Pangu Jailbreak

Pangu jailbreak team have proven themselves over time to be reliable and trustworthy and were one of the first teams to provide a jailbreak for iOS 7, followed by iOS 8 and iOS 9. Now, while this is an old firmware, some people still use it, partly because they have legacy devices and partly because they like it.

Pangu jailbreak

Pangu jailbreak is for you if your device is still on one of the earlier iOS versions and we’re going to show you how to install it.

Important Points:

Before we do that, there are a few things that you should be aware of:

  1. Pangu is an untethered jailbreak that works on iOS 7 all versions
  2. It supports these devices any iOS device that runs these firmware versions
  3. You need to disable your passcode and Find My iPhone/iPad until after the jailbreak find-my-iphone-turn-off
  4. Please back your data up before you begin the jailbreak.

Pangu Download Links:

Pangu jailbreak is very easy to install and works on both Mac and Windows systems. Below you can find the links for all the different Pangu versions:

Pangu Mac OSX

Pangu Windows

How to Use Pangu Jailbreak:

Using Pangu to jailbreak your device is quite easy; just follow these steps:

  1. Download Pangu jailbreak, using the relevant link from above
  2. For Mac users, find the .dmg file and double-click it to mount it; for Windows users, find the pangu.exe file, right-click it and choose “Run as Administratorpangu-run-as-administrator
  3. When the jailbreak screen loads, connect your device and click on the large Jailbreak button pangu-icon-prompt
  4. A series of download instructions will be shown on-screen, follow these.
  5. You will be required, during the installation, to change the date on your iOS device to June 2nd. Open Settings > General > Date & Time to do thispangu_jailbreak_download
  6. The jailbreak process will restart, and Pangu will be installed to your device
  7. Now tap the Pangu icon on your device home screen to continue the jailbreak. A warning message will appear, asking you if you want to open the application, tap Continue  pangu_jailbreak_icon
  8. Your device will reboot a number of times, and when you see the Cydia icon on your home screen, the jailbreak is complete.pangu_jailbreak_download-iphone-6-
  9. Go back to your settings app and reset the date back to normal
  10. Open Cydia and set it up for first-use; You are now ready to start installing your tweaks.

How to Fix Pangu Jailbreak Errors:

While Pangu is a reliable and safe jailbreak, some people have encountered a few errors. These are detailed below, along with their solutions:

  • Stuck at 45%

This error tends to appear when you back up your data using encrypted backups in iTunes. To fix, open iTunes > Summary and disable Encrypted Backups. Take an unencrypted backup of your data and then attempt the jailbreak again.

  • Jailbreak won’t Install

If you have tried several times to jailbreak your device using Pangu and it isn’t working, follow these steps in order:

  1. Enable Airplane mode on your device and try the jailbreak again
  2. If that doesn’t work, reboot your computer and your device and have another go
  3. If not, open Pangu and use the Restore function to restore your device and then try again

Do check that you have disabled Find my iPhone/iPad, and your passcode

  • OTA on iOS 9 Error

If you are on iOS 9 and have updated using the OTA method, the jailbreak will not work. You must update manually. Be aware that this may now put you on an iOS version that cannot be jailbroken so always, whenever you update your device, use one of the iTunes methods to ensure that you can install future jailbreaks.

  • Cannot Find Preferences for Tweaks

There is no support for PreferenceLoader in iOS 9, so you won’t see the jailbreak tweaks preferences in your Settings app. This may change in the future.

  • Cannot Find Cydia

If you jailbreak, but the Cydia app is not there, open Photos on your device and run Pangu again; wait, and you should see Cydia appear.

  • Pangu Start Button is Greyed Out

To get past this error, make sure you have the latest iTunes version on your computer, reconnect your device and try the jailbreak again.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Do you need more information about Cydia before you use it on your iOS device? We’ve drawn up a page of Cydia FAQ that you can read at the link below:

Pangu jailbreak is one of the better jailbreaks and offers free access to a massive range of apps and tweaks. Let us know if you run into any trouble installing Pangu and follow us on Facebook for more updates.

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57 thoughts on “Pangu Jailbreak”

  1. hey i just bought an iphone 4s and i install the ios 8.1.1 do you know how i can jailbreak it because i downloaded pangu 8 and it says it doesnt do.

  2. I bought 2 iPhones the 5c and 4s off facebook both said to put sim in and connect to iTunes I have tried to do this but now asks for iCloud password and stuff and the person has delete facebook now I’m wondering is there anyway into it is has the 8.1.1 version on as I updated both phones but I can’t get past the iCloud screen

  3. Hello man , my name is George and i m using Iphone ❤ . So can you help me ? I want jailbreack my 5 C (ios 8.1) , but my PC can’t open the Pangu (win 32b) .i wish get jailbreack on my iphone . Can you get me some sugestions ?

