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Within hours after the official release of Apple iOS 8.4 hit iDevices across the world, Chinese iOS jailbreak developer community TaiG rolled out the new v2.2 jailbreak code to mobile OS.

It has been more than 10 hours since TaiG released the new jailbreak code and it seems like, it was more than enough for the tech savvy Apple device owners to get cracking with testing numerous Cydia tweaks. As per the latest report, more than 160 apps have been found compatible with the latest TaiG v2.2.0 jailbreaking code.

Before anybody get started with jailbreaking their Apple device, here are some facts to know about the advantages and disadvantages of unlocking the handset.

Advantages of Jailbreaking:

  • Users will get access to apps which are not found in iTunes.
  • He/she will be able to create easy (hidden) shortcuts from the lock-screen.
  • People will be able get access to settings from notification centres.
  • Users can even be able to get Siri (digital voice-assistant) toggle Wi-Fi.
  • In select devices and regions, users can also activate Face-Time on 3G.

Disadvantages of Jailbreaking:

  • Once the device is jail-broken, company's warranty will stand void.
  • Another downside is that if users are not careful enough, they risk running in to malicious applications.

[Disclaimer: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting (or manual software installation) Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently irreparable. IBTimes India cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.]

List of devices eligible for v8.4 jailbreak via TaiG v2.2.0 include:

Apple device category iPhones iPads iPods
Device versions eligible for iOS 8.4 jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus iPad mini (1 Gen), iPad mini (2 Gen), iPad mini (3 Gen), iPad (2 Gen), iPad (2 Gen), iPad (4 Gen), iPad Air (1 Gen), iPad Air (2 Gen) iPod Touch (5 Gen)

Here is the list of TaiG 2.2.0 Compatible Cydia Tweaks for iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch (Courtesy, Reddit member, _Decimation):

