Jailbreak iOS 10.2 Using Yalu102 Alpha and Cydia Impactor

Yalu102 iOS 10.2 jailbreak IPA file can now be downloaded by users who want to perform a semi-untethered jailbreak on a supported device. Created by Marco Grassi and Luca Todesco, this jailbreak offers support to devices with iOS 10.2 for first time.

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You’re probably fascinated by iOS 10.2 jailbreak, but you should not a few things before feeling overwhelmed.

First thing to note – like existing versions of Yalu, yalu102 jailbreak is in beta mode, so it could have some bugs and may not work perfectly.

Jailbreak iOS 10.2 - Compatible Devices

Also, like the previous Yalu versions, there isn’t any support for 32-bit iDevices. 64-bit support is there, but is limited to iPad Pro, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, 6, 6 Plus and iPhone 5S with support for 64-bit devices below iPhone 7 series expected in the future.

Because the exploit yalu102 supporting firmware iOS 10.2 isn’t compatible with iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7, those who’re using the newest devices should stick to Mach_Portal + Yalu iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak until the support for iOS 10.1.1 is released for yalu102 for iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 users.

What You Will Need Before You Begin the Jailbreak Process

  • Download the latest version of Cydia Impactor from our downloads page.
  • Download or update to the latest iTunes version.
  • Create (if you don't have one) a free Apple ID. Follow our guide here.
  • Download the Yalu102 Alpha or Beta jailbreak IPA file from this link.

Steps to Jailbreak iOS 10.2 on your iPhone or iPad

Step 1: Connect your iPhone or iPad the Mac or Windows PC.

Step 2: Deactivate your Passcode or Touch ID. Go to Settings -> Touch ID & Passcode and turn it off.

Step 3: Disable Find My iPhone by going to Settings -> iCloud -> Find My iPhone.

Step 4: Open the Cydia Impactor tool on your Mac or PC.

Step 5: Drag the yalu102 ipa file to the Cydia Impactor window.

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Step 6: Now Enter the Apple ID and password when asked by Cydia Impactor.

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Step 7: Wait until Cydia Impactor complete the jailbreak app installation.

Step 8: After installation, disconnect your device and go to Settings -> General -> Device Management. Now select the certificate and tap Trust.

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Step 10: Now open the jailbreak app Yalu102 from the Home screen and tap 'Go' to start the jailbreak process.

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Your device will be rebooted. After the reboot, you should see the Cydia icon on the home screen.

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The great news? If you own a compatible device, there is also support for Cydia Substrate and Cydia, meaning that tweaks and packages can be downloaded and made use it with minimal problems. Of course, this depends on the developer of the package/tweak who is providing iOS 10 and above support.

What to Do if you Already updated to iOS 10.2.1?

Also, if you have already upgraded to iOS 10.2.1 as you had this thought that this jailbreak wasn’t going to arrive, there is the option to downgrade your firmware to iOS 10.2 while Apple continues to sign the firmware that’s jailbreakable. You can use the tool Prometheus to save iOS 10.2 SHSH2 blobs while performing the downgrade.

Enjoy your jailbroken device running iOS 10.2 firmware. Feel free to share your thoughts on this jailbreak in the comments section.

January 30, 2017 Related Topics: Cydia, Download, iOS 10, iPad, iphone, jailbreak