Electra Releases Chimera Jailbreak for iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 With Sileo, Supports iPhones XS, iPhone XR

Posted by Rajesh Pandey on Apr 30, 2019 in Chimera, News

Chimera Jailbreak

The Electra team today released Chimera, the first true iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak for all iPhones and iPads. Unlike Unc0ver, Chimera features CoreTrust bypass which makes it safer and faster than the former. The jailbreak has been written from the ground up for better stability and no battery drain. It also comes with Sileo, a new modern package manager which makes installing and managing packages easier.

Most importantly perhaps and unlike Unc0ver 3.0 jailbreak, Chimera has support for all iPhones and iPads. This includes A12-A12X Bionic devices like the iPhone XS and iPhone XR as well. Apart from iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 support, there’s also ChimeraTV which allows one to jailbreak their Apple TV running tvOS 12 – tvOS 12.1.2.

From all the wording, it looks like Chimera is more stable than Unc0ver 3.0 and it has a better UI than it. You can download Chimera’s IPA file from its website and then sideload it on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 using Impactor. After that, you can use the app to jailbreak your iPhone.

If you have already jailbroken your iPhone using Unc0ver, you can still use Chimera to overwrite that jailbreak.

With there being no clear word on when Saurik will update Cydia Substitute for A12-A12X Bionic devices. The Unc0ver team is working on Substitute as a replacement but there’s no ETA as to when it would be released.


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