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Download TaiG 1.2.0 jailbreak tool for windows

The latest version of TaiG can now be used to jailbreak iOS 8.1.2. Apple released iOS 8.1.2 yesterday and it fixes certain bugs in iOS 8.1.1. Follow our easy guide on how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 using TaiG 1.2 on Windows. The TaiG tool hasn’t been released for Mac yet, hence a Windows tutorial. The steps are similar on a Mac and you can use a Virtual Machine software to run Windows on your Mac and use the TaiG tool.

TaiG-1.2.0

Make sure you backup your iOS device before jailbreaking. You will need to turn off Passcode lock, Touch ID and Find My iPhone. It is also advisable to enable Airplane Mode.

Here’s How To Jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 Using TaiG 1.2:

  • Download TaiG 1.2 from our downloads page. Extract it.
  • Launch the TaiG application by right clicking on it and selecting Run as Administrator.
  • Connect your iOS device and wait for TaiG to recognize it.
  • Uncheck the 3K Assistant box and proceed to click on Start.
  • The process should be over in about 30 seconds and your device should reboot.
  • After reboot, unlock your device to find Cydia on your Homescreen.

And you’re jailbroken on iOS 8.1.2. You can now try out your favorite tweaks, which should work fine, on your jailbroken iOS device.

how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 untethered with TaiG on Windows

A brand new untethered jailbreak for iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier today by TaiG. If you’ve updated to iOS 8.1.1 and don’t want to downgrade, you can follow our step-by-step guide and jailbreak your iOS device.

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You’re going to have to backup your iOS device and do the following before jailbreaking using the TaiG tool on Windows:

  • Download TaiG iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak for Window from our downloads page.
  • Turn off Find my iDevice, TouchID and Passcode lock on your iOS device.
  • Enable Airplane mode.
  • Connect your iOS device to the PC and make sure iTunes recognizes it.

How to Jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 Using TaiG On Windows:

  • Now, extract the downloaded TaiG file to the desktop. Open the folder, right click on the TaiG application and select Run as Administrator.
  • Your device should show up on the tool. The TaiG tool is in Chinese, but worry not. Deselect the second box that says 3K-something. Click on the Green button.

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  • The jailbreak process should start. It will take less than 2 minutes for it to finish and you will be shown with a smiley face at the end.

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  • The jailbreak process is now complete. Your iOS device should now reboot. This is normal. Upon reboot, you’ll see the Cydia app on your Homescreen.

Your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 8.1.1 is now running an untethered jailbreak. Time to try out your favorite tweaks if you haven’t already.

Be sure to check out our Cydia Tweak List page to find tweaks for your newly jailbroken iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

downgrade iOS 8.1.1 to iOS 8.1

iOS 8.1.1 was released by Apple a few days ago and it kills the Pangu iOS 8 – 8.1 jailbreak. If you did update to iOS 8.1.1, but miss the jailbreak and all the awesome tweaks, then we have some good news for you. Apple is still signing iOS 8.1, which means you can downgrade from iOS 8.1.1 if you want the jailbreak back. Remember, Apple may stop signing iOS 8.1 anytime, so you better downgrade soon.

Downgrade iOS Firmware

The downgrade process is simple, if you follow our step-by-step tutorial. You’ll need to do a few things before you can downgrade. Firstly, download the iOS 8.1 IPSW for your iOS device from our downloads section. Next, perform a backup of your iOS device, just in case. Also, make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed.

How To Downgrade iOS 8.1.1 To iOS 8.1:

  • Connect your iOS 8.1.1 device to iTunes.
  • Select your device on iTunes and click on Restore iPhone/iPod/iPad while holding Shift on your Windows computer or Alt/Option key on Mac.
  • Browse to the location where you downloaded the iOS 8.1 IPSW and select it.
  • Choose Verify when a prompt appears and wait for the process to complete.

You should be on iOS 8.1 now and you can go ahead and jailbreak using the Pangu8 tool. Follow our tutorial on how to jailbreak iOS 8 – 8.1 on Mac, Windows.

Pangu8 for mac os x download released

The Pangu team recently released a Mac tool for their iOS 8 – 8.1 untethered jailbreak. So far, users had to use the Windows tool if they wanted to jailbreak their iOS device. Now, if you’re a Mac user, that’s a little difficult. With a dedicated tool for Mac, things get super easy. Learn how to jailbreak your iOS device running on iOS 8 or later using Pangu8 for Mac.

Pangu8 for mac os x download released

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to jailbreak iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 using Pangu8 for Mac OS X. Before you begin, make sure you back up your device, just in case something goes wrong. You will also need to turn off Passcode Lock and disable Find my iDevice. It is also recommended that you do a fresh restore from iTunes or by downloading the IPSW, if you had updated using OTA (Over the Air). Let’s begin.

