The second iOS 8 jailbreak released by TaiG to support jailbreak up to iOS 8.1.2.
- TaiG iOS 8 JB v1.1.0 for Windows release
- Apple release iOS 8.1.2 updates
- TaiG JB v1.2.0 release to support iOS 8.1.2
- Do not install Taig 3K Assistant (3k 助手)
iOS 8 Device Compatibility
Source: iOS 8 What’s New
iOS 8 Updates Release Notes
iOS 8.1.1 (17-Nov-2014)
This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:
iOS 8.1.2 (9-Dec-2014)
This release includes bug fixes and addresses a problem where ringtones purchased through the iTunes Store may have been removed from your device. To restore these ringtones, visit itunes.com/restore-tones from your iOS device.
TaiG iOS 8 Jailbreak Matrix
|iOS||iOS Release Date|
|8.1.2||9-Dec-2014||Windows: v1.2.0 (10-Dec-2014)|
|8.1.1||17-Nov-2014||Windows: v1.1.0 (5-Dec-2014)|
- Download and install latest iTunes
- Download iOS 8 Jailbreak TaiG (visit Apple iOS page)
- Backup Data using iTunes to be used to restore data after jailbreak (It is advisable to backup to iCloud too)
 iOS Upgrade
S1-1. Plug your iOS device and let iTunes detect and download the correct firmware.
S1-2. Click Download and Update button
S1-3. Once download is completed, iTunes will perform iOS 8.1.1 updates
S1-4. If iOS prompt iOS starter wizard, configure iOS starter wizard
Skip WiFi configuration
Disable Location Services
Set Up as New iPad/iPhone
Accept Term and Conditions
Skip passcode -> click Don’t Add Passcode
Diagnostics: Don’t Send
Welcome to [iOS device] -> click Get Started
S1-5. Go back to iTunes and perform Restore to reset to default factory settings
(this will increase jailbroken success rate)
S1-6. Perform Step S1-4 again for iOS Starter Wizard
S1-7. Set the iOS device into Airplane mode
 iOS Jailbreak Steps:
S2-1. Run TaiG Jailbreak
S2-2. Plug in your iOS device.
S2-3. Once detected, UNCHECK 3K 助手 option (BLUE color box) and click 开始 button (RED color box) to start jailbreak
S2-4. If successful, TaiG will display success message and your iOS device will reboot.
 iOS Post-Jailbreak Steps:
S3-1. Once Jailbreak step is completed, unlock locksreen and open Cydia
S3-2. Cydia will start Preparing Filesystem for the first time and it will respring automatically.
S3-3. Unlock lockscreen, return to iTunes and perform Data Restore (Please wait until all iOS apps are restored)
S3-4. Once Data restore is completed, Your Jailbroken iOS device is ready to be used.