If you have been using a jailbreaked iPhone or iPad, even if you upgrade your device to iOS 8 or other lastest version, jailbreaking your iPhone iPad on iOS 8 is just the truth sooner or later.
Why we need to jailbreak iPhone or iPad?
iPhone iPad jailbreak means opening up user's operating authority, so that the user has permission to read and write system files. Only after a successful jailbreak, the iPhone iPad file system is in read-write mode, so that you can install and run the third-party programs which have not been officially certified.
What we use to jailbreak iPhone iPad on iOS 8?
We've some great news for jailbreakers. The Pangu team has just released a jailbreak for iOS 8 – iOS 8.1, making it the first jailbreak released for iOS 8 or later.
According to Pangu's website, Pangu for iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 is compatible with the following devices:
iPod: iPod touch 5G
iPhone: iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
iPad: iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad, iPad Air, iPad Air 2 (we’re not entirely sure about the iPad compatibility here)
Why is there no Cydia at present?
Because of the many changes iOS8 system, Cydia and many plug-dependent Substrate framework can not be used in iOS8. So Pangu provides developers require some basic environmental and SSH and other plug-in version 1.0 jailbreak, the convenience Cydia author and other developers can quickly modify their code against iOS8. After the completion of compatible Cydia, Pangu will release updates to integrate Cydia. So, Pangu jailbreak (iOS8) version 1.0 is ready for strict jailbreak developer version.
The preparation for the jailbreak
Step 1. Backup iPhone iPad data to computer
No matter update, downgrade or jailbreak your iDevice, it's may case the data losing from your iPhone iPad, so you'd better backup the data from your iPhone iPad to computer with iTunes or other 3rd party software, such as the iPhone Data Recovery, Mobile Transfer or iPhone Data Manager.
Related Tutorial: How to Backup iPhone iPad to Computer
Step 2. Download and install the Pangu jailbreaked tool on your computer
Please click to download: Pangu
Step 3. Please turn off the screen lock before the jailbreak and close the "Find My iPhone" feature in iCloud settings.
1) Tap "Setting" on the device's home screen > tap "iCloud" > turn off "Find My iPhone".
2) Tap "Setting" on the device's home screen > tap "Touch ID and Password" and close it.
How to Jailbreak iPhone iPad Running iOS 8 with the Pangu Jailbreak Tool
Step 1. Launch the Pangu on your computer and connect your iPhone or iPad with the computer.
Step 2. When your iPhone or iPad is detected, click on "Start Jailbreak" (开始越狱).
After that, the program will automatically jailbreak your iDevice, please wait a moment patiently.
Step 3. When the jailbreak is finished, your iPhone will restart, please deblock your device and follow the steps to setting it.
How to Recover Lost Data after iOS 8 Update
How to Restore Lost iPhone Data after Jailbreak
If you find that data losing from your iPhone iPad after jailbreak on iOS 8, please don't worry, click this tutorial to read the detail steps to get back your lost data with ease.