Circuit Breaker For Electra: A circuit breaker is a jailbreak management utility app for the Electra toolkit developed by Tweak developer, The Computer Whisper. Technically, it’s a light version of the one and only iCleaner Pro tool for iOS. Although, lot of the features are missing but it’s the best replacement for iCleaner out there.
Main intention of the circuit breaker is that it allows the user to jailbreak their iPad, iPhone, and iPod by using the Electra jailbreak toolkit. Do check our previous article on iCleaner Pro: Download iCleaner Pro on iOS 12/11 & iOS 10+ iPhone/iPad Updated 2018 .
Features of Circuit Breaker on iOS
- Enable/disable tweak settings via toggle switch (preference bundles).
- Rebuild uicache.
- Enable/disable tweaks via toggle switch.
- Backup tweaks/tweak settings & themes (need help testing).
- No random reboots from running multiple exploits in the same session.
- Doesn’t require running additional exploits (besides Electra).
The circuit breaker also comes with some of the features which are bit more powerful and it needs extensive testing before the developer rolls those features out. This is compatible with any device that runs on iOS 11- iOS 11.1.2 that have been jailbroken only with Electra jailbreak toolkit but it won’t work on the device has been jailbroken using other toolkits.
- iPad, iPod touch or iPhone
- A computer running Windows, macOS, or Linux (optional)
- Wi-Fi connection
- WinSCP (optional)
- ZipApp free (optional)
- And mainly the Electra jailbreak toolkit
Steps to Install Circuit Breaker on iOS(iPhone/iPad) With Computer: Electra Jailbreak
STEP 1: Ensure that your device is connected to your computer via Wi-Fi and at the same time your device should be in jailbreak mode. Then start with any of the FTP client or WinSCP on its computer.
STEP 2: Now your computer will ask you to insert the input details. Enter the following details.
File Protocol: SFTP
Host Name: Your IP Address it will be present in (settings> Wi-Fi)
Port Number: 2222
User Name: root
STEP 3: Now click the Login so that you can access your devices file system.
STEP 4: Download the Circuit Breaker application and extract it’s content to your PC. And after that, you should get a folder which will be named as ‘Circuit Breaker Installer’.
STEP 5: Now go back to your FTP or WinSCP and navigate your way to the directory where you have extracted the file using the left pane.
STEP 6: On the right-hand side of your device’s file system there should be <root> > Application.
STEP 7: Just Drag and drop the folder which you extracted to the directory mentioned above.
STEP 8: Install the iTerminal App Store on your device and launch it. You can also use the WinSCP’s built-in SSH client just by pressing Ctrl+T but it won’t work all the time and it will show an error ‘Host not communicating’.
STEP 9: You will encounter a screen now where you have to enter the exact same details as you entered in “STEP 2”.
STEP 10: Once all the details are properly inserted and is ready, Press connect so that you can enter the terminal. Now enter the commands and press enter to enable installation of the command and also don’t forget to press enter after typing each command
STEP 11: Input Y (IN CAPS) to confirm the installation process. Now the required permissions are set and the Springboard will be automatically restarted.
STEP 12: It’s the time to exit the iTerminal and go back to your home screen. The Circuit breaker app will now be present in your home screen provided you followed the steps correctly and mentioned above.
STEP 13: Finally the time has come to launch the application. You will be greeted by the basic yet powerful user interface. The applications dimensions are a bit cranky but the developer explained y why it’s so. FYI the developer didn’t optimize the user interface for various iPhone due to the shortage of time. However, all the function of the app will work perfectly without any errors or bugs.
STEP 14: Go to tweak manager so that you can customize certain tweaks. As of now, this feature won’t be that much of a help but when some tweaks are causing some issue this feature will be really helpful.
STEP 15: In preference manager, you can enable or disable certain preference or a specific jailbreak tweak.
STEP 16: To access more management features for your jailbreak go to the Jailbreak utility section. In that section you can back up your tweaks, rebuild uicache and respring your device.
Circuit Breaker for iOS: iCleaner Pro like iOS Electra Jailbreak Management Utility App
That’s all there is to it. Till the iCleaner update, we are able to derive some use from the Circuit breaker application.
Most importantly remember that the upcoming updates for the Jailbreak toolkits might be having more room for error so it always better to stick with the older version which is tested multiple times to be on a safer side.