Changes in the jailbreak tool continue to roll out Monday, with an update launched by the Electra team early this morning to add more devices and firmware support to Chimera for iOS 12.0-.12.3 beta.
The Electra team announced the release of Chimera version 1.2.4 via Twitter and noted that it supported 4K (A7-A8) devices running iOS 12.1.3-12.2 and some versions of iOS 12.3 beta, making it the first modern jailbreak tool to do so:
This is especially good news for society, as the tool previously only supported A9-A11 devices on iOS 12.1 .3-12.3 beta. In particular, A12 (X) devices are still not supported on iOS 12.1.3-12.3 beta at the time of this writing. Shortly after the release, some Twitter users claimed that the new network support did not work but it remains to be seen whether this was only a problem with the success rate of the Sockpuppet exploit, or if the device support is legally broken.
As known from older announcements, Chimera does not support iOS 12.3 beta 6, but it seems to work on "some" earlier iOS 12.3 beta builders . We can only assume that Chimera intends to work with iOS 12.3 beta 5 and earlier, but a complete list of supported beta buildings has not yet been provided, giving some guesswork on behalf of society.
Apart from support for A7-A8 devices, Chimera v1.2.4 does not appear to provide any new features or improvements to the table. That said, it is not the end of the world if you use an earlier version, but we still recommend downloading and distributing the latest version as early as possible.
Chimera is a free download from the Electra team's official website, and if you want to know more about how to jailbreak with chimera, then we have a step-by-step tutorial that shows you how.
Have you managed to jailbreak an A7 or A8 device running iOS 12.1.3 -12.3 beta with Chimera v1.2.4 yet? Please let us know in the comments below.