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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.

Download TaiG 1.2.0 jailbreak tool for windows

The TaiG team have updated their jailbreak tool to support jailbreaking of iOS 8.1.2 firmware. Apple released iOS 8.1.2 yesterday and it was confirmed that the firmware can be jailbroken using TaiG. And now, you can download TaiG 1.2 and jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 untethered.

TaiG-1.2.0

TaiG 1.2.0 is available for download from our downloads section. A tutorial on how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 using TaiG 1.2.0 will follow soon. Nothing has been changed in the way the TaiG tool functions, just that it can jailbreak the newly released iOS 8.1.2 now.

If you’ve been waiting to update to iOS 8.1.2, you can do so now.

For guides on how to jailbreak and install Cydia:

As we’ve been waiting for Apple to release iOS 8.2, another minor update iOS 8.1.2 was released instead. iOS 8.1.2 fixes a bug that caused ringtones downloaded from the iTunes Store to disappear for some users. Apart from that, there’s nothing new in this update.

Download iOS 8.1.2 links for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

iOS 8.1.2 has the build number 12B440 and is available as an OTA update from Settings>About>Software Update. You could also download the IPSW from the direct links below and upgrade via iTunes.

iOS 8.1.2 Download Links:

If you’ve been facing this ringtone issue, then you probably want to update to iOS 8.1.2. Don’t worry, it doesn’t patch the TaiG jailbreak. It has been confirmed that the iOS 8.1.2 firmware can be jailbroken using the TaiG tool, once it’s updated of course. iH8sn0w posted on Twitter that iOS 8.1.2 doesn’t patch the TaiG jailbreak.

ih8sn0w says iOS 8.1.2 is jailbreak friendly to taig

So yes, jailbreakers too can update to iOS 8.1.2 and not worry. iOS 8.1.2 is only available for iPhone 4s and later, iPad 2 and later and iPod Touch 5.

Will you be updating to iOS 8.1.2?

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For guides on how to jailbreak and install Cydia:

TaiG (Taiji) iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak released

Saurik, the creator of Cydia, recently voiced his opinion on the newly released TaiG iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak. If you’re worried whether TaiG is safe to use, then you shouldn’t worry much as MuscleNerd has already stated that it is pretty safe. However, if you’re not satisfied and want to know more, then Saurik is here to help. In a reply to a comment on Reddit, Saurik talks about whether he trusts the TaiG jailbreak and it is an interesting read.

TaiG (Taiji) iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak released

According to Saurik, the TaiG jailbreak is probably safe to use. He isn’t sure about the safety because he is not someone who knows a lot about breaking apart a jailbreak tool and examining its working. He says that you should probably listen to MuscleNerd when it comes to these things.

He prefers the Pangu jailbreak over TaiG as the former uses an official Cydia Installation bootstrap and asked for Sauriks help in making the tool bug free. TaiG, on the other hand, isn’t very open about the person behind the jailbreak tool and their recent public announcement doesn’t reveal much either.

Of course, in all likelihood, everything is fine. Even though the identities behind TaiG are unclear, it is itself still an entity trying to build a brand, and has hopefully learned something from their previous miscalculations (which is likely why Cydia is included by default in this jailbreak: to help build back some community trust). MuscleNerd also hopefully knows what he is doing. I used the tool myself a few times this weekend, and other than “bootstrap is modified” (the extent to which I have yet to check) and “doesn’t include a package identifier for the untether” (meaning upgrading it will be confusing), I only got one failure that required me to restore (which at this stage in the firmware life cycle, and for a 1.0.1, is not to be unexpected). There are enough people using it to hopefully catch “phoning home” issues. So, the app is probably safe.

But, if you are really wanting to know “saurik’s opinion”, here it is: I am not the person who can answer the question of whether to trust this tool or not, and you might be better off asking people like MuscleNerd, who has apparently decided to sign off on it not doing anything malicious. That said, my squishier trust analysis leaves me a little wary: I’d love for TaiG to be more upfront about who did this work, to use official Cydia bootstraps, and to coordinate more with respect to bug reports. This reasoning is not, I realize, entirely “practical”, and I am known to sometimes make software judgements on painful moral grounds (such as the few years post-Cycorder where I refused to use ffmpeg, and seriously carried a DVD player around to peoples’ houses to avoid using software those developers had written; I also am somewhat “crippled” as I do not allow myself to use IDA, etc.). As I said: the app is probably safe.

