iOS jailbreak is suddenly receiving a spurt of updates which should come across as good news for those who like to use their iPhone with full control over customization of the firmware. Jailbreak tweaks on the iOS devices help users accomplish lot more than is possible on stock firmware. Hot on the heels of Electra 1131 iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak, developers have sprung yet another surprise by releasing Electra 1.0.3 jailbreak for iOS 11.4 on iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 7.
Electra 1.0.3 allows you to Jailbreak iOS 11.4 Beta 3 on iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 – Here are the details about the final patch release
iOS Jailbreak community got a pleasant surprise when the release of Electra jailbreak for iOS 11.3.1 came out of nowhere. It’s being downloaded and installed on compatible devices without any issue as we speak. iOS 11.3.1 compatible Tweaks are also available and getting constant updates to ensure their smooth functioning on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
The Electra jailbreak has been getting regular updates from developers to ensure that it keep offering best experience for users. The latest version 1.0.3 brings jailbreak support for iOS 11.4, but not without a small catch.
The thing is that the exploit which provides the foundation for Electra to work in the first place still works up to iOS 11.4 Beta 3 after which the plug on its support was pulled by Apple. In simple words, if you’re using iOS 11.4 Beta 3 or earlier, you can use the latest version of Electra (download link here) to jailbreak your device. Once you are in possession of the jailbreak file, follow the instructions in this tutorial to side-load Electra onto your device. Steps are the same except this time you’ll be performing the jailbreak on iOS 11.4 Beta instead.
On a positive note, Apple is currently signing iOS 11.4 Beta 1, Beta 2 and Beta 3 for a certain set of devices. These include iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone 7/7 Plus. This means you can downgrade your device right away and be on a beta firmware release if you want to jailbreak using Electra.
To downgrade to iOS 11.4 Beta 3, you would need the IPSW file for your device. Here are the direct download links for the iOS 11.4 Beta 3 for iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus. Simply use iTunes to restore your device to the firmware that supports the latest Electra 1.0.3 release. But make sure to backup device data and files before starting the process of liberating your device from the clutches of Apple’s walled garden, i.e., stock iOS firmware. Please be informed that Apple is currently signing the iOS 11.4 Beta only for the devices mentioned above.