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iPhone Jailbreak

In this page you will find everything you need to know about iPhone Jailbreaking.

You can find the recommended jailbreak tools / alternatives for each and every iOS version according to the iOS versions and iPhone models.

We have categorized iPhone jailbreak information mainly in 3 sections as follows. If you only want to download, touch the button below or look at the information below. We recommend reading the information if you’re new to jailbreaking and want to learn more

List of Jailbreakable iPhone models / iOS versions

List of iPhone Jailbreak tools / Alternatives

iPhone Jailbreaking FAQ

zJailbreak, the world’s most popular Jailbreak appstore for latest iOS versions that offers a lot of iPhone Jailbreaking alternatives listed below.


List of Jailbreakable iPhone models / iOS versions

iOS 16 – iOS 16.3  [ A10 – A16 iPhones ]

Before talking about iPhone Jailbreaking, find out the iPhone models which are compatible with iOS 16 – iOS 16.3 Jailbreak.

iOS 16 released with the introduction of the brand new iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max in 2022. 

Following iPhone models are also declared as compatible with iOS 16 versions. 

iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE (3rd gen), iPhone SE (2nd gen)

With the iOS 16 release iPhone 14 jailbreak or A16 Jailbreak & iOS 16 Jailbreak are the newest challenge. Because other devices which are capable of running older versions have Jailbreak tools. Find the below iPhone Jailbreak tools / Alternatives.

Also, you can find more information about iOS 16.1 – iOS 16.1.2 Jailbreak and iOS 16.2 Jailbreak pages too.

iOS 15 – iOS 15.7.3 [ A9 – A15 iPhones ]

In 2021 Apple announced brand new iPhone 13 & 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro & 13 Pro Max, iPhone SE (3rd gen) with the iOS 15 release. 

These are the other iPhone models which are compatible with iOS 15 – iOS 15.7.3 Jailbreak.

iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE (2nd gen), iPhone SE (1st gen), iPhone 6S & 6S Plus

During that time, the iPhone 13 jailbreak, in other words A15 Jailbreak and iOS 15 Jailbreak was the biggest challenge. To safeguard the system updated with iOS 15 and above, Apple adopted a new security technique called system volume signed (SSV). With this previous, straightforward method of jailbreaking unworkable. That’s why there were few iOS 15 & higher Jailbreaks even now. However, there are several iPhone jailbreak tools/alternatives available.

Find more details from the following iOS 15.4 Jailbreak, iOS 15.5 Jailbreak & iOS 15.6 / iOS 15.6.1 Jailbreak pages too.

iOS 14 – iOS 14.8.1 [ A9- A14 devices]

iPhone 12 & 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro & 12 Pro Max were newly released iPhones with iOS 14 release in 2020.

Also, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE (2nd gen), iPhone SE (1st gen), iPhone 6S & 6S Plus compatible with iOS 14. 

iOS 14 jailbreak, iPhone 12 Jailbreak, otherwise A14 jailbreak was an interesting topic at that time. There were several jailbreak tools available for iOS 14 – iOS 14.8.1 Jailbreak. Checkout from the below list according to your iOS version/ iPhone models.

iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 [ A9- A13 devices ]

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE (2nd gen) new iPhone lineup was introduced with iOS 13 major release. iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE (1st gen), iPhone 6S & 6S Plus also included in the iOS 13 compatible devices.

iPhone 11 Jailbreak, also known as A13 jailbreak was a hit story in 2019. On the other hand iOS 13 jailbreak was the main target. Now many iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 Jailbreak tools are available. Find them below.

iOS 12 – iOS 12.5.7 [ A7- A12 devices ]

iPhone XS & XS Max, iPhone XR are the latest addition to Apple iPhone in 2018. It came with the iOS 12 major release. Apart from these latest devices, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE (1st gen), iPhone 6S & 6S Plus, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, iPhone 5S are compatible with iOS 12 versions.

Even though iOS 12 Jailbreak, iPhone Xs jailbreak (A12 jailbreak) was the biggest challenge during this period, later it has many iOS 12 Jailbreak tools / solutions were discovered. iOS 12 – 12.5.7 Jailbreak tools/ solutions for iPhones have been listed below.


List of iPhone Jailbreak tools / Alternatives

Here we have listed all iPhone Jailbreak tools/ Alternatives. Choose the correct solution according to your iPhone models and iOS version.

