I was going through Quora and there I saw a question on How to jailbreak iphone 5 iOS 9 and that moment I think to write a post on it for those people who are newbies and want to explore the world of jailbreak and cydia tweaks. I am again mentioning that this post is only meant for those who don’t know where to start and what to do. I will explain everything step by step so one can do it without risking his/her iphone.
Before we start our guide on How to jailbreak iphone 5 iOS 9, here’s a quick overview of the jailbreak and cydia tweaks. Jailbreaking enables you to be more creative about your device and take you to the next level of customization. I call jailbreaking Android side of iOS. Now when you jailbreak your idevice, it automatically installs cydia on it. Cydia is a third party app store for the idevices which are jailbroken. It allows you to download third party apps which doesn’t available on the official app store and much more other tweaks. So now lets move to the requirements and steps of How to jailbreak iphone 5 iOS 9 guide.
How to jailbreak iphone 5 iOS 9
- Make sure that you are on the latest iOS 9.0.2 update, if not then head over to General > Software Update to update.
- If you are already on iOS 9.0.2 version then you have to install the fresh iOS 9.0.2 version from itunes otherwise it may result in jailbreak failure. To do that just head over to this guide.
- As I above mentioned that you didn’t need to install cydia separately, just jailbreak your device and it will install cydia by itself. You must have either windows pc or mac to perform jailbreak.
- Backup all your data to iCloud or itunes.
Step 01 : First turn off “Find My iPhone” by going to Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone and toggle the switch.
Step 02 : Turn off “Touch ID & Passcode” by going to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode and tap on “Turn Passcode off”.
Step 03 : Turn on the Airplane mode.
Step 04 : Download Pangu 9 jailbreak tool for windows and mac os from here.
Step 05 : Now connect your iphone 5s to your pc/mac and open the Pangu tool.
Step 06 : Now click on Start to begin jailbreak process.
Step 07 : Now it will take you to the next window, click on “Already backup” to continue.
Step 08 : During the process, you will notice the two new apps on your homescreen – Pangu and wwdc. Your iphone 5s will automatically reboot and it will then ask you to unlock device and turn on airplane mode.
Step 09 : As you turn on the airplane mode, it will now continue the process.
Step 10 : After some time it will ask you to open Pangu app on your iphone 5s, just do it and grant it access to photos app when it prompts.
Step 11 : Now it will take some minutes and after that, it will give the message on the tool window that “Jailbreak completed”. Simply close the Pangu tool and now your iphone 5s will reboot. Disconnect your iphone 5s from the pc/mac in the mean time.
Step 12 : After it will get booted, you will notice the cydia app on your home screen which means that you have followed all the steps of How to jailbreak iphone 5 iOS 9 guide correctly and successfully installed the cydia app store on your iphone 5s.
Now enjoy the next level user customization on your iphone 5s with amazing cydia tweaks. You can now install paid apps games on your iphone, send files over air drop, close all safari tabs at once, protect apps via touch id, do a lot of multitasking via lylac tweak and do a hell lot of customization via different tweaks available at cydia and other sources. You can check our iPhone section for exclusive working cydia tweaks for iOS 9 and other all things iPhone.
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