UPDATE x1: iOS 7.1.1 and iOS 7.1 untethered jailbreak has now been released. We have covered it in detailed in separate posts given right below. The full article below has been updated to reflect this change.
Pangu jailbreak available for Windows and Mac can jailbreak all devices on the latest Apple iOS firmware version. If you are looking to jailbreak your device using Pangu, simply follow the tutorial linked above to jailbreak iOS 7.1 or iOS 7.1.2 on any iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Retina iPad mini
iPad 4, 3, 2
iPod touch 5
Compatible iOS firmware:
Timeline of how the jailbreak happened:
In March, Apple released iOS 7.1 in which Evasi0n7 untethered jailbreaking tool, as expected, was patched by the Cupertino-based company.
Later in the same month, Winocm posted a video on YouTube demonstrating iOS 7.1 untethered boot on an A4-based iPhone 4. No time frame was given for its release. This was immediately followed by iH8sn0w who claimed on Twitter that his iPhone 4s is jailbroken on iOS 7.1. But details, as usual, were scarce, and it was unknown on when the actual jailbreak will be made available to the public.
In June, out of no where, a team of Chinese developers released Pangu iOS 7.1.1 untethered jailbreak which worked on all devices.
i0n1c claimed that the exploits used in Pangu jailbreak were actually stolen from him from folks who took one of his training classes early in the year.
On June 30th, Apple released a bug fix iOS 7.1.2 update which didn’t patched the exploits used in Pangu jailbreak. The developers behind Pangu updated the software for both Windows and Mac with full support for iOS 7.1.2 untethered jailbreak on all the iOS devices.