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How do I jailbreak an iPhone or iPad(to install Cydia) on:

  • iOS 11
  • iOS 10
  • iOS 9
  • iOS 8
  • When writing canonical Q/A's it's helpful to put in some terms and descriptors of what people could be possibly be searching for. For example... Jailbreak a what? iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV? Write the question as if someone was actually asking the question. – Allan Sep 13 '18 at 19:43
  • Have a look at how I write them: apple.stackexchange.com/questions/328639/… I'm not saying to follow it verbatim, but more detail in the question helps with the search-ability (Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo) of it. – Allan Sep 14 '18 at 0:33
  • @Allan Thanks, does this fix it? – abc Sep 14 '18 at 0:51

App-based jailbreaks: You will have to sideload the .ipa with Cydia Impactor or download it from ignition.fun(visit this website on your iOS device). You will then need to "trust" the profile, then open up the app on your iOS device and click jailbreak.

Web-based jailbreaks: You open up the website on your iOS device and click jailbreak.

Computer-based jailbreaks: You download the jailbreak app to your computer. Connect your iOS device and click jailbreak on your computer(make sure your device is trusted via iTunes first).

No substrate/substitute jailbreaks: These jailbreaks do not support tweaks or Cydia and only give you root access. You may be able to use apps like Filza or NewTerm 2. There are currently no jailbreaks like this.

If any of the links are broken try using the Wayback Machine.

iOS 12 cannot be jailbroken at this time

11.0 - 11.4.1

Electra (app-based) It is recommended to use an Apple Developer Account to install this, but it is not required. If you don't have a dev account, install it from ignition.fun(see above).

Important: Make sure to delete OTA updates, install the tvOS 12 profile (only install tvOS 12 profile on iOS) and reboot before using Electra. If your device crashes/freezes frequently while using Electra, install Apple Maps.

10.0 - 10.3.3 (recommended, 64-bit only)

Totally-not.spyware.lol (web-based) (if you are wondering, it is safe, the spyware thing is just a joke)

Important: It will ask you if you want to install doubleH3lix or Meridian if your device supports both. Choose doubleH3lix unless your device doesn't have a headphone jack.

10.0 - 10.3.3 (64 bit only, only devices w/ headphone jack)

doubleH3lix (app-based)

10.0 - 10.3.3 (all 64 bit devices, use doubleH3lix instead if you can)

Meridian (app-based)

10.0 - 10.3.3 (32 bit only)

h3lix (app-based)

9.3.5 (32 bit only)

Phoenix (app-based

9.3 - 9.3.3 (64 bit only) (recommended)

jbme.qwertyoruiop.com (web-based)

9.2 - 9.3.3 (64 bit only)

Pangu IPA (app-based)

9.0 - 9.0.2 (32 bit) 9.0 - 9.1 (64 bit only)

Pangu9 (computer-based)

9.0 - 9.3.4 (32 bit only) (recommended)

jailbreak.me (web-based)

9.0 - 9.3.4 (32 bit only)

Home Depot (app-based)

8.4.1 (32 bit only)

EtasonJB (app-based)

8.1.3 - 8.4

TaiG 8.1.3-8.4 (computer based)

8.0 - 8.1.2

TaiG 8.0-8.1.2 (computer-based)

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