Fix Error:topanga in Electra Jailbreak for iOS 11 – 11.1.2 on iPhone


Electra RC1 is latest jailbreak tool available to get inside iOS 11 and iOS 11.1.2. Since it has some bugs, so users are facing errors like “Error:topanga” while trying to jailbreak their iPhone X, 8 Plus, 7 Plus, 6S/6, iPad Air/Mini on iOS 11 and iOS 11.1.2.

Jailbreaking is a ton of fun, though it can get quite complicated and technical. Many of the tools and apps people are using are created by their colleagues in the community, and often these apps are passed around without the permission of the developer.

Electra Jailbreak for iOS 11


Coolstar is very curious about users who are using leaked version of Electra Jailbreak on their iPhone and iPad. For this purpose, Coolstar has implemented DRM system that checks for the leaked version traces.

So because of that, lot of users while trying to jailbreak their iPhone and iPad with Electra Jailbreak RC1 get error that reads “Error:topanga”.

How to Fix Error:topanga Error in Electra Jailbreak for iOS 11 – 11.1.2 on iPhone

Before proceeding with fixes, let me clear to you that “topangainsalled()” checks for traces of some files inside your iPhone iOS. If it find that files, true value is returned that shows “Error:topanga” error.

Fix Error-topanga in iOS 11 Electra Jailbreak

So our first fix to fix Error:topanga on iPhone when trying to jailbreak iOS 11/11.1.2 is to remove the above mentioned files from iOS file system.

Fix # 01: Remove Infected Folder

  1. Download FilzaEscaped file manager on your iPhone.
  2. Go to /etc folder inside the iOS file system.
  3. Search for folder named dropbear.
  4. Once you find it, delete that folder.

Fix # 02: Remove Third Party Apps/Tweaks

If you have installed any third party apps or tweaks like MovieBox or Live NetTV on your iPhone running on iOS 11/11.1.2, then remove that apps. Once done, proceed with Electra Jailbreak for iOS 11/11.1.2 again.

Hopefully with these two fixes, the problem that cause Error:topanga with get resolved.

Do you still have questions related to the information presented in this short tutorial? Let us know in the comments section below.

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