The entire iOS jailbreak community has been waiting for a new jailbreak tool ever since Ian Beer discovered a kernel exploit in iOS 11.3.1. CoolStar who is famous for managing to create some of the most elaborate jailbreak tools has said that he is going to use the kernel exploit found by Ian Beer and create a complete Electra iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak, and it looks like CoolStar is almost ready to release it.
iOS 11.3.1 Successfully Jailbroken
CoolStar kept on posting updates on the highly anticipated jailbreak tool and it seemed like the developer is not able to do it. Luckily, CoolStar finally managed to successfully create an iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak tool and he provided pictures in order to prove that.
Apple started rolling out iOS 11.4.1 and this is what probably motivated CoolStar to hurry up and create the iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak tool. Nonetheless, CoolStar’s pictures show that he managed to install Cydia and Anemone which is a theming engine on an Apple device that is running iOS 11.3.1.
Not Ready Yet
While the tool developed by CoolStar might make it look like the jailbreaking community is victorious, this is not the case. CoolStar is saying that even though he managed to install Cydia and Anemone, iOS 11.3.1 is super buggy and it’s not ready to be released.
Developer Account No Longer Required
On the bright side of things, CoolStar also mentioned that a $99 developer account is not going to be required in order to jailbreak iOS 11.3.1. This means that everyone will be able to unlock their iPhone or iPad once CoolStar manages to get rid of the bugs and releases the public version of the Electra iOS 11.3.1 jailbreak tool. From the looks of it, CoolStar is going to need one more week before that happens.
Nicole Hicks a graduate of UFT. She’s based in Toronto but travels much of the year. Nicole has written for NPR, Motherboard, MSN Money, and the Huffington Post. Nicole is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing.