Wednesday, August 19, 2015

iOS 8.4.1 Software Update Patched iOS 8.4 Jailbreak Status

As it is already known that iOS 8.4.1 software update kills the exploits used in the most recent jailbreaks, it’s the right time to sit back and talk about iOS 8.4 jailbreak status update.

So let's think together what options and steps we should take in recent situation to ensure a long jailbreak future.


Step 1: First and most important step is not to upgrade to iOS 8.4.1 firmware. This option is obvious, but in case you’re new to the jailbreak scene, or you simply just forgot, you definitely need to know to stay away from iOS 8.4.1. Don't forget that if you upgrade, and Apple stops signing iOS 8.4 firmware, then you’re stuck on iOS 8.4.1 unless some sort of downgrade appears.

Step 2: If you have already upgraded your device to latest public software update, you can use instruction how to downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to 8.4 using TinyUmbrella. You can still downgrade as long as Apple is signing iOS 8.4. Apple can close 8.4 signing window, so you should act now to downgrade if you for some reason upgraded to 8.4.1 or if you’re on iOS 9 and want to jailbreak.

Step 3: Save your SHSH blobs for iOS 8.4. If a post-signing downgrade method ever does surface, you’ll most likely need your SHSH blobs and TinyUmbrella for iOS 8. Signing window is still opened, so it’s easy to get your blobs using TinyUmbrella.

Step 4: Another easy step is to download Cydia Impactor. Cydia Impactor allows you to restore your iOS device to the current firmware without upgrading. That means you can perpetually stay on iOS 8.4, and always jailbreak.

Due to fact Apple has patched iOS 8.4 jailbreak tool exploits it doesn’t mean the end of the line for your current jailbreak. Knowing iOS 8.4 jailbreak status update you can still maintain your current jailbreak and enjoy it for a long time to come if you take the proper steps.

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