Notorious jailbreak developer, jk9357, has announced the release of Home Depot. It is a new jailbreak tool that allows you to jailbreak iOS 9 for 32-bit devices. let’s
- Update (September 24) – The tool now supports iOS 8.4.1 firmware.
- Update (March 25) – RC3 has been released.
- Update (March 22) – RC2 has been released.
- Update (March 22) – Home Depot RC1 update has been released.
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What is Home Depot Jailbreak?
Home Depot is jailbreak tool that works on all 32-bit iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running iOS 9.1-9.3.4.
This is great news for those who have not updated to the latest iOS 9.3.5 version. Unfortunately, it does not support iOS 9.3.5 and it still remains without a jailbreak.
Home Depot jailbreak includes Cydia, Substrate framework, and tfp0 as well as a bizarre “mixtape player”.This new version doesn’t require you to manually enter offsets. It handles that for you.
However, if you are using an older version, you can request offsets for your device in the comments below.
Before you proceed, make sure you learn the basic functionality of Cydia Impactor utility here. As always, don’t forget to create a full backup of your device.
Here’s the full list of devices supported by Home Depot iOS 9 jailbreak. If you are interested in this jailbreak, follow the tutorial below.
Which Devices are Compatible?
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 5 (GSM)
- iPhone 5 (Global)
- iPhone 5C (GSM)
- iPhone 5C (Global)
- iPad 2 (WiFi, GSM, CDMA, Mid 2012)
- iPad mini (WiFi)
- iPad 3 (WiFi)
- iPad 3 (GSM)
- iPad 3 (CDMA)
- iPad 4
- iPod touch 5
Which Firmware are compatible?
It is compatible with the following versions of iOS 9 and iOS 8 firmware.
- iOS 8.4.1
- iOS 9.1
- iOS 9.2
- iOS 9.2.1
- iOS 9.3
- iOS 9.3.1
- iOS 9.3.2
- iOS 9.3.3
- iOS 9.3.4
- A compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 9
- Download MixtapePlayerRC3.ipa
- Download MixtapePlayer1-1-beta-1.ipa (for iOS 8.4.1)
- Download Cydia Impactor
- A working Internet Connection
- A computer running Windows/Mac/Linux
How to Jailbreak iOS 9 with Home Depot on Windows/Mac/Linux [With Computer]
Step 1 Launch Cydia Impactor utility.
Step 2 Connect your iOS device to your computer. Wait for Cydia Impactor to recognize it.
Step 3 Drag and drop the MixtapePlayerRC2.ipa file into the Cydia Impactor window.
Step 4 Enter your Apple ID username and password. Wait for the IPA file to be installed.
Step 5 Navigate to Settings > General > Profiles & Device Management on your device. Select your Apple ID and tap trust.
Step 6 Run the jailbreak by tapping “Enable Jailbreak” button and proceed according to the on-screen instructions. Wait until the jailbreak is complete.
Step 7 Select “Prepare For Jailbreak” option. Tap Accept.
Step 8 Read the terms and conditions carefully then select Accept.
Step 9 It will now prompt you to install Mixtape Player. Select Dismiss.
Step 10 Select Proceed With Jailbreak.
Step 11 Select “Begin Installation”.
Step 12 Select “Use Provided Offsets” or you can specify custom offsets for your device.
Step 13 Home Depot jailbreak tool will now begin installing Cydia.
Step 14 Wait for the jailbreak process to complete. It will then respring and Cydia will appear on the home screen. That’s it! Your device is now jailbroken successfully.
Step 15 Open Cydia. You will have around 10 updates in Cydia. DO NOT update right now.
Step 16 Updating Patcyh will result in a bootloop. To fix this, Select Patcyh > Change Package Settings > Ignore Upgrades.
Step 17 You can now safely install upgrades in Cydia.
Here’s the re-jailbreak procedure you must perform each time you reboot your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
How to Re-Jailbreak your Device with Home Depot
Step 1 Launch Home Depot application from your home screen.
Step 2 Select “Enable Jailbreak”.
Step 3 Select “Use Provided Offsets” option to re-jailbreak your device. If you have used custom offsets, you must provide those offsets again.
Make sure you resign Home Depot jailbreak’s certificate every 7 days. To do this, simply sideload the MixtapPlayer IPA file with Cydia Impactor tool like you did above.
Home Depot tool is currently in beta stage so bugs and errors are expected.
- If Cydia Substrate does not work after rebooting, reinstall it in Cydia and then respring your device.
- On several occasions, Home Depot may not accept your offsets and respring without putting your device in the jailbroken state. In this case, retry a few times and it will eventually get working again.
Enjoy your iOS 8.4.1-9.3.4 Jailbreak!
Even though Home Depot came out a bit late, it is indispensable for those who have older devices. If you are on iOS 9, this gives you a great chance to jailbreak your device.
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