Dual-Booting on the iPhone Is the Coolest Thing Today
As many people already know, iPhones aren’t necessarily the best toys for hackers and developers out there given Apple’s walled garden, but this doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t bypass some of the limitations imposed by the Cupertino-based tech giant.
Living proof is this project put together by @Ralph0045 on Twitter, who managed to dual-boot two different iOS versions on a jailbroken iPhone 8.
As they explain in the post, this is the first time the whole thing is enabled on a 64-bit iPhone, as dual-booting on Apple’s smartphone was actually possible back in the days when 32-bit iPhones were still on the market.
Only possible on jailbroken iPhone 8
“Previously, all public information regarding iOS dual booting has been for 32bit devices, e. g. iPhone 5 and older, and iPad 4th Generation and older. In this guide, we are going to be dual booting 64 bit devices, (iPhone 5s and … (read more)