And finally there is some good news to the jailbreaking community. The much sought after jailbreak of iOS 7.1.1 became just possible. Chinese team Pangu has released the jailbreak tool and it seems to work just as expected. Jailbreakers around the world have tried to use the tool to install Cydia on devices running iOS 7.1 – 7.1.x.
Another good news is that the tool is free of spyware and legitimate. Excited and picked up your iDevice in hand? Ready for the jailbreak? But wait, the tool works only on Windows, a Mac tool is under development.
All windows owners with iDevice, backup your device, its jailbreak time!
Compatible device for jailbreaking with Pangu
This tool is compatible with the following devices
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 5c
- iPhone 5s
- iPad 2 or later
- iPad Air
- iPad mini
- iPad mini with Retina Display
- iPod touch(Fifth-generation)
Step by Step guide to jailbreak iOS 7.1.x with Pangu for Windows
We presume that you have backed-up you device for restore.
Discalimer : Techglimpse.com is not responsible for any loss or damage that happen to the device while following the below process.
- Download Pangu for windows
- Connect your iDevice to the computer
- Run the downloaded .exe file on your computer
- Click Start Jailbreak button. Before that ensure that you have unchecked the checkbox (this is very important as this skips the installation of PPSync, a Chinese alternative for Appsync, which can trouble your new jailbroken device)
- Go to Settings > General > Date & Time. Disable Set time automatically and set the time to June 2,2014
- Now, the jailbreak process will start. Wait till the process completes
- Once completed, you will see a “enjoy your new jailbreak message”
- Unlock the device, you will see Cydia installed
Note : A piracy app is also seen to be installed after the untether jailbreak process.
Check out the video below!
Although many people are happy about the untether jailbreak for iOs 7.1.x, others are speculating that(two exploits exposed in the jailbreak) it has given a bigger chance for Apple to fix all the patches in their next major release – iOS 8.
Lets wait to see more! For now, jailbreak and enjoy