  1. Download Pangu8 1.0.0 for Mac from our Downloads section.
  2. Launch the Pangu8 dmg file. It will extract and place the app on your desktop.
  3. Right click on the Pangu8 app and select Open. Now connect your iOS device via USB cable.
  4. Device not detected? Unlock your device and tap on Trust.
  5. Once your device is shown on the Pangu8 tool, the Start Jailbreak button should turn blue. Click on it.
  6. The jailbreak process will begin and a Slide to Upgrade screen will appear on your device after a while. Simply slide to upgrade.
  7. Your device should reboot and upon boot, you will see the Pangu and Cydia icons on the homescreen.
  8. If for some reason the Pangu icon is just a blank and the app crashes on launch, then you need to repeat the entire process.

There you go. You now have a jailbroken iOS device. Apple has patched this jailbreak in iOS 8.1.1 beta, so you better jailbreak now and enjoy your favorite tweaks before the release of iOS 8.1.1.

Pangu8 1.1.0 jailbreak tool notice

Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to jailbreak your iOS device running iOS 8 or later using the newly updated Pangu8 1.1.0 jailbreak tool on Windows. You’re going to need a Windows PC or know how to run a Virtual Machine to be able to jailbreak using a Mac. Not to worry though, a Mac version should be out very soon.

Pangu Team iOS 8 - iOS 8.1 untethered jailbreak

To begin, Pangu8 1.1.0 is the complete iOS 8 jailbreak solution and comes loaded with Cydia. In the previous version, you had to install Cydia manually or through the Pangu app. Now, all you have to do is follow our tutorial and you’ll have a jailbroken iOS device in no time.

As always, it’s safe to make a backup before we proceed. Turn off Passcode Lock or Touch ID, disable Find My iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and Enable Airplane Mode. According to the Pangu team, switching on Airplane Mode can give a 100 percent success rate. Let’s begin, shall we?

  1. Download Pangu8 1.1.0 from our Downloads Page.
  2. Right click on the Pangu tool, select Run as Administrator.pangu8 1.1.0 bundled with cydia installer
  3. Connect your iOS device to the PC. The Pangu tool should recognize your device immediately and the Start Jailbreak button should turn blue. Click on it.
  4. You will be greeted by this page below, click on ‘Already did.’Pangu-1-1-0-iOS 8-step
  5. The jailbreak process will now begin. Sit back and wait till the progress bar reaches the end, in which case your device will reboot.
  6. After reboot, you should be greeted by a familiar Cydia icon on the Homescreen.

Voila! You’ve just jailbroken your iOS device, time to try out some new tweaks.

Open SSH after Pangu jailbreak

As mentioned before, the recently released iOS 8 jailbreak does not come bundled with Cydia, which means you will have to install it manually. If you followed our tutorial on how to jailbreak iOS 8 – 8.1 using Pangu tool, then you’ll want to know how to go about installing Cydia. The jailbreak is pretty much useless without having Cydia installed.

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to install Cydia after jailbreaking iOS 8.1 / iOS 8 on Windows. Here’s the things you’re going to need:

  • A jailbroken iOS device running on iOS 8 or later. Follow our tutorial on how to jailbreak.
  • A Windows PC, USB cable and
  • WiFi connection.
  • Cydia .deb files. Download from here.
  • An FTP client such as Filezilla, WinSCP or CyberDuck. We’ll be using CyberDuck for this tutorial and you can download it for free from here.

How To Install Cydia Manually On iOS 8.1:

  1. Open the Pangu app on your iOS device and install OpenSSH.OpenSSH Pangu
  2. Go to Settings>WiFi<‘i’ and note down your IP Address.
  3. Open CyberDuck and click on Open Connection. Select SFTP from the drop down menu and type in the IP Address of your device in the Server field. Input Username as ‘root’ and Password as ‘alpine.’ Click on Connect.cyberduck-ssh-ios
  4. Once your device is connected and shown in the window, go to private>var>root>media and create a New Folder named Cydia. Create another folder called AutoInstall inside the Cydia folder.
  5. Paste the downloaded Cydia files in the Cydia folder.
  6. Right click on the files, select Info and in the Permissions tab change the number to 777 for both of the files. Check all the boxes.
  7. Reboot your iOS device until Cydia shows up on your homescreen.

That’s it. Cydia is now installed on your iOS device. Launch Cydia, so it can prepare the filesystem. Once your device reboots, you’ll be able to use Cydia and try out your favorite tweaks. If you face any trouble with this method, do let us know via the comments section.

how to jailbreak iOS 8.1 untethered using Pangu

The Pangu team recently released an easy to use tool that successfully jailbreaks iOS 8.1 on any supported device. The tool is similar to the iOS 7.1.x jailbreak software and only requires you to click a button and voila, you’re jailbroken.

Any iOS device that runs iOS 8 or later can be jailbroken using the Pangu tool. The software is currently only available for Windows users and is in Chinese. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to jailbreak iOS 8.1 using Pangu for iOS 8 tool.

