How to install the jailbreak unc0ver with AltStore

Given the apparent challenges that the signature services are dealt with the revocation of the certificates, it seems that AltStore is one of the best ways to install the jailbreak unc0ver on our device. In fact, Pwn20wnd himself said before release unc0ver v4.0.0 that AltStore would become the official way to deploy the latest version of the jailbreak unc0ver.

Those who own an iPhone or iPad with iOS 12.2 or later, supported by unc0ver, can use AltStore to install the jailbreak unc0ver . In this tutorial, we will guide you through the necessary steps so that you can install unc0ver without problems.

AltStore

AltStore use our Apple ID to sign the app unc0ver for seven days (we recommend you use a Apple ID, secondary). The concept is similar to that of Cydia Impactor and/or AltDeploy, except for the fact that it does not require the connection of the device to a computer. Instead, we just need our computer and iOS device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network so that AltServer functions perfectly.

AltStore is available for both Mac and PC. This tutorial will show you how to use AltStore with the interface to the macOS, but Windows users should be able to follow our steps, due to the simple user interface of AltStore and because many of the steps are performed on the phone itself.

How to install the jailbreak unc0ver with AltStore

  • Download AltStore for Mac or Windows from the official website.
  • Double-click on the downloaded ZIP file and drag the icon to AltStore in the Applications folder.
  • Start the application AltStore
  • Click on the icon AltStore in the menu bar and click on the option Install Mail plug-in:

AltStore

  • Now you will see a pop-up, click on the button “Install plug-in“:

AltStore

  • Enter the password if prompted, then click OK.
  • Once finished, a message appears indicating that the plug-in has been installed, click OK.
  • Now, let’s open the Mail app and go to Mail> Preferences in the menu bar:

AltStore

  • In the Mail preferences, go to the tab General and we click on the Manage button in the plug-in:

AltStore

  • Click on the check box next to AltPlugin.mailbundle, and then click on the Apply button.

AltStore is now set up on our Mac/Pc. Now we will install AltStore on your iOS device.

  • We connect our iPhone or iPad compatible with unc0ver to the computer.
  • In the menu bar, click on the icon AltStore and go to Install AltStore -> [device Name].

AltStore

  • Login with our Apple ID (we recommend using an Apple ID, secondary) when prompted, then click Install:

AltStore

If you receive the message that AltStore was previously used in another device, simply click on Continue.

At the end, on your Mac, you will see a banner notification like the one below:

AltStore

  • AltStore now appear on the Home screen of our device, but will not start still. Go to Settings> General> device Management and click on our Apple ID:

AltStore

  • Click on our Apple ID, and then when prompted click the red button, I Authorize:

AltStore

AltStore should now be configured on our iPhone. Now, we will install unc0ver with AltStore.

  • We go on unc0ver.dev in Safari on our iPhone or iPad and cicchiamo on download:

unc0ver

  • At the end of the download, touch the download manager to Safari, and then select the file unc0ver.the ipa that we just downloaded:

unc0ver

  • When we display the file, click on the Share button at the top right of the interface and select Copy in AltStore:

unc0ver

  • AltStore now you will start to run the file unc0ver.the ipa, enter the same Apple ID that we have previously used tap the Sign in button:

AltStore

  • At the end of the installation, the app unc0ver will appear in our list of apps:

unc0ver

  • Let’s go back to the main screen, launch the app unc0ver and click on the button jailbreak:

unc0ver

The use of AltStore to run the jailbreak of the device with unc0ver could not be more simple, and is incredibly reliable.

You have already used AltStore to run the new jailbreak unc0ver? Let us know in the comments.