This guide will certainly assist you jailbreak iOS 8.4 using TaiG jailbreak device on Mac OS X. As you might already know, the TaiG tool is not readily available for OS X yet. The team behind the freshly launched jailbreak device are catering to Windows users only – – in the meantime. However there’s a method around it by ways of virtualizing Windows 10 Expert Preview on your Mac, and the process is rather easy and uncomplicated.
Firstly, let’s get a list of the compatible devices out of the way. TaiG v2.3, which is developed on top of the exact same ventures used within the previous tool, works with the following devices:
- The iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and the iPhone 4s.
- The iPad Air 2, iPad Air 1, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 1, iPad 4, iPad 3 and the iPad 2.
- iPod touch fifth-generation.
Step 1: First and foremost, download and install the trial version of Parallels Desktop 10 for your Mac from here. It offers free trial and supports Windows 10 Insider Preview from the get-go. As we mentioned in one of our previous guides as well, Windows 10 Insider Preview is absolutely free to download and install, and so is free trial of Parallels Desktop 10. In our tests, this combination works the best if jailbreak is what you need to achieve using your Mac.
Step 2: Once Parallels Desktop 10 is done installing, launch it and select the ‘Windows 10 Insider Preview’ option on the main window and follow the on-screen steps. This will download and install Windows 10 Insider Preview ‘virtually’ on your Mac. Depending on the speed of your computer and your Internet connection as well, this could take a while. Be patient.
Step 3: Once your Windows 10 Insider Preview Virtual Machine is up and running, install iTunes from here.
Step 4: Connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch to your Mac, and follow our guide posted here to jailbreak your device on iOS 8.4 inside Windows VM on Mac: Jailbreak iOS 8.4 Using TaiG v2.3 On iPhone, iPad [How-To Tutorial].
When done, you will have Cydia icon on your home screen, all set to install your favorite jailbreak tweaks and bundles.