iPad jailbreak is removing Apple iPad default restriction to allow users to install the 3rd party apps to iPad. iPad owners cannot get most of the system change tweaks like themes/wallpapers ringtones most of the awesome apps without jailbreaking. Even iPad owners cannot get this kind system changes apps via the official App store. Jailbreak is the only solution for iPad owners to install Apple dissentient apps. Therefor, jailbreak is the only method to install Cydia which most popular 3rd party App Store for iPad. Except jailbreak you cannot install Cydia by any other method.
iPad multitasking feature
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Jailbreak methods have differences according to device model and iOS version. So you have to choose most compatible jailbreak method according to device model and iOS version.
iPad Jailbreak methods
There are three jailbreak solutions for iPad jailbreak.
Computer support tool
Computer support tool
Most of jailbreak solutions are computer support tools. Phoenix, Yalu and Pangu are the recent release Computer support. tools. The computer supports jailbreak tools require Windows / Mac or Linux pc support and have to connect the device to PC during the jailbreak process.
PC required jailbreak - System rooted
Yalu102 Jailbreak - iOS 10.2, iOS 10.1.1, iOS 10.1, iOS 10.0.3, iOS 10.0.2, iOS 10.0.1, iOS 10 versions.
Phoenix Jailbreak - iOS 9.3.5 version.
PP jailbreak - iOS 9.2, iOS 9.2.1, iOS 9.3, iOS 9.3.1, iOS 9.3.2, iOS 9.3.3.
Pangu9 Jailbreak - iOS 9.0, iOS 9.0.1, iOS 9.0.2, iOS 9.1.
PC required jailbreak - Non System rooted
Online jailbreak tool
Online jailbreak tool does not require PC support and Users can complete the jailbreak process from device safari browser. zJailbreak is the latest online jailbreak solution. It has two types of jailbreak solutions under the zJailbreak app store as system rooted online jailbreak and Non System rooted online jailbreak. Same zJailbreak app provides these two types of jailbreak method for iPad jailbreak as following.
Online jailbreak - System rooted
Yalu102 jailbreak( iOS 10 - iOS 10.2) and Phoenix jailbreak (iOS 9.3.5 32-bit devices) are the recent system rooted online jailbreak solutions. Full functional Cydia can install with these methods.
Online jailbreak -Non system rooted
Pangu Anzhuang can be used as non system rooted online jailbreak app installer for iPad. It installs jailbreak apps through Cydia Impactor. It is possible to install jailbreak apps for iOS 11.2 to iOS 10.2 versions.
Apple Store jailbreak
Apple accidentally approved PG Client application, and that app was support iOS 9. 2 - 9.3.3 jailbreak. PG Client app used the same PP jailbreak method and allowed to users to use it without a computer. But Apple store jailbreak currently disabled by Apple.
Difference between Jailbroken and non-Jailbroken iPad
Jailbroken iPad users have two different app stores Cydia app store and official Apple app store. Non-jailbroken iPad users only can use Apple app store apps.
Stock iPad users can customize device according to Apple. But jailbroken iPad users can customize device as wish.
Jailbroken iPad users can install latest iOS features without upgrading. Non-jailbroken iPad users should upgrade firmware version to install latest iOS features.
Older iPad users can unlock carriers after jailbroken. Non-jailbroken users should contact carrier providers to unlock.
Non-jailbroken iPad users can claim Apple warranty anytime. Jailbroken iPad users should remove jailbreak before Apple warranty
Stock iPad users cannot access the iPad file system. Jailbroken iPad users can access the file system via jailbreak tweak.
Instructions before Jailbreak
Each jailbreak tool has own specific jailbreak instructions. iPad users should follow those instructions to avoid disturbances.
Some jailbreak tools not compatible with OTA update(special Pangu). Therefore, should use iTunes firmware upgrade method instead of OTA.
Latest iTunes version. Update iTunes version to latest before jailbreak.
Minimum OS upgrades for Computers - XP for Windows - OS x 10.7 for Mac
Disable Find My iPhone before start
Disable Touch ID and regular Passcode
How to check Jailbreak status of iPad?
If you have Cydia icon on your home screen, your iPad have jailbroken.
If you have an unfamiliar app on your home screen like Pangu app, your iPad have jailbroken.
Restart your iPad device, and if it has replaced to any other boot logo such as Pineapple, your iPad have jailbroken.
iPad jailbreak for CarPlay
After long time research Apple unlived CarPlay kit for some select cars. Apple CarPlay makes life easier, and you can use iPhone device in safer while on driving. Apple CarPlay can do everything while driving such as - directions, make calls, send/receive iMessages, and listen to music. Along with these features, you will have some additional app support such as Podcasts, Beats Radio, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher, CBS Radio, Pandora, etc.
CarPlay only supports selected car models. However, other Car model users can get similar CarPlay features through CarPlay iOS jailbreak tweak. Therefore, you should jailbreak the iPad device.
iPad Jailbreak Legal status
Jailbreaking is legal process according to Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) USA. Following DMCA copyright act some other countries also confirmed Jailbreaking is a legal task. Some countries do not have law policy to make jailbreaking as an illegal process. But do not afraid because Apple cannot take legal action for jailbroken users.
But this law does not affected for iPad jailbreaking until October 2015. So at this time iPad jailbreak also the legal process. However, Apple has legal right to fix iPad jailbreak anytime.
As per Apple technical department, unauthorized modification for iPad may cause many issues such as security issues / weak performance/battery drain issues/malware attacks.
Install latest iPad features through iPad jailbreak
Apple introduced iPad multitasking features with latest iOS releases. These functions only available on latest iPad models because older iPad models do not support to latest firmware versions.
However, older iPad owners can install all latest iPad multitasking features with jailbreak support.
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Saigon Jailbreak - iOS 10.2.1 version.