How to jailbreak iOS 12 and higher versions. Jailbreak news
IPhone users often require jailbreak on their smartphones. What is jailbreak, how it differs from unlock and how it works – we will find out in this article. And also tell you about the latest version of the jailbreak, which is suitable for Apple devices on iOS 12 and higher.
What does jailbreaking an iPhone do
So, jailbreak is an operation, which gives access to the file system of the gadget and is a much broader concept than unlock. Disabling limits by jailbreaking provides great opportunities for using the gadget, because jailbreak deactivates Apple firmware. This means that you can use various applications downloaded from markets similar to the AppStore, but not from the AppStore itself.
It is also worth knowing that after providing a jailbreak operation, you cannot be serviced at official Apple service centers. Since the jailbreak operation is contrary to the rules of the user agreement, then you go on "self-floating". However, if it necessary, you can download the official version of iOS and contact Apple service centers. After re-installing the official firmware, the jailbreak data will not be saved, and you can again contact the company's specialists for help.
Among the main options of jailbreak, we highlight the following:
– software download is possible not only from the AppStore, but also from Cydia or similar tools – an unofficial software such as a market;
– the ability to use the tools of the software line, and, therefore, decoupling from the operator or other restrictions that block the full operation opportunities of the iPhone;
– the ability to use software from a desktop PC.
The main advantage of jailbreak in overcoming the limits imposed by Apple’s official policy. The operation will fix the inconveniences of the official interface and restrictions on downloading applications and software only from the AppStore.
What is Cydia and why its era has come to the end
As we noted in the previous section, Cydia is an unofficial software application that serves as a package manager. By packages we mean applications and software for iPhone. The application was released in 2008, and a year later it was used by 10% of iPhone owners.
The work of the application was organized on the same principle as the AppStore. Having a single linked account, the user can download applications and software. Paid applications or paid versions of applications users can buy through popular payment systems – through Amazon Payments or PayPal.
At the end of 2018, it became known that Cydia will cease to exist. This news was reported by application developer Jay Freeman. He noted that the project had long been unprofitable for him. However, the main reason for the detected is a bug, due to which data of users of payment systems could be made public through the application. Therefore, at the end of the year, users were denied the option to pay for applications, and soon the project was promised to close entirely.
Freeman is also considering the possibility of opening a new project related to Cydia. Now the developer did not name any specific dates or actions, but the possibility of the appearance on the market of a new product does not exclude.
rootlessJB – tool for jailbreaking gadgets on iOS 12 and higher
Against the background of the closing of the Cydia project, an alternative has suddenly appeared for the jailbreak community. Talented developer Jake James released the third version of his jailbreak tool to the market – the project is called rootlessJB 3.0.
rootlessJB 3.0 runs on gadgets with A9, A10 and A11 processors. The developer has announced support for operations on gadgets with the A12 processor, as well as A7 and A8, when bugs will be found on devices with these processors. That will allow access to the jailbreak. rootlessJB 3.0 does not support tweaks and managers like Sileo or Cydia. We also denote that this tool is developed for iOS versions from 12 to 12.1.2.
The main drawback, or rather, the peculiarity of the tool is that it does not suit ordinary users, but for developers. And, as we have previously noted, the third version of rootlessJB does not support tweaks. For an average user who does not have the necessary skills, launching such a tool is quite a challenge. During the installation more questions arise than answers.
Not so long ago it became known that a new version of rootlessJB - 3.1 was released. Users expected that it would be available and with an extended range of actions on gadgets with different processors. However, for the time being, the updated version differs from the third one only by tweaks support. The developer noted that the new version is still available in fact only to developers, and so far supports gadgets on A9-A11 processors. Download the tool can be freely available on the Internet.
So, now the possibility of jailbreak for gadgets on iOS 12 and later is quite limited. Now you can launch a jailbreak using the rootlessJB tool versions 3.0 and 3.1. However, only developers can understand the work of this tool, it will be quite difficult for an ordinary user to do the necessary operation.
Since there are no alternatives that a regular user could use, beware of fraudsters. Now the work of pseudo-services has intensified, which for money suggest jailbreaking for gadgets version iOS 12 and higher. Therefore, check the information and services that are offered such service to you, so as not to give the scammers money.