iOS 9 was a tough egg to crack. When it comes to Apple’s latest iOS, individual hackers and hacker groups alike were having a tough time getting inside iOS 9.
It seems that with the newer iOS versions, Apple has indeed stayed true to its word and is doing everything possible to keep user data private. However, two groups have released their jailbreaking app to the community, and are actively working on pursuing a jailbreak for iOS 9.1
The Chinese team dubbed Pangu has unleashed Pangu 9, jailbreaking tools that help users to jailbreak iOS 9. On top of this, hacker team taiG has an iOS 9 jailbreak, too. These jailbreaking options have opened up a lot of venues for iPhone users running iOS 9, leading to new features and apps that enhance a user’s experience.
Users can go about using the jailbreaks in two ways: either by uploading an installing to a computer, or by directly downloading the app.
Wary about jailbreaking your smartphone? You’re not alone. Though common, jailbreaking can open up your device’s operating system and personal information to third parties. However, jailbreaking your device can lead to full customization, which includes banned apps, new fonts, and more.
Apple admits that it patched two of the gaps and vulnerabilities discovered by the teams in iOS 9, thus ensuring that the jailbreak would not work on the newer iOS 9.1. There is currently no jailbreak option for users running iOS 9.1 on their devices.