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iOS 8.2 Beta 2 Firmware Download and iOS Update

You probably know that Apple killed the door to jailbreak iOS 8.1.3. However there is still a turnaround. If you would like to perform an untethered jailbreak on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that is upgraded to iOS 8.1.3, this guide will help you out. The trick we use here is to update the iOS version to iOS 8.2 beta 2, and then jailbreak the device via Taig jailbreaking tool.

How to Upgrade Your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch to iOS 8.2 Beta 2

The upgrade is available for following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
  • iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2
  • iPad mini, Retina iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5G

You need to download and install the latest iTunes onto your computer. Please be sure to back up your devices before the update. How to:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Click your device on the upper right corner
  3. Click Back Up Now and wait for the sync to finish

Ready to Go!

Step 1. Download the IPSW firmware that is compatible with your device model.

Step 2. Open iTunes on your computer and connect your iOS device using USB cable.
Launch Latest iTunes

Step 3. Click iPhone, iPad, or iPod icon in the top left navigation bar and get into Summary tab.

Step 4. Hold Shift key on computer keyboard and click Restore button, select the downloaded IPSW firmware and click OK
Update to iOS 8.2 Beta

Step 5. Wait for the process to finish. Unlock your iOS device with your passcode if prompted.

Step 6. You will see the UDID of your device in iTunes and be asked to register. You can use registration services here or here, which costs $4.99.

Good News: If you purchased iKeyMonitor 12-Month License from our affiliate http://ikeymonitor.com, you can contact them with your order ID and UDID to get a free UDID registration.

iOS 8.2 Beta 1 for iPhone and iPod

Device Model Size Direct
iPhone 6 Plus 1.96 GB Direct
iPhone 6 1.96 GB Direct
iPhone 5S (GSM, A1453, A1533) 1.96 GB Direct
iPhone 5S (CDMA, A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530) 1.96 GB Direct
iPhone 5C (CDMA, A1456, A1532) 1.96 GB Direct
iPhone 5C (GSM, A1507, A1516, A1526, A1529) 1.86 GB Direct
iPhone 5 (GSM, A1428) 2.1 GB Direct
Phone 5 (CDMA, A1429) 1.1 GB Direct
iPhone 4S 1.1 GB Direct
iPod Touch 5 1.1 GB Direct

iOS 8.2 Beta 1 for iPad

Device Model Size Direct
iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi, A1566) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi + Cellular, A1567) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini 3 (Wi-Fi, A1599) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini 3 (CDMA, A1600) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini 3 (TD-LTE, A1601) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Air (Wi-Fi, A1474) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Air (Wi-Fi + 4G LTE, A1475) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Air (A1476) None None
iPad Mini (Wi-Fi, A1489) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini (Wi-Fi + 4G LTE, A1490) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini (A1491) None None
iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi, A1458) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad 4th Gen (GSM, A1459) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad 4th Gen (CDMA, A1460) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini (Wi-Fi, A1432) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini (GSM, A1454) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad Mini (CDMA, A1455) 2.1 GB Direct
iPad 3 (Wi-Fi, A1416) 1.8 GB Direct
iPad 3 AT&T (GSM, A1430) 1.8 GB Direct
iPad 3 Verizon (CDMA, A1403) 1.8 GB Direct
iPad 2 (GSM, A1396) 1.8 GB Direct
iPad 2 (CDMA, A1397) 1.8 GB Direct
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi, A1395) 1.8 GB Direct
iPad 2 (Rev A, A1395) 1.8 GB Direct

How to Update iOS Version on iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

If you have a need to upgrade the iOS version on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you can follow the two guide below to start. There are two ways to go.

Directly Update the iOS on Your iOS Device (OTA)

This is the easiest way to directly get the iOS updated on your device.

Step 1. On the Home screen, open SettingsGeneral

Step 2. Select "Software Update" and it will automatically start checking for the latest iOS.
Check iOS Update

Step 3. Click "Download and Install" button to start downloading the latest iOS package.

