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How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Posted June 29, 2014 at 5:11pm by iClarified
Instructions on how to jailbreak your iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini, and iPad mini Retina on iOS 7.1 - 7.1.2 using Pangu. The Windows tutorial is here.

If you aren't already at iOS 7.1.2 we suggest upgrading to the latest firmware using iTunes. You can find download links for iOS 7.1.2 here.

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]


Step One
Create an iClarified folder on your desktop and download the latest version of Pangu into the folder.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Double click the downloaded DMG to mount it, then drag the Pangu application into the iClarified folder.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Step Two
Double click the Pangu application icon to launch the utility.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Step Three
The utility will launch.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Connect your iPad to the computer via a USB cable. Click the large black Jailbreak button to the right of the screen to begin your jailbreak.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Step Four
A guide will popup asking you adjust your date back in time.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Tap Settings on your Springboard then choose the General menu.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Select Date & Time from the General menu then tap the Set Automatically switch to turn it to the OFF position.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Press the date and time that appears and scroll to move the date back to June 1st, 2014.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Step Five
Once the date has been adjusted, the Pangu app will begin the jailbreak process.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

A new Pangu icon will appear on your Springboard. Tap the icon then press Continue when prompted to confirm the launch of the application.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

**If you wait too long to launch the app on your SpringBoard, you will see a red message on the Windows app and will need to start over.

Step Six
The Pangu utility will continue with the jailbreak. Make sure to keep the device connected and do not close the app.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

Step Seven
Once complete your iPad will reboot and you will see Cydia on your desktop!
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu (Mac) [iOS 7.1.2]

*A big thanks to the Pangu team and all the others who contributed to this jailbreak.

ANSWERS:
If you need help with this tutorial please post a question in the comments or submit a question to the iClarified community using our Answers section.

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joe
joe - August 18, 2014 at 4:15pm
My iPad won't even turn on what to do?
joe
joe - August 18, 2014 at 4:14pm
My iPad won't even turn on what to do?
ole ole
ole ole - August 17, 2014 at 10:41pm
got as far as step 6. it rebooted and then nothing. no cydia icons, pangu icon is still there. tried again from the beginning, same results.
davids
davids - August 12, 2014 at 11:56pm
CAUTION currently the mac version 1.2 doesnt work. It says there is a new version available and to update to that version. Going to the pangu site, there is no updated version. Downloading their latest version gives the same error. Guess there is one in the works but its not there yet. Maybe Iclarified can confirm
davids
davids - August 13, 2014 at 4:28am
I think I solved the problem. I disconnected my computer from the internet then opened pangu, when it came up with the jailbreak option, I then reconnected to the internet. My guess it goes back to some server to check version, without discerning if its Mac or PC. Seeing PC updated it gives the error message.
Duke
Duke - July 21, 2014 at 2:20pm
i jailbreak-ed using Pangu but safari and mail app was not working so had to reset my ipad air now cydia icon is missing though few tweaks running fine.............. what to do ? please help!!
Bugdom
Bugdom - July 17, 2014 at 9:14am
Tried it 10 times. Did not work for my iPad Mini. It broke up before the reboot process was finished and did not detect the reboot at all. Please clean the bugs.
Kae
Kae - July 29, 2014 at 6:24pm
Hello, same thing for me on iPad 4 and I realize that i have my iphone my iPhone connected too. Unplugged it solve my problem.
Oxd
Oxd - July 4, 2014 at 6:49am
Smooth as silk.
Da backbenda
Da backbenda - July 2, 2014 at 6:54am
The easiest jailbreak EVER!
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