Jailbreak for iOS 15 Close to Release, Claim Hackers

Hacker group The Odyssey Team has announced an upcoming jailbreak tool called "Cheyote" that will work with devices running iOS 15 for the first time.

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Sharing the news on Reddit, one of the developers involved in the tool said the jailbreak itself is "making good progress" and should be rolled out to the jailbreaking community in the near future.

If the claims are true, that would mean some of Apple's latest devices like the iPhone 13 series and iPad mini 6 will be capable of being jailbroken for the first time, although there are still some limitations to do with OS versions.

According to the developers, the Cheyote tool will initially only work with iOS 15.0 to iOS 15.1.1, which was released in November last year. The group says they will continue to work to support versions up to iOS 15.4.1, but this is likely to take some time, since Apple has made the jailbreaking process a lot tougher in recent versions of its mobile operating system.


While jailbreaking removes restrictions and allows iOS device users to modify the software and side-load apps, it is a violation of Apple's End User License Agreement that every iOS user agrees to. While not illegal in the United States, due to an exemption in the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, jailbreaking also technically voids a device's warranty coverage.

Apple's cat-and-mouse game with the jailbreaking community has been ongoing for over a decade, with advancements in iOS security and added customization built into Apple's software having decreased interest in jailbreaking in recent years.

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Top Rated Comments

Spaceboi Scaphandre Avatar
25 months ago

Could anyone chime in with any useful Jailbreak features this allows? I used to jailbreak my devices all the time, but these days pretty much all the stuff I'd want is now in iOS so I haven't bothered for a while. I'd be curious to know if there are any new killer app features that would make it worthwhile.
Battery percentages on notched iPhones for one.

Home screen themes

Sideloading of apps Apple won't allow onto the App Store like retro game emulators

A better file browser

Custom notifications (Here's this Splat themed one for example. Perfect for Splatoon themed jailbroken iPhones)



Proper adblockers unlike the crap ones on Safari

PiP for apps not supported

Better multitasking

And other quality of life additions Apple is too slow to add.

Course eventually we won't need jailbreaking anymore since with the Digital Markets Act now being EU law, soon Apple's gonna be forced to enable sideloading, which will open the door for even more useful modifications, and easier to setup too.
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
garnerx Avatar
25 months ago
In the third panel, what on earth does the ‘set nonce’ button do?

I’m in England, I think that word has a very different meaning here…
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thadoggfather Avatar
25 months ago
Obligatory “people still JB?” Post

Because it doesn’t work for you , means it must not work for anyone
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
skillwill Avatar
25 months ago
People still jailbreak?
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
matt_and_187_like_this Avatar
25 months ago
Jailbreak. Wow, that's a word I haven't heard in years.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Scotty2Hotty Avatar
25 months ago

In the third panel, what on earth does the ‘set nonce’ button do?

I’m in England, I think that word has a very different meaning here…
We've heard this before in the JB community. A Nonce ("Number-used-ONCE") is a randomly-generated number that is used to randomize the signed hash blobs (SHSH blobs) that Apple uses to sign firmwares.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)