iOS 12.2 Jailbreak Tools and Alternatives

This is one of the most discussed topics of the jailbreak community these days as iOS 12.2 Jailbreak tools were released recently. But people have some doubts and confusions with compatible iPhone versions for these jailbreak tools. Let’s talk all about iOS 12.2 jailbreak tools and compatible iPhone versions plus the iOS 12.2 jailbreak download links here in this article.

Let’s go.

iOS 12.2 was considered little hard for a successful jailbreak up until Dany Lisiansky who is a hacker and a researcher tweeted about his iOS 12.2 vulnerabilities have been patched by Apple with the release of iOS 12.3. After this reveal, another tweet by pwn20wnd. After iOS 12.3 released, @Pwn20wnd tweeted to stay on iOS 12.2 and to not to upgrade to iOS 12.3 if someone’s interested on iOS 12.2 Jailbreak. This gave away the little secret of iOS 12.2 Jailbreak and users were impatient for a spec of news of iOS 12.2 jailbreak.

So the story was getting so excited when Ned Williamson had found a long awaited kernal exploit of iOS 12.2. He managed to get kernal task_port using only CVE-2019–8605 for iOS 12.2 and he has tested thing on iPhone 6s+. This was it and all that was left was to grab the chance from this. Finally the famous iOS developer and hacker, @Pwn20wnd, who was already working on iOS 12.2 jailbreak released the most awaited public jailbreak for iOS 12.2 under unc0ver jailbreak tool with the help of Ned Williamson’s kernal exploit.

Unc0ver Jailbreak, which has a famous history from iOS 11 jailbreak with this new extension, now supports iOS 12 to iOS 12.2 jailbreak. After this public release of unc0ver jailbreak, team Electra along with CoolStar, released their Chimera jailbreak extending it’s support for iOS 12.2. So this is the summery of iOS 12.2 jailbreak from the beginning.

Let’s move to detailed part of the jailbreak tools.

Unc0ver Jailbreak

As mentioned before, pwn20wnd is the developer of unc0ver jailbreak. After the public release of unc0ver jailbreak for iOS 12.2, it has been many minor version releases. Now, at the moment of writing this article, unc0ver jailbreak is on v3.4.0.

Previous versions of uncOver jailbreak supported for all iDevices. (Let’s say unc0ver version 3.2.1). This unc0ver version supported for A7-A12 devices.

But the latest versions of unc0ver jailbreak which support iOS 12.2 jailbreak do not support all iPhove versions. That means for iOS 12.1.3–12.2, unc0ver does not support for A12-A12X devices yet. This is a kind of confused situation for some users and hope this might clear the confusion.

But the most important thing in latest unc0ver version is the speed. It has this unbelievable jailbreak speed of ~100% reliability, and~100 milliseconds run time. This is the fastest jailbreak after many years and this is an exciting reason for jailbreak users.

Now for those who are really interested of unc0ver jailbreak can have uncover jailbreak in two ways.

  1. Online method
  2. Computer method

Online method of installing Unc0ver jailbreak

This is the easiest and long lasting method. App won’t get deleted until you delete that by yourself. First you have to install TaigOne App. This easily offers uncover and other jailbreak tools. Visit here to install TaigOne. After TaigOne installation, open the app and you will find unc0ver jailbreak latest verison. Tap on it and install it. Then open unc0ver and tap on jailbreak button. Your phone will re-spring after the process and that’s it. You have jailbroken your iOS 12.2.

Computer method of installing Unc0ver jailbreak

This method is a temporary one and will expire in 7 days after the installation. This needs Cydia impactor installed in your computer. Download unc0ver jailbreak iPA from here.

Chimera Jailbreak

Right after the release of unc0ver jailbreak, Electra team has released the extended version of Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12.1.3- iOS 12.2.

This version supports all devices on iOS 12 — iOS 12.1.2 as usual and A7 -A11 devices on iOS 12.1.3 — iOS 12.2.
Now you can download Chimera Jailbreak by two methods.

  1. Online Method — No computer needed
  2. Computer method

Online method of installing Chimera jailbreak

As per guided above, install TaigOne app and you will see Chimera jailbreak latest version 1.2.6. Download it and install. Open the app and tap on jailbreak button at the middle. That’s all you have to do. You phone will re-spring after the process and you will see Sileo has been installed by default.

Computer method of installing Chimera jailbreak

This is also same as uncover. Download Chimera iPA from here and use Cydia Impactor to install Chimera by Computer method.

Full detailed guide of how to install Chimera by computer method is here.

So that is the most essential details of iOS 12.2 jailbreak tools. Now some may think they shouldn’t jailbreak the device, but still want those jailbreak features in their iPhones. Is this possible? To have jailbreak features with out actually a jailbreak? Yes. It is quite possible. You will get many jailbreak features by jailbreak alternatives. What are these jailbreak alternatives then?

  1. TaigOne

I have stated above in the jailbreak tool section about this app. This is a mobile app which you install to your iPhone/iPAd. This TaigOne app offers many features apart from jailbreak tools.

This will automatically identify your iOS version and let you know the jailbreak alternatives available for your particular version. By this you can have accurate jailbreak alternative tools for the exact iOS version.

Download TaigOne

Use above button to download TaigOne. After the installtion, open the app and you will see available iOS jailbreak tools for your version and also many jailbreak alternative apps and tweaks.

2. Ying and Pong

These are also some kind of non-jailbreak apps. The specialty in these two apps are they are fully dedicated to games and Social media duplicates such as facebook++ etc. You can have these apps via TaigOne also. Otherwise visit litweaks official website. These apps are developed by famous Chinese iOS hacker and developer, Li Yuan Ying.

These are top of the jailbreak alternatives available for iOS 12.2 and hope this article brought you something useful. (Download links are mentioned in the article as i have promised at the beginning)

Cheers!

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