We have listed all the iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 & iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak solutions and information on this web page according to the popularity.
Make sure to stay away from iOS 12.1 Jailbreak scams.
iOS 12.1 Jailbreak released by Jake James. Rootless Jailbreak is the first Jailbreak for iOS 12, iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2. Please check other solutions if you are iOS 12.1.3 / iOS 12.1.4 or if you are iPhone XS, iPhone XR user.
02. Ziyu Jailbreak repo extractor
Ziyu is a Jailbreak repo extractor is compatible with iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 running iPhones and iPads. You can extract Jailbreak repositories/sources to install Jailbreak apps / tweaks.
03. Vistian Jailbreak tweaks
Vistian is the latest method to install Jailbreak tweaks to iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 2.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 & iOS 12.1.4 non Jailbroken iPhones and iPads using Apple's newly introduced feature.
04. Yuxigon Jailbreak
Yuxigon is the first ever Lightning connector Jailbreak for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 versions. Yuxigon installs a special Jailbreak app manager (instead of the Cydia) after the Jailbreaking process.
05. Apricot iOS (Virtual Jailbreak)
Apricot iOS is the first web-based operating system for iPhones. You can run Apricot iOS with iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 or iOS 12.1.4 simultaneously as an app. Also, You can Jailbreak this apricot iOS virtually to install the Cydia (web-based limited function version) on this Web OS.
Anzhuang is the Jailbreak app installation method for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 which is based on developer code extraction technique. You can install Cydia and Jailbreak apps using the Anzhuang.
All the above information is only valid for iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak. Some of few methods compatible with latest beta of iOS 12.2 Jailbreak too.
If your iOS version is iOS 12.0.1 or below please upgrade it to latest version or refer the following links for most compatible Jailbreak / hacking methods.
Furthermore, you can get iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 related information about the following topics.
There are 2 methods available to download Rootless JB IPA.
Cydia impactor + Computer method
This is the easiest way to Jailbreak iOS 12.1 with RootlessJB. Some 3rd party app stores have modified "Rootless Jailbreak IPA" to install it online (without using Cydia Impactor or Windows/Mac computer)
We could find an online rootless version in following 3rd party apps stores.
Cydia is not available with Rootless Jailbreak. Therefore you must have installed iOS 12.1 Jailbreak app installer or manager with RootlessJB.
Currently, "Rootless deb installer" is the only Installer to install iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak apps / tweaks / themes. Otherwise, you must install Jailbreak apps from Geofilza manually (It's too complicated and risky)
"Rootless deb installer" is exclusively available with zJailbreak.
Step 01 - Install Rootless Jailbreak from zJailbreak (or any other app store)
Step 02 - Go to Settings, General and Device and profile management to trust the Rootless iOS 12.1 Jailbreak app.
Step 03 - Tap "Jailbreak" button to Jailbreak your iOS 12.1 running iPhone / iPad.
Step 04 - Install Rootless deb installer.
Step 05 - Open zJailbreak app browse iOS 12.1 Jailbreak deb files. tap copy deb URL’s to install them.
Step 01 - Download Rootless Jailbreak IPA.
Step 02 - Download GeoFilza IPA.
Step 03 - Download Cydia impactor according to your computer OS.
Step 04 - Install Rootless Jailbreak IPA and GeoFilza IPA from your computer using the Cydia Impactor.
Step 05 - Go to the Silzee website and install ZipApp.
Step 06 - Open patched tweak page of Silzee and select the iOS 12.1 Jailbreak app and tap install.
Step 07 - Open the file from ZipApp. It is extracted automatically, Copy these files.
Step 08 - Open GeoFilza and browse ZipApp.
Step 09 - Copy files, and open the root(/) folder in GeoFilza.
Step 10 - Open var/LIB and open Mobilesubstrate, Dynamic Libraries and copy pasted files according to Jailbreak app / tweak.
Step 11 - Now, you have done. Restart your iPhone / iPad and jailbreak iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.2 ( not iOS 12.1.3 - iOS 12.1.4) again from rootless Jailbreak app to run Jailbreak apps / tweaks.
