Pangu is an untethered jailbreak tool initially released for iOS 7.1.1 – iOS 7.1.2, this special tool is designed by Chinese iOS hackers team. As we already provided a post how to perform iOS 7.1.X untethered jailbreak, but now iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 untethered Pangu jailbreak released, check out the further detail below.
Just like previous versions, Pangu is supporting the following iOS device running on iOS 8 – iOS 8.1.
- iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
- iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2
- Retina iPad mini
- 1st generation iPad Mini
- iPod touch 5G
This new version of Pangu Jailbreak support following firmwares:
- iOS 8.0
iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Untethered Pangu Jailbreak Released
It becomes the Pangu8, which is available for devices such iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as recently introduced by the Apple. This new version of Pangu is only available for Windows as very soon the Mac version of Pangu8 will be released. As the Pangu team give following info about this new version on their site:
- Preparations for jailbreak.
Backup before using pangu jailbreak tool. Although this tool is tested successfully on most devices, we still hope you backup your data to avoid data loss. Please turn off the screen password lock and close the “find my iPhone” feature in the iCloud settings before jailbreak.
- the firmware upgraded via OTA may cause failure.
The firmware upgraded via OTA will have a lot of influence factors. If you have several failed attempts, Please try to download the latest firmware and restore your iOS devices. In addition, Pangu (iOS 8) tool now add a function to restore iOS devices and execute automatic activation, you can try click the jailbreak button after restoring, and Pangu will automatically activate your device and do jailbreak.
- “Storage capacity is almost full.”?
This is because the jailbreak program will write important files into the system directory and cause alarm, it will not affect the result. When the Cydia be compatible, click on the Cydia will launch the directory moving process.
- About afc2?
Because Apple made a lot of adjustments to the system, you cannot use afc2 plug-ins at present.
- Do not delete “com.apple.mobile.softwareupdated.plist”
Do not delete “com.apple.mobile.softwareupdated.plist”, otherwise it will cause system failure.
- Processing method of jailbreak failure
Please enable the Airplane mode and close Wifi and then try to jailbreak, or if not successful, please restart your devices and then try. If it still fails, please use the Pangu restore function and jailbreak again.
After a while the team provide the update by providing the v1.0.1 to Pangu 8 which solve the issues such missing Photo issue and thing like that.
It is suggested to wait for further update before performing iOS 8 untethered jailbreak using Pangu but if already did a try then please comment your experience here. Some people are facing problems to download this new Pangu version for iOS 8 simply because a huge rush on Pangu server by the users.