Apple is the most secure mobile Operating System in the world. So they have added more restrictions and limitations to iOS.
This is good for the user’s mobile device’s security. But not good at all the time. Users don’t like to work their mobile phones with limitations.
It should be free to use.
iPhone jailbreak allows users to break the limitations by Apple. It allows users to install various kinds of apps and tweaks that not available in the App Store. iPhone users can not customize the appearance of their iPhones. By jailbreaking, they can change the home screen appearance, app icons and get a new look to their iPhones by installing themes.
It maybe has most of the useless default apps on your iPhone. They take more space in your device. By jailbreaking your iPhone you can delete default apps on your phone. Instead of useless default apps, you can install your favorite apps and tweak to your device.
iPhone jailbreak is not a hard method. What you really need is your iPhone and a compatible jailbreak tool for your iOS version.
For example, iOS 12.1 has particular jailbreak tools. If your device is running on iOS 12.1 you have to get the suitable jailbreak tool compatible with iOS 12.1.
You can jailbreak your new iPhone as well as your older one. See below what are the jailbreak compatible iPhones.
1. iPhone Xs Max
2. iPhone Xs
3. iPhone XR
4. iPhone X
5. iPhone 8 & 8 Plus
6. iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
7. iPhone 6S & 6S Plus
8. iPhone 6 & 6 Plus
9. iPhone SE
10. iPhone 5S
Phœnix Jailbreak is a jailbreak tool by hackers named Siguza and Tihmstar. Phœnix jailbreak supports devices running on iOS 9.3.5 - 9.3.6. And supports 32-bit devices. This is a semi-tethered jailbreak which means you have to re-jailbreak your device after restarting.
H3lix is a semi-tethered jailbreak tool running on iOS 10.3.3 as well as iOS 10.3.4. This tool compatible with 32-bit devices.
LiberiOS has released for iOS 11. Now it supported for the devices running on iOS 11 - 11.1.2.
Electra jailbreak is a semi-untethered jailbreak tool. It is a product by a hacker and a developer Coolstar collaborating with the Electra team. Electra jailbreak supported for iOS 11 - 11.4.1.
Unc0ver jailbreak is an untethered jailbreak tool by a hacker Pwn20wnd. Unc0ver jailbreak was released for iOS 11 - 11.3.1. And now it supported for iOS 12 - 12.2.
The latest jailbreak tool is Chimera Jailbreak. Chimera jailbreak is a product by the Electra team with collaboration with a hacker and a developer coolstar. Chimera jailbreak supported for iOS 12.0 - 12.1.2 and A9-A11 devices running on iOS 12.1.3 - 12.2.
Jailbreak tools are developed by talented hackers and developers. And they gave it to users for free. But sometimes it is difficult for users to find the particular jailbreak tool for their iOS version.
Nowadays there are more jailbreak tools and apps finders in the market. TaigOne is one of the most popular jailbreak tool finders. After installing TaigOne it will detect your iOS version and show the jailbreak tools and tweaks that compatible for your iOS version. You can get it for free.
When talking about iPhone jailbreak the next question is, is jailbreaking illegal? The answer is No. iPhone jailbreak is not illegal by law. Apple doesn’t say it as an illegal method.
Yes. But you can claim it from un-jailbreaking your device.
Yes. You can use iTunes and AppStore without any difficulties. You can install apps from the AppStore as previous. But some apps (eg: banking apps) don't work after jailbreaking your device.
Yes. What you have to do is restore your iDevice and get the original one back.