OpeniBoot is an open source implementation of Apple's closed source bootloader iBoot. It allows the booting of unsigned code on supported iDevices (such as Linux kernels). It also allows to download and install the Android operating system on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It can be controlled via OpeniBoot console (oibc) which can be connected to from a libusb enabled computer.

Supported devices

As of 2019 the following iDevices are fully supported by OpeniBoot:[1]

Porting status

As of 2012 these are the status of ports for various iDevices.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "OpeniBoot-iDroid Project". Archived from the original on 24 October 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Status - iDroid Project". Archived from the original on 19 September 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2012.