Still, you shouldn’t face any safety issues when you jailbreak using the TaiG tool. If you want to jailbreak your iOS device and you’re on iOS 8.1.1, then you should jailbreak using the TaiG tool anyway.

TaiG 8.0-8.1.1 Untether v1.1.0 Cydia Package

The TaiG team, who released the jailbreak for iOS 8.1.1, have updated the Windows tool and also pushed an update to the jailbreak via Cydia. This is a minor update and is only for those who’ve jailbroken their device using the TaiG tool.

Taig-1.1

If you recently used the TaiG Windows tool to jailbreak your iOS device, then you’re going to want to update to the new version. TaiG version 1.1 fixes sandboxing issues with the previous version, so yes it’s nothing a regular user should be concerned about.

To update, you can either download the latest TaiG iOS 8.1.1 Jailbreak tool for Windows from our download center. Or you can install the update via Cydia. If you chose the latter option, you will need to add the following repo to your Cydia sources by going to Sources>Edit>Add.

http://apt.taig.com

Once you’ve added the repo, you will see TaiG 8.0-8.1.1 Untether in your list of changes. Simply install and your jailbreak will be updated.

Haven’t jailbroken yet? Try our easy step-by-step tutorial to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1.

TaiG (Taiji) iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak released

After delivering updates to the TaiG iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak tool for Windows and garnering some positive attention from MuscleNerd, the TaiG team has made a public announcement. In the announcement, the team talks about the future of the tool, jailbreak support for iOS 8.2, a Mac version of the tool and wanting to work with the Pangu team.

TaiG (Taiji) iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak released

According to the TaiG team, iOS 8.2 is jailbreakable, but the feature is currently disabled in the tool. That is why users have been encountering errors when trying to jailbreak iOS 8.2 beta. As soon as Apple releases iOS 8.2 to the public, the team will unlock the feature and push an update to the tool, making it possible to jailbreak the firmware.

The team believes that iOS 8.1.1 will be around for a while and that is why they decided to release a jailbreak. Many considered this move as pointless because at the time of TaiG’s release, iOS 8.1 was still being signed by Apple. Users saw this as a waste of another exploit that could have been used in the future.

Also, the team hopes to work with the Pangu team in order to bring a jailbreak as fast as possible after Apple releases a firmware. Read their full announcement/FAQ below:

TaiGJBreak Announcement

So far, TaiGJBreak (supporting iOS8.0-8.1.1) has gained popularity and consent among worldwide jailbreakers for its simplicity, security and transparency. A lot of media, senior JB developers and fellow developers have expressed their congratulations, TaiG hereby thank all of them.

Due to complexity of JB, we notice there are some doubts in media reports, e.g. does TaiG support iOS 8.2 beta? what’s TaiG’s consideration to release it for 8.1.1? We would like to make some clarificaitons for these questions:

  1. In fact, support of iOS 8.2 has been completed by TaiG, as 8.2 is still at beta stage, we have disabled support for 8.2 in current public release.
  2. Releasing a stable iOS version around Thanksgiving, and maintain it until the first quarter of next year, has been usual practice of Apple, which means 8.1.1 will be around for quite some time, and it is a relatively stable firmware. These are the main reasons that TaiG chose to release JB for 8.1.1. In addition, signing of 8.1 is closed earlier today, thus it could be a good time to update to 8.1.1 and jailbreak.
  3. 2 above is also in responding to the concern that TaiG may expose exploits too early. Postponing release will not bring more benifits for users, that will just increase infulence on attention from the hunger desire of users.
  4. In our team we have the 3rd (probably the 1st) developer in the world who has accomplished JB individually. We will try to give you surprises in every subsequent iOS public release, and we are very confident about that.
  5. Of course jailbreaking is a hard and complex work, relaying on 1 person or a single team will not make it last long. Luckily we have some fellows domestically, if we can cooperate, it will bring more benifits for all users. Thus we sincerely invite PanGu Team for a face-to-face communication, to find a way of cooperation for providing faster and better jailbreak sevice together.
  6. Thanks again for everyone’s attention on TaiG. Thanks to thousands of enthuiast users for providing bug feedback and suggestions, we will be fixing these in our next release soon.

TaiG Jailbreak Team

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014

So, there you go. Full transparency from the TaiG team itself. They have also started a Twitter account that you can follow and keep yourself up to date on the jailbreak scene. About the Mac version of the tool, the team did mention in an interview that they’re working on it, but they’re not sure when or if they will be releasing it.

