A couple of days after TaiG 2.0 was released to Jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 – iOS 8.3, a newer version of the TaiG jailbreak has been discovered that fixes the issue with Cydia substrate.
Jailbreak iOS 8.3
Cydia updated to v1.1.17 to support iOS 8.3; fix ‘cannot identify your device’ issue [Updated to v1.1.18]
Saurik has just released an update for the Cydia Installer (v1.1.17) to make it compatible with iOS 8.3. The update will fix the issue where Cydia would report that it “cannot identify your device” when you try to access your Cydia account.
TaiG team, the group of Chinese hackers, released the TaiG jailbreak tool for iOS 8.3 – iOS 8.1.3 yesterday. However, since Cydia Substrate wasn’t compatible with iOS 8.3, most of the jailbreak apps and tweaks were not working.
The TaiG team released TaiG jailbreak for iOS 8.3 — iOS 8.1.3 earlier today, but the jailbreak tool is Windows only. The TaiG team haven’t said when they will be releasing the Mac version of their jailbreak tool.
The TaiG team released the eagerly awaited jailbreak for iOS 8.3, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.1.3 for all iOS devices earlier today.
If you’ve successfully jailbroken your iPhone or iPad, but have found that most of the jailbreak tweaks and apps are not working, then that’s because the Cydia Substrate is not compatible with iOS 8.3 – iOS 8.1.3 yet.
Few days back Pangu team successfully demoed the eagerly awaited iOS 8.3 jailbreak at the Mobile Security Conference in Shanghai. They have also indicated that they will release the iOS 8.3 jailbreak after iOS 8.4 is released to the public. Apple announced at the WWDC 2015 Keynote that they will be launching Apple Music with iOS 8.4 on June 30th.
Ever since Apple patched the vulnerabilities used by TaiG jailbreak in iOS 8.1.3, it hasn’t been possible to jailbreak iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
We finally have some good news for jailbreakers. Security expert and hacker, Stefan Essar aka i0n1c, has just published a video, which shows that he has managed to jailbreak iOS 8.4 beta.