Have you not updated to iOS 8.4.1 which cannot be jailbroken at the moment? Are you still running iOS 8.4 or earlier firmware version on your iPhone and wish to find a stable and trusted iMessage iOS 8 tweaks? There is one interesting update you could pay attention to. It offers some extra options to your iDevice and supports 8 platform offered by Apple this year.
There is a long list of different tweaks for iMessage iOS 8 and other programs used on iPhone. Some of them offer more features, others come with less additions. One tool called TypeStatus is well-known already and this particular program was recently updated to offer improved performance and stability. It also fixes some previous issues.
The name of one of the Cydia tweaks for iMessage is TypeStatus 2. It used to be available only as private testing program until now. Developers think it is time to introduce the program to all users who are interested in customizing iMessage by adding new features to it. You can download the program from this repo: http://cydia.hbang.ws [beware of possible dangerous iOS 8 tweaks that could steal your iCloud password and emails].
Remember that you should not update any tweaks right now if you don’t want to lose your jailbreak. Apple no longer signs iOS 8.4 version and this makes it impossible to downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to 8.4 in case you experience a bug and are forced to be restored to the most recent mobile platform version offered by the giant.
Those users who give the tweak update a chance will be able to see the typing indicator when someone is typing you an iMessage. It will appear in your Status bar. You will also get notification when the recipient reads your message.
The tweaks offers no new features. It only improves everything it was capable of doing before this upgrade.
Is it possible to downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to 8.4? This is an important question now since Apple officially released the new mobile firmware version [here are direct iOS 8.4.1 download links for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch] and this version cannot be jailbroken right now because the company also patched the exploits found in 8.4 and earlier releases.
Users who accidentally upgraded or restored and were forced to update to 8.4.1 might like to downgrade in order to re-jailbreak and continue using different iOS 8 tweaks and tricks on their smartphones and tablets.
It was possible to downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to 8.4 for a short while. However this option is not available to you since Apple stopped signing iOS 8.4. The Cupertino-based giant signs only one or two firmware versions as the moment. It quickly stops signing the previous release once the new one is offered to public.
A week ago the ‘fruit’ giant was signing both iOS 8.4 and 8.4.1 and users who managed to install 8.4.1 version and decided they would like to get back to the previous one – were able to do this without any issues. This week however the situation changes since the iPhone maker stops signing 8.4 release.
The information about iOS signing status is available at ipsw.me. These statuses are important for users who like to stay jailbroken which is mostly possible on earlier versions and not the most recent Apple updates. For example, you can jailbreak iOS 8.4 with TaiG and PP Jailbreak but you cannot use these programs to untether 8.4.1 version.
Hackers might find new exploits and jailbreak iOS 8.4.1 as well however it might happen only after iOS 9 official release everyone is waiting for. The iPhone maker should offer a new lineup of smartphones this fall along with iOS 9 update.
Regular iPhone keyboard switch isn’t available through the globe menu you can find in the low left corner. This is not difficult to use however this simple switch between keyboards iPhone 6 solution can be only used if you install one fun tweak. You need to use a jailbroken iOS 8 device but this is very simple with the variety of tools available this summer. Use TaiG Windows jailbreak or PP jailbreak for Mac and you’ll make any iOS 8, 8.3, 8.4 smartphone untethered within moments.
Why would anyone want to quickly switch between keyboards? Well, when you are typing a message you might want to use your stock keyboard and Emojis [find out how to use hidden Spock emoji on iOS 8.4]. This is the perfect situation when the simple jailbreak tweak can make such switch enjoyable and fast.
How to Switch Between iPhone Keyboards
Step 1. The tweak you might wanna try is called KeySwipe. It is sold at $0.99 on Cydia. You can find the tool in the BigBoss repository. Please note that iOS 7 firmware is also supported. However it is better to jailbreak iOS 8.4 if you are using the iPhone 6.
Step 2. When KeySwipe is installed you will locate a new pane in your Settings app.
Step 3. You can enable and turn off the tweak. This can be done through Settings.
Step 4. There are no other configurations. Once enabled, the tweak automatically lets you learn how to switch keyboard iOS 8 on iPhone 6 or other model of ‘fruit’ device.