    • you have to carrier unlock your phone. the jailbreak will not solve this. Use wifi and all other features , its geo-locked sorry

  4. My whatsapp was misused. So my mobile shows enter the last using number in this device. My device is 4s ios 7.1.2. I downloaded cydia app but it not had a source and any options. What is the sollution to reopen the whatsapp.

  5. Hi, trying to use Pangu on an old iPhone 4 with ios 7.1.2
    I’ve followed these instructions but each time can only get as far as Step #3 “When the jailbreak screen loads, connect your device and click on the large Jailbreak button”

    I then get a message “Please tap Trust button on your device”

    I tap Trust on iPhone 4 but nothing happens? The jailbreak button remains greyed out? have waited up to 30 mins but still nothing……

    thanks for any help or info

    • hi, sorry that it didn’t work out for you. You may be to retry connecting and disconnecting the USB lightning cable. It appears your device is not being recognized by the Pangu app.

  6. thanks for quick reply, yeah tried reconnecting and also tried a different USB cable, does iPhone need to have a sim card inserted?

    • hi, SIM card should not be required. This is an old method of jailbreaking and not much is being talked about its recent issues. You have to scour the internet for a solution. Sorry about that.

  7. Hey, i have a iphone 4 and it is ios 7.1.2 and there no update when i check, so i wanted to update my phone ios 9! Can you help me?

  8. Cydia team really need help
    I have iphone 4 runing ios 7.1.2 but need way to jailbreak and update it to ios 9
    Help me please

  9. My I cloud is Locked and I’m forget the password . How can I delete my icloud account . I can’t forget it. Pleace help me.

    • Hi, sure installing Pangu will install Cydia. This is a confirmation that the Pangu Jailbreak was successful. Download Pangu Jailbreak and let us know how it worked for you.


  10. Hy
    I have iphone 4 with ios 7.1.2
    I just want to intall whatsapp on my cell…but when I try on appstore a message is appeared that update your ios version…so please tell me a simple and easy way to intall whatsapp on my iphone 4…thanks

  11. hi, i want to jailbreak my i phone 4, but when i start pangu on my pc it stucks at Please make sure you have proper internet connection. Please help me.

  12. I am using iPhone 4s and ios7.1.2 is working I have to jailbreak my device and I need pangu but I did not have PC or mackbook
    Kindly please give me link to install pangu direct in my phone

  13. when I try to jailbreak there is a messge that says make sure that you have a proper internet connection while i am connected with my home wi-fi

  14. I’ve downloaded pangu on my PC bt wen I try connecting my iphone it shows loading resources thn after u need to be having active internet connection where by I do have it on both the PC and ma iphone 4, what could be the problem.?

  15. Hi Team,
    I did all the instruction related to the date and everything, but it didn’t work for iOS 7.1.2
    I have an issue that a message giving that “Please make sure you have proper internet connection”
    kindly support.


  16. Can you please help me? I have an iPhone 4 bought in 2013 Version 7.1.2 and I am not able to use hardly any of my apps because I need to update the iOS but I have no idea at all as to how to go about it or even what version of iOS I would need and how to do it. I have heard a few things about Pangu and I have also heard that they can only deal with iPhone 5.

    Any kind of help that you can please offer me would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks a lot.

  17. Hi Team Cydia,
    Thanks for your tutorial.
    i have tried it but i have the same error like previous comments :
    “Please make sure you have proper internet connection”
    Did you have any information for fix that ?
    Thanks you

  18. Do you guys have a fix for the “please make sure you have proper internet connection”? While I have good internet both on my PC and my iphone 4 running ios7.1.2.

    Help please

  19. Hi Team Cydia, I also get, “please make sure you have proper internet connection”, although the internet is working both on my Windows 10 PC and my iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2). Do you have a solution for this?

  20. Do you guys have a fix for the “please make sure you have proper internet connection”? While I have good internet both on my PC and my iphone 4 running ios7.1.2.

  21. I have same problem “please make sure you have proper internet connection”.
    Try to set up iphone 4. I do have internet and computer is connected to internet.

  22. Pangu Jailbreak Error “Please Make Sure You Have Proper Internet Connection”

    I am trying to jailbreak my iPhone 4 running 7.1.2 using Pangu on Windows 10

    However, the error always appear.

    I have did the following:

    Uninstall all antivirus and anti-spyware

    Disable Firewall, Windows Defender

    Downloaded from the original Pangu website

    Run as Administrator

    LAN , WIFI and Mobile connection

    Attempt on a different PC (Windows 7)

    Restart PC

    Tried Pangu_v1.1 and Pangu_v1.2.1

    Closed iTunes

    However, the error still appears. I am going mad

    Any solution to this? Or is it a program error?

  23. I was trying this too and no luck however I cant even put my apple ID in my iphone 4 7.1.2 it keeps saying that the service is not valid and maybe a site pretending,.

    Verification of service seems to be the issue here and without a way to properly connect with current site security certificate seems to be part of the issue.


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