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How To Jailbreak IPhone 4s (iOS 8.1.2)

If you want to gain the access to a wide range of apps not authorized by Apple, you will have to jailbreak iOS device. When you do that, you will be able to use not only the apps officially approved by Apple but non-approved ones as well. In this article, you will find a detailed tutorial how to jailbreak iPhone 4s, on iOS 8.1.2. To jailbreak your iPhone 4s on Windows, you’ll need a tool called Taig, and to jailbreak it on Mac, you’ll need a tool called PP Jailbreak.

See also: How To Jailbreak Your IPad

How to jailbreak iPhone 4s

Windows

Before you move to jailbreaking, there are two things you should do. The first one is to back up your files via iTunes or iCloud. The other one is to disable firewalls and security software, because if they are enabled, they may prevent Taig to connect to the Internet. Here are the jailbreak instructions:

  • Download Taig Jailbreak You can get it here.
  • Unzip the file.
  • Connect your iPhone 4s to your computer via USB cable.
  • Disable Passcode. To do so, navigate to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode.
  • Turn off Find my iPhone. To do that, go to Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone.
  • To launch the application, right click on the file Taig exe, and choose Run as Administrator.
  • When Taig detects your iPhone 4s, it should show the right firmware version, in this case, 8.1.2.
  • You will see two checkboxes. The first one is Cydia 1.1.16 that should remain ticked, and the other one below Cydia is in Chinese, and you should untick that one. When you do that, a small window will appear, just click the X.
  • Click on the green button, and the jailbreak will start.
  • Your iPhone 4s. will reboot when the jailbreak is completed.
  • Find Cydia icon on the Home screen. Click on that, and you are good to go.
  • Enable Passcode and Find my iPhone.

Let’s take a look at the other tutorial for Mac.

 

Mac

Make sure to back up your files first, and also, disable firewalls and security software. When you do that, you can proceed. Here are the instructions:

  • Download PP Jailbreak. You can get it here.
  • Connect your iPhone 4s to your computer via USB cable.
  • Disable Passcode. To do so, navigate to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode.
  • Turn off Find my iPhone. To do that, go to Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone.
  • Right click on the PP Jailbreak file, and choose Open.
  • When PP detects your iPhone 4s, it should show the right firmware version, in this case, 8.1.2.
  • When you open the file, you’ll notice a small check box located on the left side, at the bottom. Uncheck it.
  • Click on the button located at the center, and you will get two other buttons. Click on the one located on the right, and the jailbreak will start.
  • When it’s completed, your iPhone 4s will reboot.
  • Find Cydia icon on the Home screen.
  • Enable Passcode and Find my iPhone.

 

 

Now you know how to jailbreak iPhone 4s on iOS 8.1.2. and as you can see, it’s pretty simple. You’ll be able to install and try a wide range of apps, mods, tweaks and extensions. You’ll have a lot of fun!

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