iOS 8.2 Jailbreak Or iOS 8.3 And Apple Watch Jailbreak? iOS’ Future – Today, with less than five days left until Apple unveils the company’s all-new post-PC smart wearable (the Apple Watch), things are bound to become hectic once more in the world of iOS and jailbreaking. Beyond announcing previously undisclosed details pertaining to the forthcoming Apple Watch, the company is also expected to discuss their next major iOS release: 8.2. While TaiG did recently provide the public with an updated version of TaiG, 1.3.0, to jailbreak 8.2 beta 1 and 2, the tool’s functionality was vastly limited by its beta restriction (for an explanation of how the utility functions and why it exists at all, we recommend navigating to our dedicated tutorial). However, with iOS 8.3 also in the works, the biggest question on the jailbreak scene as of late isn’t whether a new untethered jailbreak will be created, but rather will it be released for iOS 8.2 or instead iOS 8.3? Seeing as this is the first time Apple has had two beta iterations of iOS in public developer testing simultaneously, we’re entering uncharted territory, which will undoubtedly affect jailbreakers the world over. Continue reading for information on the likelihood of an updated TaiG or Pangu jailbreak utility for iOS 8.2 or beyond. Continue reading… »
Jailbreak iOS 8.2 on Release? How to Protect your Jailbreak, plus Free Paid Apps! – With Apple’s forthcoming media event, scheduled for one week from today (Monday, March 9th, 2015), expected to play host to the unveiling of previously unknown Apple Watch features and presumably additional information concerning iOS 8.2, things are about to heat up for the iOS and jailbreak communities. While iOS 8.2 was, and possibly still is, expected for release sometime this week or next, the primary question on everyones’ mind is whether there will be a jailbreak iOS 8.2 solution shortly following the release of iOS 8.2 itself. While we discussed the topic at great length in a recent article, the possibility of the unforeseen still remains – TaiG or Pangu could just as easily save their vulnerabilities for exploitation in an iOS 8.3 jailbreak utility as they could for the forthcoming iOS 8.2 release, especially seeing as we not only know iOS 8.3 will be inevitably issued but also that it will likely come soon given its current developer beta 2 status. Having said that, it’s incredibly important for both those intent on maintaining their device’s iOS 8.1.2 jailbreak or 8.2 beta 2 jailbreak and those keen on jailbreaking the next major version of iOS 8 to prepare themselves for what’s about to come. For details pertaining to iOS 8.3, the potential 8.2 jailbreak and how to legitimately earn paid App Store apps for free whether jailbroken or not, continue reading past the break! Continue reading… »
iOS 8.2 Jailbreak 8.1.3 Method Patched and iOS 8.2, Apple Watch Release Dates – While it’s only been a few short days since TaiG liberated the masses yet again with a clever iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak solution for those unfortunate iDevice owners who happened to be stuck on the firmware, Apple promptly ceased signing both iOS 8.2 beta 1 and beta 2 today. For some brief background, TaiG simply released an updated utility to both recognize, and function on the first two iOS 8.2 beta firmwares without using any additional exploits, as both iOS 8.2 beta 1 and 2 were issued prior to the iOS 8.1.3 TaiG jailbreak-patching firmware’s release – i.e. Apple hadn’t readied the jailbreak patch at the time of said betas’ availability. In other words, in order to jailbreak post 8.1.3 one would have been required to update to iOS 8.2 beta and deliver the jailbreak earlier this week. Furthermore, while those still running iOS 8.1.2 or either an earlier iteration of iOS 8 or one of the first two iOS 8.2 beta IPSWs can still jailbreak, those on iOS 8.1.3 who didn’t jump the gun when TaiG version 1.3.0 was issued will effectively be locked out until a new jailbreak utility is released. Having said that, such a solution might become available for all iPhone, iPod touch and iPad models (including the iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and all other iOS 8-powered devices) sooner than most would predict! For more details on a new iOS 8.2 jailbreak, the forthcoming Apple Watch media event (which was officially) announced yesterday, and the direction of the world jailbreaking and its future continue reading past the break. Continue reading… »
Jailbreak 8.2 Untethered After Updating from iOS 8.1.3 to Jailbreak iPhone 6 Plus and iPad – Today, as the public eagerly awaits a tool to jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 and later, TaiG just updated their TaiGJBreak (more commonly referred to as simply TaiG) utility to version 1.3.0. However, the aforementioned update isn’t an iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak, but rather something equally beneficial to those who either mistakenly updated to or who purchased their devices running the iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak-patching firmware: a jailbreak for iOS 8.2 beta 1 and 2! The new update to the wonderful TaiG tool, dubbed TaiGJBreak 1.3.0 for iOS 8 through 8.2 beta 2, is capable of delivering a fluid Untethered jailbreak on 8.2 beta for all iPhone, iPod touch and iPad models. At this point you may be wondering why a tool to jailbreak a beta is so important, as betas are reserved for developers. The answer is incredibly simple, any individual can update their iOS 8.1.3 device to iOS 8.2 using a simple iTunes workaround that will successfully allow restores to the firmware. In other words, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners running iOS 8.1.3 can, in essence, jailbreak by first upgrading to 8.2 beta – don’t worry, we’ll promptly guide you through the entire process in today’s article. For those of you interested in jailbreaking past iOS 8.1.2 on either a Windows-based PC or a Mac, continue reading past the break for complete steps!
