Today, in a rapid-fire release following the new iOS 8.1.2 firmware, the Chinese-based TaiG dev team updated their utility of the same name for complete support with iOS 8.1.2 – TaiG can now fully Jailbreak 8.1.2 Untethered. This is an incredible time to Jailbreak the latest public firmware or to make the leap from 8.1 if you’ve been holding off on Jailbreaking 8.1.x until now. With that said, let’s proceed with the new iOS 8.1.2 Jailbreak tutorial!
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Updated on January 19th, 2015 to add Mac Support for the new PPghost Jailbreak utility from PP.
For those of you who are either own iOS-based devices running 8.0 through 8.1 and you’re not interested in updating or for those of you who own a Macs, follow my Untethered one-click Jailbreak 8.1 guide, which includes Mac OS X support.
This tutorial will guide you in the right direction to Jailbreak 8.1.2 using the latest TaiG utility for all iOS 8-based devices, including the iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S, the 5th generation iPod touch, Apple’s A8X iPad Air 2, the new iPad mini 3, the original iPad Air, the Retina iPad mini 2, iPad 4, iPad 3 and, last but not least, the iPad 2.
For those of you who updated to the current iteration of iOS 8 your iDevice is currently running, be it 8.1, 8.1.1 or 8.1.2, via Apple’s over-the-air or OTA update option that’s built into the Settings app – you must follow the prerequisite steps outlined
In addition to following the previously linked to pre-Jailbreak steps and watching my above video to aid you in the required Jailbreak steps, the following written outline will guide you in the proper direction to ensure a successful Untethered Jailbreak.
How To Jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 Untethered On Every iPhone, iPod Touch And iPad
Mac Update: Thankfully, a group by the name of PP issued (likely using TaiG’s exploits) a new utility for Mac OS X to Jailbreak iOS 8 through 8.1.2 – the download link for said utility can be found below.
Step 1. Ensure that you’ve downloaded all of the required components for the iOS 8.1.2 Jailbreak in the download section below.
Step 2. For now, follow the entire Jailbreak process as detailed in my in-depth iOS 8.1.x TaiG tutorial, which has been updated to reflect support for the new 8.1.2 firmware.
Congratulations, after having completed a couple of simple steps, and watching my above video tutorial, you will have successfully Jailbroken your iPad, iPod touch or iPhone running iOS 8.1.2!
Download The TaiG 8.1.2 Jailbreak
- Download TaiG 8.2 for Windows.
- Download PPghost 8.1 for Mac OS X.
- Download the latest version of iTunes.
- Download either the iOS 8.1.2 IPSW.
Once you’ve Jailbroken successfully, if you’re not certain which Cydia tweaks to obtain, I advise navigating to my recent Top iOS 8 through 8.1.2 Cydia Tweaks coverage, which contains a list of eight of the best Cydia tweaks currently available, and compatible with Jailbroken devices running iOS 8.
Thank you for following my all-new Jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 Untethered tutorial. Stay tuned for complete coverage on not only the newest firmware, but also updated iterations of TaiG and Pangu, as well as future iOS 8.1.x updates – be sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and add us on Google+ to be notified when we publish future articles and tutorials.