Before you begin, make sure you turn off the Passcode Lock and disable Find my iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It is recommended that you backup your device in case something goes wrong. Once all this is done, you’re ready to begin.

  1. Download Pangu for iOS 8 v1.0.1 from our downloads section.
  2. Launch the Pangu tool and connect your iOS device.pangu-ios-8-jailbreak-1
  3. Uncheck the box as seen on the above screenshot.
  4. Once your device is recognized, the grey button will turn blue. This is the jailbreak button. You’ll also see your device shown above the progress bar.pangu-ios8-jailbreak-2
  5. Click on the jailbreak button to begin the process. It should take a few minutes to complete. Wait for your device to reboot and you should now see a Pangu app on your homescreen. Tap on the Pangu app to finish the jailbreaking process.

There you go. You’ve successfully jailbroken your device on iOS 8.1. You now have SSH access to your iOS device, but you will not find Cydia, as it isn’t packaged with the jailbreak tool as of now. You can follow our tutorial to install Cydia manually and try out your favorite tweaks on iOS 8.

Do you want to play Super Nintendo games on your iOS device, but don’t know how to? Well, here’s an easy step-by-step guide to installing a Super Nintendo emulator on your iOS device and start gaming. This doesn’t require a jailbroken device and works on iOS 8 – 8.0.2 as well and on any device that’s capable of running iOS 8 or later.

SiOS

This is a guide for installing SiOS, a very popular emulator for iOS that lets you play Super Nintendo games such as Super Mario Kart, Tetris Attack and many more. However, you will need to perform a simple date trick to install this emulator and use it. Follow the step-by-step instructions below.

How To Install Super Nintendo Emulator SiOS

  • On your iOS device, open iEmulators.com using Safari.
  • Tap on Apps and look for SiOS.

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  • Tap on Install and select Install once again when prompted. Exit Safari to see SiOS loading, but not installing, on your Homescreen.
  • Cancel any error messages and head over to Settings>General>Date & Time and toggle Set Automatically off. Turn the date back to say a couple of months. You should now see SiOS installing.
  • Once it’s installed, open SiOS and exit out and you can change your date back to the current date.

That’s all folks. SiOS is now installed on your iOS device. It has been confirmed that Apple has managed to patch the date trick used in this tutorial in iOS 8.1 beta 1 and 2, so you will not be able to install SiOS or any other emulator that uses this method.

iOS 8.1 is scheduled to be released sometime this month!

downgrade iOS 8.1.1 to iOS 8.1

This article is a how to on downgrading your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to iOS 7.1.2 or iOS 8 from iOS 8.0.1.

iOS 8.0.1 was released by Apple to fix a few bugs in iOS 8, however it only created more. They have since pulled the update, but if you have already updated you may want to undo your decision to update and want to downgrade.

First you will need to make sure that the firmware you want to downgrade for is still being signed for your device. This page is a great way to see if it’s still being signed. Remarkably, at the time of writing, iOS 7.1.2 is still being signed and so you can still downgrade to that.

iOS 8.0 and iOS 7.1.2 signed by Apple

If you’ve checked that page and your firmware still is being signed, you’re OK to continue to the next step.

Next, download your IPSW file. This will be different for each model of device, and you can download the right one by going to our Downloads page. Make sure you download the right model or things could go wrong later.

After the IPSW has downloaded (it may take some time depending on your internet connection), open up iTunes and connect your device. Then hold the left ‘SHIFT’ (PC) or ‘Alt/Option’ (Mac) key and click on ‘restore’. Then select the file you downloaded earlier. If the file is 8.0.0 and not 7.1.2 you can use ‘update’ and still keep your data.

Note: If you have Find My iPhone enabled, it will prompt you to turn it off before restoring.

After this, the device will go through the process of restoring and then you should be good to go.

Let us know if you have any issues or questions in the comments below.

Did you update to iOS 8.0.1 on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus recently? If so, you’re probably getting No Service and the TouchID on your device has most likely stopped working. Apple has pulled the buggy iOS 8.0.1 update from their servers and are working on a fix. However, I’m pretty sure that you cannot wait for Apple to issue a patch or update and want to use your iPhone 6/6 Plus to make calls.

iOS 8.0.1 iphone ipod touch ipad download links jailbreak centric

Do not worry, here’s a step by step guide on how to fix the No Service and TouchID issues. Well, its quite simple actually. All you need to do is update to iOS 8 using iTunes on your Mac or PC.

  • Download the iOS 8 firmware file for your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus from our Downloads page.
  • Before you connect your device to a Mac or PC, make sure you turn off Find my iPhone from Settings>iCloud.
  • Once you connect your iPhone, go to your device page on iTunes. Click on Check for Updates while holding the Option key in Mac and Shift key in Windows.
  • Point to the download iOS 8 ipsw file and wait for iTunes to finish.

That’s all. You’ll now be on iOS 8 and all your data will be intact. Also, you will now be able to use TouchID and make calls, use mobile data etc.