Here is short guide how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 iPhone 6 with TaiG. As Chinese group TaiG updated their jailbreak to support iOS 8.1.2. This update was launched by Apple few days back. It brought some bugs and address a problem where ringtone purchased through iTunes Store may have been removed from your device.
Follow these steps to jailbreak your device that runs iOS 8.1.2 using TaiG jailbreak. Some important information before you start to proceed:
TaiG jailbreak supports such devices running iOS 8.1.1- iOS 8.1.2 as:
- iPhone 6/ 6 Plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4S
- iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad 4/3/2
- iPad mini 3/2, iPad mini
- iPod touch 5G
At present time TaiG jailbreak is available only for Windows. Mac users will have to run Windows in a virtual machine to use the TaiG. You can find how to do it below.
- Please back up your device using iCloud or iTunes to keep safe your personal information.
- You should disable any Anti-virus programs or firewalls that could block TaiG from connecting to the internet source.
Jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 Using TaiG Exploit
Step 1: Download the latest iOS 8.1.2 TaiG jailbreak version from this link on your computer, then unzip the zip file.
Step 2: Using the USB cable connect your device to computer.
Step 3: Please disable Passcode from Settings > Touch ID & Passcode.
Step 4: Also turn off Find my iPhone navigating Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone.
Step 5: You need to launch the application as an Administrator. Right click on the TaiG exe and select the “Run as Administrator” option.
Step 6: It will take some time for TaiG to detect your device. Once you confirm that it is showing the correct firmware version, deselect the TaiG App Store just below Cydia 1.1.16 in Chinese language.
Step 7: To proceed click on the green jailbreak button. You will see the circular progress bar.
Step 8: After the jailbreak is complete, your device will reboot automatically, and on the Home screen you should see the Cydia icon.
Jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 iPhone 6 On Mac
Step 1: You need to download and Windows 10 Technical Preview on a virtual machine using Parallels Desktop. Extract the ZIP file to ~/Documents/Parallels/
Step 2: Within the Parallels folder, you’ll now have the Windows 10 shell.pvm file. Double-click it, and then click on Copied
Step 3: On the next shown window, please select Don’t Change.
Step 4: In the Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE) screen, select Actions from the top, and in the drop-down, Stop.
Step 5: Then, push on Actions again, followed by Configure > Hardware > CD/DVD 1 page > Connect to: > Choose an image file. When browsing, locate the WindowsTechnicalPreview.iso you downloaded in Step 1.
Step 6: Next, fire up Windows 10 Technical Preview VM shell virtual machine and proceed with your Windows installation.
Step 7: Once the process is done, you need tocreate your user account for Windows 10 Technical Preview Desktop.
Step 8: Finally, install Parallels Tools by going to Actions > Install Parallels Tools.
Step 9: Now you will need TaiG jailbreak tool on your newly set up virtual machine environment. You need also the latest iTunes version to download.
Step 10: Now follow TaiG jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 iPhone 6 guide that described above and you’re done.