Jailbreak for iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 is released by Pangu

Recently Apple launched iPhone 6 and the iOS 8 and 8.1 apparently.
Today Pangu has relesed the jailbreak for iOS 8 and 8.1 users.
According to the team the jailbreak works on both iOS 8 and 8.1 compatible devices.

Supported device list contains:
– iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4s
– iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3 and iPad 2
– Retina iPad mini, 1st gen iPad mini
– 5th generation iPod touch

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[iOS Jailbreak by Pangu]

Following are the instructions provided by the developer.

Preparations for jailbreak:

Backup all your data before using the Pangu jailbreak tool.
Although this tool is tested successfully on most devices, we still hope you backup your data to avoid data loss.
Please turn off the screen password lock and close the “find my iPhone” feature in the iCloud settings before jailbreak.

Firmware upgraded via OTA may cause failure:

The firmware upgraded via OTA will have a lot of influence factors.
If you have several failed attempts, Please try to download the latest firmware and restore your iOS devices.
In addition, Pangu (iOS 8) tool now add a function to restore iOS devices and execute automatic activation, you can try click the jailbreak button after restoring, and Pangu will automatically activate your device and do jailbreak.

Pangu developers advised not to delete the following stuff which may cause system failure:
Do not delete “com.apple.mobile.softwareupdated.plist”

Processing method of jailbreak failure:

Please enable the Airplane mode and close Wifi and then try to jailbreak, or if not successful, please restart your devices and then try.
If it still fails, please use the Pangu restore function and jailbreak again.

For now Cydia is not included in this jailbreak.

You can download the Pangu jailbreak tool in the below link:
Pangu Windows tool download link for iOS 8/8.1 jailbreak

The jailbreak tool currently available only for Windows.
The Mac version will be released soon.

For more data on jailbreak and Cydia, follow the below links.
Cydia
iOS jailbreak

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