Step 5. The jailbreak app works only with the stock iOS keyboard and supports Emoji keyboard. If you want to use it with third-party keyboards you will find that it fails to work. This is the main drawback KeySwipe has keeping in mind that it is not free to download.
TaiG iOS 8.4 jailbreak Mac is finally released by the Chinese team of hackers for Apple computer fans. The company used to only present the Windows version at first. This June TaiG hackers presented the first iOS 8.1.3 – 8.3 jailbreak solution which later started to support the newer 8.4 firmware version released by Apple.
If you want to use Mac iOS 8.4 jailbreak tool from TaiG you can do this now. TaiG iOS 8.4 tool at first supported only Windows platform. A lot of Mac owners didn’t want to install Windows virtual machine because found this method too complicated. Some of them performed the jailbreak with PP tool which is the second program available for iOS 8.1.3 – 8.4 firmwares.
It took hackers some time to unveil the new solution. iOS 8.4 will soon be updated to version iOS 8.4.1 which is now being tested by developers and public beta testers. It is not clear if TaiG supports 8.4.1 and the upcoming iOS 9 with a lot of great features, options and enhancements.
While Apple is signing iOS 8.4 [it no longer signs iOS 8.3 which makes it impossible to downgrade to this firmware version on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch] you have time to perform 8.4 jailbreak with TaiG 1.0.0 Mac release.
In case anything goes wrong during the procedure you can always use the alternative since both TaiG and PP now work with Windows / Mac and can untether any mobile firmware starting with iOS 8.1.3 and up to 8.4 version.
The first version of beta for iOS 8.4.1 was presented by Apple in the mid July. Developers got different firmwares to test back then as the Cupertino-based company is working on several projects at the same time: iOS 9 beta, Mac OS X Yosemite and El Capitan updates as well as the new WatchOS 2 version. You can already download iOS 8.4.1 beta 2 as the ‘fruit’ giant presents this upgrade in the end of July.
The official iOS 8.4 was launched for users in the end of June but the iPhone maker wants to improve it along with the next iOS 9 that is supposed to be presented in the fall. Are you ready to get iOS 8.4.1 beta 2 download links?
At the moment the version is meant for developers only who are participating in Apple Dev Program and have registered UDID. If you are such a person you can use OTA update to install the new build 12H318 over the air on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad that is already running the first iOS 8.4.1 beta on it.
What changes appear in the second beta? Since public is mostly focused on testing iOS 9 public betas as well as developers who are creating and updating their applications and games for this upcoming launch not too many testers pay attention to iOS 8.4.1 version.
Users understand that the 8.4.1 release won’t offer major changes and improvements. It will most likely solve the current 8.4 problems and bugs. Are you planning to install this version or are you more interested in the future iOS 9 mobile firmware?
Cydia creator Saurik added even more changes to the way jailbreak now works. Firstly, you can customize Cydia store just like any other jailbreak tweak. Secondly, it became possible to downgrade iOS 8 jailbroken apps to previous version. At last but not least, Saurik launched Cydia Impactor and this program can remove iOS 8 jailbreak without any additional steps [it doesn’t support the most recent iPod touch 6G released by Apple this summer].
Before Impactor was released it was necessary to upgraded to newer iOS version or restore in order to get back to your stock Apple software. The new program can remove iPhone jailbreak without restore which is great, fast and simple.
Unlike other programs that can help you restore the iPhone or iPad and preserve the jailbreak, Saurik’s new tool Cydia Impactor can remove jailbreak without restore and you can do everything right from your iDevice. There is no need to use a computer and thus it’s the first time when you can remove iPhone jailbreak 8.4 in such an easy way.
It’s also awesome that you can stay on the same firmware version after you stop being jailbroken. This is a valuable tool that will surely become popular among users who enjoy being untethered but might sometimes want to return to Apple stock state.
Why would anyone need to get rid of jailbreak and keep the firmware version? You might want to resell your iDevice and this is when it could be important to remove iOS 8 jailbreak without losing any important data.
As Saurik mentions, his program can move system data and user files to system / user partition. It doesn’t make any severe changes to software and thus you don’t risk when you are running Impactor because you can re-use it again in case it fails.
You can download Cydia Impactor on Cydia. This utility is now present in beta stage. It is important to backup before you do anything with your iPhone or iPad.
