Complete iPhone Jailbreak Index

If you are searching for the answer to the question “How to jailbreak my iPhone free of cost?”, you are on the right page. In this reference guide, we have gathered all the related information at one place.

Whether you are looking for a jailbreak for an old iPhone 3GS or for the latest iPhone 6S model, we have covered them all.

This page will serve as an index for both experienced jailbreakers and newbies.

First of all, there are some FAQs about iPhone jailbreaking and then there is a brief history for each iPhone model and then we have provided the links to the last working “How to jailbreak iPhone” tutorial for that specific model.

Table of Contents (Select Your iPhone)

FAQ About Jailbreaking:

What this jailbreaking thing is?

In lexicographic world, iPhone jailbreaking means breaking the iPhone out of its “jail”

Practically, jailbreaking is the process, which is performed by a software (mostly), to remove the restrictions imposed by Apple on iPhone’s operating system, that is iOS.

What is the core benefit of jailbreaking?

The main purpose is to get the root access to the iOS file system so that we can run on the device whatever we want.

What can I do with my jailbroken iPhone?

Literally, the possibilities are endless. Generally speaking, you can install third-party software. You can install some codes called Tweaks which let you customize those areas of iOS which can not be modified using the official apps downloaded from the App Store.

You can install applications, games, tweaks, themes and other third-party apps.

What is the best source of all these third-party apps?

The best place for third-party apps is Cydia. This place is full of everything you want to get.

Can I get Paid App Store apps from Cydia free of cost?

The main purpose of jailbreaking is not to pirate the things and even Cydia Store doesn’t allow anyone to distribute such things.

However, there are many means and repos you can use on your iPhone and get the paid Cydia apps free of cost.

We, at Shoutpedia, neither recommend nor encourage for such activities.

Can I jailbreak my iPhone anytime?

You may and may not. It all depends on the iOS version installed on your device.

Is iOS jailbreak a free or a paid service??

So far every jailbreak is released free of cost. You shouldn’t pay anyone to get this done on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Some developers, however, ask for donations. It is all up to you whether you want to donate or not.

Do all the jailbreak tools work in the same manner?

No, it depends on the tool. Different tools use different types of methods. Some of them provide untethered jailbreak, some tethered and some semi-tethered.

However, nowadays most of the tools provide untethered jailbreak.

Is jailbreaking legal?

Yes, this process is completely legal in the US.

In 2010 and 2012, the U.S. Copyright Office approved exemptions that allowed smartphone users to jailbreak their devices legally, and in 2015 the Copyright Office approved an expanded exemption that also covers other all-purpose mobile computing devices, such as tablets, for the next three years.

For other countries, please consult the respective authorities for the details.

iPhone (1st Generation):

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Introduction to iPhone 1st Generation:

The first generation of iPhone was released on June 29, 2007, with 4GB and 8GB capacity. Its screen size was 3.5 inches with 480×320 resolution. It was powered by 412 Mhz Samsung ARM processor.

The supported networks include Wi-Fi, GSM, EDGE, and Bluetooth.

It features 2-megapixel rear facing camera only, without video recording.

iPhone 3G:


Introduction to iPhone 3G:

The third generation of iPhone (iPhone 3G) was released on July 11, 2008.

Just like its predecessor, it has got the same screen size, resolution, and processor. But 4GB model was dropped and 16GB was included.

Network support for UMTS/3G was added along with WiFi, GSM, and Bluetooth.

It also contains the same 2-megapixel rear camera.

The first time a white version of iPhone 3G was also released besides the black one.

iPhone 3GS:

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Introduction to iPhone 3GS:

iPhone 3GS was unveiled on June 19, 2009, in two memory capacities. One was 16GB model while the other was 32GB model. Both were made available in black and white colors.

Like the previous two models, screen size and resolution were the same but processor was replaced with 600 Mhz Samsung ARM Cortex-A8.

The same Network chips were also included in it. However, A-GPS was included in iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS.

Rear camera was upgraded to 3 Megapixels with VGA video recording at 30 fps.

Select the iOS version currently installed on your iDevice to proceed further:

iPhone 4:


Introduction to iPhone 4:

The release date of iPhone 4 is June 24, 2010. Two model, 16GB and 32 GB, both in black and white color, with 3.5 inches screen size were made by Apple.

The screen resolution was increased from 480×320 to 960×640, with the same 3.5 inches screen size.

It was powered by Apple’s first in-house designed A4 processor.

The connectivity was enhanced with the following network chips: Wi-Fi, UMTS / HSDPA / HSUPA / 3G, GSM, CDMA, and Bluetooth.

The first time, two cameras were added to this model. 5 megapixels rear camera and VGA front camera. It can record 720p HD videos at 30 fps.

FaceTime was also introduced for first time in this model.

iPhone 4 Jailbreaking:

If you want to get your iPhone 4 jailbroken, first of all, select the currently running iOS version on your device.

iPhone 4S:


Introduction to iPhone 4S:

On October 14, 2011, iPhone 4S was released in three memory capacities: iPhone 4S 16GB, 32 GB and 64 GB in both black and white colors.

Screen size, screen resolution and supported networks are same just like its predecessor iPhone 4.

The power of processor was increased by using the new Apple A5 processor.

The rear camera was also enhanced from 5 to 8 megapixels. First time full 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps was introduced in this model.

The most important feature in iPhone 4S was Siri.

How to jailbreak your iPhone 4S Free:

iPhone 5:


Introduction to iPhone 5:

For the first time, on September 21, 2012, Apple changed its stance on screen size by releasing the iPhone 5 with 4 inches screen size. The screen resolution was also increased to 1136×640.

