After a few months with no jailbreak activity, Phoenix Jailbreak has been released. This time it offers support for all 32-bit devices that are running on iOS 9.3.5 download [ext link], a nice change from the previous jailbreaks that only worked on 64-bit devices. The jailbreak is a combination of effort from several developers, with Luca Todesco having some input too.
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Read on for more information and the steps you need to install Phoenix jailbreak on your iOS device. It is a semi untethered jailbreak and you will need to use Cydia Impactor to install it on your iPhone or iPad.
How to Install Phoenix Jailbreak :
You are going to need your Apple ID for this as well as a computer. You can set up a dummy Apple account for use with Cydia Impactor if you don’t want to use your normal one.
- Download the Phoenix jailbreak from here [ File ]
- Download Cydia Impactor
- Disable Find My iPhone | iPad and your passcode on your iOS device , you can enable them again afterwards
- Connect your iOS device to your computer
- Extract the Phoenix .ipa file
- Open Cydia Impactor and drag the .ipa into it
- Type in your Apple ID and passcode and wait for Cydia Impactor to sign the file and load the jailbreak onto your device
- Next, open Settings and go to General > Profile and Device Management
- Locate the certificate and tap on it
- Trust the certificate and come out of settings
- Now open the jailbreak icon on your home screen and tap on Prepare for Jailbreak
- The installation will finish and your device will respring
- Cydia is now ready for use from your home screen
Phoenix Jailbreak will be a godsend for those who have missed out on previous jailbreaks but there are a couple of caveats to it. Because it is a semi-untethered jailbreak, you will need to reinstall Phoenix whenever you reboot your device. Also, if you are using a regular free Apple ID, the certificate will expire every 7 days and you will need to use Cydia Impactor to re-sign it and reload the jailbreak onto your device.
Do let us know what you think of Phoenix and if you are going to install it; also let us know if you have any trouble installing it, although it is a straightforward installation. For all the latest jailbreak and other news, you can follow us on Facebook.