Jailbreaking an iOS device is the process of taking away the restrictions Apple places on their devices giving the user root access, access to the raw file-system, and the ability to run software not signed by Apple.

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How Do I Get Out of Boot Loop on iPhone 4?

I dropped my iPhone (jailbroken, running on IOS 7.0.6), and it went blank - it has this habit of being switched off own its on when it's dropped. I tried holding the sleep/power button, but it's not ...
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Does using pangu to jailbreak an iOS device delete your currently-installed apps?

If I jailbreak my iOS device with pangu will it delete all my installed apps? How much available space should I have on my iOS device before attempting to jailbreak it with pangu?
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sprint iphone jailbroken. Straight talk?

I'm getting a sprint 4s for a good deal. it is also jail broken. Can i use it on straight talk with a sim or would i have to get the cdma card. Would the cdma activation work with it being jailbroken? ...
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iPhone 4 stuck on black screen after Jailbreaking with Cydia

I have an iPhone 4, jailbroken, and running iOS 7.1.2. I opened the Cydia app, it appeared to be loading something so I waited. Then the screen turned black. I can still hear sounds such as the ...
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Can I jailbreak my way out of a passcode request?

My father owns an iPad 1. He forgot his numerical access code and tried enough times that the device now reads "Connect with iTunes." Apple assumes you sync your device frequently with a computer ...
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Cydia has crashed and my device is protecting it

My iPhone is jailbroken and it crashed and it says cydia is causing the problem and my device is protecting it or something. I can't even unlock my iPhone.
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Grey patch instead of picture on home video icon

How can I get a picture instead of a grey patch on my home video icon in my videos folder on my IPad? Is there perhaps a jailbreak tweak to change the appearance of folders and backgrounds?
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Jailbroken iPhone 4 7.1.2 Apps are not showing [duplicate]

My iphone was working fine until i resprung it and when i unlocked my iphone my apps werent there. I pull down the search thing to see if that work and it does. So theres no apps on my home screen but ...
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iPhone 4 iOS 7 seems to register more data used

I have checked the breakdown of data used. Under Settings > General > Usage, the Storage Breakdown for apps is: Photos & Camera - 387MB Whatsapp - 378MB Voice Memos - 334 MB etc. (in descending ...
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Is there a way to show the stopwatch on the lock screen?

I'm part of a race team and was wondering if there was any way to get the stopwatch on the lock screen. Time is critical in the races we run and it'd be great if I could just glance down and see the ...
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Folders with Icons on iOS

Recently, I organized all of the apps on my iPad, and came to a realization: it would be great if I could make the folders have their own icons. What I mean is this (right), as supposed to this ...
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Jailbroke my iphone and every single app missin

I downloaded a jailbreak from pangu and at end of installing my phone restarted but only had stock apps left, then i turned it off again and when i turned it back on every single app was gone even the ...
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Apps disappeared after jailbreak

I got my iphone 4 having IOS 7.1.1 jailbreaked with pangu jailbreak software. After a week in cydia, when i added a cydia source ,there was an upgrade in cydia "changes". I upgraded it and is asked ...
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How to install whats app on jailbreak iPod touch

I want to install WhatsApp Messenger on my iPod touch which is already jailbroken. Can anyone please help me install it step-by-step?
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Edit Content of IPSW file to install older baseband firmware

I just got this old iphone4 from my aunt a few days ago and it is locked to AT&T... it has already been updated to the latest version 7.1.2 and has never been jailbroken. I have read that the only ...
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Replacing iphone interface with terminal

Is there an app in cydia or just anyway to replace the normal interface(having to tap icons in order to open) with a terminal. Im using mobileterminal but its just an app. Im looking to replace it all ...
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All default apps erased after jailbreak (7.1.2) infinate boot loop

Basically, jailbroke my iPhone4 2 days ago. Friends started giving me sources to add to cydia. Last night turned my phone off. Woke up this morning, all default apps were gone. All of them. I thought ...
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Will everything be erased? And will I get caught?