It was powered by Apple’s own A6 processor.

The support for 4G LTE was also included in this version.

All the other features were also same just like the previous version.

Select the appropriate iOS version installed on your iPhone 5 to proceed further for iPhone 5 jailbreak.

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C:


Introduction to iPhone 5C and 5S:

The release date of these models is September 20, 2013. Just like iPhone 5, both these models are of 4 inches screen size.

The iPhone 5C is powered by the same A6 processor whereas iPhone 5S is loaded with the new A7 processor.

The camera of both the devices is also same: front camera 1.2 megapixels while rear camera 8 megapixels. However, iPhone 5S can record videos of 1080p HD at both 30 and 120 fps rate. Dual flash is incorporated in iPhone 5S for the first time.

Touch ID was first introduced in iPhone 5S model, but it is absent in iPhone 5C.

It is the iPhone 5C which was released in different colors. iPhone 5C was introduced in white, pink, yellow, blue and green colors, while iPhone 5S was in space gray, white and gold colors.

Choose iOS version to get jailbreak guide:

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus:

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Introduction to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus:

These two models were released on September 19, 2014, in completely different sizes.

iPhone 6’s screen size is 4.7 inches whereas iPhone 6 Plus’ screen size is 5.5 inches. The screen resolution of iPhone 6 is 1334×750, while it is 1920×1080 for iPhone 6 Plus.

Both these models are powered by Apple’s new A8 processor and both come in 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB memory. There is no 32GB memory model in this and even the subsequent series.

The supported networks include Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, UMTS / HSDPA / HSUPA / 3G, GSM, CDMA, Bluetooth 4.0.

The cameras of the models are same just like iPhone 5S. However, video recording is improved with 1080p HD at 30, 60, and 240 fps rate.

The support for NFC is included in these two models.

They are available in space gray, white and gold colors.

Select the current iOS version installed on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus:

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Introduction to iPhone 6S and 6S Plus:

These are the upgraded versions of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, released on September 25, 2015, with the same screen size and resolution.

These are the first models in which 3D Touch is introduced.

The power of processor was improved by using new Apple A9 processor.

The support for new WiFi technology, Wi-Fi with MIMO and LTE Advanced is included in these models.

The Bluetooth’s new version Bluetooth 4.2 is also included in them.

iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus contain the most advanced cameras of iPhone history. They are loaded with 12MP rear and 5MP front cameras. Both can record 4K HD videos at 30, 60, and 240 fps rate.

The “Live Photo” feature is also introduced in these models.

iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus both are available in 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB capacity, and in space gray, silver, gold and rose gold colors.

How to jailbreak the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus:

Select iOS version currently installed on your iPhone:

iPhone SE:

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Introduction to iPhone SE:

Apple released a new iPhone which is dubbed as iPhone SE, where SE stands for Special Edition, on March 31, 2016.

The size of this iPhone model is similar to iPhone 5S but it is equipped with the same features as iPhone 6S.

The screen size if only 4 inches with 1136×640 resolution.

It is powered by Apple’s A9 processor and it supports all the networks as iPhone 6S does.

The front and back cameras are also similar to iPhone 6S but it records 4K HD videos at 30 fps rate only.

It doesn’t include 3D Touch feature but other features like Live Photo, Touch ID, NFC are present.

It comes in two memory sizes, iPhone SE 16 GB and iPhone SE 64 GB, and in space gray, silver, gold and rose gold colors.

Select iOS to Jailbreak iPhone SE:

Jailbreak Guides’ Links According to iOS Versions

Jailbreak for iOS 3.0 – iOS 6.1.2:

  • The links to jailbreak guides for these iOS versions are updating.

Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3 – iOS 6.1.6:

  • Name: P0sixspwn
  • Supported iOS versions: iOS 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, and iOS 6.1.6
  • Supported iPhone models: iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, and iPhone 5
  • How-to guide: updating….
  • Type: Untethered

Jailbreak for iOS iOS 7.0 – iOS 7.0.6:

  • Jailbreak Tool Evasi0n7
  • Supported iOS versions: iOS 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, and iOS 7.0.6
  • Supported iPhone models: iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5C, and iPhone 5S
  • Jailbreak how-to guide: updating….
  • Type: Untethered

Jailbreak iOS 7.1 – iOS 7.1.2:

  • Name of jailbreak: Pangu
  • Supported iOS versions: iOS 7.1, 7.1.1, and iOS 7.1.2
  • Supported iPhone models: iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5C, and iPhone 5S
  • Tutorial: updating….
  • Type: Untethered

Jailbreak iOS 8.0 – iOS 8.4:

  • Name of Tool: TaiG and PP Jailbreak (two types of jailbreak are available)
  • Supported iOS versions: iOS 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.2, 8.3, and iOS 8.4
  • Supported iPhone models: iPhone 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Guide: How to jailbreak the iPhone on iOS 8.0 – iOS 8.4 with TaiG
  • Type: Untethered

Jailbreak for iOS 8.4.1:

  • There is no jailbreak released for this version. You have to update your iPhone to the latest iOS to get the jailbreak.

Jailbreak iOS 9.0 – iOS 9.1:

Jailbreak iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3:

Jailbreak for iOS 9.3.4:

iOS 9.3.4 is the latest iOS version released by Apple for the supported iPhone models. It is yet not jailbreakable. Many security researchers, individually or in the form of a team, are working to make the next jailbreak for this release. We will update this page as soon as we get new information.

We regularly update this page with the latest jailbreak releases. Some links to jailbreaks for the older devices are currently under update. Please bookmark this “How to jailbreak my iPhone” page for the later reference.

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Updated 8 years agoCategorized as Jailbreak

By A. Usman

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