Apple Music 503 error occurs once in a while and in different situations. Users report such an issue on Apple Support forums and this might be familiar to you as well. The problem doesn’t seem to appear when you access the new music streaming service from you iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
If you are accessing the service from you computer [the issue seems to take place on both Mac OS X and Windows PC machines] you might get error 503 iTunes message. In other words you have to access Apple Music through iTunes and only this way the bug exists.
It also appears when you are using playback feature and sometimes the error message can pop up when you are not even listening to music. This seems like an outage that should be fixed by Apple. Some users assure they can connect to Apple Music without problems and others keep getting the same 503 dialog box.
We don’t know what causes the issue. Apple doesn’t comment on the problem but there are a lot of users who are affected and thus the bug is real. If you get the 503 error you might be able to dismiss it and listen to songs after you reconnect to the service or play the next track.
Give it a try and wait till the ‘fruit’ giant fixes the outage and normalizes the work of its new service through iTunes.
You know that Music was released in the end of June. This service is new and it might have different problems once in a while. The company has included it to iOS 8.4 and will add the tool to the future iOS 9 that will be launched in the fall.
TaiG was the first iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak released this year. The group of Chinese hackers found exploits and managed to jailbreak all current iOS 8 versions including the latest iOS 8.4 update. There were a lot of different problems and bugs users came across while trying to untether their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with this tool, still TaiG jailbreak update versions helped to fix a lot of bugs.
Luckily you can already fix TaiG jailbreak getting stuck at 30 and 40% as well as address the issue when TaiG gets frozen at 60% and the process never completed. A lot of users were frustrated because they couldn’t successfully use this program when it was just released. Now there are numerous updates that are fixing everything.
If you are looking forward to iOS 8.4 jailbreak with TaiG you can follow our instructions on how to use Windows TaiG version on Mac and jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 – 8.4 platforms. Besides, you can already download TaiG 2.4.3 version which is the latest upgrade of this utility.
According to the group of hackers, this newest release optimizes the whole process. If you are already jailbroken you don’t need this update at all because it only offers further optimization but doesn’t solve any previous problems and bugs. New users who are only planning the jailbreak will better download TaiG version 2.4.3 and use it in order to avoid all possible issues.
You probably already know that Apple has finally updated its line of iPod touch. The new sixth generation device can be also jailbroken with TaiG because all new colorful iPod touch 6G models come with preinstalled iOS 8.4 software version.
At the same time, TaiG is only working on Windows. If you are on Mac and afraid to use Windows virtual machine you are advised to download PP Jailbreak that supports OS X platform.
Apple released the new iPod touch 6th generation device in July. This device got major update compared to the previous model 5G. For example, it features A8 chipsent, 8 MP camera and 1GB RAM. Besides iPod touch 6 jailbreak is already available to customers who get to purchase the new gadget right after its launch.
You should know that the A8 chip is present in the latest smartphones offered by the Cupertino-based company, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6. Thus the new iPod touch 6G can run the same iOS 8.4 firmware version and use the same tricks handset owners know about.
Apple sells the colorful iPod touch 6 with iOS 8 preinstalled on it. In other words, you can buy your new device, download TaiG or PP program [depending on the software you have] and jailbreak right ahead.
There are some drawbacks of this. Since iPod touch has just been launched not all developers updated their jailbreak tweaks to support this model. It could take them a while to offer applications and tricks you can use to customize your 6th gen device and make it more personal. We are sure that the wait won’t be that long but it’s always nicer when you can get everything at once – jailbreak and run different fun applications on the device. What do you think about this?
Are you a fan of using emojis in messages and emails? Apple offers iOS 8.4 download links along with new 8.4 features but the company still has secrets in this platform. If you wish to find hidden iOS 8 emojis there is a walkthrough below which doesn’t even need the jailbreak.
When Apple presented iOS 8.3 and later iOS 8.4 it updated some options for its customers. Hackers from China were quick to release iOS 8.3 untether jailbreak and upgrade it to support the next firmware version. Still there is no need to jailbreak if you only want to unlock secret emoji iOS 8.4 on your handset or tablet device.
Hidden Spock Emoji Unlock Instruction
Step 1. Fans of Spock emoji should be glad that both iOS 8.4 – 8.3 support this famous character. A lot of users enjoy using it now and you can also get access to this fun feature since Apple created both mobile platforms supporting it but it’s hidden.