Tuesday, 18 November 2014

How to Jailbreak iPad / iPhone running iOS 8 under 5 minutes on Windows / MAC

The following tutorial is for any iDevice new or old (iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch) running iOS 8 or above.
I never jailbreak any Apple product before so I was bit reluctant and curious to go through that path. After quickly Google tip and tricks for jailbreaking. I Jailbreak my iPad 2 running iOS 8 in less than 5 minutes. Honestly I was not expecting the process so easy and quick but the end result was sweet, Jailbroken iPad. Being a beginner in Jailbreaking world, I thought to write a quick tutorial for other beginners out there to save up their time. 

Warning: Jailbreak at your own risk.There always the slight chance to brick your iDevice when you do jailbreak. Jailbreak voids your iDevice warranty.
Note: Video tutorial will be available soon.

Pre-Jailbreak Steps
  • Backup your data via iTunes.
  • Free up some space  (at least 6GB) in your iDevice as Jailbreak takes up quite space during the process. I have to free up all space in my 16GB iPad 2 to increase jailbreak success rate.
  • Switch your iDevice to airplane mode, and disable pass-code and “find my iPhone” functions in system setting.
  • Download the latest version of Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 8 (Pangu8) from their website.

Jailbreak Process
  • Attach your iDevice to the computer.
  • Run Pangu8. It will detect your iDevice.
  • When you see your iDevice information click Start Jailbreak button.
  • Pangu8 will show you the dialog to ask you to check the pre-jailbreak status of your iDevice. Go through all steps as your success rate of jailbreak might depends on it.
  • Click Already Did button and Pangu8 will start jailbreaking your iDevice.
  • Follow on screen instructions on Pangu8 for the progress of your Jailbreak.
  • During the Jailbreak process, your iDevice will automatically reboot.
  • After reboot, Pangu8 will resume the jailbreaking process.
  • Pangu will ask you to unlock your iDevice (if you have a pin) to finalize the process.
  • Voila your iDevice is Jailbroken :). Quick, simple and easy under 5 minutes .



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