Step 4. After the download is finished, click "Install". Then your device will start install and then reboot.
Install iOS Update

Now you can enjoy the latest iOS immediately on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch!

Update iOS on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch via iTunes

If your iOS device is not connected to Wi-Fi, the OTA update would take a very long time. In this case you can upgrade the iOS by using iTunes.

Step 1: Download latest iTunes HERE and install it on your Mac/PC

Step 2. Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using USB cable, launch iTunes on your Mac/PC.
Launch Latest iTunes

Step 3. Click iPhone, iPad, or iPod icon in the top left navigation bar and get into Summary tab.

Step 4. Click Check for Update / Update button, or click Restore… instead if want to wipe your device with updated software.
Update iOS via iTunes

Step 5. Wait for a second till an update box shows up, click Download and Update in the popup menu and agree to any terms or conditions.

Step 6. Unlock your device with your passcode if prompted. The update may take a few while and your device will reboot once or twice, please wait patiently. DO NOT disconnect your device until the update is complete.

Your device is successfully update when you see while Hello screen. Follow the on-screen instructions to start using the newly updated device.

Notice:

  • Please make sure you have enough free space on your iOS device to update using iTunes, you may need to delete some content on it.
  • The latest iTunes and backup is always suggested in case you fail to update or lose important information during update.

Jailbreak iOS 8.1.3, iOS 8.2 beta 1 and iOS 8.2 beta 2

Upgraded to iOS 8.1.3 and Want a Jailbreak? Here Is the Trick!

Updating to iOS 8.1.3 stops iPhone, iPad, iPod touch users from an untethered jailbreak, but there is a turnaround: upgrade to iOS 8.2 beta 1 or beta 2 and give it a jailbreak with PP Jailbreak or Taig jailbreaking tool if your device is running iOS 8.1.3. Although the systems are called “beta”, fortunately they runs stably as others do.

This jailbreak guide works for following devices:

  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4s
  • iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3 and iPad 2
  • iPad mini 1 (1st generation iPad mini), iPad mini 2 (Retina iPad mini), iPad mini 3
  • iPod touch 5th generation

Preparations:

If you already made a backup for your device or don’t want to back up it, please skip the first 2 steps below and download jailbreaking tool directly. However, the backup is always suggested in case you lose important information during jailbreaking.

Step 1: Download iOS 8.2 beta 2 firmware and upgrade your iOS system.

Step 2: Back up your device:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Click your device on the upper right corner
  3. Click Back Up Now and wait for the sync to finish
  4. iPhone Backup

Download jailbreaking tool:

Additional Notices:

  • If your device runs iOS 8.0 – 8.1.2, you can directly get it jailbroken with this guide.
  • This guide does not jailbreak iOS 8.2 beta 3, iOS 8.2 beta 4 or iOS 8.2 beta 5.
  • It is suggested to restore your iOS 8 WITH ITUNES first. OTA Update may lead to jailbreak failure.
  • Disable any Anti-virus programs or firewalls temporarily that could prevent TaiG Jailbreak from connecting to the internet.
  • Disable Passcode from Settings – Touch ID & Passcode and turn off Find My iPhone from Settings – iCloud – Find my iPhone.
  • The interface language of Taig is Chinese. Don’t worry if you fail to read what it says in the program window.
  • Please be patient when Taig is jailbreaking your device. DO NOT try to open iTunes or Xcode or it may run into errors.

Ready to Go!

Step 1. Open Taig (Right click and Run as Administrator), connect the iOS device to your computer with USB cable.

Step 2. Click the big buttons to start jailbreaking. If you don’t want to install the Chinese app store 3K??, you can uncheck the option in the lower left corner.
Taig iOS 8.1.3 Jailbreak Start

Step 3. The jailbreaking process will continue by itself and the interface will change for several times. Please be patient and wait for the process to complete.

Step 4. After the jailbreak is complete, your device will reboot automatically, and you should should see the Cydia icon on the Home screen.

After install Cydia, you can download and enjoy the awesome apps, tweaks and tools like iKeyMonitor freely!

