iOS 8.1 Jailbreak Tool available for Download with english support

iOS 8 logoAs promised, the Pangu team in China has released an updated version of their untethered jailbreak solution for iDevice owners adding fixes, the latest Cydia bundle for iOS 8, and English support, among other things.

Featuring an optimized jailbreak process, an updated version of Cydia (the jailbreak app store alternative), an integrated IPSW restore function, English support and a bunch of fixes, Pangu 1.1.0 is now officially available for download. Sadly its still a Windows-only affair, but the teams members promised on Twitter that a Mac version is on the way.

We will definitely release a Mac version. But pls give us some time. If there is no major problem for v1.1 we will then focus on Mac version, says the Chinese hacking group.

One of the best things Pangu 1.1.0 has to offer is the bundled restore tool which fetches the appropriate IPSW for your device automatically and restores it in a tethered manner. The tool is actually a bit of a requirement in case youve updated your device to iOS 8 over the air.

The team explains that, The firmware upgraded via OTA affects Pangu 8 a lot and usually causes Pangu 8 to fail. If you have failed many times, please try to download the latest firmware and restore your iOS devices. In addition, Pangu itself now provides a functionality to easily restore iOS devices and automatically complete the activation and jailbreak, through a simple one-click.

iOS 8.1 Jailbreak Tool available for Download with english support

Needles to mention, jailbreaking poses a few risks. And by the looks of things, Pangu is hardly as reliable as other jailbreak tools before it (i.e. Evasi0n). The instruction set is somewhat confusing as well, likely because of the teams struggles with English. That being said, the group makes an admirable effort to make a comprehensive breakdown of the risks involved, followed by the instructions to use the software.

Users should, by no means, proceed to using Pangu without ensuring that theyve backed up first. Also very important, according to the team, one should not delete the file "com.apple.mobile.softwareupdated.plist" or disable the service, whatever that means. Basically, if you see it, dont touch it. Otherwise you wont be able to reboot, the team warns.

If you do decide to jailbreak, the team recommends that you should disable Passcode Lock, turn off Find My iPhone, and switch on Airplane Mode. Dont begin with AirPlane mode as turning off Find My iPhone needs to send a signal to Apples servers in order to work.

If you encounter a warning of Disk is almost full, dont sweat it. The team says the jailbreak process triggers this because of the way it writes files to the system.

If Cydia is installed, it will re-adjust the system files on its first launch and then the warning would disappear, it adds.

Finally, if the jailbreak fails the team recommends to toggle Airplane mode on and off again, reboot both the iOS device and the computer and try again, and / or use the restore functionality in Pangu to restore your device, and try again.

As you might have already guessed, its not recommended to proceed with these steps unless youre fully aware of the consequences involving a looping DFU mode, or a bricked device. To put it in simpler terms, we dont exactly recommend it.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Apple, iOS, OSes

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