Jailbreak iOS 8.2 Beta 1 And 2 Tutorial
To reiterate the above introduction, this tutorial will assist you in the steps required to jailbreak 8.1.3 by firmware updating to iOS 8.2, which is a relatively painless process (provided you follow our guide to the letter).
The latest TaiG and PP jailbreak utilities support all iOS 8.2-based devices, including every iPhone, iPod touch and iPad that’s able to successfully utilize the aforementioned iTunes workaround to upgrade to iOS 8.2 – the following is a list of the supported devices. Continue reading… »
Top iOS 8.1.2 Cydia Tweaks, Pre iOS 8.1.3 Jailbreak for TaiG and Pangu – Today, the staff of Evasi0n Jailbreak opted to tackle a question we perpetually receive regardless of the current public firmware or its jailbreak status (e.g. the iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak patching IPSW), which is one that pertains to the best tweaks available on Cydia for jailbroken devices. Unfortunately though, in light of the fact that there isn’t a jailbreak for 8.1.3, the tweaks and Cydia “apps” found in today’s article are reserved for users still jailbroken on iOS 8 through 8.1.2 by way of either Pangu, TaiG or PP for Mac OS X. In spite of the aforementioned devastating blow to the jailbreak community, for members who either mistakenly updated to iOS 8.1.3 or purchased their devices with the jailbreak patch pre-installed, jailbreakers maintain an insatiable appetite for new and cool Cydia tweaks. Having said that, we’re excited to share some of the best and top jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 tweaks available for those of our readers who own iPhone, iPod touch or iPad models that are currently jailbroken on iOS 8.1.x! Furthermore, to break up the somewhat monotonous reports of a potential jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 solution once iOS 8.2 is issued, this feels like the opportune time to share the list that we curated in collaboration with popular jailbreak YouTuber iCrackUriDevice. To enhance the levels of both personalization and functionality of your iPod, iPad or iPhone, continue reading past the break for the best jailbreak tweaks available for immediate install. Continue reading… »
TaiG or Pangu iOS 8.1.3 Jailbreak for 8.2 And Legality Update – With Apple having not only closed the vulnerabilities used by TaiG with their semi-recent iOS 8.1.3 release (rendering the tool completely incapable of delivering a jailbreak for 8.1.3 regardless of computer or device type) but also restricting downgrades from 8.1.3 to 8.1.2, the jailbreak community is in an increasingly high need of a new iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak for 8.2 and later. With both TaiG and Pangu active on the jailbreak scene, both of which have delivered a jailbreak compatible with the iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPhone 5s and older iOS 8-powered devices, the question isn’t whether we’ll receive a new jailbreak, but rather when? There’s no doubt that the process will be expedited in light of a recent discovery that should (hopefully) aid in jailbreak development for years to come, but what about the more imminent future? Considering Apple, as they’ve always done in the past and will always continue to do, patched the TaiG iOS 8.1.2 jailbreak, a new set of vulnerabilities will be required when developing the next jailbreak for all iOS 8-based devices. Will TaiG or Pangu jailbreak 8.1.3 or iOS 8.2? Continue reading past the break for additional information on both of the aforementioned firmwares and the possibility of a corresponding jailbreak for each. Continue reading… »
iOS 8.2 Jailbreak post 8.1.3 Irrelevant Compared to New Discovery? – While the jailbreak community is still recovering from the serious blow that was iOS 8.1.3, Apple’s current public firmware that patches the TaiG jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 tool for the iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPod touch 5th generation and other iOS 8-powered devices, a rather substantial breakthrough was publicized yesterday. According to longtime security expert and iOS hacker Stefan Esser (better known online by his hacking handle: i0n1c) “Apple Lightning has been broken”. Although it may not sound significant, this is easily one of the greatest jailbreak-related achievements as of late and is even more crucial to the future success of jailbreaking than an iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak utility would be, as it will become a new medium for vulnerability discovery and exploitation for what will hopefully be years to come. For more information on this latest accomplishment and how said feat will aid in the creation of new jailbreaks for 8.2, iOS 8.3, iOS 9, etc. utilities, continue reading past the break. Continue reading… »