Ziyu repo extractor is the latest iOS 12.1.4 & iOS 12.1.3 Jailbreak solution for all newest iPhone and iPad models (check compatibility). It works with iOS 12.1 & iOS 12.1.1 versions & iOS 12.1.2 too.
You can extract special Jailbreak repos and install Cydia and popular Jailbreak apps using Ziyu.
Ziyu is not available on default Apple store. You must have installed one of the following 3rd party app store before installing the Ziyu.
All of the above links allows you to install Ziyu for free. You can download these app stores from their websites too.
All iPhones and iPads including latest iPhone XS, XS max and XR
Step 01 - Tap above link from your device safari browser to Download Ziyu for your iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 devices.
Step 02 - Then open the repo extractor. Click the "Browse Jailbreak Repo List" button.
Step 03 - Now It will show the list of Ziyu compatible repo. You can select the repo and click the copy button.
Step 04 - Go back to Ziyu app and click Extract repo button and paste the copied repo.
Step 05 - Then click the extract button and repo will be extracted. It has the Ziyu exclusive Jailbreak/3rd party apps. You can Install the Apps tapping its install button.
Note: - You can install several apps using the same extracted the repo.
Vistian is the best non Jailbreak tweak installation method for iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 & iOS 12.1.4 running iPhones, iPads.
It is a newly released method. Apple has released the latest feature to run 3rd party scripts on iOS 12.1 + running iPhones / iPads. 3rd party developers have developed tweaks using these scripts.
Vistian tweak store is a collection of these non Jailbreak iOS 12.1 tweaks.
You can download Vistian iOS 12.1 Jailbreak store from the following 3rd party app stores.
Also, you can install directly some Vistian tweaks from this website.
More Vistian tweaks are coming soon. Bookmark this page to install more tweaks for iOS 12.1.4 - iOS 12.1.
We have listed popular Vistian tweaks which can install without jailbreak iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 devices.
Super low power mode - It magically saves your iPhone / iPad battery.
Tilt scroll - It's an awesome tweak for iBooks or web readers, No need to use your fingers to scroll the pages. even no Jailbreak tweak better than this.
Speed Respring - Respring your iPhone instantly, It increases the speed of your iPhone / iPad.
Download Youtube - Download any youtube videos even Youtube doesn't allow to download. It saves videos directly to the camera roll.
Convert video to gif - Just select a video to convert it as a gif.
Quick Controls - Control your non jailbroken iPhone smart way.
Instagram Video/Photo - Gives the ability to download and save Instagram videos and photos
Convert to MP3 - You can convert to an MP3 audio file
Battery Mode - Ability to get battery level from Siri
Click here for more iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 & iOS 12.1.4 NO jailbreak tweaks.
Refer this guide to install non Jailbreak iOS 12.1.4 / iOS 12.1.3 / iOS 12.1.2 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1 tweaks to your iPhone or iPad.
Step 01 - You must have installed Apple new feature (Shortcut app) to your iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.4 running iPhone or iPad. Otherwise, it is installed automatically when you tap a visitian link.
Step 02 - Now tap the any of above Popular Vistian Tweak to install it.
Step 03 - It will automatically detect your device iOS version by the Vistian app.
Step 04 - Now tap the "Generate Tweak File" button.
Step 05 - Then click on the Get Shortcut button. Now you have added the tweak to Shortcut app.
Step 06 - Go to widget panel (Swiping your homescreen right) and add your newly installed tweak it.
This new Jailbreak method introduced by the Chinese hacking team found from the Internet.
According to this method, you should connect Yuxigon gadget to your iPhone or iPad lightning port.
It will install a Yuxigon Jailbreak app and you need to run Jailbreak process with Yuxigon.
Then you can install Jailbreak tweaks and themes on iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 / iOS 12.1.3 / iOS 12.1.4 devices.
Yuxigon does not install Cydia and It installs own app manager.
Watch the following video to see how to download Yuxigon.
All iPhones and iPads including latest iPhone XS, XS max and XR
Step 01 - Plug Yuxigon gadget to your device’s Lightning port.
Step 02 - Led it complete to Yuxigon app Installation process.
Step 03 - Once installed the App, disconnect from the gadget.
Step 04 - Check your device homescreen for Yuxigon app.
