Odyssey Jailbreak With iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 Support Released

The Odyssey team today announced the release of Odyssey 1.2 that adds supports for iOS 13.5 – iOS 13.7 jailbreak. The latest version. of the tool also features improved exploit reliability for iOS 13 – iOS 13.5. With the release of Odyssey 1.2, the jailbreak tool is now capable of jailbreaking iOS 13 – iOS 13.7. Unc0ver, the other major jailbreak tool, only supports jailbreaking iOS 13 – iOS 13.5. There’s also the checkra1n jailbreak tool and while it supports jailbreaking iOS 13 – iOS 14.2, it can only do…

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The Original HomePod Has Been Jailbroken Using Checkra1n

More than two years after its release, the HomePod has now been jailbroken by the checkra1n team. This is the world’s first jailbreak that’s available for the Siri-powered smart speaker. The news of HomePod being jailbroken using checkra1n was posted by @_L1ngL1ng_ on Twitter. He posted a photo of the terminal window showing root access on the HomePod via SSH. Hello Homepod, meet checkra1n.       Huge thanks to @DanyL931 for helping to get this running. pic.twitter.com/FjH7253RFR — L1ngL1ng (@_L1ngL1ng_) November 19, 2020 At the moment, it is unclear…

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Checkra1n Update Adds iOS 14 – iOS 14.2 Jailbreak Support

The checkra1n team has released a major update for their jailbreaking tool adding support for A10(X) based iPhones and iPad along with iOS 14.1 and iOS 14.2. The checkra1n team was quick to update their tool with iOS 14 jailbreak support, but the initial build was buggy and supported a limited number of devices. With the latest update though, the team has added support for more devices. Support for A10 and A10X devices means the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro can now…

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Kernel Bug Raises Hope for Possible iOS 14 – iOS 14.1 Jailbreak

If you are hoping for a full-fledged iOS 14 jailbreak, you should immediately downgrade your iPhone or iPad to iOS 14.1. This is because a major kernel bug has been patched by Apple in iOS 14.2 that could be used for jailbreaking iPhones running iOS 14. Apple describes the kernel bug CVE-2020-27905 as one that could allow malicious applications to execute arbitrary code with system privileges. A Proof of Concept of this bug was shared by Simo on Twitter. He also notes that he could drop a kernel exploit based…

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How to Jailbreak iOS 14 Using Checkra1n on iPhone or iPad

The Checkra1n team has updated their jailbreak tool with preliminary support for iOS 14. Checkra1n uses a bootrom exploit for jailbreaking iPhone X and older devices so it was expected to be among the first jailbreak tools to be updated to support iOS 14. However, no one really expected an iOS 14 jailbreak to be available within a week of the OS being released to the public. If you are looking to jailbreak your iPhone running iOS 14 using checkra1n, follow this guide. As of now, Checkra1n has only added…

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iOS 14 Release: How to Prepare Your iPhone

Apple is all set to release iOS 14 for all compatible iPhones on September 16. And unlike the last couple of iOS updates, the latest edition of iOS is full of significant additions and tweaks. For starters, you get a brand new App Library, the ability to add widgets on the home screen, a native Apple Translate app, an option to change the default browser and email app, and many more hidden features. Before you hit the Download button in the Settings menu, you should go through the checklist for…

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Checkra1n Updated with iOS 13.7 Jailbreak Support

Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 13.7 with the Exposure Notifications Express system. If you are in a fix as to whether you should give up on your jailbroken iOS setup and update your iPhone to iOS 13.7 or not, the good news is that you can jailbreak iOS 13.7 using checkra1n. Checkra1n is based on a low-level checkm8 bootrom exploit. Due to this, it does not need to be updated to work with every new release of iOS which is why it is already compatible with iOS 13.7. However,…

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Odyssey Jailbreak for iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 Released

CoolStar and his team today released the first public build of Odyssey jailbreak. The tool supports jailbreaking iPhones and iPads running iOS 13 – iOS 13.5. It is the “first jailbreak” that’s written almost entirely in Swift and offers a far superior experience than other existing jailbreak tools. The jailbreak tool uses an open source Procursus bootstrap and features full libhooker support for tweak injection to deliver optimum speed and reliability. Odyssey jailbreak supports jailbreaking the same set of devices as Unc0ver/checkra1n running iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 so it…

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First Odyssey Jailbreak Public Beta for iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 Released

The Odyssey jailbreak tool from Coolstar was in the news for all the wrong reasons even before its public release. The Unc0ver team had filed a DMCA notice to take down Coolstar’s GitHub repository for stealing their code. While the verdict on that is yet to be out, Coolstar has released the first public beta of Odyssey jailbreak. There’s nothing to get too excited about Odyssey jailbreak as it supports iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 on devices that are powered by A8-13 chips. This means almost all popular iPhone and…

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You Can Now Jailbreak iOS 12.4.8 Using Unc0ver Jailbreak

The Unc0ver team today rolled out a new update for their jailbreak tool which adds support for the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and the original iPad Air. Owners of the above devices can now jailbreak their device provided it is running iOS 12.4.8. The new exploit used by Unc0ver 5.3.0/1 has higher reliability when jailbreaking the above devices running iOS 12.3 – iOS 12.3.1 or iOS 12.4.1 – iOS 12.4.8. This is a relatively minor update for the tool and it does not really benefit iPhone and iPad owners whose…

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