If you’re rocking Electra 1131 jailbreak on iOS 11.2 – iOS 11.3.1 iPhone and iPad, it’s likely that you might have come across please wait 1/3 or 2/3 black screen issue. In this guide, we are going to share a simple solution that will help you fix Electra Please Wait 1/3 or 2/3 Black Screen Issue on jailbroken iOS devices. This error occurs during the jailbreak process. When screen getting stuck on Please Wait 1/3 or 2/3. or a black screen appears, it means the setup process has hit a snag.
Just like other solutions to issues with Electra, nothing is written on stone and does require trial and error. Sometimes you might have to attempt the fix multiple times before it works. Some methods works flawlessly for a section of users, but for others following the below mentioned tips might be the only recourse.
Fix Electra Please Wait Or Black Screen Issue During Jailbreak Setup Process
To begin with, make sure to turn on the Airplane mode on your device before starting the jailbreak process. After that, ensure that the device’s RAM is cleared and not in use before jailbreaking. If none of these tricks worked, then go for the good old device reboot to increase your chances of success. Try jailbreak process once again after the reboot.
The above solutions may not seem technical but anything that actually works is definitely worth a try. If, however, these didn’t work and you’re still grappling with the issue, then take a look at a bit of advice coming through developer @angelXwind.
Another note for Electra 11.2-11.3.1: If your device suddenly displayed a black screen with a spinner on it after Electra’s UI reached Stage 2/3, the jailbreak has /succeeded/.
If you do not see Cydia, SSH into your device as mobile and run uicache, or hard reset your device.
So, as it turns out the jailbreak process on your device may have completed successfully but the final bit of the setup haven’t been able to finish for some reason. Those who know how to SSH into the device should try running uicache to complete the jailbreak.
For non-technical users, a full hard reset of the iPhone or iPad should do the trick of getting rid of the issue. Hopefully, these tips helps in fixing the problem on your device leading to a successful jailbreak.