1. Sileem Jailbreak Repo extractor

Compatible iOS versions: iOS 16 to iOS 16.3

Compatible iPhone models :  All iPhone models ( A10 – A16)

Sileem is a jailbreak repo extractor especially designed for iOS 16 and higher versions. This is compatible with all latest iPhone 14 models and you can install Cydia lite, jailbreak apps, themes, teaks and many more on all iOS 16 running iPhone models. It is a No PC method and you can download Sileem on your iPhone through zJailbreak.

Sileem for latest iPhones
2. Palera1n Semi-tethered Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions :  iOS 15 to iOS 16.3

Compatible iPhone models : A10/A11 iPhones only

Palera1n is the first ever semi-tethered jailbreak for iOS 16 based on the checkm8 exploit. It is a WIP jailbreak and not compatible with the latest device models. Also, this is a computer based method, so this is not available with the zJailbreak and visit the Palera1n official site to download it.

Palera1n for iPhone Jailbreak
3. Palera1n Virtual terminal jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 16 to iOS 16.3 

Compatible iPhone models : A12 to A16 iPhones only

This is compatible with iOS 16 running A12-A16 device which Palera1n semi-tethered does not support. This is a web-based jailbreak process run through the terminal key matching option and finally install Sileo. You can download this through zJailbreak and No PC required.

Palera1n Virtual Terminal Jailbreak
4. Unc0ver Black Edition

Compatible iOS versions :  iOS 16 to iOS 16.3

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models ( A10 – A16)

Unc0ver Black is another Web-based solution that comes with whole black themes as well as black Cydia. Once you complete the jailbreak process it lets you install Cydia 2 which has limited functions and is compatible with all the devices. This is an alternative to Unc0ver Semi-thetred jailbreak tool. Unc0ver Black edition available with zJailbreak.

Unc0ver Black edition
5. Zeon Jailbreak Repo extractor

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 14 to iOS 16.3 

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models

Zeon has been a popular Jailbreak repo extractor since iOS 14. It’s compatible up to iOS 16.3 running all iPhone device models to install jailbreak apps, themes and more. Zeon is a completely online process and No required PC or any other side loading Utility. You can download Zeon through zJailbreak as an iPhone Jailbreak alternative.

Zeon Jailbreak Repo extractor
6. Unc0ver Virtual Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 15 to iOS 15.7.3 

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models

You can complete the virtual jailbreak process on iPhone using web-based Unc0ver App. This is compatible with iOS 15 – iOS 15.7.3 versions. Basically it covers the iOS versions and does not have Unc0ver Semi-untetred jailbreak support. Finally you will have the limited functions of Cydia on your iPhone. Get it through zJailbreak easily for your iPhones.

Unc0ver Virtual Jailbreak
7. Xina A15 Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 15 to iOS 15.1.1 only 

Compatible iPhone models : A12-A15 iPhone models only

For iPhones running A12-A15 and iOS 15 – iOS 15.1.1, the Xina jailbreak is a rootless jailbreak by Zhu Xinlang (@xina520). Still under construction, the developer provided a video of the Xina Jailbreak operating on an iPhone XS with iOS 15.1 installed. zJailbreak added an online IPA for this, download easily through zJailbreak.

Xina A15 Jailbreak for iPhones
8. Xina Virtual Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 15.2 to iOS 16.3 

Compatible iPhone models : A12-A15 iPhone models only

This new jailbreak tool for iOS 15.2 to iOS 16.3 A12-A15 devices is an alternative to XinaA15. It has a simple web-bases process, launch the XinaA15 app and select “respring.” Once the virtual jailbreak is complete, the Sileo Download button will show up.

Xina Virtual Jailbreak
9. Checkra1n Virtual Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 15 to iOS 16.3 

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models

Checkra1n virtual jailbreak is an alternative method for the popular Checkra1n semi-tethered tool. As we are aware, the original tool is not updated after iOS 14.8.1 and Checkra1n virtual jailbreak  can be used to get Checkra1n experience on iOS 15 – iOS 16.3 on all device models. Checkra1n virtual jailbreak is exclusively available on zJailbreak.

Checkra1n Virtual Jailbreak
10. Dirty Cow Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 15 to iOS 16.1.2 

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models

Dirty Cow Jailbreak is based on the MAC Dirty Cow exploit and you can install Jailbreak tweaks without jailbreaking the iPhone. You can change the Lock Screen’s icon animation, customize system fonts, silence the shutter sound, get File Manager, Hide Home Bar, Hide the Dock and many more with dirty Cow apps. Grab it through zJailbreak for free.

