What is JailBreaking in iOS?
iOS Jailbreaking is removing the software restrictions which are imposed by iOS. In simple terms, it’s a hack to make your phone free from Apple’s restriction. Jailbreak permits the root access to the iOS file system allowing any unofficial software to be installed on your iPhone, iPad, and iPOD devices.
Jailbreaking is a little risky process if you do it wrong you can brick your phone. But if you follow these steps carefully you can Jailbreak very easily.
JailBreaking iOS 9
iOS9 is Jailbroken, it can be easily done by using a tool pangu available for both windows and OS X. The Jailbreak is compatible with all the devices that can run iOS 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2. The users running 9.1 version has to download a different version of Pangu which is specific to iOS 9.1.
The Pangu 9 jailbreak is compatible with the following iOS devices:
- The iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, and iPhone 4s.
- The iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 1, iPad Air 2, and the iPad Air 1.
- TheiPod touch 6, and the iPod touch 5.
Step by Step Guide to Jailbreak Your iPhone, iPad in iOS 9
#1 Backup your iOS device completely –
Navigate to Settings–>iCloud–>Backup and select “Backup now” option to backup your device data.
#2 Download Pangu 9 –
There is a Jailbreak tool which does all the things for you. Download Pangu 9 from here (Mac) or here (PC). Also, you would require iTunes software. Download the latest version of iTunes here and install it.
#3 Disable Passcode, Touch ID and Find my iPhone –
In order to successfully Jailbreak you need to disable certain things in iPhone. Navigate to Settings–>Touch ID and Passcode. Disable both the things.
#4 Launch Pangu 9 –
If you are using PC then right click on the Pangu 9 and click on “Run as Administrator” to launch Pangu 9. Mac users run the software normally like any other software.
#5 Plug you iOS device into MAC/PC –
Once you Launch the tool then next step is to plug in your device to the PC or MAC. Pangu 9 will automatically detect your device. Once the device has been detected then simply press “Start” button to begin the process.
#6 Enable Airplane mode –
Follow the on-screen instructions provided by Pangu. There is nothing much you have to do apart from turning your device into airplane mode occasionally and unlocking your device.
#7 Device Reboot –
Once the Jailbreak is completed your iOS device will reboot and you can see Cydia, the Jailbroken “app store” seen on your home screen.
#8 Download Softwares from Cydia –
Configure the Cydia app and Test your Jailbreak by downloading some apps from Cydia Marketplace.