While rooting expands the frame of Android, jailbreaking gives many opportunities for iOS users. The first jailbreak tool was released in 2007 for iPhone OS 1.0. Starting from that step many developers were involved to the business in order to provide jailbreaking tools depending on the operating system and certain device. There are different jailbreak tools available in related to which Apple’s Operating System version you are running on your iDevice. Through this piece of writing we are going to give some important facts about jailbreak iOS 7.0-7.1.2.
iOS 7 is major 7th update released by Apple in year 2013 and definitely introduced as an improvement over iOS 6. In 2014 Apple released its iOS 7.1 and then in middle of 2014 Apple has launched its minor update iOS 7.1.2 with major fixes.
iOS 7.0 jailbreak
As once mentioned there are different jailbreak tools available for different iOS versions and also in respect to different iDevices. Evasi0n 7 allows users to jailbreak iDevices that are running on iOS 7 to iOS 7.0.6 successfully. It allows your iPad, iPhone or iPod running on iOS 7, iOS 7.0.1, iOS 7.0.2, iOS 7.0.3, iOS 7.0.4, iOS 7.0.5 and iOS 7.0.6 to jailbreak. Evasi0n performs and untethered jailbreak and do not forget to back up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud prior to jailbreak procedure. Make sure you have updated iTunes to the latest version and always pick your jailbreak tool in related to iDevice you are using and iOS version you are running.
Step by step guide to jailbreak with Evasi0n 7
- Download the latest evasi0n jailbreak version and save it on your desktop.
- Next double click on the downloaded file and extract the application to the evasi0n folder. Then launch it.
- After launching evasi0n, you will be prompted to connect your iDevice.
- Then disable the passcode, go to settings > General > Turn Passcode Off.
- Connect your iDevice to the computer.
- Then Evasi0n will detect your device and will also mention the iOS firmware running on it. Click on “jailbreak” to continue.
- After clicking on jailbreak, it will give a progress update and you will have to wait patiently for few minutes.
- Then your device will reboot, and when you get a message make sure to unlock your device.
- Unlock your device and tap on Evasi0n 7, it will reboot the device once again.
- And you have to wait until you get a message saying it has “successfully jailbroken” and then you will find the Cydia icon on your home screen.
Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 using Pangu
As we mentioned above the compatibility of jailbreak tool differs in related to iOS version and device you are having. Up to now we talked about evasi0n jailbreak. And now it’s time to turn into Pangu for iOS 7.2.1 jailbreak which will support iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.2.1.
- Backup your device using iTunes and turn off pass -code, remember to active the Airplane mode on your device and make sure you have updated iTunes to the latest version.
- Download the related version of Pangu jailbreak for Windows and Mac.
- Then Mac users have to double click on the pangu dmg file, and Windows users have to launch the pangu exe file as an administrator. Then right click on the Pangu exe and give “run as administrator” option.
- Follow on screen instructions and set the changes as required.
- After you have set the time and changes, it should restart the procedure and install the pangu app on your device.
- Then tap on the pangu app on the home screen of your device to continue with the jailbreaking process.
- And your device will reboot several times.
- After few minutes you will notice the Cydia app on your home screen and that tells, you have successfully jailbroken your device with pangu.
That is all to do with pangu to jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 running device in your hand. With this article we have shown how to get jailbreak access in iOS 7.0- 7.1.2 with the help of two different tools in respect to your device model and Apple Operating System that it runs. So if you are on iOS 7, there is nothing to worry on its jailbreak status, because complete jailbreak is available for iOS 7 to iOS 7.1.2 as we discussed throughout this writing.