Dirty Cow Jailbreak
11. Hexxa Plus / Hexxa

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 12 to iOS 16.3 

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models

Hexxa Plus jailbreak repo extractor is an upgraded version of Hexxa for iOS 13 & higher. Hexxa was available for iOS 12 versions. This was the most popular solution at that time, especially for the iPhone XS series. This will let you install Jailbreak apps, themes, and Cydia on all iPhone models. Download it through ZJB.

Hexxa Plus Jailbreak repo extractor
12. Checkra1n Semi-tethred jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 12 to iOS 14.8.1

Compatible iPhone models : A9-A11 iPhone models only.

Checkra1n Semi-tethered jailbreak based on the unpatchable Checkm8 exploit. This can be patched via software update, but this is compatible with iOS 12 – iOS 14.8.1 only. This was the most popular jailbreak tool for a long time. However this is a bit more advanced method than previous jailbreak tools, MAC needed and No Online method. So, you can not download this from zJailbreak, to your iPhone, visit the Checkra1n official site to download it.

Checkra1n semi-tethered Jailbreak
13. Unc0ver Semi-untethered Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 11 to iOS 14.8

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models

Unc0ver Semi-untethered Jailbreak tool was the most reliable, user friendly Jailbreak tool since iOS 11. It was the perfect jailbreak for iPhone 6 models. It was released by the Pwn20Wnd. Basically it is a MAC/Windows computer based Jailbreak method, but it has online support. But from time to time Apple blocks the Online IPA when reported. So it might not work when you are trying. So, now zJailbreak has removed Online IPA and you can download Computer based IPA from Unc0ver Official Site.

Unc0ver semi-untethered Jailbreak
14. Taurine Semi-untethered Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 14 to iOS 14.3

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models [ A9- A14 devices]

Taurine is Semi-untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 versions. It was developed by Cool star. Its default app manager is Sileo and Libhooker tweak injection platform with Procursus Bootstrap included. However, Taurine coudn;t update for iOS 14.3 onwards. It also has both online and offline PC methods. When you sideload Taurine using the Troll Store it won’t be revoked. You can not download it via zJailbreak and go to the official site.

Taurine semi-untethered Jailbreak
15. Odyssey Semi-untethered Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 13 to iOS 13.7

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models [ A9 – A13 devices ]

Odyssey is a semi-untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 By Coolstar. Odyssey automatically installs Sileo once the jailbreak process completes. In honor of s0uthwes, the TSSChecker and futurerestore maintainer, Odyssey is an open-source project. It sets up Sileo so that jailbroken devices can download tweaks and applications. The libhooker library is also used by the jailbreak as an injection library. Go to Odyssey’s official site to download it.

Odyssey semi-untethered Jailbreak
16. Chimera Semi-untethered Jailbreak

Compatible iOS versions : iOS 12 to iOS 12.5.5

Compatible iPhone models : All iPhone models [ A7- A12 devices ]

Chimera Semi-untethered jailbreak is for iOS 12 – iOS 12.5.5 by Coolstar. Chimera’s default package manager is Sileo. Once you complete the jailbreak process, finally it adds Sileo on your iPhone’s homescreen. When we compare with other jailbreak tools, Chimera has less errors. Its computer based method. Needs to re-run the JB app again on every iPhone reboot. Download Chimera from the Official site.

Chimera semi-untethered Jailbreak

iPhone Jailbreaking FAQ

What is iPhone Jailbreak?

iPhone Jailbreak is Apple’s operating system that can be altered through the jailbreaking process to remove limitations and increase user control. Jailbreaking often involves adding an unofficial installer to your device, allowing you to download third-party apps, modifications, and extensions that are not accessible through the App Store. 

How to Install Cydia on iPhone? 

You must jailbreak your iPhone to get fully functional Cydia to it, However jailbreak is only available for all iPhone models up to iOS 14.8.1 only. iOS 15 – iOS 16.3 jailbreak available up to iPhone X only.. 

But you can download a Cydia lite version from zJailbreak app store for all iPhone Models as well as all iOS versions..

How to downgrade to Jailbreak iPhone? 

You should save your SHSH blobs for the firmware version you are trying to downgrade. If not, downgrading will not work. When Apple is still signing a firmware version you can save the SHSH signature. It is useful in the future if you wish to downgrade back to that firmware version.If you have a jailbroken iPhone most of the time your SHSH blobs are already saved on Cydia’s server automatically. You shouldn’t have to back them up manually. 

Is the Jailbreaking method same for all iPhone models?

No. Jailbreaking process depends on the nature of Jailbreak tools like semi-untethered, semi-tethered, untethered. But zjailbreak installation methods are the same for all iPhones including the latest iPhone14 models.

Do I need a computer for iPhone Jailbreak?

