Mac OS X users can now jailbreak their iPhones and other iOS devices with the latest Pangu iOS 7.1.2 jailbreak tool.
The Pangu jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 jailbreak tool, which removes the built-in software limitations of iOS, isn't difficult to use for veteran jailbreak users. But first time iPhone 5S and iPad Air jailbreak users on Mac OS X may find the jailbreak process a little unnerving, since it requires several steps to complete.
Fortunately, International Business Times put together an updated guide for Mac OS X users looking to jailbreak their iOS devices using the Pangu iOS 7.1.2 tool. To jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using Pangu on Mac OS X, follow the directions below.
Note: International Business Times isn't responsible for any damage caused by using jailbreak tools or any unapproved software on your device. Proceed at your own risk.
iOS device running 7.1 through 7.1.2
Pangu iOS 7.1.2 jailbreak software
Latest version of Apple iTunes installed
Direct USB connection to Mac computer
Auto-Lock / Passcode turned off
If you have multiple iOS devices with Wi-Fi sync enabled, temporarily turn off their Wi-Fi connections. The latest version of Pangu can detect iOS devices connected to the same wireless network, making it difficult to select the correct device to jailbreak.
How to Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 using Pangu on Mac OS X
1. Connect your iOS device to your Mac OS X computer directly via the USB port.
Important: Don't disconnect your iOS device until the jailbreak process fully completes.
2. Backup all data and ensure your device is running iOS 7.1.2
3. Launch the Pangu iOS 7.1.2 jailbreak app for Mac OS X and wait for it to detect your device.
Pangu Mac OS X Jailbreak
The latest Pangu jailbreak update now sports an English interface and Mac OS X support. Screenshot/Pangu
4. Once Pangu detects your device, click Jailbreak to start the jailbreak process.