For guides on how to jailbreak and install Cydia:

iOS 8.1 no longer signed by apple

Folks, it is time to upgrade to iOS 8.1.1, because iOS 8.1 is no longer being signed by Apple. Why update when you can enjoy a jailbreak on iOS 8.1? Well, now that an iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak is also available, it is better to upgrade to the latest iOS firmware.

ios8.1-stop-signing

Apple is now working on iOS 8.2 and it could be out any time in the coming days. Once it’s out, you cannot update to iOS 8.1.1 from iOS 8.1. Hence, it is better that you upgrade now and jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 using the newly released TaiG jailbreak. It has already been confirmed that the TaiG iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak is safe to use.

And although the TaiG jailbreak claims to work on iOS 8.2 beta, it has been giving errors to anyone who has tried. If Apple patches the TaiG jailbreak exploit on iOS 8.2 and you’re still on iOS 8.1, then you’ll have no other choice but to  give up on the jailbreak and update.

We recommend that you update to iOS 8.1.1 by doing a fresh restore and then jailbreak using the TaiG tool. You can follow our tutorial on how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1.

TaiG 1.0.2 jailbreak tool in English, no Mac version

The TaiG team have released updates to their iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak tool after releasing it to the public last week. The first version had some bugs that were encountered by some people when jailbreaking and it was in Chinese. The latest version of the tool, 1.0.2, is now available in English and it comes with some improvements.

TaiG-1.0.2

They’ve also made their official website available in English at Taig.com/en. The jailbreak tool for Windows is now even more easier to use, but make sure to uncheck the box that says 3K Assistant.

Below are the changelogs for all the versions released by the TaiG team:

V1.0.2 (2014-11-30)

  • You can delete 3K assistant from Cydia

V1.0.1 (2014-11-29)

  • Accelerate Jailbreak speed
  • Improve the stability of Jailbreak

If you’ve been waiting for TaiG to release an English version of their tool, it is now available. You can download TaiG iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak tool for Windows version 1.0.2 from our downloads section. Follow our tutorial here to jailbreak your iOS device using TaiG. A Mac version is still not available.

TaiG (Taiji) iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak released

The iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak that was released last week by TaiG has now been confirmed as safe to use. MuscleNerd, the iOS jailbreak guru, first said that users should probably stay away from this jailbreak. However, he recently tweeted that the TaiG iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak is safe to use.

TaiG (Taiji) iOS 8.1.1 untethered jailbreak released

Users who are on iOS 8.1.1 and have been wanting to jailbreak, can now use the new TaiG tool and jailbreak their devices. The TaiG team have never released a jailbreak before and therefore don’t have a track record. MuscleNerd’s tweets gave them some much needed feedback. In a series of tweets, he stated that there isn’t anything too unsettling about the TaiG jailbreak and that it is much more transparent than the Pangu8 jailbreak.

MuscleNerd Says TaiG iOs 8.1.1 Jailbreak Safe

The TaiG iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak is currently only available for Windows and it does install a third party App Store. All you need to do is to uncheck a box before jailbreaking and the App Store will not be installed. You can follow our tutorial on how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 using TaiG for Windows.

volume amplifier cydia tweak on iPhone

The volume on the new iPhones is good, but it isn’t great as compared to other Android phones out there. The iPad volume is even worse. If you have a jailbroken device, then you can use the Volume Amplifier tweak to increase your devices volume by up to 200 percent. That’s loud!

Volume amplifier

Volume Amplifier isn’t a new tweak, but it has been recently updated to support iOS 8 and the newly launched Apple devices. Using this tweak, you can amplify any sound that comes from your devices external speaker, ear speaker and headphone output. Increasing the volume over a certain level and keeping it that way can and will damage your speaker. However, if you do it only when you need it, you can actually benefit from the extra sound.

After installing this tweak, you won’t have any Settings to play with. To amplify volume, keep pressing the Volume up button after it reaches full. The Volume Amplifier bar will show up and show the percentage of volume increased. Try not to hit the red level.

volumeamplifier1

The tweak will not work on the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4. Also, on the iPhone 4s, you can only amplify the sound for In-call loudspeaker. On all other devices, including the new iPhone 6/6 Plus, Volume Amplifier can amplify all sounds.

You can download  from the BigBoss repo in Cydia for $1.99. Once again, make sure not to amplify the sound too much, or you could end up damaging your speakers.

Make sure you check out our Cydia Tweak List for more awesome tweaks for your iPod touch, iPad and iPhone.