Pangu for iOS 8 is out, talented Chinese jailbreak team pulled off a jailbreak in such a short period of time since iOS 8’s release.
While the Pangu tool for iOS 8 isn’t exactly ideal as far as a consumer jailbreak goes—it doesn’t come bundled with Cydia, it’s in Chinese, and it’s Windows only—it’s certainly better than nothing.
Here is quick tutorial, how to jailbreak iOS 8.1 using Pangu8 with a Windows machine. It’s an extremely easy and simple process, as long as you follow the steps exactly. This tool can jailbreak any iOS device capable of running iOS 8.x.
Step 1: Perform a fresh restore of iOS 8.1 on your device with iTunes
Step 2: On your iOS device go to Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone, and disable Find My iPhone
Step 3: On your iOS device Go to Settings > Passcode, and disable the Passcode Lock
Step 4: Install iTunes on your Windows machine, and ensure that iTunes recognizes your iOS device when you connect it to your computer. This is vital.
Step 5: Download the Pangu tool and save it to your desktop
Step 6: Right click on the Pangu tool, and select Run as administrator
Step 7: Wait until the Pangu tool recognizes your connected iOS device and click the blue Start Jailbreak button
Step 8: 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 if you already did it.
Step 9: Be patient as the jailbreak process completes, and then launch the Pangu app on your iPhone