Chimera Jailbreak

Chimera jailbreak is the newest invention from the Electra jailbreak team with the lead developer Coolstar. This brand new Chimera jailbreak was released for jailbreak iOS 12. Now it added support for iOS 12 - iOS 12.2 and iOS 12.4 versions including A12 running iPhones/ iPads. Chimera comes up with the Sileo package manager installation instead of Cydia.

Chimera Compatible iOS Versions

Developer note > Some 12.3 betas are compatible with Chimera. (Beta 6 is not compatible).

Chimera Supported Devices

Developer note >

How to download Chimera jailbreak

  1. Chimera Online jailbreak method (No PC method)

    • No need of Apple ID or password
    • No need of Cydia Impactor
    • No sideloaded errors anymore
    • The easiest method
    • The most popular and most recommended way

  2. Chimera jailbreak IPA method (PC required)

    • Apple ID and password required
    • Need to install Cydia Impactor
    • Maybe occurred Cydia Impactor errors

Chimera Online jailbreak method (No PC method)

Step 01. Open this page from your Mobile Safari and tap the Download button

Step 02. Go to Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management → Trust the app

Step 03. Go to Home Screen and open the Chimera app and Tap the Jailbreak button

Step 04. Wait for the process and wait for the restart

Step 05. Once the restart process is done, go to Home Screen and find Sileo

Chimera jailbreak IPA method (Cydia Impactor method)

Download the latest version of the Chimera jailbreak IPA and go through with the following steps.

Step 01. Download Chimera jailbreak IPA from the button below

Step 02. Download Cydia Impactor

Step 03. Connect your device with the computer and open Cydia Impactor

Step 04. Drag and Drop downloaded Chimera Jailbreak IPA file.

Step 05. Provide your Apple ID and Password when required.

Step 06. It will be sideloaded Unc0ver Jailbreak app to your iPhone/ iPad

Step 07. Go to Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management → Trust the app

Step 08. Go to Home screen and find Chimera app and open it

Step 09. Tap Jailbreak button to start the process

Step 10. Device will be restart few times

Step 11. Check Home Screen for Sileo once done Restart process

Important > Chimera is a semi-untethered jailbreak tool that means you have to re-jailbreak your Device by using the Chimera app every time you reboot your device.

How to re-jailbreak after Reboot / Restart

You have to use Chimera jailbreak app for re-jailbreak process

  1. Open Chimera app from Home screen
  2. Tap Jailbreak button
  3. Wait for the complete Jailbreak process and Device will be restart once complete the process

Now you can use Sileo again.

Sileo Demo for latest iOS versions

The latest iOS versions users also can get Sileo Expirainace after adding Demo version of Sileo. As the name suggests it is only Demo and cannot use it for tweak installations as the real Sileo.

How to install Sileo Demo?

Sileo Demo version can be installed as two different methods such as via PC and Online ( Without PC ). Online method is the easiest one to install.

Sileo Demo install PC method

Sileo Demo install Online ( Without PC ) Method

How to add Repo on Sileo?

Sileo Support Repo / Source list


How to install Cydia from Sileo

Sileo is the default third party app manager for Chimera Jailbreak. But still, Chimera jailbroken users can install Cydia after adding below repo.

How to remove Sileo?

Sileo can be removed with two different methods.

The first method is > Using Succession Tweak

The second method is > Restore using iTunes

Succession method to remove Sileo

Step1. Succession Cydia tweak can be found from the dynastic repo. If you have not installed a dynastic repo, please add it first.

Dynastic repo URL >

Step2. Search Succession tweak and install

Step3. Open Succession app and Tap Download Clean File System

Step4. Wait for the Done message

Step5. Sileo successfully removed from your Device

Restore method to remove Sileo

Step 1. First, update your iTunes to the latest version.

Step 2. Make sure to Backup your data for security.

Step 3. Connect your Device to PC

Step 4. Open iTunes

Step 5. Tap Trust for once message popup

Step 6. Tap Restore iPhone option

Step 7. Once complete the process Sileo will not be available on your Device

Chimera Jailbreak latest approaches

Chimera iPadOS 13

Recently CoolStart tweeted and hinted about Chimera iOS 13 jailbreak

Chimera13 for 13.0 - 13.3 on A9-A11 semi-untether

CoolStar tweeted and create a poll and asked Should I release Chimera13 for 13.0 - 13.3 on A9-A11

Chimera jailbreak alternatives

Unc0ver Jailbreak

Unc0ver Jailbreak is another utility that gives the same features as Chimera. It’s also a semi-untethered tool that has been developed by Pwn20wnd, Sam binger and team. The latest Unc0ver jailbreak was released with support for iOS 11 - 12.4 versions but excluding iOS 12.3 - iOS 12.3.2.

However, Unc0ver jailbreak lead developer, @Pwn20wnd will release an updated version to jailbreak iOS 13 - iOS 13.3 versions , including with the support of A12 and A13 running iPhones/ iPads.

Checkra1n Jailbreak

Unless other jailbreak tools Checkra1n jailbreak uses a different way of jailbreaking process. Checkra1n jailbreak released with the support of Checkm8 bootrom exploit and gives you semi-tethered experience. It is compatible with iPhone 5s – iPhone X, iOS 12.3 and up. Checkra1n jailbreak process is running when your device is in the booting stage. So this method can jailbreak any iOS device with any iOS version including upcoming iOS firmwares.

The latest Checkra1n jailbreak released version support for Mac and as well as Linux OSes. The team is ongoing with Windows update too.

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