Installing Dopamine

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Dopamine is a semi-untethered jailbreak, meaning it requires an app to re-apply the exploit after a reboot.


As this jailbreak is fundamentally different from how most other jailbreaks have been in the past, you will run into issues with tweak compatibility - these will improve over time, however.


Dopamine only supports A12 and newer devices on iOS 15.0 to 15.4.1


The latest version of DopamineOpen in new window

  • Make sure to download the .tipa file onto your iOS device

Installing TrollHelper

  1. Open Safari
  2. Go to in new window
  3. Tap Install

An app named GTA Car Tracker will now install to your iOS device. Despite the name, this app is actually TrollHelper.

Installing TrollStore

  1. Open the GTA Car Tracker app
  2. Tap Install TrollStore

The TrollStore application will now install to your iOS device.

Preparing TrollStore

In order to be able to sideload Dopamine, a couple more steps need to be done.

Installing Persistence Helper

  1. Reopen the GTA Car Tracker app
  2. Press Register Persistence Helper

The GTA Car Tracker app can now be used as the Persistence Helper


The reason the persistence helper is highly important is that, whenever iOS rebuilds its icon cache, all apps installed by TrollStore (as well as TrollStore itself) will either disappear or no longer open.

To workaround this, the Persistence Helper (which will still open even after this happens) can refresh app registrations so that the apps will reappear and open again.

Installing Dopamine

  1. Go back to the Apps tab
  2. Press the + on the top right
  3. Go to where you saved the Dopamine .tipa file
  4. Tap on the Dopamine .tipa file
  5. Tap Install

The Dopamine app will now be installed onto your device.

Running Dopamine

  1. Reboot your phone
    • This is not necessary but recommended
  2. Open the Dopamine application from your home screen immediately afterwards
  3. Tap "Jailbreak"


If the app or your device crashes/restarts unexpectedly and the jailbreak isn't installed, simply try rebooting and running the exploit again until it does work.

Sileo should now be installed on your home screen. You can use Sileo to install tweaks, themes and more.

While you are now jailbroken at this point, we need to both update and install some packages so that we're able to both update other packages and have stuff work properly

Installing necessary software

  1. Open the Sileo app
  2. Tap on the "Sources" tab
  3. Tap on the "ElleKit" repository, then tap on "All Categories"
  4. Tap on ElleKit
  5. Tap "Get"
  6. Tap the "Queued" bar at the bottom of the page
  7. Tap "Confirm"
  8. Once finished, tap Restart SpringBoard Later
  9. Go to the "Search" tab
  10. Search for PreferenceLoader
  11. Tap on PreferenceLoader
  12. Tap on "Get"
  13. Tap the "Queued" bar at the bottom of the page
  14. Tap "Confirm"
  15. Once finished, tap Restart SpringBoard


After doing all the above steps, you may need to reboot and rejailbreak in order for tweak injection to function properly.