What you need to know
- Checkra1n is the newest jailbreaking tool for iOS.
- It's an update to the Checkm8 bootrom exploit and works on iOS 12.3 onwards.
- You can now use an Android device as the tether when you jailbreak.
The latest jailbreaking tool for iPhone, Checkra1n, allows users to jailbreak an iOS device using Android.
As reported by Cult of Mac:
Now, it's obviously important to remember that jailbreaking comes with all of the usual risks, so if you're thinking of trying this you should definitely make sure you know what you're doing.
As the report notes, to jailbreak an iPhone using Checkra1n, you just download the tool, put your iPhone/iPad into DFU mode, and let Checkra1n do the rest. It's available on macOS (Windows support is on the way), and more importantly, Linux, which means it can now be tweaked to run on Android:
As the report notes, using an Android device means you can jailbreak on the go without a Macbook or a desktop Mac tying you down.
*Jailbreaking should not be undertaken lightly. You risk losing out on future iOS updates, voiding your phone's warranty, reducing your phone's security and flat-out bricking your device(s). *
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