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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.

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!