Tihmstar has done it again! He has just released a new iOS 10 jailbreak for 32-bit devices. Here’s how you can download it for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Table of Contents
How h3lix jailbreak works
h3lix is a jailbreak tool based on Siguza’s v0rtex exploit for iOS 10 firmware. It is developed by the eminent developer, Tihmstar.
It is immensely useful for users who own a 32-bit device. All 32-bit devices are now jailbroken for life!
This will also be the last jailbreak for 32-bit devices ever since they are now completely obsolete. You can now jailbreak these legacy devices on iOS 8, 9 and 10 as well.
It uses the standard sideload installation procedure just like Yalu jailbreak. Here’s the complete installation procedure for this tool.
But before you move on, keep in mind that this tool is tested only on iPhone 5 running iOS 10.3.3.
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 5c
- iPad (4th generation)
- No 32-bit model compatible with iOS 10
This is a universal jailbreak and supports all versions starting from iOS 10 to 10.3.3. Here’s the full list of iOS versions this tool supports –
- RC 6 (latest)
- A compatible 32-bit iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
- A computer running Windows, macOS, or Linux
- Internet connection
How to jailbreak iOS 10-10.3.3 with h3lix jailbreak
Step 1 Download Cydia Impactor utility from here.
Step 2 Download the IPA file using the direct download link above.
Step 3 Drag it onto Cydia Impactor’s window.
Step 4 Impactor will now ask you to enter your Apple ID details. Enter them in their respective fields.
Step 5 Allow it to sideload the jailbreak app on your device and just wait for a few seconds.
Step 6 The h3lix jailbreak app will now be on your home screen provided you did everything correctly.
Step 7 Before you open and run it, you must verify it by going to Settings > General > Profiles & Device Mangement. Just tap on your Apple ID email and then press Verify app.
Step 8 Run the app from your home screen and wait for it to inject the exploit.
Step 9 You can now run Cydia from your home screen. Here’s Cydia running on an iPhone 5 (iOS 10.3.3).
How to update from RC 1 to newer versions (RC 2)
- Restart your iPhone or iPad. This will put it in no-jailbreak mode.
- Sideload the new h3lix RC 2 IPA file using the download link above.
- Install it with Impactor as shown in steps 3-5.
- Run the app and wait for it to jailbreak your device.
For more jailbreak tools and tutorials, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.