Here’s a guide on how to jailbreak iOS 10 / iOS 10.1.1 on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPad Pro using Mach_Portal + Yalu tool. Much awaited iOS 10 jailbreak tool has finally received a public release, which means you can now jailbreak compatible iOS devices to break free from Apple’s walled garden of closed iOS firmware to install apps and tweak not officially available on App Store or iTunes.
iOS 10 Jailbreak Is Here With Beta Version, Which Means It Supports Selected Devices For Now With Support For Other iOS Devices Coming Soon
First thing that you should note that this iOS 10 / iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak tool is still in beta version and is quite unstable at the moments. Moreover, iOS 10 / iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak works only on iPhone 7 / 7 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPad Pro for now. So owners of compatible iOS devices can go ahead and jailbreak their device by following a simple quick jailbreak method below.
However, before jumping to the tutorial bit, there is one thing that i would like to remind our readers that this Yalu jailbreak tool for iOS 10 / iOS 10.1.1 is still semi-untethered which supports only a handful of iOS devices running on iOS 10 or iOS 10.1.1. If your device is not included in the list of supported devices for this jailbreak tool, don’t worry, as the support for more devices is coming soon in upcoming updates of Mach Portal + Yalu iOS jailbreak tool. Moreover, this jailbreak tweak is still in beta mode which is aimed at developers at the moment to iron out any bugs and issues before the widespread public release.
Jailbreak can be a highly custom process which may result in damaging your device as its still in beta. We will not be responsible for any damage to your device however low the chances of damage may be. If you’re new to jailbreak then either don’t pursue iOS jailbreak path, or stay tuned for your detailed iOS jailbreak guide to successfully jailbreak your device.
List of Supported Devices
iPhone 7 Plus / iPhone 7
iPhone 6s Plus / iPhone 6s
Note: All supported devices must be running on iOS 10 or iOS 10.1.1 for jailbreak method to work.
Prerequisites for iOS 10 / iOS 10.1.1 Jailbreak
Before jailbreaking your device, you are some tasks that you need to perform in order get your device ready for iOS 10 / 10.1.1 jailbreak.
Download Yalu IPA file > Link
Download Cydia Impactor for Windows / MAC / Linux (subject to availability) > Link
A supported device with compatible iOS firmware version installed on it. (See above)
Latest iTunes software installed on Windows or MAC. (Find latest version of Apple’s site)
Make sure Touch ID is disabled on your device: Settings > Touch ID & Passcode and disbale touch ID.
Jailbreak iOS 10 & iOS 10.1.1 With Mach_Portal + Yalu
1 – Connect your iPhone or iPad to PC Windows, MAC or Linux via lightening cable.
2 – Launch Cydia Impactor.
3 – Drag and drop the Yalu IPA file onto the Cydia Imapctor tool interface in an unzipped format. Do not extract or unzip the Yalu IPA file before moving it to Cydia Impactor tool on PC.
4 – After moving the IPA file onto Cydia Impactor, enter your Apple ID details when prompted and wait the installation process to complete.
5 – Now, unplug your device from PC, and head over to Settings > General > Profiles & Device Management and Trust the profile shown there.
6 – Go back to the home screen of your iOS device and launch the macg_portal app.
7 – Wait for the Cydia to show up on your device, after which you can go ahead and launch it.
8 – That’s all.
Please note that since its a semi-tethered jailbreak, it will expire after seven day requiring you to re-jailbreak your compatible device on iOS 10 / iOS 10.1.1. In that case, you can repeat the steps explained in the guide above for re-jailbreaking your device. In the step-4 above, you are asked for Apple ID details, if you enter free Apple developer account ID the jailbreak on it will last for seven days, and if you enter premium Apple developer account ID, it will last an entire year after which you will have to repeat the jailbreak process above on your device.
Also, since this jailbreak is mainly intended for developers, we suggest that you refrain from installing unnecessary apps and tweak from Cydia as it could end up damaging your device. Which can only be repaired by restoring the device via iTunes and it will automatically be updated to the latest iOS 10.2 and since Apple has stopped signing iOS 10 and iOS 10.1.1 you won’t be able to downgrade from iOS 10.2 to iOS 10.1.1 later on.
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