Today has viewed the quite initial jailbreak launched for the brand-new iOS 8 – – 8.1 firmware, and whereas, ordinarily, the process of using a jailbreak tool is rather basic throughout user, the decision of Mandarin group Pangu to roll its make use of out so early has left a trail of compatibility concerns. Luckily Saurik, the man behind Cydia among a number of other indispensable jailbreak services, has been hard at work in making the required modifications, and having actually brought Cydia and Substrate aboard, has now launched an updated variation of AFC2.

Essentially, AFC2 – – Apple Documents Channel “2” – – permits customers to access a full iOS file system using USB connection, and while there have been some bookings from a safety and security element, Saurik notes that root file info will just be divulged to computer systems marked as trusted.

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Currently, authors of jailbreak tweaks seem to be working overtime alongside Saurik to guarantee that iOS 8 jailbreakers can indulge, and also while several of our preferred tweaks remain in the wild for the time being, it shouldn’t be long until every one of our favorites are regarded ready for prime-time television.

We knew that Pangu was dealing with a jailbreak for iOS 8, but given that the brand-new firmware has been around for a concern of weeks, we really did not probably anticipate it to arrive so promptly. Not that we’re complaining though, and also with Cydia, Substrate and AFC2 now adequately gotten ready for all devices running iOS 8, the responsibility will certainly now be on Apple to connect the ventures.

In the meanwhile, if you wish to access your root data system, make certain to break up the AFC2 plan from Cydia, which, as you might expect, is entirely cost free.


For a complete tutorial on the best ways to make use of AFC2, just follow our previous in-depth quick guide on it here.

Oh, and also if you have yet to jailbreak yet wish to find out of the steps entailed, make certain to have a look at our succinct, step-by-step tutorials that will certainly help you begin.

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