Ok so I updated and I restored my iPod so everything about cydia on my ipod will be erased? If I go to an airport will they be able to tell that my iPod was jailbroken?
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Jailbroken iPhone 3GS shows “No Service” after upgrading to iOS 6.1.6

I used redsn0w to jail break after upgrading to iOS 6.1.6 via iTunes. Now it shows "No service" with or without the SIM. How do I resolve this?
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Attempting to send video on WhatsApp causes crash

I've tried a bunch of different things but whenever I try to send a video on WhatsApp the app crashes. It works fine in safe mode though. Any ideas? http://pastebin.com/brjzVrBS PS: I jailbroke the ...
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Different transparency for in-call menu

I'm using ios7.1 and I was wondering if there's a way to change the transparency of the in-call menu? When I use the dialer's keypad I have about 30% transparency (I can see the background but it's ...
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auto start an ios app

I want an app(specifically Ip Messanger for iOs) to start on startup in my ipad ios 7.1.1. I saw this 3 years old source in github and write the following .plist file. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to control UI/Apps from shell?

I have a jailbroken ipad (ios v. 7.1.1) and installed ssh, terminal and many admin tools. So far I am able to open/close an app from terminal and so much more... . Now I want to trigger UI events and ...
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Will it be safe to jailbreak my iPhone 3Gs?

Currently I have an 8 GB iPhone 3Gs (A1303). It has become slightly slower so I am wishing to jailbreak it. Will it be safe? If yes give me specific sites which will help me jailbreak it.
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ipad 3 stuck in recovery mode

I jailbroke this ipad sometime ago and just updated it to 7.1.2, it's now stuck in recovery mode and won't come out even though I tried the button pressing method. There's a lot of photos on it that ...
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Cannot copy app data to another directory over ssh

(in my Jailbroken ipad, ios7.1.1) I am getting cp: cannot open 'xxx.xx' for reading: Operation not permitted error when trying to copy file from an App Documents directory to my /var/root/Documents ...
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How to edit iOS system file on my iPad over SSH?

I have an iPad with iOS 7.1.1. I jailbroke it and was able to ssh it from wifi without a problem. Lately I wanted to edit some system files to tweak few settings but I realized that there is no vi ...
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Cydia Crash removing most apps

I jailbroke my iPhone 5s using pangu for ios 7.1.1. After that I clicked on cydia but it was taking too long to open so I closed it from the multitasking bar and tried to open it again but the all my ...
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Factory Resetting Phone w/ out computer [duplicate]

Today I went to: Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Contents and Settings I did this because I was told that would be the only way to get jailbreak off of my iPhone 5C. However, now my phone has ...
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iPhone 4 reset is taking a very long time

I'm passing my IPhone 4 on to my mother, and I wanted to reset it. So I went into settings -> general -> reset, and I picked the option to reset all settings and remove all the data. Now I'm seeing a ...
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Automate mobile terminal?

I have a jailbroken iPhone. I use it to reboot my router when my wifi is going slow or messing up. But I'm lazy and I was looking for a way to automate the process. I use shortcuts that mobile ...
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Updating jailbroken 6.0.1 ios to 7.1.1 [duplicate]

What are the risks for updating ios apple device, which is already jailbroken ?
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iPhone 4 GSM 3,1 upgrade [duplicate]

I'm using iOS 5.1.1 (9B206). I want to upgrade my iPhone to iOS 6.1.3, but I don't know how to do this. I have tried downloading the IPSW of iOS 6.1.3 to upgrade, but it doesn't make any changes. The ...
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Upgrade iOS firmware, but not newest version? [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my iPhone 5 to iOS 7 and then jailbreak it. As of today, the last jail-breakable version is 7.0.x, but the latest iOS release is 7.1.1. I downloaded a 7.0.6 IPSW for my phone and ...
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Can i downgrade my Jailbroken iPhone 5 to iOS 6.1.4 or 6.1.6? [duplicate]

I need to know if this is possible? with a jailbroken iphone 5. If i cant go to a higher version of an OS then can i go down to 6.1.4/6.1.6?
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Prevent uninstallation of Cydia tweaks

I have GuizmoDNS installed on my iPhone (it can lock in DNS settings for WiFi and Cellular data). This is great for when my kids browse the web, as it can block most inappropriate sites, and the ...
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Can you update an iPhone 4 on iOS 6.1.2 to 7.0.6 using an IPSW file?

