JB 8.4 or 9.0.1?!

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by davidb8, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. davidb8 macrumors regular

    Sep 30, 2013
    i have been lucky enough to to get a new 6 plus from my insurance after losing my old one. Lucky because it is running iOS 8.4!! What is the best way to go about jail breaking? Can I install 9.0.1? Or it not being signed anymore or does that only affect downgrades?!
  2. chrfr macrumors 604

    Jul 11, 2009
    The only OS you can install right now is 9.2.1. If you want to jailbreak, you need to stay on 8.4.
  3. adonis3k macrumors 6502

    Apr 15, 2012
  4. alkalifly macrumors regular


    Apr 13, 2004
    Cydia impactor works on 8.4, which basically means you are JB for life!
  5. davidb8 thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 30, 2013
    --- Post Merged, Feb 21, 2016 ---
    On a separate note... 8.4 is sooooo much better than iOS 9!! A lot smoother, no lags or stutters!
  6. bbrks macrumors 65816


    Dec 17, 2013
  7. alkalifly macrumors regular


    Apr 13, 2004
    If you have a device jailbroken on 8.4, then if anything goes wrong as far as software goes, you can use Cydia Impactor to restore to a pristine state, re-jailbreak, and start from scratch. In this case, "JB for life" is the life of the physical device. As long as my 5S keeps ticking, I will have a jailbroken 8.4 no matter how badly I might mess things up in the software
  8. Maverik3 macrumors 6502

    Mar 13, 2012
    Meridian Idaho

    how did i not know of this. i have been wanting to do a clean wipe for a while!!!! found my new project

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