Today, ensuing the release of iOS 8.4 (Apple’s latest firmware which adds support for Apple Music, revamps the regular Music app and adds iBook app improvements), TaiG updated their utility to version 2.4.3, which can fully Jailbreak iOS 8.4 Untethered! Thankfully, Apple didn’t close the vulnerabilities TaiG exploited to achieve an Untethered Jailbreak in iOS 8.4, meaning those keen on updating to make use of Apple Music can now do so while maintaining their devices Jailbreak status – continue reading to Jailbreak iOS 8.4 Untethered via TaiG in today’s new tutorial!
This guide will assist you in the process of accomplishing an iOS 8.4 Jailbreak using TaiG 2.4.3 for all iOS devices capable of updating to the firmware, including iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s, the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, original iPad Air, Retina iPad mini 2, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and, last but certainly not least, the 5th generation iPod touch.
iOS 8.4 OTA Update Users
Before Jailbreaking, if you updated your device to the current iteration of iOS it’s running via Apple’s OTA (over-the-air) update option, you must follow the steps outlined in our 8.3 tutorial to restore.
Also, as a prelude, it’s strongly recommended that you watch the above video in its entirety to ensure the success of your iOS 8.4 Untethered Jailbreak with TaiG.
How to Jailbreak iOS 8.4 Untethered
Urgent Note: If you’re on iTunes 12.1 or later and you encounter issues with the latest version, you should follow the iTunes downgrade guide highlighted in the video embedded above.
Step 2. Disable Passcode, Auto lock and Find my iDevice inside of the Settings app and launch iTunes to confirm that your computer properly recognizes your device.
Step 3. Run TaiG 2.4.3 as an administrator, or simply open TaiG v1.1 after dragging it to your Applications folder if you own a Mac, uncheck the ‘3K Assistant’ box and click the primary button to continue.
Urgent Note 2: For those of you who encounter complications, watch the above video as it contains detailed troubleshooting steps.
Congratulations, after having followed three simple steps, you’ve successfully Jailbroken your iPhone, iPad or iPod running iOS 8.4, Apple’s latest firmware with Apple Music!
How to Jailbreak iOS 8.4 on Mac OS X via TaiG
Update 3: TaiG finally released a Mac OS X utility to Jailbreak iOS 8.4 Untethered on August 2nd, 2015 (the steps are the same as they are for Windows), which succeeds the previous PP utility. Refer to the above video if you own a Mac for detailed instructions and download the utility below.
Update 2: As seen below, TaiG updated their utility to version 2.4.3 to support the all-new iPod touch 6th Generation and optimize the Jailbreak process.
Update 1: TaiG updated their Untethered iOS 8.4 Jailbreak utility to version 2.4.3 which corrects issues with users getting stuck at 60% and it improves the stability of the overall Jailbreak process. The latest iteration of TaiG is linked below.
Jailbreak 8.4 Update: TaiG 2.4.3 & Cydia 1.1.23
TaiG 8.4 Jailbreak Download
- Download TaiG v2.4.3 iOS 8.4 for Windows.
- Download TaiG v1.1.0 iOS 8.4 for Mac OS X.
- Download iTunes 12.0.1 (Windows 32-bit).
- Download iTunes 12.0.1 (Windows 64-bit).
- Download the latest iOS 8.4 IPSW.
Thank you for following my all-new Jailbreak iOS 8.4 Untethered tutorial. Stay tuned for complete coverage on not only the iOS 8.4 firmware and the forthcoming iOS 9 update, but also future iterations of TaiG and Pangu – 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.