Rootless Jailbreak


Well, known iOS researcher Jake James is the Developer of RootlessJB ( iOS 12 to iOS 12.2). Brandon Plank released Rootless Jailbreak for iOS 12.4 version. Rootless Jailbreak is the only tool not installing Cydia or Sileo ( Third Party app managers ) after completing the jailbreak process.


After completing the process Rootless Jailbreak gives access to var sub directory and then you can install jailbreak tweaks by using Rootless installer or Filza.


Rootless Jailbreak Compatible iOS Versions

iOS 12.2 / iOS 12.1.4 / iOS 12.1.3 / iOS 12.1.2 / iOS 12.1.1 / iOS 12.1 / iOS 12.0.1 / iOS 12

Rootless Jailbreak Supported Devices

  • iPhone 6S, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X
  • iPad 5th Generation – 2017 and 2018
  • iPad Pro 12.9” 2017 – 1 and 2 generation
  • iPad Pro 9.7”, 10.5” (2017)


How to download RootlessJB


Rootless jailbreak can be installed as two methods. The first method is by Online ( Without computer ). The second method is the side loading ( Cydia Impactor ) method.


  1. RootlessJB Online method (No PC method)

    • No need to use Cydia Impactor
    • No need to use PC Mac or Windows
    • No need Apple ID details

  2. RootlessJB IPA method (PC required)

    • Need a PC Mac or Windows
    • Need to download Cydia Impactor tool
    • Need Apple ID details
    • Somewhat complicated for new user
    • So many Cydia Impactor issues


RootlessJB method (No PC method)


  • Step 01. Open this page from your iOS Device mobile Safari



  • Step 02. Go to Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management → Trust the app after installing
  • Step 03. Open Rootless Jailbreak app from Home Screen
  • Step 04. Now enable Tweaks toggle
  • Step 05. Tap the Jailbreak button
  • Step 06. Now you can install jailbreak tweaks from Rootless Installer app

Rootless jailbreak IPA method (Cydia Impactor method)

  • Step 01. Download Cydia Impactor tool



  • Step 02. Download Rootless Jailbreak IPA



  • Step 03. Drag and Drop Rootless Jailbreak IPA to Cydia Impactor tool for sideloading app
  • Step 04. Enter Apple ID details to sideload the app
  • Step 05. Once complete the process, go to Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management → Trust the app
  • Step 06. Open Rootless Jailbreak app from Home Screen
  • Step 07. Enable Tweaks toggle and Tap jailbreak

Rootless Jailbreak ( No Cydia )

Rootless Jailbreak is the only tool not installing Cydia or Sileo third party app managers, but it gives access to var sub directory.


How to install Cydia tweaks with Rootless Jailbreak?


There are a few different methods to install Cydia tweaks after using RootlessJB.


Rootless Installer method


The RootlessInstaller method is the easiest one to install jailbreak tweaks.


  • Step 01. Enable Tweaks toggle and Tap jailbreak



  • Step 02. Open Rootless Installer
  • Step 03. Copy the Deb URL and enter it to Rootless Installer
  • Step 04. Tap exploit
  • Step 05. Now you successfully installed Cydia tweak


Filza Method to install Cydia Tweak


  • Step 01. First, you should install Filza to your iOS Device
  • Step 02. Go to below DEB file section and tap any link to Download
  • Step 03. Mobile Safari gives popup to open it from Filza after downloading the DEB
  • Step 04. Go to the right corner and tap install
  • Step 05. Now you successfully installed Cydia tweaks with Filza

  • SnowBoard >

    https://repo.packix.com/api/PackageVersions/5e402678ac886b002f92c61c.deb


  • VolumeLock >

    https://repo.twickd.com/apt/5bfbcad6e4f65b8980373f6404bd76ae/be0fa712292dd18823f08686dd9522a8/61306aa4a25015322b8e87e84598a8db.deb


  • CleanDock >

    https://repo.twickd.com/apt/b193b781400080d7aab3fe1090c4ed90/86a5b60bcb09302d524490ffeb1db113/f398810e19cc95b5a7b367c94d8537c9.deb


  • iThemer >

    https://repo.packix.com/api/PackageVersions/5e391ac4cf7110001ac6f6d0.deb


  • Cercube for YouTube >

    https://apt.alfhaily.me/files/me.alfhaily.cercube_v5.1.9_iphoneos-arm.deb


  • LockTouch3 >

    http://apt.thebigboss.org/repofiles/cydia/debs2.0/locktouch3_0.0.2-2.deb


  • HomePlus Beta >

    https://repo.openpack.io/debs/me.kritanta.homeplus_0.4.9-beta_iphoneos-arm.deb


  • SmoothLockX >

    http://apt.thebigboss.org/repofiles/cydia/debs2.0/smoothlockx_1.3.7.deb


  • ColorMeNotifs >

    https://repo.packix.com/api/PackageVersions/5e29e6ce32c70f001b482cf4.deb


  • Lace 2 >

    http://apt.thebigboss.org/repofiles/cydia/debs2.0/lace2_1.1.1.deb


  • LocationFakerX >

    http://apt.thebigboss.org/repofiles/cydia/debs2.0/locationfakerx_2.0-1.deb


  • RealKeys >

    https://repo.dynastic.co/download/272985740952993792/273909218300395520.deb


How to re-jailbreak after Reboot / Restart?

RootlessJB is a semi-untethered jailbreak tool. So you have to re-jailbreak after every reboot and respring. Open the RootlessJB app and Tap Jailbreak again.


Rootless jailbreak alternatives


Checkra1n Jailbreak


Checkra1n semi-untethered jailbreak support iOS 12.3 to the latest version running iPhone 5s to iPhone x Device. Checkra1n still does not support an online solution. So it would help if you had a Mac or Linux Machine ( Windows version yet to be released ) to use the Checkra1n jailbreak tool.


Unc0ver Jailbreak


Pwn20wnd is the Developer of the Unc0ver tool. Currently, Unc0ver jailbreak tool supports iOS 11 to iOS 12.4 as a semi-untethered jailbreak solution. According to Pwn20wnd, Unc0ver upcoming version of Unc0ver will be a jailbreak solution for iOS 13 to iOS 13.3 including A12 and A13 Devices.


Chimera Jailbreak


iOS 12 - 12.2 & 12.4 versions fully compatible for Chimera jailbreak tool. Sileo is the third party application manager for Chimera jailbreak tool.