TaiG jailbreak
How to jailbreak iOS 8-8.1.1 untethered on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch via TaiG v1.1.0 (Windows and Mac)TaiG

TaiG, the new Chinese jailbreak developer team, has just rolled out its latest version of iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak with TaiG v1.1.0 untether update via Cydia, which brings a bug-fix for sandbox issues to prevent redundant info being generated for the system.

Those who have already jailbroken their device with TaiG v1.0.2 need not re-jailbreak with the latest version and instead one can install the TaiG 8.0-8.1.1 untether update (v1.1.0) to fix this issue.

Nevertheless, first timers into the iOS 8/8.1.1 jailbreak scene can go ahead and download the latest TaiG jailbreak update for Windows, TaiG v1.1.0 (from here) and follow the step-by-step guide posted below to install the same on Windows as well as Mac.

Pre-requisites

  • Turn off Touch ID or lock screen passcode as follows: Go to Settings > General > Touch ID & Passcode > turn off Simple Passcode.
  • Then turn off Find My iPhone feature by navigating to: Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone.
  • Restore to iOS 8.1.1 via iTunes as OTA updates have known issues with jailbreaks. Download iOS 8.1.1 from here before you proceed.
  • Back up important data and settings on your device via iCloud or iTunes.
  • Supported devices:
    • iPhone 6 Plus
    • iPhone 6
    • iPhone 5s
    • iPhone 5c
    • iPhone 5
    • iPhone 4s
    • iPad (2, 3, 4, Air, Air 2, mini 1, mini 2, mini 3)
    • iPod touch 5
    • Supported firmware:
      • 8.0
      • 8.0.1
      • 8.0.2
      • 8.1
      • 8.1.1
      • 8.2 beta

How to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 using TaiG v1.1.0 on Windows

Step 1: Download TaiG v1.1.0 jailbreak for Windows from the link above.

Step 2: Connect the iOS device to computer via USB cable, and run TaiG.

Step 3: Uncheck or disable the option below Cydia checkbox to prevent installing TaiG app store.

Step 4: Finally, click on the big green button at the center of the pop-up window to begin jailbreaking.

Step 5: Wait for the jailbreak to complete and do not disconnect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch during this process. Once the device is jailbroken, it should automatically reboot and the Cydia icon should appear on the home screen.

How to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 onMac OS Xwith TaiG v1.1.0 for Windows

Step 1: Download Windows 10 Technical Preview and Install the same on your Mac via Parallels Desktop (download here). For further assistance, check out the guide to install Windows 10 TechnicalPreview on Mac, which is posted here.

Step 2: Download TaiG v1.1.0 for Windows from here and proceed according to normal procedure for Windows users (see above).

Step 3: With TaiG installed on your Mac via Windows Virtual Machine, you can proceed with the jailbreaking process.

[Source: Redmond Pie]