With the dawn of the new year, Checkra1n v0.12.2 Released. The Chakra1N team released a message to Twitter announcing that they have updated their Chakra1n Jailbreak tool to version 0.12.2 with a small number of changes. The updated checkra1n v0.12.2 fixes a crash involving jailbreaking A10 or A10X-equipped devices running iOS & iPad OS 14.3 or later with the tool. It also enables the USB function on Apple TV 4K units during regular system operation.

Checkra1n v0.12.2 Released
Checkra1n v0.12.2 Released Tweet

The full changelog is as follows.

Highlighted changes

  • Enables USB on AppleTV 4k during normal system operation

Bug fixes

  • Fixes A10 and A10X devices crashing when trying to jailbreak on iOS 14.3 or higher
  • Fixes an issue where some LaunchDaemons were loaded on platforms where they should not have been

If you want to know more about checkra1n 0.12.2you can read the full changelog from the checkra1n official page. 

We advise you to refer to the devices below if you aren’t sure whether your handset has an A10 or A10X chip inside. 

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPod touch 7th generation
  • The 6th generation of iPad
  • The 7th generation of iPad
  • iPad Pro 10.5 inches
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inches 2nd generation

However, the checkra1n team has noted that they have planned to open-source the checkra1n jailbreak in 2020. Unfortunately, the tool is not yet ready for such a milestone as it is out of beta. The tweet suggests that the checkra1n app could become an open-source in the future, but just not before 2020. However, checkra1n has open-sourced the entirety of PongoOS, including our kernel patch finder and SEP exploit! 

PongoOS Open-sourced Tweet
PongoOS Open-sourced Tweet

The update is recommended for all checkra1n users because it includes important bug fixes that affect all users. If you already use checkra1n or intend to use it for the first time to jailbreak a compatible A7-A11 handset, you can download the latest version of the checkra1n jailbreak tool from the official checkra1n website

Have you downloaded and used the checkra1n 0.12.2 jailbreak yet? Let us know your idea in the comments section below.

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