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 to solve Cydia & all debs quit suddenly?

I'm experiencing the problem on an iPad mini running iOS 8.1.3. During an installation of deb(gcc compiler), I cannot open any Cydia/Deb applications. They quit suddenly after I open them and I am ...
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Online jailbreak

I heard about a service called JailbreakMe. It's an online jailbreak right through the safari browser on the iDevice, but it is not supports on iPad 1 or 3.I have ipad 1 ios 5.1.1 and ipad 3 ios ...
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iPhone 5 stuck at resetting screen

I jailbroke my iPhone 5 a while ago and everything was going fine a couple weeks ago. I couldnt update or download apps from the appstore and couldn't delete or install tweaks from cydia. So i decided ...
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iOS Keyboard Backspace and Foreward-space Capabilities

Is there an app (or a way in settings, that despite searching I cannot seem to figure out) that can change the keypad on an iOS device to allow for both forward and backward delete (or ...
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iPhone 6 lags when receiving calls (jailbroken iOS 8.4)

There is a lag, about 2 seconds, before the ringtone starts and the phone light comes on whenever I have an incoming calls. I just noticed it recently. I've been using Curia for many days now. I can't ...
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Upgrade and jailbreak 8.1 -> 8.4

Currently: Have iPhone 4s. Currently installed IOS: old 8.1. It isn't jailbroken. the latest working jailbreak is for 8.4. the iTunes offers me the latest IOS for 4s currently: 8.4.1. Question: is ...
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Restoring from IPSW. Unable to connect to gs.apple.com (error 3014)

I had been running jailbroken ios7 on my iPad for a long time. Last month I decided to update to 8.4 Downloading the update from itunes failed a few times so I grabbed the file from apple servers ...
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I upgraded an app on my iPhone 4, but this new version doesn't work. How do I replace for the older version?

I did the stupidity of upgrading the newest version of AM 880 KIXI radio, a retro radio station in Seattle. The version I had was the previous one, the 2.8 and I held off upgrading for a long time, ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3 will not backup at all

Alright so here's the full deal :P For the first few months everything worked great (pre and post jailbreaking) but I have no idea what triggered this. I can't drag and drop music from my iTunes ...
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Google Play Books app storage location for purchased books on iPad

I have purchased a book via the Google Play store but unfortunately they will not provide an ePub or pdf for offline reading for my reader of choice, the only option being to use the Play Books app on ...
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iPhone 4s can't be recovered

My iPhone was jailbroken running on iOS 8 and I tried to factory reset it in the phone which led to an endless boot. The boot never finished so I put it in recovery mode. Now that its in recovery ...
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Why everything counts from year 1970?

So I've looked around and couldn't really find an answer to this. I have an iPhone (jailbroke) and I notice in several settings there is a string usually in the .plist files that say something ...
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Can I control broken iPad from computer?

My iPad's touch screen was broken about 1 year ago. I've dropped bottle on the screen and now the touch screen not working. I've sent it to service but the service hadn't repaired it, but the iPad is ...
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Removing a Jailbreak from an iPhone 4

I jailbroke my iOS Device, but now I want to remove it. I can put the device on my iCloud from the phone now, but when I perform the restore process, will iCloud be locked? I'm not sure how it works, ...
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Can I get my pictures back? [closed]

Okay so I recently jail broke my phone and well my phone broke it doesn't work no more like at all, it doesn't even turn on. And well the only way to fix it is to unjailbreak it and to do that I need ...
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iPhone 3GS (jailbreak) not recognized in iTunes

I have iPhone 3GS jailbroken running some version of iOS4. With the latest iTunes version (and the previous one I had installed), the device is not recognized as plugged in. Windows sees the device ...
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iPhone 3GS - is it still possible to restore to latest supported iOS?

I have an iPhone 3GS that I want to restore to latest supported iOS (currently it's jailbroken on some version of iOS 4). How would I go about it, without loosing all data? Can I run a restore from ...
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Find an iOS tweak providing quick switch of home screen pages

I have nearly 10 home screen pages of apps on a jailbroken iOS 8, and wants to find a tweak that could quickly switch between these pages. For example, on either home screen a window may appear after ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 4 cannot reset, stuck at the loading spinner page

Recently jailbroke my iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2), and due to the fact that apps keep crashing, I decided to reset the phone. However, after selecting the full reset option, the phone is now stuck on a ...
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How does jailbreaking void the apple warranty when no software as changed?

This question has been bugging me for some time. How does jailbreaking void any apple warranty when no software is changed? Sure, cydia is installed but this dosen't change the operating system in ...
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Jailbreak: Need Top Option + Restore + Choose ipsw Anymore?

Before a device was to be jailbreaked, all the tutorials recommended connecting said device to iTunes and then clicking option + Restore > Choose ipsw. Recent tutorials don't include these steps ...
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Otool on JailBroken device

I jailbroke my iOS 7.1.2 using Pangu. I have Cydia 1.1.23 and have installed BigBoss Recommended Tools 1.3.2 as suggested here :otool BigBoss Recommended Tools However, I am still unable to find ...
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I see this answer a lot about securing a Jailbroken device, but can't find any answers on how to do it

I see this answer around a lot. But where is the links or information on how to do it? Every time I Google it in sections, it takes me to the same general answer(s). "secure a jailbroken phone by ...
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Update Jailbroken Iphone

I jailbroke my iPhone 6 with iOS 8.1.4. If I update to iOS 8.4, will it crash, break the jailbreak, or hurt my iPhone?
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Where can I find Siri's file, folders, database in ios files (I'm root)

I would like to modify some things on the OS including the 'Hey Siri' phrase, I've tried a global grep but no luck yet. If someone has an idea, he is welcome
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Home button stuck, iTunes won't recognize iPhone and I need to restore?

