even the Cydia available in the Electra jailbreak is a patched version of Cydia and it's not fully compatible with the latest iOS.
Sileo is not released to the public yet. It's in the final testing stages at the moment and we are hoping to see Sileo in action soon. However, it has proven to be more efficient than Cydia in the testing stages.
Sileo will support iOS 11 and later versions as we have mentioned.
iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak Download
There were many iOS 12.1 jailbreak attempts while some succeeds achieving it. These are the success stories of iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak.
Jailbreak iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 with rootlessJB
iOS Tweak Developer Jake James released the rootlessJB to jailbreak iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 versions. This does not include the package managers Cydia or Sileo at the moment. You can view Jake’s work on this project at GitHub repo for rootlessJB.
You can install the rootlessJB using the rootlessJB jailbreak IPA. Download the jailbreak ipa and install using Cydia Impactor on a PC.
If you are not interested in computer method jailbreaks, you can use the zJailbreak third-party app store to install rootlessJB using an online jailbreak method. Not only the rootlessJB, zJailbreak also offers FilzaEscaped for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 so that you can install Cydia tweaks on iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 versions.
Visit rootlessJB for detailed jailbreak and tweak installation guide.
FilzaEscaped for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2
FilzaEscaped file manager has been released for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 running iDevices. You can access the system files and tweak the configurations on iOS 12.1 with FilzaEscaped. You can download the FilzaEscaped using the zJailbreak app store.
iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak Approaches and News
iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak on iPhone Xs Max
Alibaba security researcher Min Zheng tweet recently with the possibility to jailbreak iOS 12.1.2 running iPhone Xs Max and iPhone 6S.
As in most cases with Alibaba team, they will not release complete information to the public until the particular vulnerability is fixed. But pwning the Apple’s latest A12 chip on iOS 12.1.2 gives a hope for jailbreak community on achieving iOS 12 jailbreak and iOS 12.1 jailbreak.
iOS 12.1 Remote Jailbreak based on Safari WebKit Exploit
iOS 12.1 supported Safari exploits released a few days ago. Security Researcher Linus Henze (@LinusHenze) is the man credited for this finding and it was fixed with iOS 12.1.1 update. You may find his work on WebKit-RegEx-Exploit GitHub repo.
Many believe that this exploit will lead to an iOS 12.1 remote jailbreak and Alibaba’s Min Zheng (@SparkZheng) has confirmed that this could use to develop a remote jailbreak for iOS 12.1 and lower versions.
As this exploit has been fixed with the iOS 12.1.1 update, this could lead to jailbreak iOS 12.1
iOS 12.1 Privilege Escalation Bug by Google Project Zero
Google Project Zero’s Jann Horn has found bugs related to shared memory mappings of iOS system. This bug could exploit to gain a kernel level access on iOS system, which means an untethered iOS 12.1 jailbreak.
You can read his bug report on Chromium Project
However, this bug has been fixed with the iOS 12.1.1 update. Therefore, if you are waiting for a jailbreak, downgrade to the iOS 12.1 as Apple would close the downgrade window anytime.
KeenLab Jailbreaks iOS 12.1 on iPhone XS Max
KeenLab was the first to demonstrate PoC for iOS 12 jailbreak and now they have come up with a iOS 12.1 jailbreak. Security Researcher Liang Chen tweeted about their achievement with a image of pwned iPhone XS Max running iOS 12.1
However, with the KeenLab's history of jailbreaking, we can assume that this iOS 12.1 jailbreak exploits will not make to the public. But, it's a pleasure to know iOS 12.1 jailbreak is achievable.
iOS 12.1 Jailbreak Hope from a Tweak Developer
An Indian tweak developer, Umang Raghuvanshi has recently tweeted about jailbreaking iOS 12 running A10 and A11 chip powered iOS devices. Which are iPhone 7 and later devices. He is waiting to test his exploits on Apple A12 chip powered devices which are latest iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.
...but there’s no reason to upgrade your devices just yet if you’re already jailbroken or would rather stay on iOS 11.— Umang Raghuvanshi (@umanghere) September 24, 2018
Also, in other news, I still work on Libertas occasionally, but am planning to hand it to someone more dedicated to tweak development. [2/2]
With this saying he stated that the vulnerabilities he is testing was available in iOS 12.1 beta versions. If those vulnerabilities survived in the iOS 12.1 public release, we are on for a iOS 12.1 jailbreak.
Will Luca Todesco Jailbreak iOS 12.1
Luca Todesco, the creator of Yalu jailbreak came with a jailbreak tool after a long period of silence. He was successfully jailbreak iOS 12 running iPhone XS Max. He is the creator of Yalu jailbreak and we will be able to see his attempts on iOS 12.1 jailbreak too. Because he already show his desire on iOS 12 jailbreaking.
since I’m finally done hacking the Xs Max I started using it as my daily driver and I gotta say it’s a damn fine piece of hardware— qwertyoruiop (@qwertyoruiopz) October 5, 2018
Luca jailbreaks his iPhone XS Max using the exploits he has used to jailbreak iOS 12 beta 12. If these bugs were not fixed in iOS 12.1, we will be able to see Yalu jailbreak for iOS 12.1 as well.
Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 12.1
Pangu team also a giant in the jailbreak community as they have developed many jailbreak tools in the early days. They always play a huge role in the jailbreak community with their research and findings. But they were not released any jailbreak tools to the public for recent iOS versions.
However, Min Zheng from Alibaba team recently tweeted that Pangu team has successfully jailbreak iOS 12 running iPhone XS. This is a good initiative by Pangu team and we are waiting for their response on iOS 12 and iOS 12.1 jailbreak release.