The wait for iOS 8.4 Mac OS X jailbreak is finally over. After releasing the Windows version of iOS 8.4 PP jailbreak, 25PP team has finally released the first Mac version which runs smoothly on your PC without needing any workarounds or installing any virtual machine. This version is packed in dmg file format. Now all you have to do is to download it from the download link provided at the bottom of this post and then run it after connecting your device. However, there is one important step you should take care of before applying it on your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S / 5C / 5, iPhone 4S and various models of iPad. Continue reading after the fold what is important and what is not.
The first and the most important thing is that your device must not be updated via the built-in updater. If you upgraded your device to iOS 8.4 using any OTA update, you’ll have to restore the fresh iOS 8.4 iPSW file using iTunes on your device so that you don’t get any failure error during the jailbreak process. Other than this one, there are few more requirements which are summarized below:
- Make it sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your Mac OS X computer.
- Don’t open iTunes or any XCode app while the jailbreak is in progress.
- Turn off Bluetooth and remove Apple Watch if it is paired with iPhone.
- The device should be charged at least 75% or above.
- Download iOS 8.4 and restore it to your device freshly if any iOS update is installed via OTA in past.
Step 1: Before starting the jailbreak procedure, back up your device using iTunes or iCloud. This step is very important in order to save all your precious data.
Step 2: Now download PP jailbreak Mac OS X version for iOS 8.4 on a convenient place like desktop.
Step 3: On your device, turn off Passcode, TouchID and Find My iPhone.
Step 4: Now launch PP jailbreak and connect your device with Mac machine.
Step 5: Uncheck Install PP helper.
Step 6: Now click on “Jailbreak” button. You’ll be presented with a ReadMe First checklist. Make it sure you are following the checklist and then press Continue.
Step 7: Sit back and let PP iOS 8.4 jailbreak on Mac do its job. When the process is finished, you may disconnect your device from PC. Go through the usual first time Set Up procedure and then launch Cydia to install the updates.
Some users are reporting that they are getting “error in preparing environment” message during the jailbreak. If you are also getting this error, update your iTunes and then restart PP jailbreak iOS 8.4 mac version.
Download Latest Version of PP Jailbreak for iOS 8.4 on Mac:
Here is the direct download link for PP iOS 8.4 Mac jailbreak. If you are getting very low download speed on the official download link, you may try this fast mirror link. In case you landed on this page while searching the Windows version, you can get it too.
Unfortunately, I am getting this “Error in preparing environment. Reboot device and try again” error. All updating iTunes (is on latest version ), as you suggested, nor Rebotting device (20 times) helped. I keep getting the error message. Any more suggestions?
Is your device running on freshly restored iOS version? If you updated it via built-in OTA Updater, you might also get this error.