Houdini semi-jailbreak now brings customization to all Apple devices on iOS 11 firmware. Here’s how you can download and install it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Houdini11 semi-jailbreak now supports iOS 11
As you already know, Houdini is a limited version of jailbreak and brings basic theming and customization to the iOS operating system. It is also called a “semi-jailbreak”.
Earlier, it was available only for iOS 10-10.3.2 versions. The latest update brings support for iOS 11 firmware as well.
Houdini11 uses Ian Beer’s async_wake exploit to get root access and apply the necessary customization. Therefore, you can use it only up till iOS 11.1.2 and all other newer versions like iOS 11.2 are incompatible.
Here’s what’s new in the latest update.
- Built-in Ad-blocker
- Change icon shape
- Enable new emoji packs
- Customize boot logo
- Add your face to Animojis in iPhone X
- Quick startup
- Additional safety measures
- Theme support for iOS 11 (not working yet)
Update (June 6) – Houdini Beta 3 released for iOS 11.2-11.3.1 firmware versions. You must have a paid developer certificate to run the app on your device. Remember, you must turn Siri off beforehand to increase the success rate of the exploit.
Update (June 13) – Beta 3r1 released. You don’t require a paid developer account to run it on your iPhone or iPad.
Which devices is Houdini11 compatible with?
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 6/iPhone 6 plus
- iPhone 6s/6s plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 7/7 plus
- iPhone 8/8 plus
- iPhone X
- iPad Air
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Pro
- iPad mini 2
- iPad mini 3
- iPad mini 4
- iPod touch 6
Download Houdini11 IPA
- A compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
- iOS 11-11.1.2 firmware
- A computer running Windows, Linus, or macOS
How to install Houdini11 on iOS 11-11.1.2/11.3.1 firmware
Step 1 Download the Houdini11 beta 2 IPA file using the download link above.
Step 2 Connect your device to the computer and start Cydia Impactor. Wait for it to recognize your device.
Step 3 Sideload the IPA file by dragging it over to Impactor’s window.
Step 4 Key in your Apple ID details.
Step 5 Wait until it sideloads the IPA onto your Apple device. Once it’s done, the app will appear on your home screen.
Step 6 Go to Settings > General > Profiles & Device Management and verify the Houdini app under your email address.
Step 7 Open the app from your home screen. You can now perform various actions such as respring and clean system and customize your device.
Themes aren’t working right now so make sure you don’t apply them. However, the developer will surely add theming support on iOS 11 in future versions.
You can also install it using package installers such as Tutuapp and Appvalley. I don’t recommend it because they add advertisements in all their applications and you must use jailbreak tools from trusted sources.
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