How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

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These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone on iOS 12.0 - iOS 12.2 using Chimera and Windows.

This jailbreak works up to iOS 12.1.2 with all devices, including A12 devices like the iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and the newest iPads. Currently, iOS 12.2 support is limited to devices with an A9-A11 processor. Some betas of iOS 12.3 are supported but not beta 6.

Step One
Make sure to backup your device using iCloud or iTunes before you begin.

Step Two
Download the latest beta of the Chimera jailbreak from here and Cydia Impactor from here, saving them to a folder on your PC.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Three
Right click the Impactor zip and extract the archive.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Four
Launch Impactor.exe from the extracted folder. DO NOT Run as Administrator.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Click Run if asked to confirm.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Five
Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB making sure to select Trust if prompted on your device and Continue if prompted by iTunes.

Drag and drop the Chimera IPA we downloaded earlier into the Cydia Impactor app.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Six
You will be asked to enter your Apple ID and password. This is only used to sign the IPA, letting it run on your device.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Seven
Cydia Impactor will now sign the IPA and install the Chimera jailbreak app on your device.

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Eight
Launch the Settings app from your SpringBoard then choose General from the Settings menu. Then tap to open iPhone Storage from the General menu.
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If present, tap to select the iOS software update from the list and then tap Delete Update. When asked to confirm, press the large Delete Update button.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Nine
Return to the General menu by tapping General at the top left of the screen. Select Device Management from the General menu then tap to select your Apple ID.
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Press the Trust "youremail@address.com" button and choose Trust from the alert that appears.
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Step Ten
Swipe up from the bottom of the screen or down from the top right to bring up Control Center and toggle Airplane mode ON.
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Step Eleven
Hold down the Power button (Power and Volume Up for iPhone X) and swipe the slider to power off your iPhone. After a few seconds press the Power button to restart your device.
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Step Twelve
Ensure you are in Airplane mode then launch the Chimera app on your SpringBoard.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Thirteen
Tap the Jailbreak button to begin the jailbreak process.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Step Fourteen
You will be notified that a reboot is required. Tap the OK button to reboot your device.
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Step Fifteen
Your iPhone will now reboot. Once it's finished, reopen the Chimera app and tap the Jailbreak button again.
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Step Sixteen
Chimera will respring and Sileo will appear on your Springboard!
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)How to Jailbreak Your iPhone on iOS 12 - 12.2 Using Chimera (Windows)

Notes:
● This is a semi-tethered jailbreak so you will need launch Chimera and tap Jailbreak each time you reboot.
● If you don't have a developer account you will need to re-sideload the Chimera app every seven days.
● Sileo uses Substitute instead of Cydia Substrate

Thanks
A big thanks goes to Coolstar and the rest of the Electra Team who contributed to this jailbreak.

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spychild74model - September 9, 2019 at 9:13pm
I can’t save my file to computer
firefish - May 15, 2019 at 5:33pm
I’m assuming that the newly released 12.4 beta is not supported
fackyoo - April 30, 2019 at 5:11pm
Where is the jailbreak for 12.1.3? Are they coming with an updated jailbreak ? I miss my 5docks and barrel Was awesome
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