iPod touch 5 is available many versions up to iOS 8.2 version now. How ever, we only can jailbreak iOSs 8.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1, 8.0.2 and 8.0. TaiG tool supports to jailbreak these tool versions up to iOS 8.1.2 for Windows users. PP Jailbreak tool is for Mac users only. They can jailbreak up to iOS 8.1.2 with this tool. Pangu8 download tool supports to jailbreak iPod touch5 running up to iOS 8.1 devices only. Both Windows and Mac users are available this tool version. Use following link for Cydia.
Future jailbreak releases for iPod Touch
In future iPod Touch users have good chance to upgrade Device to IOS 9, IOS 8.4, IOS 8.3 and IOS 8.1.3 versions. However, iPod Touch still can update to IOS 8.3 and 8.1.3 versions but once update Cydia will be lost. This is the concern of an update. IOS 9 and IOS 8.4 upcoming version of Apple and Already we are on IOS 8.4 beta3 version. Before the end of this month, iPod Touch users will be fit for install and now there are hopes on IOS 8.2 and IOS 8.4 jailbreak.
Two different Developers has been found Apple security holes. The i0n1c found on it IOS 8.4 beta 1 and TaiG and PP found holes on IOS 8.2 beta versions. So stay touch with these versions.
However, Apparently IOS 9 will bring bad news for iPod touch 2 users. It is as per some news sources, Apple is going to drop iPod Touch older version again, which is Apple done in IOS 8 version update.
You are able to download and install Cydia for all the iDevices running iOSs 7.1.2, 7.1.1 and 7.1 with Pangu previous versions, except the iOSs 8.1, 8.0.2 & 8. Windows users are available Pangu 1.2.1 tool & Mac users are available Pangu 1.2 version for Cydia. It has easy guide to use. Jailbreak your iDevices as untethered to download and install Cydia. Use following guide for that.
About Evasi0n 7 1.0.7
iPod touch 5 was launched with iOS 6.0. Other than iOSs 7.1.1, 7.1, 7.0.6, 7.0.4, 7.0.3, 7.0.2, 7.0.0, 6.1.3, 6.1.2, 6.1, 6.0.1 also available. Now you know that we can jailbreak iOSs 7.0.X besides iOS 7.1 & 7.1.1 with Evasi0n 7 1.0.7 tool and iOS 6 to iOS 6.1.2 with Evasi0n 1.5.3 to download and install Cydia.(Below of the post is available Evasi0n 1.5.3 guide.) Evad3rs has released this to jailbreak only for A5 and higher iDevice. Use following links to download Cydia for your iPod touche 5.
About Posixspwn 1.0.7
This tool can use to download and install free Cydia for iOS 6.1.3 on your iPod touch 5. Click here to get the guide of this tool. Both Windows and Mac users can use same guide for Cydia.
About Evasi0n 1.5.3
First released was 1.0 of this tool. First released and the second released of 1.1 were some issues. There for, Evasi0n 1.2 was released. 1.3 released only to jailbreak for iOS 6.1.1 iDevice. Developer updated evasi0n up to 1.5.3. Now as the latest version, they released evasi0n 7 tool for Windows and Mac users. Now, it is available Evasi0n 7 1.0.7 tool. Be course of released this version, now you can install Cydia for all the iOSs versions in iPod touch 5.
The Apple made iPod 5 with Apple A5 processor. Processor is one of the main hardware features of iPod. It makes speedy any installation of the iPod. So Cydia installation process also is speedy be course of this A5 chip. There is another thing depends on the processor (chip). Jailbreaking Tools must run as tethered or untethered depends by the chip. iPod 5 has A 5 chip. There for jailbreaking tools must run as untethered. When we jailbreak iDevices, including A 5 chips don’t want to put in to DFU mode. So jailbreaking iPod touch is easy with evasi0n. Below has the step guide. It is only for Windows users. If you want to follow Evasi0n 1.5.3 Mac guide, please click on this link.
Before start the jailbreak we advise you to full fill following things.
01. You can download Evasi0n 1.5.3 version for Windows usersvia our Evasi0n download page.
02. You can read the requirements and important things, which are the developer’s advice you to follow with same page.
03. Get the backup of iPod touch 5 using iTunes or iCloud.
Connect iPod touch with the PC. Use USB data cable for it
Extract downloaded windows Zip folder and run the file as administrator.
Deactive passcode lock of your iPod touch 5
Settings — > General — > Passcode Lock — > Turn off the passcode lock.
Run evasi0n file. you can start the jailbreak by click on “Jailbreak” button.
Please wait until generate the jailbreaking data. It will take few steps. Be careful not to touch iPod touch 5’s screen, until say to Slide to unlock. Then do “slide to unlock”.
There will be the evasi0n icon on the iPod touch 5‘s home screen. Run it by double clicking. It will take following steps to complete the process.
Setting up fstab & AFC2
Setting up Cydia
Setting up Cydia packages
Clearing SpringBoard Cache
Finally, there will be a message as “Done! Continuing boot”. Then Slide to unlock. Now there is Cydia icon on the Home screen. Open it. Then it will install. After complete the instalation it will be reboot. Then Slide to unlock once more to go Home screen another time.
Open Cydia again. Then you must choose “Who Are You?”. We recommend selecting as a “User”. Then click on “Done”. (you want to do this, Cydia runs very first time only). That’s all. Now you can work with your favorite Cydia.