Apple just released the iOS 8.4.1 to public and they patched the iOS 8.4 TaiG 2 jailbreak .However Semi Jailbreak team (semijb.com) could release the Jailbreak for iOS 8.4.1 for first time.
Semi jailbreak doesn’t provide all the jailbreak functions to your iOS 8.4.1 device, It is only partial Jailbreak. Therefore, don’t update to iOS 8.4.1 if you have already jailbreak your iOS 8.2 , 8.3 or 8.4 device with TaiG 2 or PPjailbreak.
You can install the Cydia using iOS 8.4.1 Semi jailbreak. But don’t quit your iOS 8.4 jailbreak for Semi JB, it is not a 100% applicable alternative for full Jailbreak
SemiJB is online process, It is super easy and reversible, But we recommend to follow this guide to before SemiJb your device.
How to Semi Jailbreak iOS 8.4.1
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Step 1 – Make sure that your iOS version is iOS 8.4.1 before start the Semi Jailbreak, Just click this link from your iOS device to find your iOS version
Step 2 – Open the Safari browser of your iPhone, iPod or iPad, You cannot semi jailbreak your iOS 8.4.1 device with any other browser,
Step 3 – Just visit our Semi Jailbreak script page, type following URL on the address bar of your Safari browser.
Otherwise, search the Google as “iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak” to find this page or visit SemiJb official site (semijb.com) directly to start the process.
Step 4 – Tap the “Semi Jailbreak now” button. Then it checks your system compatibility within few seconds
Step 5 -You can continue if your device is compatible with Semi jailbreak. Just tap the “I agree to continue” button
Step 6 – Now semi JB process will start, don’t touch your device or close the Safari browser among the process. It can take 1-2 minutes to complete.
Step 7 – It redirects and asks you to install the Semi JB application after the iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak process. Tap install link to continue,
Step 8 – Then it takes you again to the Safari browser, Tap “OK, I am done” button to complete the process, Now your iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak process is complete. Now you can install the vShare and Cydia, vShare is the default app manager of the SemiJB,
Pangu Team demonstrate for iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak
Pangu 8 just released the Jailbreak demonstration at HackPwn Summit, Apple just confirmed that they have patched the Taig 2 exploitation. We really didn’t believe that anybody could find the iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak so soon. HackPwn is a Chinese security related company. They organized a summit as the “HackPwn security geeks carnival” Pangu Team demonstrated their iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak at this summit for first time.
However, There is no news about Pangu’s iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak tool, They will develop the iOS 8.4.1 jb tool as separate tool from Pangu iOS 8 to iOS 8.1.2 tool. Pangu team has already demonstrated iOS 8.3 jailbreak at Shanghai MOSEC summit but they didn’t release this jailbreak for Public. Taig team released the iOS 8.3 jailbreakfor first time for Public
Apple just disabled the option for iOS 8.4.1. Now you cannot downgrade your iOS 8.4.1 version to iOS 8.4 version and jailbreak the iOS 8.4 using TaiG 2 (windows) or PPJailbreak (mac). This is the most suitable option at this time.
Common troubleshootings of iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak process
Semi JB errors are very rare when comparing with TaiG and PPJailbreak, Semi Jailbreak is an online process,Therefore you don’t want to install iTunes or any other software. However you can get following errors with the SemiJB, You can easily fix all of these errors.
It doesn’t redirect you to Semi JB app installation page
It should take you to Semi JB app installation page after the SemiJB process. Sometimes it takes you to your setting app and you can’t find the install link of SemiJB App. Then please exit from the “Settings” and open the Safari browser, Tap the “install the App” button.
Semi JB app as white blank screen
After the process you have to install the vShare and Cydia using SemiJB app, But rarely you will only see the white blank screen when you tap the SemiJB app icon. Make sure that your internet connection is OK, Otherwise you have to redo the SemiJB process.
Stick the Semi JB process
It should start the iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak process when you tap the “agree” button, Sometimes it sticks with SemiJB process screen, Just allow 20-30 seconds, After that exit from Safari and restart the process
Not compatible with SemiJB message
This is not an error, Some old devices are not compatible with semi Jailbreak even if you can update it to iOS 8.4.1.
Semi JB Server busy, please try again later message
Rarely you can get this message, Please try again after 1-2 hour to skip this error
iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak with Taig 2 Jailbreak
Apple patched the TaiG 2 and PPJailbreak Jailbreak with iOS 8.4.1, PPJailbreak team also used the TaiG 2 exploitation with their PPJailbreak tool.
We don’t recommend upgrading to iOS 8.4.1 at this time. If you upgraded your device to iOS 8.4.1 accidentally, downgrade it to iOS 8.4 again. However, Apple will disable the iOS 8.4.1 downgrade option soon.
Now you must care to protect your Jailbreak, We recommend you to save your SHSH blogs using Tiny umbrella.
How to save SHSH blobs before upgrade the iOS 8.4.1
Still you can downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to iOS 8.4. Apple will disable the default downgrade option soon. Therefore you must have saved your SHSH blogs using tiny umbrella, Then you can downgrade your device to iOS 8.4 anytime
Download latest version of the TinyUmbrella. Go to this website, then you can find the download the TinyUmbrella links on the right hand corner of the website. Download the TinyUmbrella version according to your Mac/Windows OS.
Run the tool and Connect your Device to computer
TinyUmbrella detects your device. Just right click your device under the “connected menu” then click the “Fetch SHSH on device”
Then you can use this SHSH blobs when you downgrade your iOS 8.4.1 OS to iOS 8.4
Cydia Download for iOS 8.4.1
You cannot download the full functional Cydia to your iOS 8.4.1 device, However you can download the Cydia with limited functions with Semi jailbreak,
Downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to iOS 8.4
You can jailbreak your iOS 8.4.1 version to iOS 8.4 at this time, But Apple will stop the downgrade option soon, Full jailbreak is not available at this time and jailbreak will be very hard according to rumors.