iPod Jailbreak is the process of removing Apple iPod Touch restrictions imposed by Apple to install 3rd party apps on iPod. Most of iPod Touch jailbreak processes are same as iPhone jailbreak & iPad jailbreak.
There are plenty of jailbreak methods available for iPod jailbreak and those methods may vary according to iOS versions and device models. First, find the running iOS version on your device.
How to find running iOS version?
Go to “Settings” --- > “General” --- > “About” and find your device running iOS version.
iPod Touch Jailbreak Methods
PC required jailbreak
Most of jailbreak tools asks PC support. Also it is available some PC required third party app installers. All these methods allows to install jailbreak features to your iPod touches.
Following Jailbreak tools/jailbreak alternatives can use to jailbreak iPod touches according to iOS version.
No PC required (Online) jailbreak
There are few No PC required jailbreak solutions available for the iPod Touch running latest iOS versions. All the following methods offer to install Cydia.
Apple Store jailbreak
Apple store jailbreak is another online jailbreaking method for the iPad device. iOS 9.2 - iOS 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 and devices. However, jailbroken iPod Touch users have the ability to install Apple all latest new features without firmware upgrade or hardware 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
Select the best jailbreak solution from following three types of jailbreak methods according to your iPod running iOS version.
01) No PC (Online) Jailbreak - No need to get the computer support for this method. Just use the iPod Touch Safari browser to complete the jailbreak process to install third party apps.
03) Apple Store Jailbreak - It helps PC Client Application to complete the jailbreak process. Also, it never asks the computer support.
02) PC Required Jailbreak - This method asks Windows / Mac / Linux support to complete the jailbreak process. It needs to connect the iPod Touch with the computer during the jailbreak process.
Pangu Anzhuang is the best Online jailbreak alternative solution for iPod Touch. It uses Dev Code Extraction Method to install jailbreak apps including Cydia. However some Anzhuang functions has limitation to use.
You cannot install it from App store or anywhere else. Just use zJailbreak or Xabsi or iExtras third party app stores for Anzhuang.
Click here to get Pangu Anzhuang installation link and the guide.
||Velonzy (Online) Method
Velonzy uses UDID registration method to install third party apps for iPod Touches. Velonzy has Online method as well as Computer required method. However, Velonzy Online method is the way to install Cydia. You cannot install Cydia from PC based method.
Normally, Velonzy is a donateware. Users must donated them to install it. Pangu8 offers free Velonzy installation through Pangu8 website. This is a best jailbreak alternative solution up to latest iOS 11.3 version as well as iOS 11.4 beta version.
Click here to get Velonzy Online installation for free.
Pigsy Online JB is another NO PC jailbreak solution for iPod touches. It will give online jailbreak solution for most of latest semi tethered/untethered jailbreak tools such as Electra, G0blin, Saigon, Yalu102, H3LIX, Phoenix JB, Home Depot, Pangu JB, JailbreakME and Etason JB.
It can get online jailbreak solutions up to iOS 11.1.2 version using these jailbreak tools under available Pigsy Online JB app.
Click here to get the Pigsy Online JB installation guide.