How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

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These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini Retina, and iPad mini on iOS 8.0 - 8.1 using Pangu8 for Mac.

If you aren't already at iOS 8.1 we suggest upgrading to the latest firmware using iTunes. You can find download links for iOS 8.1 here. We've also posted instructions on how to update the firmware of your iOS device. Please note that you must update using iTunes rather than Software Update. If you used Software Update you should do a backup then restore to iOS 8.1 using iTunes.

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 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Double click the downloaded Pangu dmg file to mount it.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Then drag the Pangu app icon into the iClarified folder.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Two
Tap Settings from your Springboard then select Touch ID & Passcode. Turn Passcode Off if it is enabled.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Three
Choose iCloud from the Settings menu then select Find My iPad from the iCloud menu. Ensure the Find My iPad switch is the Off position.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Four
Enable Airplane Mode by tapping the Airplane Mode switch.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Five
Connect your iPad to the computer via a USB cable, launch iTunes, and perform a manual backup. It is very important that you remember to backup your device before continuing as you could lose your data if the jailbreak process does not complete successfully.

Step Six
Right click or hold down Control and click the Pangu app from the iClarified folder on your desktop.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Click Open from the contextual menu that appears.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Click Open when warned that Pangu is from an unidentified developer.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Seven
You will notice that your device is detected by the software. Click the large Start Jailbreak button to begin the jailbreak.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Eight
You will be prompted to confirm that you've backed up your device and that it's in Airplane Mode, click the Already Did button to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Nine
The Pangu app will now begin the jailbreak process.
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

Step Ten
Once the jailbreak has completed successfully, your iPad will reboot and a Pangu app and Cydia app will appear on your Springboard. Congratulations, you're now jailbroken!
How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad Air 2, Air, 4, 3, 2, Mini Using Pangu8 (Mac) [iOS 8.1]

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

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pandu reddy - June 18, 2015 at 2:04am
dear , in my iPad air they is no FaceTime i need to install in it please let me no
Usmann - December 15, 2014 at 5:31pm
Dears, I am new to jail breaking. Kindly guide me. I have complemented the above mentioned steps and i think my ipad has been jail broken as Cydia & Pangu have appeared on springboard. Pls tell me that how can i confirm that my Ipad is jail broken or not and how to install free apps from cydia? Ipad Air 2. Ios 8.1
akhr - November 14, 2014 at 8:50am
Everything is perfect!! but the file system though USB still does not work after jailbreak. It work after install the Apple File Conduit 2. But it does not work on iPAD Air 2 -(( so it's half Jailbreak
iPad UnStuck - November 13, 2014 at 4:52pm
Fixed. Was using Pangu7 instead of Pangu8. iClarified mod: please make the difference more clear on the download page!
Rayno - November 21, 2014 at 12:43pm
Weasasadada
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