Jailbreaking is the process of removing hardware restrictions on Apple’s iOS operating system. Jailbreaking permits root access to the iOS file system and manager, allowing the download of additional applications, extensions, and themes that are unavailable through the official Apple App Store.
In this article, I will tell you two simplest methods to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. But, before that you should be careful of its dangers and legal issues.
First of all, you should be known, there are various countries where Jailbreaking or rooting is completely illegal and also legal in some regions. And the other thing is that none of the smartphone company will allow you to jailbreak or root their device. In fact, once you root or jailbreak the device, you will instantly lose the warranty or tech support from company.
Here’re Some Precautions to Take Before Jailbreak
As told above, jailbreaking the iPhone may be proved dangerous for you. So, here’re some precautions you should take before jailbreaking your iOS device.
- Backup your device using iTunes (or iCloud) before jailbreaking so that if something breaks, you’ll always be able to recover your data.
- Disable the lock passcode of your iOS device before attempting to jailbreak the iPhone. It can cause issues.
- Switch your device to airplane mode and “find my iPhone” functions in system setting.
Now, Here’s How to Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
Here’re the two simple methods to jailbreak your iOS device. So, look at following to learn, how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Method 1: Jailbreak iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Using evasi0n
evasi0n is a free tool to jailbreak the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. To do so, you’ll have to download and install this software in your computer. Whether you’ve Mac or Windows computer, it works for both. So, visit its official website to download it in your computer.
If you’re installing evasi0n tool in your Windows computer, iTunes must be installed in your computer. Another thing you must be careful if you’re using evasi0n that it works with iPhone, iPad or iPod running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.6 (you may check in Settings / General / About => Version).
Once the evasi0n software installed in your computer, open it and follow the instructions by connecting your device with PC using USB cable.
After applying each instruction carefully, your device will soon jailbreak without any issue.
Method 2: Jailbreak the iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch Using PanGu
PanGu is another cool software to jailbreak your iOS device. It is the great tool to jailbreak your iOS 8 or 8.1 device very easily. For this, first of all you’ll have to download this software in your computer from its official website.
Just like as evasi0n, PanGu also need iTunes to be installed in the Windows computer to start using it. Once you’re downloaded the PanGu tool in your computer, open it and connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with the computer and then click on Start Jailbreak button. And it will start jailbreaking your iOS device. Don’t forget to take the fore-mentioned precautions before hitting the button.
It may take some time to jailbreak your device. TO reduce the time of jailbreaking process, you should avoid the tasks of iOS and iTunes and even your computer. In fact, just leave your phone and computer absolutely alone for some time so that the process could be completed without any interruption.
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That’s all about jailbreaking your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. But, you should also notice that both of these software already aware you that “jailbreaking may harm your device so we won’t be responsible for any damages and use the software at your own risk”. And it’s true as well. Many times I saw that by attempting to jailbreak the iPhone or root Android many people turned their device into a brick. So, be careful and honestly I will suggest you not to make this experiment on your new smartphone.