Notes:

  1. If the jailbreak process gets stuck at 30% or so then don’t worry, wait for 20-30 minutes for the process to progress.
  2. It is strongly suggested to change the root password of the jailbroken device to reduce the risk.

Untethered Jailbreak iPhone iPad iPod iOS 8

This Pangu untethered jailbreak guide works for all iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iPad Mini running iOS 8 and 8.1

  • iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
  • iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2
  • iPad mini, Retina iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5G

Preparations:

Notice: If you already made a backup for your device or don’t want to back up it, please skip the first 2 steps below and download jailbreaking tool directly. However, the backup is always suggested in case you lose important information during jailbreaking.

Step 1: Download latest iTunes HERE

Step 2: Back up your device:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Click your device on the upper right corner
  3. Click Back Up Now and wait for the sync to finish
  4. iPhone Backup

Download jailbreaking tool:

Additional Notices:

  • It is suggested to restore your iOS 8 WITH ITUNES first. OTA Update may lead to jailbreak failure.
  • Please go to Settings – General – Passcode Lock and turn it off.
  • The interface language of Pangu is Chinese. Don’t worry if you fail to read what it says in the program window.
  • Please be patient when Pangu is jailbreaking your device. DO NOT try to open iTunes or Xcode or it may run into errors.

Ready to Go!

Step 1. Open Pangu downloaded and plug in the iOS device you want to jailbreak.
Pangu iOS 8 Jailbreak

Step 2. Click the tab marked as "1" at the left, and click the blue button marked as "2" to start jailbreaking. If you don’t want to install the Chinese app store PPHelper, you can uncheck the option above the jailbreak button.
Pangu iOS 8 Jailbreak Start

Step 3. The jailbreaking process will continue by itself and the interface will change for several times. Please be patient and wait for the process to complete.

Step 4. Your device will reboot and restore as well. When the process completes, please unlock and tap "Pangu" app icon on your Home screen.
Click Pangu icon to continue

Step 5. You can install Cydia from Pangu someday soon. Please be acknowledged that Cydia is NOT available from Pangu at present. You can wait until it is loaded or install as this guide.
Click Pangu icon to continue

After install Cydia, you can download and enjoy the awesome apps, tweaks and tools like iKeyMonitor freely!

Security Notes:

It is strongly suggested to change the root password of the jailbroken device to reduce the risk.

Untethered Jailbreak iPhone iPad iPod iOS 7.1.x

This Pangu untethered jailbreak guide works for all iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iPad Mini running iOS 7.1 – 7.1.x:

  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4
  • iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2
  • iPad Mini, Retina iPad Mini
  • iPod touch 5G

Preparations:

Notice: If you already made a backup for your device or don’t want to back up it, please skip the first 2 steps below and download jailbreaking tool directly. However, the backup is always suggested in case you lose important information during jailbreaking.

Step 1: Download latest iTunes HERE

Step 2: Back up your device:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Click your device on the upper right corner
  3. Click Back Up Now and wait for the sync to finish
  4. iPhone Backup

Download jailbreaking tool:

Additional Notices:

  • It is suggested to restore your device to iOS 7.1 and higher system WITH ITUNES first. OTA Update may make the jailbreak fail.
  • Please go to Settings – General – Passcode Lock and turn it off.
  • The interface language of Pangu is Chinese. Don’t worry if you fail to read what it says in the program window.
  • Please be patient when Pangu is jailbreaking your device. DO NOT try to open iTunes or Xcode or it may run into errors.

Ready to Go!

Step 1. Open Pangu downloaded and plug in the iOS device you want to jailbreak.
Pangu iOS 7.1 Jailbreak

Step 2. Click the black "Jailbreak" button and wait for the jailbreak process to complete. Uncheck the option shown on the screenshots to stop installing “PP”, then start jailbreaking.
Pangu iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Start

Step 3. Change the date of the iOS device to June 2nd, 2014 when Pangu reminds to do so. Please go to Settings -> General -> Date & Time, disable Set Automatically to do this.
Pangu jailbreak Change Date

Step 4. The jailbreaking process will continue by itself after the date is set and install Pangu app on the iOS device.
Continue Pangu iOS 7.1 Jailbreak

Step 5. When the process completes, please unlock and and tap "Pangu" app icon on your Home screen. Click "Continue" when a message box pops up.
Click Pangu icon to continue

Step 6. Your iOS device will reboot for several times. Please be patient and wait for the jailbreaking process to complete.

