How to Jailbreak iOS 8 with Pangu

To the surprise of everyone in the jailbreak community, an iOS 8 jailbreak has been released to the public and it also works with the latest iOS 8.1 update. However, we will show you how to jailbreak iOS 8 and iOS 8.1 on your iPhone or iPad.

The Pangu developer team is a new addition to the jailbreak community and first appeared on the scene with iOS 7.1.2 jailbreaks in June, shortly after the update released from Apple.

The iOS 8 jailbreak was technically released earlier, but since it’s a very early release and doesn’t even include Cydia, it’s only considered a developer release so tweak developers can run their apps and tweaks for iOS 8. Until recently, the iOS 8 jailbreak was stable enough for public consumption.

The process of jailbreaking iOS 8 with Pangu is quite different from iOS 7, but the steps are quite easy to follow and take no time to complete.


Before you actually jailbreak your iPhone or iPad, you’ll want to make sure you back up all the data on your device that you can, or even completely, through iTunes. a useful guide about how to do this.

Also, it’s best to install a clean version of iOS on your device before jailbreaking it, as you’re much less likely to run into any issues.

Also, if you’re not on iOS 8 yet, you’ll be killing two birds with one stone for this one. You can simply update to iOS 8 and install a clean version of iOS by clicking on it. reinstate on iTunes. You’ll need to turn off Find My iPhone in Settings on your iPhone or iPad, but after that, follow the instructions and you’ll have a clean version of iOS 8 in no time.

However, depending on your internet connection speed, it may take up to an hour or two to download iOS 8, especially if you’ve been on iOS 7 for a few months, so you may need to be patient while Apple downloads the update.

After the update has finished downloading, it will begin the installation process to install a clean version of iOS 8 on your iPhone or iPad. This may take a few extra minutes, so again you need to be patient.

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Jailbreaking iOS 8

Before doing anything else, it is very important that you disable the passcode on your device by entering the passcode and turning it off. You also need to turn on Airplane Mode by swiping up from the bottom of your screen and tap on the airplane icon to open Control Center.

Now comes the fun part. To start and download the jailbreaking tool. It only works on Windows machines for now.

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Once downloaded, open the Pangu tool by right-clicking on it and selecting it. Plug in your iOS device and when it is recognized by the Pangu tool, click on it and then click .

Sit back and wait for the jailbreak tool to do its thing. Your iPhone or iPad will eventually reboot and you should get a finished message. From there you can close the Pangu tool and unplug your iOS device.

Finally open Cydia and let it prepare the file system. After that you can download and install tweaks and go crazy!

If you backed up your iPhone or iPad before jailbreaking and installed a clean version of iOS 8, now is the time to restore your backup. You will get back all your apps and all your settings. To do this, with your iOS device plugged in, go to iTunes and click the icon.

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