So I have an iPhone 4 that's been happily jailbroken on iOS 6.1.2 for a while now, but I want to upgrade to 7.0.6. I downloaded the IPSW for it and shift-clicked on update, but I get the error 'The ...
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Will one get in trouble for taking a jailbroken device through airport security?

My brother is worried that he may get in trouble if the people checking bags at security can see his jailbroken device? Will he get in trouble if they find out? Or can they find out?
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iOS 7 Change Carrier name/logo without Jailbreak

I know it was possible in iOS 6 to change the carrier name (or logo) displayed in the status-bar. Is there any way to do so in iOS 7, without jailbreaking the phone?
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iPhones in business: How to set restrictions on devices provided to employees

I was recently able to use an iPhone supplied by a tech startup to one of its affiliates. The phone had limited apps, several disabled settings, and no icon for the App Store among its restrictions. ...
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Update iOS 5 to 7.0.6 from copied .ipsw file to phone [duplicate]

I've recently downloaded .ipsw file (firmware 7.0.6) and want to update my apple 4s 32 gig phone (ios 5). but when I tried to to use iTunes (holding shift key in windows 7 + press update button in ...
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How do I jailbreak an iphone 3gs without activating it?

I have been given an old iphone 3gs that has a bug: It cannot be activated, neither through WiFi nor iTunes. Over WiFi it sais, that the activation server is not availiable and over iTunes, iTunes ...
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Jailbreak tweak to spoof iPad 3 as iPad 2?

Is there a jailbreak tweak which I can run on my iPad 3 which allows one to fool an app into thinking that it is running on an iPad 2? What I'm trying to accomplish is to run certain games (which run ...
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Down-grading a brand new iPod 5G to iOS 7.0.6, if 7.1 was installed? [duplicate]

We are developing apps that use iBeacons. We have bought a brand new iPod Touch 5G, with iOS 7.1 installed. Unfortunately Apple introduced some bugs in iOS 7.1 which make the same code that worked ...
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iPhone 4 boot loop, nu DFU possible

please excuse, I am new to iPhone, as I repair it for a friend. It's an 4S from USA that some other friend of him wanted to unlock for germany. So I don't know what he did exactly, but: When I ...
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Jailbroken lockscreen crash

I have the iPod touch 4th generation running jailbroken iOS 6.1.6. The iPod is working fine except for when I lock it. When I try to wake it back up again, it doesn't come on. If I leave it for like ...
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where is the Documents folder shown in iFile (iPad-Air)?

There is a folder called Documents (and other folders beside that) in iFile I tried but can't find the physical location with iFunbox or iTools. How can I find the physical location of that folder?
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Jailbreak before iOS 8? [closed]

Does anyone think that we can expect a jailbreak between iOS 7.0.6 and iOS 8? Or will we just have to wait it out? My iPad 3rd gen is running iOS 7.1 and I can't find a jailbreak for it.
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Error 3194 while restoring jailbroken iPod touch 4g

I'm trying to restore my Jailbroken iPod touch from ipsw file, but at the end of restoring process, when itunes going to verify. The error 3194 occurs. I've also took these steps which apple ...
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Some apps don't open even if deleted and reinstalled!

I have a Problem here. Some apps I have installed don't even open and have this icon on my Springboard. My iOS version is 7.0.1. Jailbroken. Two of my Applications have ended like this. I tried ...