iOS 8.4 is only hours away now from striking download channels with release date and time secured for June 30th at 8AM Pacific Time. iOS 8.4 brings Apple Music along with a variety of repairs for problems like notorious messages app crashing bug, slow Wi-Fi networking, and other security repairs.
Last week, TaiG released an untethered jailbreak for all devices running iOS 8.1.3 to iOS 8.3. While it’s not likely that Apple will be able to patch these ventures in time for final release of iOS 8.4 given TaiG was released just a couple of days earlier, there’s still no 100 % confirmation of TaiG’s exploits working on iOS 8.4 yet. Chinese TaiG group hasn’t verified it either.
If iOS 8.3 ventures do deal with iOS 8.4, which we hope they do, TaiG 2.x will more than likely be upgraded to support the current firmware. But in case it does not work, jailbreakers will need to await a long time prior to next public jailbreak becomes readily available once again.
So if you are currently jailbroken and wish to keep your jailbreak, the drill is basic. DO NOT upgrade to iOS 8.4 until there is a main verification of TaiG dealing with iOS 8.4. We’ll clearly publish about it here on RP as soon as we get the verification. Likewise, while you are jailbroken, it wouldn’t harm to conserve SHSH blobs for iOS 8.3. SHSH balls might not be helpful for downgrading today however who knows they might be in future so it deserves taking time out in saving SHSH balls. You can do this utilizing TinyUmbrella, more details on it here.
If you are still running a firmware older than iOS 8.3, it’s time to update to iOS 8.3 now even if you don’t plan to jailbreak yet. Why? Since iOS 8.3 has a lot of security and bug repairs compared to those older variations and it’s the most current jailbreakable firmware. Once iOS 8.4 is released, Apple will stop signing iOS 8.3 after which you will not be able to update to 8.3.
You can download iOS 8.3 from right here: Download iOS 8.3 Final For iPhone And iPad [Direct Links], and afterwards jailbreak by following our guides:
- The best ways to Jailbreak iOS 8.3, 8.2, 8.1.3 With TaiG v2 [Tutorial](Windows)
- Jailbreak iOS 8.3 On Mac OS X With TaiG, Here’s How [Video](Mac)
Also remember to save SHSH balls as soon as you have actually upgraded to iOS 8.3 using TinyUmbrella in case they ever become useful once again.
If you still require convincing on why you need to update to iOS 8.3 today, look into this post: 7 Reasons You Should Update To iOS 8.3 And Jailbreak With TaiG Today.
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