How To Use RootlessJB Jailbreak For iOS 12 – 12.1.2 iPhone and iPad

If you want to jailbreak iOS 12.1.2 -12 device, here is a guide on how to untether your iPhone or iPad using the newly released RootlessJB solution by Jake James. RootlessJB 3.1 may not be as straightforward to use as some of the most recently released alternatives, such as Electra and unc0ver, but it is the only jailbreak tool currently working with iOS 12 or later. Download RootlessJB 3.1 IPA file for iOS 12 – 12.1.2 jailbreak from the link below and follow the instructions in the tutorial to jailbreak iPhone or iPad using the latest version of the tool.

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Jailbreaking iOS devices may no longer be the top priority of many as in the past, but it still commands a sizeable segment of enthusiasts nonetheless. Apple’s severe crackdown on jailbreak practices has led to a substantial decline in the interest. Many jailbreak developers have stopped working on jailbreak exploits as they are of the view that putting all the time into an endeavor that might end up failing to reach masses isn’t worth the effort in the end.

RootlessJB Jailbreak for iOS 12 – 12.1.2

Having said that, a fresh upsurge in the release of iOS jailbreak tools in quick succession indicates that there is still some life left in the program. A new solution has entered the arena with RootlessJB SSH-enabled jailbreak aimed at developers.

Although it is a developer-centered tool, this hasn’t stopped others from trying to get on the act. Here is everything you need to know to download and install RootlessJB jailbreak on iOS 12.1.2 – iOS 12 iPhone or iPad.


Note: It is important to know that being focused on the developer community that has necessary wherewithal to implement the complex tasks to make it work; it is not suitable for an average user. Moreover, it lacks important packages, such as Cydia or Cydia Substrate, and therefore could bring about problems for a non-expert user with regards to running it. SSH sideloading is the only other option to install tweaks after the jailbreak. PerferenceLoader is non-functional at the time of this writing, which makes configuring tweaks difficult on some devices.

RootlessJB Jailbreak Features:

RootlessJB version 3.1 features support for tweaks that are essential to customize the jailbroken device. Here are the features accompanying the tool:

– can tweak unsandboxed apps
– preferenceloader is broken
– probably not very stable atm (but nah, it’s good)
– do not -overload- with tweaks
– noobs don’t use this yet
– tutorial eta son

Compatible Devices:

Below is a list of devices powered by A9, A10, and A11 SoCs that work with RootlessJB jailbreak:

  • iPhone 6/6 Plus
  • iPhone 6s/6s Plus
  • iPhone 7/7 Plus
  • iPhone 8/8 Plus
  • iPhone X

All iPad models that are not powered by an A12 Bionic chip or newer also work with this tool. Make sure your device is running iOS 12 up to 12.1.2 firmware.

Jailbreak iOS 12 – 12.1.2 Using RootlessJB

Once you have met all the above requirements, and assuming you are fully aware of the harm it may cause, follow these instructions to jailbreak your device at your own risk:

First of all, download RootlessJB 3.1 IPA from this GitHub link here.

Now open Safari app on your iPhone or iPad and visit access web address.

Search rootlessJB and select it from the resulting list.

Tap Get button on the pop-up prompt and wait for it to download on on your device.


Hit the Install button the next prompt that shows up on the screen.


When the installation is finished, go to the Settings app on your iOS device and navigate to General > Device Management followed by tapping on the newly added developer name.

Trust the certificate to allow apps from this developer to run on your device.


Next, enable the Airplane mode on your device by tapping on the Airplane icon in the control center.

Now open rootlessJB. Make sure the Tweaks toggle is switched ON and then hit the Jailbreak button.

Wait as it jailbreaks your device after which it will automatically respring. Once done, you are all set to go ahead.

If your device ends up restarting on its own, this means jailbreak process isn’t successful and you have to repeat the above steps all over again.

Have fun jailbreaking!