Jailbreak iOS 9 to Download Cydia
Compared to iOS 8, iOS 9 jailbreak is tougher but it doesn’t mean that no way to do it. It has been months since iOS 9 was released and we have also seen the release of iOS 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.1 and 9.2. Where there is a will there is a way, you can now jailbreak iOS 9 using a Semi jailbreak method. Although it is not a full iOS 9 jailbreak method, you can still download Cydia on iOS 9 devices and enjoy some of the best Cydia apps such as SBSettings after the Semi jailbreak.
For iOS 8 jailbreak, we often recommend Pangu or TaiG jailbreak tools because these tools are free and it will download Cydia to your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch automatically. It definitely save you a lot of time because you don’t have to install Cydia manually like old days. For iOS 9 jailbreak, the only workable way for now is to go through a Semi jailbreak method. This method has been tested on the latest iOS 9 supported devices such as iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPod Touch 6 Gen, iPod Touch 5G and others. Once you are ready, follow the step here to jailbreak iOS 9 device.
How to Semi Jailbreak iOS 9
Step 1: Backup everything you have in your iOS 9 device. Although this Semi Jailbreak iOS 9 is a reversible method but it is still a must to run a backup in case anything happen.
Step 2: Open a Safari browser and go to go.semijb.com.
Step 3: There will be a huge “Jailbreak Now” button and a Semi Jailbreak guide below the screen. This tool allows you to semi jailbreak iOS 9, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.1 and iOS 9.2. Tap on Jailbreak Now to begin.
Step 4: Tap “I agree to continue” to allow the Semi jailbreak process begin. It usually takes less than a minute depending on your internet connection. Do not close the Safari browser during the process.
Step 5: You will see a black screen with words running. You will be redirect to a page where you need to install Semi JB app. Tap on “Install” link to install the Semi Jailbreak app on your iOS 9 device. Enter your security code and tap the Install button.
Step 6: Install vShare App Manager using Semi JB app. Alternatively, you can install vShare iOS 9 using another method we shared earlier. Remember to trust the profiles in the Settings page of your iOS 9 device.
Step 7: Now you can install Semi JB Cydia using Semi JB app. You can also install OpenSSH (beta) from this page. As this is a Semi Jailbreak for iOS 9, it doesn’t work flawlessly like the full iOS jailbreak. There are still a lot of limitations.
You can now install any third-party applications to your iOS 9 device. If you don’t like the SemiJB app, you can remove it or uninstall it completely from your iOS 9 device. There is also an option to remove Semi Jailbreak from your device Settings page without the need to restore it. See also: How to download Cydia on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.
Just like many others, we are still waiting for a better tools to jailbreak iOS 9 and download Cydia to it. Please do not hesitate to share your opinion if you come across any iOS 9 jailbreak tools or you have something to say about this Semi JB tool.