Palera1n is (semi-)tethered checkm8 jailbreak that supports the following A8-A11 devices:
● iPhone SE
● iPhone 6 / iPhone 6 Plus
● iPhone 6s / iPhone 6 Plus
● iPhone 7 / iPhone 7 Plus
● iPhone 8 / iPhone 8 Plus
● iPhone X
● iPod touch 6
● iPod touch 7
● iPad mini 4
● iPad Air 2
● iPad 5
● iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2015)
● iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016)
● iPad 6
● iPad 7
● iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation, 2017)
● iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017)
Follow this tutorial to install the Homebrew package manager on your Mac if you don't already have it installed.
● How to Install Homebrew on Mac
Follow this tutorial to install Python3 if you don't already have it installed.
● How to Install Python on Mac
Backup your iPhone. It's always important to have a backup of your data before attempting any sort of jailbreak.
Open Terminal from your Applications > Utilities folder
Execute the following command to install Xcode Command Line tools.
Click the Install button from the popup window that appears, then agree to the license agreement. The installation process may take a while.
Type cd ~/Downloads and hit Return to enter the downloads directory for the current user.
Execute the following command to clone the palera1n GitHub.
git clone --recursive https://github.com/palera1n/palera1n
Type cd palera1n and hit Return to enter the created directory.
On A10(X) and A11 devices, you must disable your passcode and will not be able to use your passcode, or related functionality like Face ID/Touch ID and Apple Pay until you boot into a stock state. Additionally, if you are on iOS 16 and have ever set a passcode, you must erase all content and settings before jailbreaking.
Additionally, if you are on iOS 16 and have ever set a passcode, you will need to erase all content and settings in order to be able to jailbreak.
Connect your iPhone to your computer and follow these steps to put it into DFU mode:
● How to Put Your iPhone Into DFU Mode
Execute the following command in the Terminal window. Replacing 16.3 with your current firmware version.
sudo ./palera1n.sh --tweaks 16.3 --semi-tethered
You may informed that pyimg4 is not installed. Press any key to install it
Palera1n will detect your device in DFU and begin installing. After some time you may be asked to put your iPhone in DFU mode again.
Your device will now boot to iOS. When you unlock the device, it will respring about 30 seconds after.
If this is your first time jailbreaking, open the new palera1n app, then press Install. Otherwise, press Do All in the settings section of the app.