Apple released iOS 10 (iOS 10.0.1) on September 13 which includes with new ways to express in Messages, new Home App, all-New Photos, Music and News app, but there are a number of reasons to still jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch on iOS 10.
Apple has also released iOS 10.0.2 and iOS 10.0.3 for bug fixes and stability improvements and recently the iOS 10.1 update which includes the Portrait Camera feature for iPhone 7 Plus (beta), transit directions for Japan, stability improvements, and bug fixes. Apple also recently released iOS 10.1.1 to fix some missing health data.
Well-known hacker Luco Luca Todesco, going by the Twitter handle qwertyoruiop, released the first jailbreak for iOS 10 known as Yalu Jailbreak. The latest version of the Yalu jailbreak supports iOS 10.0.1 – iOS 10.2. This means that you can jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running on iOS 10.0.1, iOS 10.0.2, iOS 10.0.3, iOS 10.1, iOS 10.1.1 and iOS 10.2.
The jailbreak works only with 64-bit devices including:
- iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus (only on iOS 10.1 – iOS 10.1.1)
- iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone SE
- iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad Pro
- iPod Touch 6G
Luca plans to add support for other iOS 10 compatibles devices in the future.
The Yalu Jailbreak tool cannot be used to jailbreak iOS 10.3.1 – iOS 10.2.1. We’ll let you know as soon we’ve any further updates.
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