31 May 2020
Recently a new jailbreak was released for iOS/tvOS called Unc0ver. It’s been awhile since I experienced any modern jailbreaking as was fun in previous iOS versions. So I grabbed my old trusty iPhone SE and went through the steps to unlock my device. During this journey, I picked up some observations and opinions that I thought would be helpful to share.
There are a few different offerings when it comes to managing your installs. By default, Cydia is installed once you unlock your device. Cydia works, but it’s slow. When looking for alternatives I found Zebra which features a modern ui and its fast, check iy out!
There seems to be no central place when it comes to finding and adding sources to get software. I thought it would be helpful to list out the ones I am currently using:
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There are a lot of themes and tweaks to explore once you get up and running. Currently, I am running iOS 13.1.3 on my iPhone SE, which I have found not every tweak works well. Here is a list of tweaks I am currently using, see below for some screenshots as well.
Screenshots of my home screen, settings and tweaks.
I haven’t found too many resources when it comes to jailbreaking. For now I have relied on r/jailbreak on reddit. The community here is very vibrant and helpful. Its also a great place to see new requested features!