Renowned Chinese hacking team Pangu has released many jailbreaking tools for iOS devices. But, over the years, the team rolled out only semi-tethered tools, which means that users have to re-jailbreak their devices whenever they have to reboot their device. This can be inconvenient for users especially those who are always on the go and have no time to go through the jailbreaking process on a regular basis.
Fortunately, if you’re looking for an untethered jailbreaking tool, there’s still one left for you: Pangu’s iOS 9.1 jailbreak. This tool was released on March 11, 2016, and was welcomed with open arms by the jailbreaking community because of its untethered status. This means that, once users download and install the jailbreak on their devices, it will stay put unless you remove it or you decide to update to a later version of iOS.
The downside to this is that Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.1 a long time ago. So, if you have upgraded to later iOS versions, or if you’re still using earlier versions, there’s no way for you to downgrade/upgrade to iOS 9.1. But, if you have not updated your device for a while and are still using iOS 9.1, then you’re good to go. Just make sure your device is 64-bit since the jailbreak won’t work on 32-bit models. This means that the jailbreak will work only on the iPhone 5S/6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus, iPad mini 2/mini 3/mini 4/Air 1/Air 2/Pro, and iPod touch 6.
To start, back up your data then download the Pangu iOS 9.1 jailbreak on your PC or Mac computer. Next, connect your iOS device to your computer, turn on the Airplane Mode, then disable the passcode as well as the Find my iPhone feature. Once you’re done, launch the Pangu jailbreaking tool and click on the Start button to begin the process. Along the way, you’ll be asked to unlock your device, turn on Airplane Mode, and launch the Pangu app on your device. You should be able to see the Cydia app on your Home Screen once the process is completed and your device has been successfully jailbroken.