Jailbreak iOS 8.3 - News Update
Few months have been passed after the release of iOS 8.3 to the public. Although leading jailbreak developers have confirmed that they are working on jailbreak iOS 8.3, the tool is still to come. Apple incorporation has patched 39 security vulnerabilities including one jailbreak exploit of TaiG team. This is the highest number of patches included in to one iOS update. It clearly shows the intention of the Apple Company against jailbreaking. Therefore, this will delays the release of jailbreak iOS 8.3.
There are three ways that you can use to update to iOS 8.3. They are iTunes update, OTA update and IPSW files download. The iTunes update is recommended for the jailbreakers. OTA update is the smallest in file size and it is the fastest update method. If you are having higher technical knowledge on iOS file system, then you can use IPSW files to update.
Let’s see the list of devices that are compatible with jailbreak iOS 8.3.
iPad Air 2
iPad mini 2
iPad mini 3
iPhone 6 Plus
iPod touch 5th generation
Adding few bug fixes to their iOS updates is the usual practice of Apple Company. So this iOS 8.3 also contains few bug fixes, but they didn’t provide the details of them. Other additional features in it are, improved Emoji keyboard, ApplePay support for Chinese UnionPay network, wireless CarPlay, one more language for Siri, etc….. If you have already jailbroken device, these new features would convince you to give up the jailbreak status. Do not worry, jailbreak iOS 8.3 will be out in few weeks. So you will lose jailbreak status for a very limited period. If it worth for you, then you can update to iOS 8.3 to experience these new features of it.
Though TaiG team announced that they will release jailbreak iOS 8.3 vey soon at the Mobile Security Summit in last March, still they have not release it. If you have accidentally updated to iOS 8.3, you can use TinyUmbrella to downgrade to a jailbreakable previous iOS version.
Pangu and PP jailbreak teams also in the process of developing a jailbreak iOS 8.3. So we will have jailbreak iOS 8.3 earlier than we generally expect. So be patient until someone release it to the public.