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iOS 9.2.1 Has Been Jailbroken!

iOS 9.2.1 Has Been Jailbroken!

Posted January 7, 2016 at 6:21am by iClarified
Luca Todesco (@qwertyoruiop) has successfully jailbroken iOS 9.2.1! Todesco posted a screenshot of Cydia running iOS 9.2.1 on his iPhone 6 to his Twitter account.

I lied. All Hail 화격자 리더. No releases.

(The text in Korean is supposed to translate to "Grate Leader")
iOS 9.2.1 Has Been Jailbroken!

While Todesco's tweet does mention "no releases," that does not necessarily mean that Todesco plans to keep the jailbreak for himself. He could pass his findings on to another team, which could then be used to create a complete jailbreak release. Todesco did in fact contribute to the first iOS 9 jailbreak that Pangu had released earlier this year, but Apple had patched that jailbreak with the release of iOS 9.1.

Todesco also jailbroke iOS 8.4.1 after iOS 9 was jailbroken; however there was no official GUI or tool created for that jailbreak. Instead, the source code was posted on Github.

To further prove the legitimacy of the screenshot, Todesco posted the Kernel dumps for iOS 9.2.1.

iOS 9.2.1 Has Been Jailbroken!

TaiG, the team behind several iOS jailbreaks, has also been rumored to have an iOS 9.2.1 jailbreak, but Todesco says he's unsure if the two jailbreaks share the same exploits.

Even though iOS 9.2.1 has been jailbroken, it is important to note that the firmware is still in beta (Apple just released the second beta earlier this week). If any jailbreak were to surface, it would likely be after an official iOS 9.2.1 release.

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tholaby - May 25, 2016 at 1:09am
9.2.1 jailbreak pleasssse!!!,,,
Vishal sehgal
Vishal sehgal - March 23, 2016 at 3:56pm
When you will be releasing the the jailbreak officially.
Deez nuts 321
Deez nuts 321 - January 27, 2016 at 3:08am
Obviously it's fake because you can't be on wifi when you have airplane mode on so I don't really believe it.
iProService - January 27, 2016 at 3:34am
Actually one can easily be on airplane mode and wifi simultaneously. Have you not ever connected to the Internet whilst a passenger in an aircraft?
Jerry - January 23, 2016 at 6:23am
Chutya banave che loda oooo
Amelia - January 7, 2016 at 5:56pm
If u ain't sharing with us people stuck on 9.1 waiting to upgrade to see what jailbreak emerges first then we don't really care..give us a jailbreak we can use!!
Gavin - January 8, 2016 at 9:53am
Hey Amelia u might as well just upgrade to 9.2 because if a jailbreak was released, it would be for 9.2 and 9.2.1. Also 9.2 performs faster than 9.1 according to benchmark tests.
Yea - January 7, 2016 at 5:53pm
Lol other iClarified news has gotten 1600 or so views. This article......over 16,000 views
clown - January 7, 2016 at 4:22pm
Just take a screenshot , and you can be jail broken also.
M F - January 7, 2016 at 3:02pm
Yawn. No release == Nothing to see here. Move along.
Austin Smith
Austin Smith - January 7, 2016 at 1:52pm
FAKE! Says iPhone 7 lmao.
Snob - January 7, 2016 at 2:03pm
And how do you think 6S is called in firmware department ?
stevenlacross - January 8, 2016 at 5:52am
It's the 7th model, 2nd subtype of that model
stevenlacross - January 8, 2016 at 5:53am
My iPhone 6s Plus says iPhone 8,2
‼️‼️ - January 7, 2016 at 10:59am
Isn't iOS 9.2.1 only beta version
Tru - January 7, 2016 at 9:40am
So should I upgrade to the 9.2.1 or should I stay with the 9.1?
teknogeek - January 7, 2016 at 9:00am
you spelled "Great" wrong ;)
teknogeek - January 7, 2016 at 9:02am
actually, i take that back. 화격자 리더 literally translates to Grate Leader (spelled like that) hahah
JuergenWest - January 7, 2016 at 6:30am
Can Apple now patch this prior to GM as a result of it being demonstrated in beta? (That would be a shame) What ever happened to the days when devs would keep these secret until public release?
Masterbuck - January 7, 2016 at 9:36am
Well he didn't say how he did it. And I'm guessing "it's still a beta" is the reason why
stevenlacross - January 8, 2016 at 5:50am
Apple can't tell how he did it, and can't patch it because it hasn't been released yet, shows how smart you are
vanimox - January 7, 2016 at 6:28am
Well it's about damn time!
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