Chimera Jailbreak

Are you still using an iOS version between iOS 12.0 and iOS 12.1.2? Then, Coolstar who is the developer of Electra jailbreak has released the latest jailbreak named Chimera. Chimera jailbreak supports A12(X) Devices. Apple uses this Apple A12 Bionic chipset for its latest devices such as iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPad Mini (2019) and iPad Air (2019). So this jailbreak supports all those devices that run iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2. Chimera jailbreak is also compatible with A7, A8, A9, A10, A11, A12 and A12X as well. So there will be very few compatibility issues in this Jailbreak.

Chimera is the first trusted and true iOS 12 jailbreak. This iOS 12 jailbreak tool contains many features including CoreTrust bypass. CoreTrust is a new way of security for iOS 12 implemented by Apple. Through this security feature, Apple restricts users to sign their own apps using XCode. This security method will not allow users to jailbreak their Apple devices. But there is nothing to worry. Chimera jailbreak will bypass this "CoreTrust". So you can do the jailbreak without any hassle. Chimera contains many other unique features as well. This jailbreak will not interfere with user files which makes this jailbreak safer than others. So user privacy and security is protected. This jailbreak app is a Semi-untethered Jailbreak.

Chimera Jailbreak for iOS 12.0 - iOS 12.1.2

Untethered Jailbreak device can jailbreak automatically every-time during the boot process, And Semi-untethered Jailbreak is a combination of two jailbreak methods. Which means it needs to be jailbroken each and every time you reboot. But you do not need to connect your device with a computer to this process. This re-jailbreaking process can be done by the jailbreak app on your Apple device. So in Chimera, After the installation process, you can see Jailbreak App in your home screen.

Chimera is coming with a newer package manager, Sileo. This jailbreak has improved performance and fully featured package manager.

Electra jailbreak team published two updates for this chimera instantly. They have published version 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 really fast within one day. Nullpixel who is a developer in Electra Team has announced Chimera first jailbreak. And the second version update has been published by Electra team twitter account.

Chimera Changelog

Chimera 1.0.1

  • Fixed voucher_swap exploit for beta firmware installation and some specific iPad Pro devices.
  • Reduced ".ipa" file size by 32%

Chimera 1.0.2

  • Fixed an issue in A12X equipped iPad Pro (2018) which prevents fail to jailbreak issue.

Electra team has mentioned that If you already did the jailbreak, It is not required to do the jailbreak again using Chimera. But no issue, When you re-deploy the semi-tethered device you can use this Jailbreak.

Features and Improvements

There are many major improvements in this jailbreak. The developers have re-written Chimera from scratch to increase reliability and reduce issues. Developers have mentioned that there is No Battery Drain, Freezing or Crashing in this Chimera Application.

Chimera jailbreak avoids old technologies and tools. And it uses modern advanced system tools with many more new features and improvements.

How to Install Chimera Jailbreak

This jailbreak supports all iOS 12.0 to 12.1.2 based Apple iDevices. You can follow below-mentioned steps and jailbreak your device without any issues.

Step 01 - Download the IPA file of latest Chimera Jailbreak.

Step 02 - Download Cydia Impactor and install it into your PC.

Step 03 - Connect your Apple device to your Computer (PC) with a lightning cable or any compatible cable which will suit with your device. Once you connect your Apple device with PC, Cydia Impactor will detect your device. If you can't see this detection, Then Trust your PC from your PC through the pop-up verification on your device. You may need iTunes to do this trusting process.

Step 04 - Drag downloaded "Chimera.ipa" file to Cydia Impactor. Please check below screenshot.

Step 05 - Enter valid Apple ID to continue the installation.

Step 06 - Sign in with Apple ID and Password.

Step 07 - Now you can see the side-loading process of Chimera jailbreak app into your apple device.

Step 08 - After the installation process over, In your device navigate to Settings > General > Profile & Device Management. And click on your Apple ID which you can see in the "Developer App" Section.

Step 09 - Then you can see a confirmation window asking to trust Developer. Just tap on Trust button.

Step 10 - Now Almost, You can see Chimera icon in your apple device home screen.

Step 11 - Click on Chimera Icon, Once the application open, you can see the "Jailbreak" button and your Apple iOS version.

Step 12 - Then the tool will start the Jailbreaking process. After the jailbreak process finishes, you can see "Jailbroken" status on your Chimera Jailbreak App.

Step 13 - You can also see Sileo Application on your home screen.

Chimera Jailbreak Errors

There are several issues has been reported by Chimera Users. But these issues may not common issues. It may be device specific issues. But Electra Team will fix those issues as soon as possible with their next version update.

  • For iOS 12.1.2 on iPhone XS, there was an issue of Chimera app crash.
  • This Chimera Jailbreak App is still very fresh and new jailbreak. So all jailbreak tweaks may not be compatible with Chimera at this stage. But you can find updated jailbreak tweaks after some time.
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