Electra recently launched the iOS Chimera jailbreak that provides support for all A12 and A12X Bionic chipsets including iPhone XS, iPhone XR and iPads running iOS 12-12.1.2. Chimera jailbreak also comes with the ChimeraTV support which allows jailbreaking of tvOS 12-12.1.2-running Apple TV.
With Saurik recently not releasing updates on the real score whether the jailbreak community would see the Cydia substrate updated or bid goodbye as rumors suggest, Electra, surprised the jailbreakers by releasing the Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 devices such as the iPhone XS and iPhone XR.
As compared to Unc0ver, Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 comes handier with easier package installation as Electra equipped Chimera with Sileo, a package manager program to speed up the package handling. Aside from speed, Chimera also features better security as it features the CoreTrust bypass.
Another Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 highlight is extending support from A7 to A1 devices. This means that users of iPhone XS and iPhone XR devices running by the A12 to A12X bionic chips can now take advantage of jailbreaking their devices.
Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 has been optimized to ensure that it will not consume much of the iPhone's battery charge. Aside from better stability, Chimera also features a more interesting and attractive User Interface.
Installing the Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 comes easier as well. For devices such as iPhone XS or iPhone XR with installed Unc0ver jailbreak, Apple users can just install Chimera on top of it.
Here is a quick guide on how to jailbreak iOS devices with Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2.
Before beginning any jailbreaking process, backing up to iCloud or iTunes is essential. The user needs to download the Cydia Impactor as well as Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 latest beta.
Upon completion of both downloads, do not run as an administrator yet and make sure to extract the zip file before connecting the iOS device to a computer and launch the Cydia Impactor. Drag the Chimera IPA file to the impactor and follow the process prompt which may require the user's Apple ID and password.
At the end of the installation process, the user needs to Trust prompts at the Profile Device Management under Settings. Tap the Jailbreak button found on the Chimera app which can now be found on the home screen.
The final sign that the Apple user's iPhone XS or iPhone XR has successfully completed the Chimera jailbreak for iOS 12 - iOS 12.1.2 jailbroken is the presence of the Sileo app on the home screen. Some device may need to be restarted before completion.