Apple refers iPod Touch as "iPhone without a phone." Normally, iPod Touch design for play music and video / as a digital camera and as a game device.
iPod Touch users cannot get iPhone functions such as phone calls ,cellular network data ,voice recording capability and does not support many formats to the player. So iPod Touch jailbreak is the only process to remove Apple iPod Touch restrictions and allows to run non-Apple apps and software.
There are plenty of jailbreak methods for iPod. But it depends on iPod Touch device model and running iOS version. So before download the jailbreak tool and guide for iPod Touch you should find current iOS version and device model.
How to find running iOS version?
Settings > General > About and finds running iOS version.
iPod Touch jailbreak methods
PC required jailbreak - Windows / Mac / Linux
No PC required (Online) jailbreak - No need computer support
Apple Store jailbreak - No need computer support and currently disable.
PC required jailbreak
iPod Touch jailbreak is same with iPhone jailbreak methods. Yalu102 jailbreak ( iOS 10 - iOS 10.2) and the Phoenix jailbreak (iOS 9.3.5) are available both PC required as well as No PC required methods for iPod touch jailbreak as the latest tools. Pangu9 tool (iOS 9.2 - iOS 9.3.3) and PP Helper tool (iOS 8-iOS 8.4) are available as PC required jailbreak solution for iPod touch.
Velonzy tool supports to install jailbreak apps for almost all iOS 11 versions such as iOS 11.1 to iOS 11.1.2 & iOS 11 to iOS 11.0.3 versions. Also, Velonzy allows to install third party apps for all the iOS 10 versions such as iOS 10.3.3, iOS 10.3.2, iOS 10.3.1/iOS 10.3 and iOS 10.2.1 versions. It asks PC support to complete this jailbreak and it is a non system rooted jailbreak method. All these PC required jailbreak methods, except Velonzy install full functional Cydia for iPod Touch finally.
Pangu8 Jailbreak Installer is a PC required jailbreak app installer for iPod touches. It can install jailbreak apps for iOS 10 to iOS 10.3.3 through Cydia Impactor.
No PC required (Online) jailbreak
Pangu Anzhuang is the No PC required jailbreak app installer method from iOS 10.2.1 to latest iOS versions including betas. Users can install Cydia lite app online as non system rooted jailbreak method.
Phoenix online jailbreak is the latest jailbreak method to install full functional Cydia for iPod touch. iOS 9.3.5 running 32-bit devices can be jailbroken with this tool.
Yalu102 is another system rooted online jailbreak method for iPod jailbreak. iOS 10 to iOS 10.2 running iPod Touch 6G users can use the Yalu102 online method.
JailbreakMe online jailbreak method does not support for latest iPod Touch devices. iPod Touch 3g and 4g users can use JailbreakMe online method for iOS 4.3 to iOS 4.3.3 versions.
Apple Store jailbreak
Apple store jailbreak is another online jailbreaking method for the iPad device. iOS 9.2 - 9.3.3 users had a chance to jailbreak iPad by using Apple store PG Client application. PG Client was the clone of PP jailbreak tool and support to jailbreak without using PC. This method is now not working because Apple identified it and removed PG Client app from Apple Store.
Cydia install guide for iPod Touch
Jailbreak is the only solution for iPod Touch Cydia install. Except for jailbreak no other solution for it or even iPod Touch users cannot download Cydia for iPod via Saurik official Cydia site.
Click the Cydia install page to get iPod touch installation guide according to your device version.
iPod Touch Jailbreak Legal status
According to Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), USA iPod Touch jailbreak is legal. However, following iPod jailbreak things still in illegal.
Sim unlock using jailbreaking
Cannot use spy apps
Paid app download
Stolen iPod iCloud bypass using jailbreak
Change Apple trade mark
Difference between Jailbroken and non-Jailbroken iPod
iOS device has the best smartphone camera. However, Apple offering some basic camera functions to default users. However, iPod Touch users can increase camera features after jailbroken.
There are two types games available. (free and paid). In paid games, you have to pay coins to unlock further levels. However, jailbroken iPod Touch users can unlock game levels without paying.
Jailbroken iPod Touch users can download applications from both official App Store and Cydia app store.
Instructions before iPod Touch Jailbreak
Choose compatible jailbreak tool according to device model and iOS version.
Select iTunes firmware upgrade method instead of OTA, because of some particular jailbreak tools not compatible with OTA.
Computer should run on minimum OS - XP for Windows - OS x 10.7 for Mac.
Data should be backup before start jailbreak. There are two types of methods are available for data backup. Please use iTunes backup method instead of iCloud backup. iTunes backup much easier than iCloud and there are unlimited data spaces are unavailable on iTunes backup.
Disable Touch ID and regular password before jailbreak. You can re-enable these setting changes after complete jailbreak.
Disable Find My iPhone. You should re-enable Find My iPhone after jailbreak.
Enable AirPlane mode and disable it after jailbreak.
Install latest iPod Touch features through iPod Touch jailbreak
Apple introduced so many new features with latest iOS releases. However, jailbroken iPod Touch users have the ability to install Apple all latest new features without firmware upgrade through jailbreak tweaks support.
Even, iPod Touch not supports to Auto Brightness, voice calls, text messages, cellular data. However, jailbroken users can convert iPod Touch device as a normal iPhone device. Following jailbreak features install the latest iPod Touch features to your old device.
Search in Settings - SearchSettings
Quick Reply for Messages- Auki
Notification Center Widgets - NCWeather /Social Sharing Widget
Third Party Keyboards - Hipjot / TouchPal
Touch ID - iTouchSecure / UnlockID / BioLaunch
Emoji icons - Emoji83
3D Touch - Notifications / Forcy /appendix
QuickType - PredictiveKeyboard
Night Shift - F.lux
Live photo - PhotosLive / EnableLivePhotos