Normally Palera1n, Checkra1n,  Unc0ver & Taurine  are Windows Or Mac based Jailbreak. It needs Cydia impactor, Altstore or sideload utility to sideload the IPA.All the semi-untethered, untethered jailbreak tools are this kind. 

Can I Jailbreak iPhone Jailbreak online?

You could jailbreak it online, zJailbreak provided an online IPA for Jailbreak tools like Unc0ver, taurine, Odyssey, Chimera. Unfortunately Apple blocked the plist. Now no online Jailbreak support for these jailbreak tools.. 

iPhone Jailbreak void of my Apple warranty? 

Yes, but don’t worry. You can claim your warranty back just by restoring your device to the latest iOS version.

Can I remove iCloud lock jailbreaking?

Unfortunately you can’t do that.

Is there any risk with jailbreak?

Yes, very rarely it can harm your iPhone. But using correct methods and tools you can reduce the risk, However install zJailbreak is 100% safe.

Can I install themes and tweaks for the iPhone?

Yes you can. After jailbreak, you can install themes using Cydia. Also, zJailbreak provides popular themes apps like Ela themes, iNifty themes for iPhones.

How to install Sileo package manager on iPhone?

If you have an iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 running iPhone 12 you can jailbreak it with Taurine. It automatically installs Sileo once completed the Jailbreak process. Also you install it using Cydia up to iOS 14.8 that is jailbroken using Unc0ver, up to iOS 14.8.1 using Checkra1n. Now iOS 15 – iOS 16.3 A9-A11 devices automatically install Sileo after the Palera1n jailbreak Process is completed. 

Can I remove zjailbreak from my iPhoneor do I need to restore the device? 

Yes, definitely you can remove the zJailbreak. Go to iPhone Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management→ zJailbreak→ Remove Profile → Enter device passcode → Remove.

Difference between untethered, semi untethered jailbreak and zJailbreak?

Untethered jailbreak is pwned your device and it will not lose the Jailbreak upon restarting the iPhone. In Semi Untethered you can boot in normal mode after pwned and require a side-loaded Jailbreak to fully load after rebooting to activate the jailbreak. While both methods are system rooted, zJailbreak does not access your file system. There is no system rooted method and you can do whatever you want with an iPhone. 

What is iPhone sim unlock?

If you want to use the same iPhone device with another sim card, it will not work as it is still carrier locked. Unlocking is you can use it with different carriers. The Factory Unlock of your iPhone 12 is permanent and stays also if you update iOS or restore your iPhone. There are other alternative sim unlocking tools also available. 

How to use an iPhone with Linux?

The main problem with the iPhone, when using a Linux system that can’t sync. iTunes is the only software that syncs with iOS devices. But it is not available for any Linux platforms. There are a number of libraries that let users sync iPhones with Linux on Jailbroken devices. 

 Is iPhone Jailbreak blocking my default iOS apps?

Yes. Jailbreak detection may block your default iOS apps. Also, for security purposes we can personally block some default apps that work with financial transactions. But you can protect iOS Apps against Jailbreak Bypass and Jailbreak Hiding tools.

zJailbreak no block default iOS apps. You can smoothly run default iOS apps as well as iOS apps downloaded from the zJailbreak. 

Can I spoof my location on my iPhone?

Yes. There are plenty of jailbroken apps as well as non jailbroken third-party apps that can help you in changing your location completely. When you spoof your GPS location, every location-based app on your phone will be fooled.

Can I install Hacked games on my iPhone?

Yes, once you jailbreak your iPhone you can install many hacked games. Also, zJailbreak lets you install hacked games on your iPhone devices without jailbreaking. Hopy and Yiv games are popular Hacked game collections that you can download from zJailbreak. 

Is it legal to jailbreak?

Yes. Not only iPhone Jailbreak, but also jailbreak all iOS devices is legal. Jailbreaking is controlled by Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that protects DRM mechanisms. In 2012, the US Library of Congress exempted jailbreaking iPhones from the DMCA, making it legal.

Easy to Jailbreak? 

Every jailbreak method may not be easy. Sometimes it requires advanced technical knowledge. Also, some jailbreaks can not be installed without a computer. Even if there is an online plist, Apple blocks it every time. However, zJailbreak has an easy installation process. No need to be a tech expert or don’t need a computer. 

Can an iPhone get malware?

iOS malware is very rare. But the iPhone is vulnerable when jailbroken, because it accesses your iOS file system.  Also jailbroken devices are able to download apps from non-official sources. It may have been caused by installing something dangerous. Earlier it was reported over 225,000 iOS devices have been hit by a malware attack.