The Chinese Jailbreak team Pangu updated their jailbreak iOS 8 utility, and it is ready for download. Pangu v1.1.0 allows users to jailbreak iOS 8 / 8.1 untethered, and now, the update also brings the benefit of installing Cydia automatically from the start.
Similar to any other software, Pangu8’s first release was not without problems and errors. The most prominent one is related to the lack of an automated Cydia installation. At that time, users were recommended to wait until Cydia is updated and prepared to greet the iOS 8 jailbreak. Soon after this, Saurik announced that Cydia is compatible and running with Pangu Jailbreak tool. However, jailbreakers needed to add Cydia alternatively through a different process.
Now, the jailbreak team hurried to fix this issue, and they released an updated version. According to the changelog, the updated jailbreak tool brings Cydia, as well as other minor bug fixes. In the same time, the updated version of Pangu8 also brings full support for English, which is great news for all those users around the world who want to try out many other things than the regular jailbreaking process.
Alternatively, Pangu8 Update is expected to optimize the jailbreak process, to fix an issue that may cause MobileSafari to crash on 64-bit devices, to solve the problem that causes iMessage / SMS to fail to send images. In some cases, users were required to respring in order to make Substrate to work. Now, this problem is solved.
Before you start the jailbreak process, make sure you have an iTunes restored version of iOS 8 / 8.1 running on your device. If you update your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to iOS 8 from iOS 7 using the OTA update; you will have to do a fresh restore before proceeding with the jailbreak process.
Stay tuned for a more detailed jailbreak tutorial using Pangu’s latest utility update. It is important to mention the fact that if you have already jailbroken your device, then, you can install Cydia directly from the Pangu app without having to repeat the jailbreak process.
- Download Pangu8 1.1.0 for Windows