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How to Jailbreak iOS 7.1.x with Pangu on Mac OS X

Mac users can now join in on iOS 7.1.x jailbreak fun. Pangu 1.1 has been released, adding a Mac OS X version along with several improvements. The update removes references to PPSync and the Chinese pirate app store, and adds English to the user interface.

Pangu jailbreak tutorial icon OS X

Pangu is compatible with all iPhones going back to the iPhone 4, all iPads except for the original model, and the iPod touch 5G running iOS 7.1 or iOS 7.1.1. OS X users can jailbreak iOS devices untethered using the Mac version of Pangu 1.1 in just a few minutes. Here are complete instructions on jailbreaking iOS 7.1.1 on a Mac:

How to Jailbreak iOS 7.1.x with Pangu 1.1 on Windows

Pangu received an update to version 1.1, bringing an English interface and other improvements to the jailbreaking tool. In addition to the new Windows software, a version of Pangu 1.1 for Mac OS X was also released.

Pangu jailbreak tutorial icon

Jailbreaking iOS 7.1.x untethered is now a simplified process thanks to Pangu. The update also removes references to PPSync and the pirated app store that were initially included in Pangu 1.0. Pangu is compatible with iPhones going back to the iPhone 4, all iPads except for the original model, and the iPod touch 5G. Here are instructions on how to jailbreak iOS 7.1.x with Pangu 1.1 on Windows:

How to Jailbreak iOS 7.1.1 and 7.1 with Pangu

The latest versions of iOS including iOS 7.1.1 and 7.1 can now be jailbroken thanks to the PanguTeam based in China. While there was some concern over the Pangu jailbreak burning exploits that could have been used for iOS 8, the software checks out and is ready for Windows users. A Mac OS X version is currently in development.

jailbreak iOS 7.1.1 Pangu

Pangu is compatible with iPhones going back to the iPhone 4, all iPads except for the original model, and the iPod touch 5G. Once the iOS device is jailbroken, Cydia will be installed and iOS will boot jailbroken and untethered. Here are complete instructions on how to jailbreak iOS 7.1.x with Pangu.

Top 7 Ways to Customize the iPhone Unlock

One of the more popular pastimes for jailbreak developers is figuring out new ways to make unlocking the iPhone more interesting. The typical swipe to unlock and passcode keypad can be replaced by a variety of different options that customize the experience.

iOS 7 gesture passcode Stride 2 custom unlock

Everything from unique gestures to face recognition is possible as an alternative to the default unlock. Installing any of these tweaks requires a jailbroken device running iOS 7. Most of these tweaks cost $0.99 on Cydia, with a few charging a premium of $1.99 or $2.99. Here are the top 7 ways to customize the iPhone unlock:

How to Downgrade the iPhone from iOS 8 Beta to iOS 7.1.1

The next generation of iOS has arrived. Many enhancements and refinements contained in iOS 8 were revealed by Apple at the recent WWDC keynote. Developers have had access to the iOS 8 beta firmware since June 2, with the public release coming later this fall. Now that Apple signs firmware, downgrades to a previous IPSW file are not normally possible.

iOS 8 downgrade to iOS 7.1.1

Developers looking to revert to iOS 7.1.1 are in luck for the time being. Since the latest version of iOS is still being signed by Apple, downgrades from iOS 8 beta to iOS 7.1.1 are possible. No matter what the reason for a downgrade on a particular iPhone with iOS 8 installed, the procedure can be accomplished easily by following the steps below.

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