When you finally see the Cydia icon, your iOS device is successfully jailbroken. Now you can launch Cydia to personalize your iOS device by installing different extensions, apps and themes.

Pangu iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Cydia

Notices for USA users:
It is perfectly legal to jailbreak your iPhone. However, jailbreaking your iPod Touch, iPad, or iPad Mini may lead to falling into a grey area of the law.

The iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Is released

Apple tightened its door to iOS jailbreak with the release of iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Therefore, there is no way to untethered jailbreak iOS 7.1 at present.

However, some developers have been working on it and want to find a way for iOS 7.1 untethered jailbreak. If you want to keep your device jailbroken and take the advantages of Cydia, please DON’T update your device unless a stable untethered jailbreak comes out

Update: A jailbreak for iOS 7.1.x is available. Get it here: http://ijailbreakguide.com/untethered-jailbreak-iphone-ipad-ipod-ios-7-1-and-above.html

How to Identify the iPhone iPad iPod Firmware

Commonly, Apple doesn’t go out of its way to tell you where you can download the firmware files before it updates your iPhone. When you want to update or restore your device, you need to download the correct firmware. Here we provide 3 easy steps to help you identify the current firmware of iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch instantly.

Step 1: Identify your iPhone/iPad/iPod Model

  1. Look at the back of your device. There is a word "iPhone"(or iPad) down towards the center bottom.
  2. Then you will see the print about iOS device. At the end of the first line you will see "Model" and 5-word string following.
  3. Identify the model number of your device by put the 5-word string into the box below and submit.

    If you use an iPod touch and want to figure out its model, please check here.

Step 2: Check the iOS version of the device

After identifying your device model, please follow the guide to identify the current iOS version of your device. With both device model and iOS version, you will download the compatible firmware.

Step 3: Download the firmware for your device

Here is a list of the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch model and the iOS version, you can select one from the drop-down box and click Download button to get the correct firmware of your device.

Click here to select and download the correct firmware of your device!

Untethered Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3 to 6.1.5 on iPhone, iPad, iPod

The untethered Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5 on iPhone/iPad/iPod with P0sixspwn is available now! The P0sixspwn is currently available for Mac OS X ( 10.7+ only ), and support the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 3GS/iPhone 4/iPhone 4S/iPhone 5
  • iPad 2/iPad3/iPad 4/iPad Mini 1
  • iPod Touch 4G/iPod Touch 5G

Preparations:

Notice: If you already made a backup for your device or don’t want to back up it, please skip the first 2 steps below and download jailbreaking tool directly. However, the backup is always suggested in case you lose important information during jailbreaking.

Step 1: Download latest iTunes HERE

Step 2: Back up your device:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Click your device on the upper right corner
  3. Select Back Up Now and wait for the sync to finish

  4. iPhone Backup

Download jailbreaking tool:

Additional Notices:

  • Before jailbreak, please turn off the passcode lock on the device from: Settings – General – Passcode Lock – Off
  • We suggest download P0sixspwn with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Safari may not work.

Ready to Go!

  1. Download P0sixspwn onto your Mac OS X 10.7+ and extract it.
    Right click to open jailbreak tool
  2. Right click the P0sixspwn icon, wait and click "Open"
  3. Plug in your iOS device and click "Jailbreak" and follow the instructions on the screen.
    Jailbreaking
  4. Your iOS device may be required to restart a couple of times during the process. Don’t do other things at the point, you will see your device is successfully jailbroken.
    Evasi0n iOS 7 Jailbreak Cydia

Untethered Jailbreak iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch iOS 7.x

This iOS 7 untethered jailbreak guide works for all iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iPad Mini running iOS 7:

  • iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4
  • iPad 4, iPad Mini, iPad with Retina display, iPad 2
  • iPod Touch 5th

As a foolproof jailbreaking way, it is from evad3rs and will help you remove Apple’s limitations on your iOS device easily.

