Here is a complete guide on how to jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running iOS 11.3.1 – iOS 11.2 using Electra 1131 jailbreak exploit. This tool allows for using jailbreak tweaks and apps to perform tasks otherwise not possible on stock iOS firmware. In this step-by-step tutorial, we are going to guide you through the process of the installing the latest version of the Electra jailbreak on 64-bit iOS devices.
Before proceeding, please note that this is very much a semi-tethered solution, which means that the Electra app will have to be used to re-jailbreak each time the device is rebooted or powered off.
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How To Jailbreak iOS 11.3.1 – 11.2 iPhone or iPad Using Electra
It’s been a long wait since we have seen a working jailbreak tool that could provide stable experience on iOS 11 firmware. The team of developers responsible for the Electra jailbreak has finally released the updated version of their tool that is compatible with iOS 11.2 all the way up to iOS 11.3.1. This is great news for those who have shown great patience to stick with iOS 11.3.1 in order to install a jailbreak exploit. It is now possible to free your device from Apple imposed restrictions on the use of iOS.
This semi-tethered solution required resigning the certificate to re-enable jailbreak every time your device restarts or shuts down. Also create a full backup of everything installed on your device on iCloud or iTunes, this way you will be able to restore files back to original state if anything goes wrong during the jailbreak process. You can use Electra to jailbreak iOS 11.x on iPhone 5s all the way up to the latest iPhone X.
Prerequisites to install electra jailbreak
- A 64-bit iPhone or iPad running iOS 11.2 to iOS 11.3.1 (including betas).
- All iPhone up to iPhone X are compatible, including all iPad or iPod Touch models.
- Latest version of Cydia Impactor.
- A Windows PC or a Mac.
- A free or paid Apple account ID. You can get one from developer.apple.com
- Electra is available in two variants for free and paid Apple account IDs. Using a paid developer account increases the success rate when jailbreaking compared to free developer account.
Steps To Jailbreak iOS Devices Using Electra
Step 1 – Download the latest Electra Jailbreak from the official sources via this link here.
Step 2 – Save the Electra IPA file to your desktop or laptop.
Step 3 – Download Cydia Impactor from this link.
Step 4 – Now connect your iOS device to your PC or Mac using a Lightening cable. Close iTunes if it opens automatically upon connection.
Step 5 – Launch Cydia Impactor tool on your computer.
Step 6 – Drag and drop the Electra 1131 IPA file onto the interface of Cydia Impactor.
Step 7 – Sign in to your Apple ID when prompted by Cydia. It’s safe so don’t fret.
Step 8 – Now wait as Cydia Impactor installs the IPA file onto your device.
Step 9 – You’ll now see a new Electra Jailbreak app on the home screen of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Step 10 – Without opening the Electra app, head over to Settings > General > Profiles & Device Management and tap on your Apple ID and then tap on the Trust button.
Step 11 – Once the certificate has been trusted, put your phone in Airplane mode.
Step 12 – Go to the home screen and launch the Electra app. You will be greeted by the following app interface.
Step 13 – Tap on the Jailbreak button and wait for the app to perform all the necessary processes in the background. Make sure that ‘Tweak’ toggle switch is turned to ON position.
Step 14 – During the setup, Electra will reboot/respring your device multiple times, so don’t panic, this is normal behavior during jailbreak setup. Once done, you’ll see the Cydia icon on the home screen.
Step 15 – Turn off the Airplane mode and start using the app.
Enjoy unrestricted access to your jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and start using amazing Electra tweaks to customize your device anyway you like. Here is a list of Electra Jailbreak compatible tweaks on Cydia that are working.[Update]: Latest Electra version 1.0.2 is released, here’s what new and where to get its IPA file.