iOS Jailbreak: Jailbreak iOS 8.1.1/8.1.2 with TaiG (8.0 to 8.1.2)

The second iOS 8 jailbreak released by TaiG to support jailbreak up to iOS 8.1.2.


  • 05-Dec-2014:
    • TaiG iOS 8 JB v1.1.0 for Windows release
  • 09-Dec-2014:
    • 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 from your iOS device.


TaiG iOS 8 Jailbreak Matrix


iOS iOS Release Date TaiGLogo
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)


[0] Pre-requisites:

  1. Download and install latest iTunes
  2. Download iOS 8 Jailbreak TaiG (visit Apple iOS page)
  3. Backup Data using iTunes to be used to restore data after jailbreak (It is advisable to backup to iCloud too)


[1] 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


[2] 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.


[3] 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.

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