How to Change Root Password on iPhone with iOS 11

If you installed Electra jailbreak on your device for iOS 11 - iOS 11.1.2, then it is very important to change the standard

root password. The Electra tool installs an SSH server, which means you run the risk of connecting to public Wi-Fi networks.

The password must also be changed if you have an SSH client installed.

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Below we will talk about how to change the root password on iPhone with iOS 11.

Step 1: Find Out IPaddress of his iphone or iPad

Open up Settings and go to section Wi-Fi.

Click on the blue “i” icon next to the Wi-Fi network you are connected to.

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Record the IP address.

Step 2: Add Ssh on iphone or iPad

On your Mac, open the Terminal program.

Type the following command and press Enter:

ssh [email protected] <IP Address>

Terminal may ask you to confirm the action. Type yes and press Enter.

Type “alpine” (standard root password) and press Enter.

You must connect to your iPhone as the root user.

Step 3: Change Password Root

To change the root password of your iPhone, enter passwd.

Next, enter a new password, click Enter, enter the password again and press again Enter.

A message should appear stating that the password has been successfully changed.

It's all. Now you are protected, and no one can gain root access to your device when you connect to a public Wi-Fi network, as it could with a standard password.