Tweaks Status Version
Activator Yes 1.9.3
Adblocker 2 Yes N/A
AdvanctedSettings8 Yes 1.0.1
Alkaline Yes N/A
Apex 2 Yes 1.0-16
AppInfo Partial 1.6.3b6
AppSync Unified Yes N/A
ASUpdateHider Yes N/A
Auxo Legacy Edition Yes N/A
Badge Customizer Yes N/A
Barrel Yes N/A
Bars Yes N/A
Beep Beep Yes 3.0-1
betterFiveColumnHomescreen Yes N/A
betterFiveColumnHomescreen Yes N/A
betterFiveIconDock Yes N/A
betterFiveIconDock Yes N/A
betterFourByFourFolders Yes N/A
betterFourByFourFolders Yes N/A
BetterPowerDown Yes 1.1.0-6
BetterRotate Yes N/A
BetterWiFi7 (iOS 7 & iOS 8) Yes
BioBoot Yes 1.0-5
BioLockdown Yes 1.2.12
BioProtect Partial 1.7-279
Bloard Yes 0.1.2-1
BounceNotify8 Yes N/A
BytaFont 2 Yes N/A
Calendar Pro for Notification Center Yes N/A
CallBar Yes N/A
Canopy for iOS 8 Yes 4.0-2
CC Deseparator Yes N/A
CCClockOpenToAlarm Yes N/A
CCHide Yes N/A
CCLoader Yes N/A
CCPinfo Yes N/A
CCSettings for iOS 8 Yes N/A
CCSettings iOS8 Yes N/A
Circulus Yes N/A
ClearFolders 0 Yes N/A
ClearLockNotifications Yes N/A
CleverPin Yes 1.9-1
CloseAll Yes N/A
ColorBadges Yes 1.0.9-1
ColorBanners Yes 1.0.2-1
CommCenter Patches Partial N/A
Cornered Yes 1.0
CyDelete8 (iOS 7 and 8) Yes N/A
Cydia Substrate Yes N/A
Cylinder Yes 1.0.3
DataMeter Yes 1.2-10
DetailedBatteryUsage Yes 1.1
DockShift Partial 1.6.5
Eclipse 2 Yes 2.3-2
Edit Alarms Yes N/A
Emoji83+ Yes 1.0-1
exKey Yes 1.8.8-1
f.lux Yes 0.9984
Fascy Yes 1.0-1
Filza File Manager No 1.5-211
Firewall iP7 Yes N/A
Flex 2 Beta Yes N/A
FlipControlCenter Yes 1.0.1
FolderCloser Yes 1.2
FolderEnhancer (iOS 7/8) Yes 2.5.0
Fortune Yes N/A
gba4ios Yes N/A
GridSwitcher Yes N/A
Gron Yes N/A
Guestmode Yes N/A
GuizmOVPN Yes N/A
HideFavoritesTab Yes 1.3-1
HideMe8 Partial 1.0.2-1
HUDDismiss Yes 2.0
iBlacklist Yes N/A
iCleaner Pro Yes 7.4.3
Iconoclasm Yes 1.10
IconSupport Yes N/A
iFile Yes 2.2.0-1
Instagram ++ Yes 1.5r-3
iWidgets Yes N/A
Keyboard Accio Yes N/A
KeyShortcut Yes N/A
LockGlyph Debated 1.1.9-10
LongCCB Yes 1.0.0-1
Messages Customizer Yes N/A
mikoto Unknown N/A
Minimal Hosts Blocker Yes 6.1
Minimalistic Battery Dots Yes N/A
Minimalistic Signal Dots Yes N/A
Minimalistic WiFi Dots Yes N/A
Mobious Yes N/A
MoreTimer Yes 1.0-4
Moveable Yes N/A
MTerminal Yes N/A
MultiIconMover+ Yes N/A
NCObey Yes 1.1.0-1
Nightmode8 Yes N/A
Nitrous Yes N/A
No Page Dots Yes N/A
NoBlur Partial N/A
NoDictation Yes N/A
NoGrabber Yes 1.0-2
NoMotion Yes 1.2
NoNewMark8 Yes 1.0-1
NoPhotosCollection Yes N/A
NoSlowAnnimations Yes N/A
Notate Yes N/A
OpenNotifdier Beta Yes N/A
OpenSSH Yes N/A
OpenSSL Yes N/A
PandoraSkips Yes N/A
Phantom for Snapchat Yes N/A
Photo Info Yes 2.0.3
PhotoAlbums+ Yes N/A
PhotoSize Yes 1.0
PkgBackup Yes 8.0.7
Platinum Yes N/A
Power Saver Mode Yes 0.0.1-68
Power Tap Yes 1.1.1-24
PowerPlus Yes N/A
PowerTap Yes N/A
Preference Organizer 2 Yes N/A
Prettier Banners Yes 0.4-1
Priority Hub Yes N/A
PullToRespring Yes N/A
Pulse Yes N/A
RePower Yes N/A
Safari Downloader+ Yes N/A
SameStatus Yes N/A
Search Widget Yes N/A
ShowCase Yes 1.3.5-1
Sicarius Yes N/A
SimpleCenters Yes N/A
SimplePasscodeButtons Yes N/A
Slide2Kill8 Lite Yes N/A
SmartSearch Yes N/A
Speed Intensifier Yes N/A
Springtomize 3 Yes 1.3.0-6
SSH Connect Yes 1.3-3
StatusbarWeather8 Partial N/A
StatusHUD 2 Yes N/A
StatusVol 2 Yes 2 0.7-5
StatusVol X Yes N/A
StoreAlert Yes 1.1
SubtleLock Yes N/A
Super Recorder Yes N/A
SwipeSelection Yes N/A
SwitchSpring Yes N/A
TabLess Yes N/A
Tage Yes N/A
TinyBar Yes N/A
ToneEnabler Yes N/A
TransparentCameraBar Yes 1.5-10
TransparentDock Yes N/A
True iRadio Yes 1.0
TypeStatus Yes N/A
TypeTab Yes N/A
Uniformity2 Yes N/A
UntetheredHeySiri Yes 1.1
Upscale Yes 0.3.0-3
VirtualHome8 Yes N/A
Watusi Yes N/A
Winterboard Yes 0.9.3918
xCon Yes N/A
Youtubed Yes N/A
Zeppelin Yes N/A
TetherMe Yes N/A
Activator Yes 1.9.3

[Note: For latest on updates on iOS 8.4 jailbreak compatible tweaks, check HERE]