Electra Releases Chimera Jailbreak for iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2, Also Supports iPhone XS, iPhone XR

Apr 30, 2019

The Electra team has seen fit to release the true jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 for all supported iPhone and iPad models. There are certain key differences between the Unc0ver jailbreak and Chimera jailbreak which was released to the general public a few months ago. For one, the latter features CoreTrust bypass which makes it more secure and faster than Unc0ver jailbreak. Let's dive in to see some more details on the Chimera Jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2.

Electra Team Releases Chimera Jailbreak For iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 With Support For A12 - A12X Bionic Devices Like The iPhone XS

Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 has been developed from scratch in order to ensure better stability and optimized to drain less battery. In addition, it is also equipped with support for Sileo, which is a new and modern package manager for easier installation and handling of packages.

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However, one of the most important differences between the Unc0ver and Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 is the added support for all iPhone and iPad models. This includes all A12 - A12X Bionic devices like the iPhone XS as well as the iPhone XR. Furthermore, there is also ChimeraTV support added which allows users to jailbreak their Apple TV running tvOS 12 - tvOS 12.1.2.

As for similarities, jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 is also a semi-tethered jailbreak. This means that if you reboot your compatible iOS device, you will have to repeat the overall process once again. If you're planning to install Chimera jailbreak, be sure to delete any OTA file that is present on your device to avoid running into boot loop issues.

It seems Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 is more stable than the Unc0ver jailbreak and also features better UI. Chimera jailbreak's IPA file can be downloaded from its website and then it can be sideloaded on the iPhone or iPad that you want to jailbreak running iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 using Impactor. Use the app to jailbreak your compatible iPhone.

If you already have Unc0ver jailbreak installed on your iOS device, you can install Chimera jailbreak over it. At this point, there's no word from Saurik when he would update Cydia Substrate for A12 - A12X Bionic devices. There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more details on the matter.

This is all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2? Are you willing to install it in place of the Unc0ver jailbreak on your iPhone XS? Let us know in the comments.