iOS 10, iOS 9.3.2, and iOS 9.2 jailbreak: here's everything you need to know

In case you are remotely similar to us, you are most likely a tinkerer. And what's a mobile tinkerer's end-game? On Android, that'd be rooting the device, but if you're a zealous iOS user, then we are ta jailbreaking Apple's OS and bending it to your will is definitely what you are lusting after. 

For those uninitiated, we'd briefly summarize what jailbreaking is. To put it simply, it's the act of removing iOS' restrictions by making use of various software exploits. This allows you to access the root file system of a given iOS device, install non-approved apps, sideload apps, and finally, customizing the interface of iOS in ways that Apple will probably allow when Hell freezes over. While the DMCA allows you to legally jailbreak your device at the moment, Apple does not want you to do so: jailbreaking can violate your warranty and all exploits are promptly fixed after they get unraveled by the jailbreaking community. Even today, in 2016, the situation's a bit shady at best.

But we are not here to judge — your device, your rules! At the moment, you can't jailbreak iOS renditions newer than iOS 9.1, which got jailbroken back in March by Pangu. 


To cite Pangu, one of the two more popular jailbreaking teams that are currently working hard at jailbreaking iOS 10, there's "a huge black cloud hovering over the future of jailbreaking". Thanks to SIP (System Integrity Protection) a.k.a. "Rootless", a security feature that Apple introduced for macOS in 2015 and apparently for iOS 10 this year, jailbreaking is in for some bad time. This one prevents even savvy users with obtained admin privileges from tampering with certain files and folders on iOS. But...


Although the exploit probably won't be released to the public soon, some leaked photos gave us a rather inspiring update on Pangu's efforts to hack its way into iOS 10. Certain exploits in iOS 10 dev beta 1 reportedly allowed the team to jailbreak Apple's latest. As you can see in the photo below, Pangu demonstrated a jailbroken iOS 10 iPhone with Cydia up and running at the recent MOSEC (Mobile Security Conference) held in China last week. However, the exploits that allowed for easy entry into the first dev beta have been patched by Apple's software engineers and are reportedly nowhere to be seen in the just-released iOS 10 public beta/dev beta 2.


So, what's a possible release window for iOS 10?


In the earliest, we can expect a working jailbreak after iOS becomes official in the fall. After Apple seeds it to the regular Joe and plain Jane, the big wait will commence.


What about iOS 9.3.2?


There were rumors that Pangu will be releasing the jailbreak for iOS 9.3.2 soon, in early July, but so far, we've heard nothing official on the matter. Here's to hoping that this one will be released in the coming weeks!

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24 Comments

1. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Oneplus 3 says HELLO!!

2. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

HELL-O !!

3. Nopers unregistered

The Phone that manages 6GB of RAM as if it was 3GB of RAM? The one plus 3 can say, GOODBYE!

4. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Still cheaper than a 6s though.. But yeah they really need to tweak and optimize their roms

5. cherry.dev

Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

they need to tweak their idea, because it's designed that way, not a bug.

6. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

They just got the same proves as the s6 1st had Due to limited battery

10. Leo_MC

Posts: 7203; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

An ugly woman is just as cheap but who wants to wake up next to a ugly chick in the morning?

13. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Leo who want to wake up with an ugly women thats cost you too much money? thats worst you know .

15. Leo_MC

Posts: 7203; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

You're right, just that nobody would pay a lot of money for an ugly woman ;).

12. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Nopers thats been patched already :) Not only Apple can make quick patch.

9. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Helllllo lol

7. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Stupid article

8. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I agree. But speaking from experience, jailbreaking is now just a waste of time and just dumb. At first it matter because we didn't have an open alternative to iOS at first. When I had my iPhone 4 back then, I certainly did this, but I got tired with every update having to do it again. The iPhone 4/4S can always ve jailbroken, because the exploits are at the hardware level and not software level. But after iOS6, it became clear for openness and freedom, android is the best choice over alternatives. If you want the things Apple continues to block, it only makes sense to just go Android. Its that easy. What Apple offers isn't so great that switching is an issue. People are just lazy.

11. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

f**k off! How many times do I have to say it: Keep your s**tty, malware ridden, Java garbage collecting, no exclusive app getting, terrible resale value having, Android preferences to yourself! I own several Android handsets, and there are certain things you can get on iOS that simply isn't available on Android. STOP TRYING TO FORCE PEOPLE TO LIKE WHAT YOU LIKE......YOU ARE A GROWN ASS MAN FOR GOD'S SAKE!!!!!

14. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Butt hurt much? What he say make sense if thats what you need. you got to learn to respect other and get your head out of apple *** :) 7 year using android. not a single malware. gotten lots of exclusive apps here an example i could post 20 link like those :http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/580-best-android-only-apps.html Terrible resale value thats give you possibility to buy last year flagship at a pretty nice price so its a two faced coins. As for thing on ios you cant get on android i can say same thing other way around many thing you can get on android thats cant get on iphone. Stop trying to always defend your god apple. IOS is not a religion for god sake :P

16. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Bashing Techie for fanboying yet you yourself are trashing Android. Malware ridden? Haven't got any malware in 4+ years of using Android. Many people gets malware on Android but thats what happens when you use cracked apps and third party app stores. Use google play, amazon appstore and trusted sources and don't download pirated apps and you're safe(Yeah yeah malware has been found on Playstore apps and so has been on Appstore). s**tty? No exclusive app? Where did you get that BS from? Terrible resale value. Its not 'terrible' but OK, the resale value isn't as good as iOS. But look at bright side, I'd get a year old Android flagship cheaper than a 2 year old iphone. Java garbage collecter? Ok, doesn't make my device lag or slow but I'll give you this one. If you're gonna counter argument, write facts and not lies. You're no different from Techie if you post such nonsense.

18. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I'm not "bashing" anything. Those are all genuine issues that STILL plague Android, and I use it daily, so I'm not some "iSheep" claiming things I know nothing about. There's a new "harmful" malware story every month, and only the most recent Android phones get security patches. Android's exclusive apps are nothing more than launchers, widgets, and torrents. I was referring to actual productivity apps made for enterprise and education (referring to iOS exclusives). The garbage collecting has been somewhat tamed since 5.0, but it's still a very sloppy way to code. Lastly, resale value dictates a lot about a product, especially in consumer electronics. Saying that they get "cheaper" faster is NOT a good thing for anyone outside of frugal shoppers and deal hunters.

20. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

There's a new harmful malware story for Android every month but so does for iOS too. Don't try to make it look like Android is the only one suffering from it. There has been cases like Stagefright but majority of malware cases has been from the apps downloaded from third party websites and appstores. "Android's exclusive apps are nothing more than launchers, widgets, and torrents." BS. Android DOES have exclusive productivity apps and not just launchers, widgets and torrents. Maybe not as much as iOS but they do have them. I'm not fully disagreeing with you on resale value part. iPhone is better at this. But it isn't as bad as you're making it sound like. Sure, it has its downsides like the value of phone decreasing like that after a year doesn't seem fair for initial buyers. But it has some advantages you can't unsee. Gives second/third year buyers have a great experience at good price.

24. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"BS. Android DOES have exclusive productivity apps and not just launchers, widgets and torrents. Maybe not as much as iOS but they do have them. " Actually, Android has a lot more categories of productive apps that official iOS simply can't dream of having with its minuscule flexibility. Including system-wide automators (like Tasker, NFC tags and anti-theft solutions that work from the lockscreen and via text commands), central file mangers, custom lockscreens (e.g. Microsoft's Next Lock Screen), background syncing apps (e.g. FolderSync), etc. Then you have productive built-in features like multiple account support, quick-switch profiles (which can be programmed to NFC tags be it in your office, vehicle, etc.), true multitasking (which is what permits background syncing), OTG hosting for common external storage formats like NTFS and FAT (part of most central file managers), being used as a flash drive, support for shearing files with ANY non-Apple device via Bluetooth, etc. Regardless, kiko was clearly just being the usual ignorant fool making such simpleton claim...

21. YOURDADkid unregistered

Your comments are as always BS and illogical. Tired of reading your comments you MOFO. Get the F** Out of here and let other read the Articles. You look like Su***ing D**K of Tim Kook and just writing. Talk sensible you Son of Bit**h. I have been using is**t 5S and tried 6 as all and both Fu**ing annoying and useless. I have Note 4 and waiting for Note 7 and it does what I want and that's all it matters. So you is**t get out and buy Note 3 or Note 2 which is far better then is**t 6s or any other Apple Product. Not suggesting you Note 4 or S7 Edge because you useless you don't deserve to use it unless you have Brain you Stupid son of bit**h.

22. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Real mature champ :D.

23. YOURDADkid unregistered

Lol! By the way you can buy S7 Edge I will pay for it :)

17. Podrick

Posts: 1284; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Yeah, gave me a false hope that iOS 9 jailbreak is finally available. Can't wait to see how the jailbreak experience would be!

19. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Sweet!! My iPad Retina mini awaits......

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