No more waiting for the Cydia iOS 11. CoolStar today, officially released most awaited iOS 11 jailbreak toolkit for the jailbreak lovers. For sure, the latest release of Cydia download will make iOS users more comfortable. It has been nearly two months since the initial beta release of Electra jailbreak and the CoolStar passed almost twenty beta releases. Finally, young developer surprised the jailbreak community by delivering the official version of Electra jailbreak along with the iOS 11 Cydia.
However, for those who have already missed a single news of iOS 11 jailbreak, a quick summary. Electra is the most successful jailbreak toolkit for iOS 11.0 – iOS 11.1.2 on 64-bit iDevices. As we noticed above, the initial release of this tool goes back in January and CoolStar gradually included an alternative for Cydia Substrate and Substitute. Anyhow, Cydia for iOS 11 was not compatible at that moment so, the users who have jailbroken their devices with Electra had to install jailbreak themes and apps manually.
Read Before Start Electra iOS 11 Jailbreak
- CoolStar recommends running a clean restore using futurerestore before beginning the process of iOS 11 jailbreak.
- Cydia iOS 11 has been installed and also Electra repo is available.
- OpenSSH is running on port 22
- Main Electra bundles including Substrate Compatibility Layer, Tweak Loader, and Substitute are already added in the repo.
- A large number of packages need to be updated for iOS 11 and Electra. So, they may not work as not updated yet.
- RocketBootstrap 1.0.6 or higher is necessary to use on iOS 11.
Supporting iOS Versions
- iOS 11, 11.0.1, 11.0.2, 11.0.3
- iOS 11.1, 11.1.1, 11.1.2
Cydia iOS 11 Compatible iDevices
- iPhone X, 8, 8 plus
- iPhone 7, 7 plus
- iPhone 6s plus, 6s
- iPhone 6 plus, 6
- iPhone SE, 5s
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch, 12.9-inch 2nd generation, 10.5-inch 1st generation, 9.7-inch
- iPad Air, Air 2
- iPad 5th generation
- iPad mini 2, mini 3, mini 4
iPod touch Models
- iPod touch 6th generation
Download Cydia iOS 11 with Electra
Obviously, this is a semi-untethered jailbreak that mainly based on Ian Beer’s async_awake exploit. For your information, a semi-untethered jailbreak is almost related to the untethered jailbreak method. In that case, after every reboot, the jailbroken iDevice become into the non-jailbroken state. So, the user needs to re-jailbreak their device on each reboot. No worries, no need for a computer to accomplish this jailbreak sequence, instead of that the users can re-jailbreak the iOS device using the app that installed on the device.
The jailbreak community has been waiting months for the official release of Cydia iOS 11 from Saurik. Unexpectedly, we were unable to hear any word from him in last few weeks. Thanks to the CoolStar, now all the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch users have the privilege to jailbreak iOS 11 and download Cydia to gain the unlimited awesomeness on their devices.
How to Jailbreak iOS 11.2?
Keep in your mind that the Electra iOS 11 jailbreak is still not supported higher firmware on iOS 11.1.2. If you have already upgraded the device’s software version, then you have to restore your iDevice to the 11.1.2 update. Since Apple has already stopped signing to iOS 11.1.2, CoolStar recommend users to use futurestore to restore the iOS firmware.
To download Cydia iOS 11 using Electra, Cydia Impactor is required to sideload the jailbreak IPA and begin the process. If you need further information, follow our complete tutorial on iOS 11 – iOS 11.1.2 jailbreak using Electra. It will guide you for a safe jailbreaking mechanism.