Now you can install any number of Jailbreak tweaks using the Yuxigon app. You can install iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 themes using Anemone.
Apricot iOS is the first webOS for all latest iOS versions.
Now you can use this Apricot iOS with latest iOS 12.1.4 version.
You can launch the Apricot iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 / iOS 12.1.3 very easily on your iPhone too. As well switch it to your default iOS any time from single tap.
Apricot available with zJailbreak, Xabsi and iExtras 3rd party Stores. You can download Apricot from these app stores.
First, install any of 3rd party app stores from above installation buttons.
Then Install Apricot from downloaded app store. It has very easy installation process.
You just need to provide your device passcode during the Installation.
iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S
You can Jailbreak Apricot iOS virtually with few step to install Cydia. However, these all Cydia features may not work with this version.
Following video shows Apricot iOS features, Jailbreaking process and Cydia Installation.
Step 01 - Launch Apricot iOS app from your iPhone.
Step 02 - Click on the unlock button in the down below navigation bar.
Step 03 - Now select “jailbreak Apricot OS” --> “Jailbreak Now” to start the jailbreak process.
Step 04 - Once finish the Jailbreak process, Cydia will appear on the homescreen of Apricot iOS.
Anzhuang is the only jailbreak app installer which is based on the Dev Code extraction method to install iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.3 Jailbreak apps including Cydia.
The developer Ru$za confirmed that, he has updated the Anzhuang compatibility for latest iOS 12.1.4 version too.
Also, Ru$za confirmed almost all Anzhuang apps are working properly with iOS 12, iOS 12.0.1, iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1 & iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak until now without any issues.
Anzhuang is not available with Apple app store. English version of Anzhuang available with 3rd party stores such as zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras. Also you can download Anzhuang from 123 Apps. Click above button for Installation.
iPad Pro 2nd gen, iPad Pro 1st gen, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 6th gen, iPad 5th gen, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2
iPod 6th Gen
Follow this guide to install Jailbreak apps for iOS 12.1 - iOS 12.1.4 devices using Anzhuang Jailbreak app installer.
Step 01 - Open Anzhuang app on your device. Then click on the “Browse the Jailbreak app list”
Step 02 - Select any app category from drop down menu and tap on the Generate Code. Copy the code.
Step 03 - Go to Anzhuang app again and paste the copied code.
Step 04 - Tap on “Install” --> “Allow” --> “Install” --> “Enter passcode” --> “Install” --> “Done” to complete the app installation.
Repeat the same method to install any number of iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1.2 / iOS 12.1.3 / iOS 12.1.4 jailbreak apps to your device.
Step 01 - Install Anzhuang from zJailbreak, Xabsi or iExtras App stores using above buttons.
Step 02 - Open Anzhuang app → Browse the Jailbreak app list → Jailbreak apps → Cydia → Generate Code.
Step 03 - Go to Anzhuang app again and Paste the copied Cydia code into it.
Step 04 - Click “Install” → “Allow”→ “Install”→ Enter device passcode→ “Install”--> “Done” to complete the Cydia installation.
Famous hacker GeoSnow@FCE365 released Alpha version of Osiris 12JB tool for iOS 12.1.2 to iOS 12 jailbreak. According to his twitter, all the versions from iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 can be jailbroken with this OsirisJailbreak12. It works all the 64-bit devices running iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1, iOS 12.0.1, iOS 12 except iOS 12.1.3.
iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone 8, 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
He informed that it can sideload Osiris12JB.ipa with Cydia Impactor tool. But it is still under construction mode. Here is the guide. You can follow it to continue the jailbreak process without any issue or any harm.
Step 01 - Download the Osiris Jailbreak IPA and Cydia Impactor from following links. You may download Cydia Impactor tool according to your Computer.
Step 02 - Run the Cydia Impactor tool from the Computer.
Step 03 - Drag & drop the downloaded Osiris Jailbreak IPA file into the Cydia Impactor tool.
Step 04 - Now, check the device Homescreen. It will be available Osiris Jailbreak app.
Step 05 - Launch the Osiris app from your device and Tap the jailbreak button.
Step 06 - Now your device gets the tfp0 root access.
Step 07 - Then it will escape Sandbox. Finally, your device will reboot.
