Electra iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak Update: Everything We Know So Far [Updated]

BY Andy

Published 12 Jun 2018

iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak

Ever since Ian Beer announced plans to release the kernel exploit for iOS 11.3.1, and coolstar confirmed he will update Electra Jailbreak for iOS 11.3.1, I am sure many of you have been eagerly waiting for Electra iOS 11.3.1.

We have been waiting for it as well, and have been closely following the progress. Here is a quick update about Electra iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak:

As promised, Ian Beer of Google’s Project Zero team released the iOS 11.3.1 kernel exploit on June 5th.

Coolstar has said that he has “got all the pieces collected” and has already started working on using Ian Beer’s kernel exploit to update Electra Jailbreak to add support for iOS 11.3.1 – iOS 11.2. The popular jailbreak tool currently supports iOS 11 – iOS 11.1.2.

Coolstar had initially indicated that the iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak may use more storage space but has later clarified that he might be able to lower the storage space required for the jailbreak.

The increase in storage space seems to be due to the change in the jailbreak method that coolstar is using for iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak. The good news is that Electra iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak won’t trigger jailbreak detection in non-jailbroken state. Coolstar has revealed that “rootfs changes are reverted on reboot” which would provide jailbreakers a workaround to use apps like Fortnite, banking apps as most forms of jailbreak detection won’t work in unjailbroken state with the new method used in Electra iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak.

Coolstar has also indicated that we may need an Apple Developer account to use iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak but he has recommended not to get a developer account just yet.

Update (June 12, 2018):

Coolstar has confirmed that Electra Jailbreak works with iOS 11.2 – iOS 11.2.6. He also seems to have fixed the “rootfs remount” issue, so Electra should work with iOS 11.3.1 – iOS 11.3 as well.

He has managed to successfully install Cydia on iOS 11.3.1 but it is quite buggy at the moment.

He hasn’t provided a release date for Electra iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak. But we will let you know as soon as Electra iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak is released. Don’t forget to signup for our Daily Newsletter for the latest updates on iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak.