Jailbreak iPhone

Should you jailbreak your iOS 8 or iOS 8.1 device with Pangu 8?

Should you jailbreak your iOS 8 or iOS 8.1 device with Pangu 8?

The Pangu team released an iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 jailbreak earlier today, taking all of us by surprise. The tool is however Windows only, in Chinese and doesn’t include Cydia.

Pangu 8 Jailbreak for iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 updated to v1.0.1 with bug fixes [Updated]

Pangu 8 Jailbreak for iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 updated to v1.0.1 with bug fixes [Updated]

The Pangu team earlier today released a jailbreak for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, surprising everyone. The jailbreak tool, which is Windows only, was soon taken down following reports of photos being lost. The team has now released an updated version of the Pangu 8 jailbreak tool which solves this bug.

Pangu iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Jailbreak released [Updated]

Pangu iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Jailbreak released [Updated]

We’ve some great news for jailbreakers. The Pangu team has just released a jailbreak for iOS 8 – iOS 8.1, making it the first jailbreak released for iOS 8 or later.

Unknown team could release iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Jailbreak

Unknown team could release iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Jailbreak

iOS 8 released last month, followed by a couple of minor updates, and today, Apple released iOS 8.1 — the first major update to iOS 8. While Apple added a number of useful, jailbreak inspired features like Quick Reply, widgets etc., there are still a number of reasons to jailbreak, which is why we’ve been keeping a lookout for an iOS 8 jailbreak.

How to update Jailbroken iPhone or iPad to iOS 8

How to update Jailbroken iPhone or iPad to iOS 8

If you’ve a jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, and trying to update it to iOS 8 using OTA update, then you are probably seeing the “Checking for Update” screen as you can see above.

The issue is expected behaviour with jailbroken devices, as most modern jailbreaks like evasi0n and Pangu disable OTA updates to ensure jailbreakers don’t accidentally install the update.

Pangu 7.1-7.1.x Untether package released on Cydia to fix sandbox issues [Update: Removed]

Pangu 7.1-7.1.x Untether package released on Cydia to fix sandbox issues [Update: Removed]

Last week, Pangu team released a new version of the Pangu jailbreak, which included bug fixes for the reboot loop issues for iPhone 4s/iPhone 4, sandbox log issue and other improvements.

It also included afc2, which gave jailbreakers full filesystem access.

[Update: Pangu 7.1-7.1.x Untether v0.3 package has been removed from Cydia. You can check the details at the end of this post]

Pangu 1.2.1 Jailbreak for Windows released to fix crashing issue

Pangu 1.2.1 Jailbreak for Windows released to fix crashing issue

Pangu Team has just released a new version of the Pangu jailbreak for Windows users.

Pangu 1.2.1 fixes a bug which was causing the program to crash on Windows.

Pangu 1.2 Jailbreak released with fix for boot loop issue, includes AFC2 and other improvements [Updated]

Pangu 1.2 Jailbreak released with fix for boot loop issue, includes AFC2 and other improvements [Updated]

Pangu team has just released a new version of the Pangu jailbreak, which includes bug fixes and improvements.

Pangu 1.2 fixes the boot loop issue that has been affecting some iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 users.

iMods: An upcoming Jailbreak Store aimed at larger audience of iOS users

iMods: An upcoming Jailbreak Store aimed at larger audience of iOS users

While jailbreaking has seen tremendous growth and change over the past seven years, it would be a stretch to say that it has achieved mainstream success. Apple has sold more than 800 million iOS devices over that span, but the latest public-facing figures reveal that less than 1 in 10 of those devices have been jailbroken. 

The Best Jailbreaking Practices for iPhone and iPad users

The Best Jailbreaking Practices for iPhone and iPad users

While I have been jailbreaking for close to seven years, there are others that are newer to the scene. If you are planning on jailbreaking your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, or even if you have just recently jailbroken, there are several good practices to follow to avoid problems and ensure that your device remains in proper working order. Read ahead for some useful jailbreaking advice to keep in mind.