Electralyzed Jailbreak Wizard is the easiest way to find most suitable jailbreak solution for your iPhone or iPad. It has categorized all the jailbreak IPAs or Jailbreak app installation methods according to the device and the device model.
Just visit the Electralyzed Website.
Then you have to provide your device, device model and the running version on it. Click the Find jailbreak for me button to get the iOS 12.1 Jailbreak solutions.
As we discussed above there are several Jailbreak app installation solutions available for iOS 12.1 to 12.1.4. But Untethered / Semi-Untethered Jailbreak is not available for these versions yet.
Several hackers have released demonstrations, unofficial Untethered & Semi-Untethered Jailbreak releases for iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.2.
Unc0ver developer Pwn20wnd has added partial iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak support with Unc0ver version 3.0.0 beta 12. So far it cannot be added Cydia and it has no any IPA released for public.
Same Unc0ver jailbreak tool was released initially to jailbreak iOS 11.4 and iOS 11.4.1 versions to install Cydia. Pwn20wnd is continuously upgrading Unc0ver tool versions adding jailbreak support for latest iOS versions, fixing bugs of previous jailbreak support to improve his Unc0ver jailbreak tool.
We can expect another Unc0ver tool upgrade version for iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak (Semi - Untethered) very soon.
First time they have demonstrated Jailbreak iPhone XS Max running iOS 12.1 at PoC 2018 conference.
Keen is the first team who jailbreak A12 bionic chip.
Download iOS 12.1 Jailbreak demonstration IPAs from the following links.
Ziyu repo link - https://repo.keen.org/
Umang Raghuvanshi is an Indian hacker who attend iOS 12.1 Jailbreak. According to his tweet and research report he could release the iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.1.1 Untethered / Semi-Untethered jailbreak.
Download iOS 12.1 Jailbreak demonstration IPAs from the following links.
Ziyu repo link - https://repo.umangraghuvanshi.org/
Followings are concept for iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.4 Untethered / Semi-Untethered Jailbreak by popular teams.
Pandora Jailbreak by Alibaba Security Lab
Alibaba's Pandora security experts have jailbreak iOS 12 public release within 24 hrs from Apple officially release. They used their Pandora Jailbreak method. Previously they Jailbroken the iOS 11.1, iOS 11.2 & iOS 11.2.1 versions. So we can expect iOS 12.1 to iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak from Ali’s Security team. However, they won’t release it to public.
Yalu Jailbreak by Luca Todesco
After long time Luca (Qwertyoruiop) attend for iOS 12 jailbreak. He has bypassed all the security in iOS 12 final version running A12 and S4 system. Also he demonstrated about iOS 12 Jailbreak using its 12 beta. Nowadays he is active in the Jailbreak community. So we can keep hopes about him. He will use this iOS 12.1 version for his research and will apply his method for iOS 12.1 Jailbreak too. If it releases iOS 12.1, definitely it will be compatible with iOS 12.1.1 Jailbreak, iOS 12.1.2 Jailbreak, iOS 12.1.3 Jailbreak & iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak too.
Electra Jailbreak by Coolstar
Electra Jailbreak (initially released for iOS 11 to iOS 11.1.2 by the CoolStar. Electra is the most recent reliable Semi-untethered jailbreak tool so far. Also, he updated Electra Jailbreak for iOS 11.2 - iOS 11.3.1 too. Most probably he intends to update Electra tool against every iOS version releases. So it is possible to release Electra Jailbreak for iOS 12.1 version also. As well he will upgrade Electra jailbreak for iOS 12.1.1 Jailbreak to iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak too.
Unc0ver Jailbreak by Pwn20wnd
Recently released Unc0ver Jailbreak targeting iOS 11 to iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak including iOS 11.4 beta versions. So far Pwn20wnd has not hinted Unc0ver Jailbreak for iOS 11.4.1 to iOS 12.1.4.
S0rryMybad’s Remote Jailbreak demonstration
SorryMybad has published a rjb demo (stage 2) video to the Chinese site. Further, he says he will not release exploit codes and exploits details. According to their blog he explains “how to get the tfp0 to exploit details on A12” from this stage 2.