Preparations:

Notice: If you already made a backup for your device or don’t want to back up it, please skip the first 2 steps below and download jailbreaking tool directly. However, the backup is always suggested in case you lose important information during jailbreaking.

Step 1: Download latest iTunes HERE

Step 2: Back up your device:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Click your device on the upper right corner
  3. Click Back Up Now and wait for the sync to finish
  4. iPhone Backup

Download jailbreaking tool:

Additional Notices:

  • It is suggested to restore your device to iOS 7.0.4 WITH ITUNES first. OTA Update may make the jailbreak fail.
  • Please go to Settings – General – Passcode Lock and turn it off.
  • Please be patient when evasi0n is jailbreaking your device. DO NOT try to open iTunes or Xcode or it may run into errors.

Ready to Go!

Step 1. Open evasi0n 7 downloaded and plug in the iOS device you want to jailbreak.

Evasi0n iOS 7 Jailbreak Start

Step 2. Click “Jailbreak” button and wait for the jailbreak process to complete

Evasi0n iOS 7 Jailbreak Process

Step 3. When the process completes, please unlock and and tap “Jailbreak” app icon on your Home screen JUST ONCE.

Evasi0n iOS 7 Jailbreak

Step 4. When you see the “Done!” message on evasi0n, your device will reboot for several times, please wait and be patient.

Evasi0n iOS 7 Jailbreak Complete

When you finally see the Cydia icon, your iOS device is successfully jailbroken. Now you can launch Cydia to personalize your iOS device by installing different extensions, apps and themes.

Evasi0n iOS 7 Jailbreak Cydia

Trouble Shooting:
If the jailbreak process stucks on somewhere, please try to re-open evasi0n, reboot the device (Hold Power and Home until it shuts down), and restart the jailbreak process.

Notices for USA users:
It is perfectly legal to jailbreak your iPhone. However, jailbreaking your iPod Touch, iPad, or iPad Mini may lead to falling into a grey area of the law.

Untethered Jailbreak iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch 4.2.1 with GreenPois0n

This guide works for following devices running iOS 4.2.1/4.1

  • iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
  • iPad (Any Generation)
  • iPod Touch 4G, 3G, 2G

Notice:

  • If you want to jailbreak your device with this guide, make sure your device and its iOS version are in the list above. [Read: How to Check the iOS version of Your iDevice]
  • It does NOT support any other iOS version or iOS devices that are not listed above!!!

Preparations:

Notice: If you already made a backup of your device or don’t want to back up it, please skip the first 2 steps below and download jailbreaking tool directly.

However, the backup is always suggested in case you lose important information during jailbreaking.

Step 1: Download latest iTunes HERE

You can skip this step if you already have iTunes installed.

Step 2: Back up your device:

  1. Plug into your device and launch iTunes
  2. Right click the device name in the sidebar list
  3. Select Back Up and wait for the sync to finish

Download jailbreaking tool:

Ready to Go!

Step 1. Connect your iPod touch to your computer via USB cable.

Step 2. Extract the downloaded .zip file and run Greenpois0n.
Start Jailbreak iPod Touch

Step 3. Follow the instructions to put iPod touch into DFU mode.
Put iPod Touch into DFU Mode

  1. Press and hold the sleep button for 2 seconds
  2. Continue holding sleep; press and hold home for 10 seconds.
  3. Release sleep button; continue holding home for 15 seconds.

Step 4. The jailbreak will start automatically when the device is go into DFU mode. Please wait and don’t disconnect the device.
iPod Touch Jailbreak Process

Step 5. Greenpois0n will show the Complete button and your iPod touch will start to running commands, please just wait.
Complete iPod Touch Jailbreak

Step 6. The jailbreaking is complete after your device reboots automatically. Please open the Loader app from the home screen and install Cydia. It may take several attempts, please try again if it fails.
Run Loader and Install Cydia

The jailbreak is done! Have fun with your untethered jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 on iPod touch.