Apple Releases iOS 8.3 beta 1, Will I be Able to Jailbreak 8.3 and Should I Update? – Today, while the majority of jailbreakers are either avoiding iOS 8.1.3 or recovering from the serious blow to the jailbreak community that said firmware delivered, seeing as 8.1.3 is neither jailbreakable via TaiG nor is it likely to be any time soon, Apple seeded the first beta iteration of iOS 8.3 to developers officially enrolled in the company’s iOS 8 Developer Program. Interestingly, without having released iOS 8.2 to the public, Apple currently has two beta versions of iOS in Developer testing simultaneously. With a significantly revised build number over its predecessor of 12F5027d, compared to 12D5461b (8.2 beta 5’s build number), it can be correctly assumed that iOS 8.3 provides additional features over iOS 8.1.3 and even the unreleased 8.2. Today’s new iOS 8.3 beta 1 firmware is strictly available for immediate developer download through Apple’s official iOS 8 Developer Portal – however, those developers who are currently jailbroken on iOS 8.1.2 or earlier should undeniably avoid the new beta release. In what appears to be an effort to mitigate subsequent 8.3.x updates (seeing as the company was forced to issue a number iOS 8.1.x releases), Apple is now effectively utilizing developers to test iOS 8.3 far in advance and may be planning a similar strategy for iOS 8.4. In addition to new features, as with iOS 8.1.3 and 8.2 beta 5, the vulnerabilities exploited by TaiG to achieve an untethered jailbreak remain patched in iOS 8.3, making it impossible for any device to jailbreak 8.3 beta 1 untethered using the current utility. For more on iOS 8.3, the rumored iOS 8.4 firmware, as well as how the firmwares may play into jailbreaking, continue past the break! Continue reading… »
Jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 TaiG Patch is Nothing Compared to this New Legal Threat! – With jailbreaking having taken off in the past few months due to an explosion of growth on the development front, which can be entirely attributed to the new TaiG, Pangu and PP Chinese jailbreak teams, the entire process and concept are starting to become things we take for granted. Although iOS 8.1.3 patches the jailbreak for iOS 8.1.2, effectively making it currently impossible to jailbreak on 8.1.3, previously we’d be lucky to receive two new utilities a year – one for each major iOS release. For example, iOS 6 and iOS 7 both were jailbroken by evasi0n from the evad3rs shortly following their release and that was it until Pangu made their grand appearance on the scene with the group’s jailbreak for 7.1.2, followed by their Pangu8 tool to jailbreak 8.1 only months later (during the interim their original 7.1.2 utility was thriving). Since then, TaiG released two jailbreak utilities, one for iOS 8.1.1 and the other is an update to cover iOS 8.1.2, and a team dubbed PP created a utility of the same name to jailbreak the latter of the two aforementioned firmwares on OS X for Mac owners. Now however, before an iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak is even considered, a new threat looms on the horizon for the world of jailbreaking: the law. Currently, jailbreaking is 100 percent legal, and hopefully it will remain that way, but we need your help. To learn how to safeguard the future of jailbreaking post 8.1.3 for iOS 8.2 and beyond, continue reading past the break. Continue reading… »
iOS 8.2 Jailbreak post iOS 8.1.3, Apple Releases iOS 8.2 Beta 5 will TaiG Jailbreak 8.2? – Earlier this morning, following Apple’s release of the iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak patching firmware last week, the company seeded the fifth beta iteration of iOS 8.2, being 8.2 beta 5, to developers enrolled in the company’s official iOS Developer program. As always, Apple’s latest beta update is available for immediate download via either the traditional iOS Developer Center on Apple’s site or as an OTA (which stands for over-the-air) update through the Settings app for developers running either iOS 8.2 beta 4, beta 3, beta 2 or beta 1. Additionally, today’s iOS 8.2 beta features a slightly revised build number over its predecessor of 12D5480a, compared to 12D5461b. Similar to how TaiG won’t jailbreak, or function on, iOS 8.1.3, the tool will not support iOS 8.2 as it currently stands. For complete details on iOS 8.2 beta 5 and iOS 8.1.3, including the potential of a new jailbreak for either 8.1.3 or iOS 8.2, continue reading past the jump. Continue reading… »