Previously, SorryMybad (@S0rryMybad) has published the screenshot of bug (PoC) via his twitter account that he used to find the exploit for iOS 12.1. Also he hinted that same exploit will work on jailbreak iOS 12.1.2 and earlier version.
Even Apple released iOS 12.1.3 before S0rryMybad’s twitter announcement, he didn't mention that same exploit will work or not on iOS 12.1.3 version. Therefore, it can guess Apple has patched the bug which is found from S0rryMybad existing on iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 by releasing iOS 12.1.3.
Here is the screenshot of PoC bug on A12.
Brandon Azad's exploit of iOS 12.1.2
Brandon Azad(@_bazad) has found a kernel exploit on A12 devices running iOS 12.1.2 version.
Min Zheng also retweets about this iOS 12 Jailbreak. As well Many famous hackers such as Pwn20wnd, GeoSnow, Jake James are referring about this.
As well rumors say this is the exploit S0rryMybad’s going to use for his iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak. However, SorryMybad is a senior iOS researcher / hacker working for 360 Vulcan team when we compare with Brandon. He found much vulnerability /exploit on various iOS versions before this.
Refer the following tweet extracted from Brandon’s twitter ac.
Exploit found in iOS 12.1 & 12.1.2 versions
Browsers & iOS /MacOS kernel, 360 Vulcan, Pwn2Own & Mobile Pwn2Own Weibo member SorryMybad (@S0rryMybad) found exploit in iOS 12.1 version and He tweeted about that 16th of November 2018.
He has updated same news again in third of January 2019 by pointing same bug issue still available on latest iOS 12.1.2 version. Also he confirmed that the same bug will work under A12 devices.
The most important thing is this exploit will convert to kernel task port (tfp0). Then It will apply the jailbreak patches from the kernel task port. GeoSn0w (@FCE365) has confirmed it by replying to SorryMybad’s twitter. Both of them advice users to stay iOS 12.1.2 for jailbreak.
Privilege escalation bug in iOS 12.1 & below
Security researcher Jann Horn of Google Project Zero has released privilege escalation bug in iOS 12.1 & below versions. He published it after Apple publicly released iOS 12.1.1 to patch the bug. This bug may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. It has mentioned in the Apple’s iOS 12.1.1 security content.
A Potential iOS 12.1 Public Jailbreak?
Safari exploits for iOS 12.1 has been released. This vulnerability patched on iOS 12.1.1 and affects iOS 12.1 and below versions only. Developer and security researcher Linus Henze has made public the exploit. This exploit can be potentially used for an iOS 12 to iOS 12.1 Jailbreak. This exploitation is similar to Samuel Groß's (@5aelo) exploit for CVE-2018-4233@5aelo)
Unfortunately, this is the biggest threat for Jailbreak community at this time. You can find the thousands of fake / scam Jailbreak on the Internet (Especially from Youtube video.)
We could find hundreds of fake iOS 12.1 Jailbreak methods from Youtube/Google.
Most of fake Jailbreaks offers CPA Jailbreak scams. Almost each of these kinds of scammers pretend that they have the online untethered jailbreak for iOS 12.1.
They ask you to visit a website and tap the "Jailbreak" button to proceed the Jailbreak.
Then, you must download an App Store app to complete the online survey or register your mobile number on their fake subscription service to continue the Jailbreak or install the Cydia after the Jailbreak.
Nothing will be installed to your device after these Fake Jailbreak process. Scammers make commision from these CPA services. You will waste your time.
In these scams, scammer websites sell lifetime or yearly/monthly membership. You must pay for them to access their member's area.
But unfortunately, they don't have any Jailbreak tools/methods for iOS 12.1. Some sites provide free Ziyu or Anzhuang in their membership.
Most Jailbreak fans are leaving Jailbreak community because of these jailbreak scams.
You could find so many iOS 12.1 Jailbreak scams on the Internet. Some of these scammers are very creative and it's hard to recognize their scams.
We could find a great website that you can detect Jailbreak scams very easily.
Senumy is a Sweden based English website.
If you find an iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2, iOS 12.1.3 or iOS 12.1.4 Jailbreak solution, just copy paste the URL or name on Senumy.com to find it the scam or legit.
Most famous iOS 12.1 Jailbreak scams.