Download Winterboard for iOS8

If you have jailbroken your iOS8 device the immediate thing comes up is to customize your iDevice with Cydia themes. Winterboard is the key to apply Cydia themes on your device. You must download Winterboard on any jailbroken iPhone iPad or iPod to have customized themes. Saurik released Winterboard 0.9.3916 the latest version for support iOS 8.x. The new Winterboard version seems to be more stable than previous ones. You can download winterboard easily through Cydia or upgrade it to the latest version if you have already installed the previous version.

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Features of Winterboard

  • Enable / Disable or Change order of themes
  • Support any format of Wallpaper
  • Change icons
  • Supports themes in Assets.car files

Winterboard 0.9.3916 change log

  • 8.x: Support @3x Image Hunting
  • 8.x: Remove SummerBoard Mode
  • 7+8: Theme .car File PNGs (coolstar)
  • 7+8: Preferences Icons (JunesiPhone)
  • 6.x: Better SharedArtwork Hook
  • Better Resource Pathing (Surenix)
  • New @3x WinterBoard Icon (Surenix)
  • Fix Crash in Bundle Theme Cache
  • Remove Standalone Application
  • Image Recorder Now Uses Bundles

Winterboard developer credits

  • Saurik, Surenix, thekirbylover, alexzielenski, coolstar, Matchstic, and JunesiPhone.

Pangu 1.2.1 download for Jailbreak iOS 8.1

The latest update for Pangu 8 is the v1.2.1 which bundled with Cydia 1.1.16iOS 8 jailbreak is become nearly perfect with this latest pangu 8 update since there are almost no problem for jailbreak any iOS 8 device. The new Cydia update 1.1.16 fixed the most known problem in previous cydia versions 1.1.14 & 1.1.15 “restore from backup“. With Cydia 1.1.16 you don’t have any problem with restoring your device from the backup after first run of Cydia.

jailbreak ios 8 81 mac

The good news is Pangu 1.0.0 is also released as Pangu MAC. Now MAC users can download Pangu 8 MAC version for jailbreak their Apple devices. No more requirement for running virtual machines to run Pangu 8 windows version on MAC OS.

PANGU 8 WINDOWS (v1.2.1) | PANGU 8 MAC (v1.0.0)

Pangu 8 1.2.1 supported all iOS 8 running devices as same as previous pangu 8 versions. Saurik and many jailbreak developers say this is the best time to jailbreak iOS 8 if you were waiting for more stable and perfect jailbreak. You might have this opportunity until Apple release iOS 8.1.1 for public. Apple has already released iOS 8.1.1 beta for developers and Pangu 8 1.2.1 will no longer support for jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 since Apple most probably going to patch up Pangu 8 exploits when they release iOS 8.1.1. So it’s advised to update your device into iOS 8.1 and jailbreak using pangu 8 1.2.1 while iOS 8.1 being singed by the Apple server.

Download iOS 8.1.1 beta for developers

Apple released iOS 8.1.1 with bug fixes

Few hours ago Apple announced the iOS 8.1.1 Beta for developers with many bug fixes and enhancements. According to the Apple, The new iOS 8.1.1 improves the stability and performances on iPad2 and iPhone 4S where the iOS 8 supported oldest devices at the moment. This is the first minor update to iOS 8.1 and This update also include Split screen multi tasking on iPad and Map improvements too.

download iOS 8.1.1 beta for developers

Jailbreak iOS 8.1.1

Apparently iOS 8.1.1 seems to be a Pangu killer which means you’ll no longer be able to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 using Pangu 8. There is no confirmation yet, But it’s advised to avoid updating your device to iOS 8.1.1 until someone confirms the jailbreak capability of iOS 8.1.1.

MuscleNerd warned not to upgrade for iOS 8.0

Renowned iOS hacker MuscleNerd just tweeted not to upgrade iOS 8.0 if you need to enjoy jailbreak features further more. Here is his tweet extracted from MuscleNerd’s twitter profile.

You will not be able to downgrade iOS 8.0 once you upgrade your device. The only way to downgrade it if you have iPad 2 with 4.X or 5.X blobs as he said. Apple released the new iOS 8 with hundreds of new features few minutes ago and It’s available on compatible devices to direct upgrade via Apple upgrade server. Check what you need to know about iOS 8.0 here.

Download iOS 8.0

Apple just released iOS 8.0 to the public. Now you can download iOS 8.0 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod from the Apple web site. This is one of the biggest iOS update according to the Apple. The new iOS 8 bundled with lots of new features like new message, Photos features, New keyboard, Health app and Family sharing with iCloud drive and many more. The new update weighed 1.1 GB from iOS 7 to iOS 8.0 upgrade.

iOS 8 download

How to download iOS 8.0

  1. Go To settings >General > Software update
  2. Your device will check for latest update and will prompt ios 8 download if your device is compatible
  3. Tap Download and Install to get iOS 8.0

iOS 8.0 compatible devices

  • iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Airl, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2
  • iPod Touch 5G

iOS 8 at a glance

Enhancement in messages

  • Send voice, Video or Photo.
  • Group messages renamed as conversations.
  • New interface enhancements for Location and attachment view.

Photos

  • New editing tools added.
  • New Brightness, Contrast, Exposure, Highlight and Shadow controls for fine tuning.
  • Smart albums for Slo-mo video, panorama and Time laps videos.

Camera

  • New time-lapse mode added
  • iPhone 5S supporting burst more on front camera.
  • Panorama option for iPad mini with retina and iPad air.

There are hundreds of new additions and improvements on iOS 8. Looks more better than previous iOS versions. You can experience the new iOS directly from Apple update server or iOS 8.0 IPSW are available for direct download below.

iOS 8.0 IPSW for direct download on compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod

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Jailbreak iOS 8.0

There is no Jailbreak for iOS 8 yet. Please refer our section about iOS 8 jailbreak for new updates. We will bring you soon as a trusted jailbreak is out for iOS 8.0. iOS 7.1.2 is still being signed if you want go back from iOS 8 beta to iOS 7.1.2 although the iOS 8.0 is released. Signing the old iOS version will be stopped very soon and be quick if you want to go back and enjoy the Jailbreak features until iOS 8.0 jailbreak released.

iOS8 supported devices

Apple will release iOS8 officially today. We don’t know how long it will take iOS8 to be available for old devices worldwide, but iPhone6 should definitely comes along with iOS8. Since there were several months iOS8 beta period, most of iOS developers has experienced new features of iOS8. Here is the complete list of devices which compatible with iOS8.

  • iPhone 4S, 5, 5c, 5s
  • iPod touch 5
  • iPad 2, 3, 4, air, mini and mini with retina display

Unfortunately the iPhone 4 is missing in the list which means iOS8 won’t be support for iPhone 4.

iOS8 compatible devices