My iPhone is out of warranty I jailbroke it the moment an iOS 8.1.x jailbreak came out A tweak which was updated broke something It's stuck at the Apple screen The home button is broken iTunes ...
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Cydia GuestMode tweak caused apps to leave folders

I downloaded GuestMode on my iPhone 5s and when I used guest mode and went back to regular mode all my apps went out of their folders. How do I get my apps back the way they were?
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iPhone 4 jailbreak gone wrong

My phone is currently glitched and I am unable to access the stock apps, but I'm able to use downloaded apps by searching them and tapping on them. I cant download or delete apps. What should I do? ...
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iPad randomly restarts every few minutes

Starting from a few days ago, my iPad mini(1st gen) was restarting every 3-5 minutes. I tried to normally restore, then recovery mode restore, and today DFU restore mode. None of these methods worked. ...
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iphone 6 ios 8 siri only working with external mic!

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.2. My problem is that Siri does not work with the internal microphone. Siri and dictation work fine with any external mic like the kind that you'd find on ...
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Would Xcode 7 and swift being open source make it easier to create jailbreaks?

From the WWDC that was on a few hours ago, it was shown that swift will be open source. This answer for a question (here) says that you no longer need to have a paid developers account to install ...
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Accessing the root folder in iOS 8

I am using a iPhone 5 with iOS 8.3 and I want to have access to the root directory.
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Filesystem permissions for /var/mobile/Media/DCIM/.MSIC/Incoming

I have changed the permissions on /var/mobile/Media/DCIM/.MSIC/Incoming. Now my camera cannot take pictures. Maybe picture is taken but it cannot write it. I want to fix the permissions issue. Could ...
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Can the Apple Watch app be side loaded and used on other iOS devices?

I know the official requirement to use the Apple Watch is an iPhone 5 or newer running iOS 8.2+, but I'm interested to know if it is possible to sync it to an older iPhone, iPod, or an iPad by side ...
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How to install a previously downloaded IPSW file on iPhone directly without iTunes?

I've downloaded the correct IPSW file for the iPhone 4 using BitTorrent. iPhone3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw I cannot use the Apple servers because the connection keeps dropping and the download does ...
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Safari Downloader+ and Streaming Media

Using Safari Downloader+ on iOS 8. How can I prompt download for streamable media? Direct links to files work without any problems whatsoever, but streamable media doesn't prompt anything more ...
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How to jailbreak my iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3?

I have an iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3 and I have been wanting to jailbreak my phone for a long time but I don't know how. I want to do this because I want to get unlimited gems for free on Clash of Clans ...
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Icon is not disappearing after removing the app

I've jailbroken iPhone4s (iOS 7.1) with pangu. Through cydia I've installed Terminal app. Then I've uninstalled the app. But the icon on the screen is not going. Does that mean uninstallation was not ...
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Deleted AppleColorEmoji@2x.ttf from my iOS device

I read about a way to add iOS 8.3's new emojis to jailbroken iOS 8.1.2 devices and I made it but I deleted the iOS 8.1.2 file by mistake. Now I want to get back to the old emojis. I deleted the tweak ...
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Upgrade iPhone 4G from iOS 4.1 to any iOS

Is there any possibility for me to upgrade to any iOS on my iPhone 4G from iOS 4.1? Mine is still a nice stable phone, but I can't download any apps. It is jailbroken, unlocked and I have saved the ...
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App title hidden?

Why is the SE app title hidden? I'm jailbroken on iOS 8.1
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jailbreak gone bad - how to fix? (running ios 7.0.3 and used evasion)

I've tried jailbreaking my 4S running 7.0.3 using evasi0n, but this resulted in a bootloop (i.e. stuck at apple logo) which seems to be quite common! :/ Anyway, I've searched the net for solutions ...
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Is there any chance to upgrade from 5.1.1 to 6.1.3?

Actually I downgrade my iPhone 4 from 7.0.4 to 5.1.1 by ssh, so now I want to upgrade to 6.1.3 is it possible?
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How to mirror iPod Touch 4th-gen to TV?

I have an iPod Touch 4th-generation currently running the latest iOS software supported by it (iOS 6.1.6), and it is jailbroken. I am trying to find a solution to mirror its screen to a TV. As this ...
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Is there a way to change the iOS low battery warning to pop up at 25%?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running 7.1.2., I tried using the cydia tweak lowpowerbanner but I don't think it worked. So if you could suggest another tweak that'd be great.
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SSH from different Wifi network?

I'm currently at college (living away from home) and my iPod Touch is at home. Its jailbroken and has OpenSSH installed through Saurik's Cydia repo. Is there any way I can SSH to get a theme file that ...
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How to sync folders between iPad and Mac?

I have a jailbroken iPad and a Macbook Pro running OS X Yosemite with PPSSPP (PSP emulator) installed on both. What I need is to make folder with saves automatically sync every now and then. My first ...
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Can I jailbreak an iPhone 4S with iOS 8.2?

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.2 and I want to jailbreak it. Is there is a jailbreak for this iOS version?
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WhatsApp crashes only when i stop interacting with it

I'm using a Jailbroken iOS 8.1 iPod Touch 5, and i'm using WhatsApp on it via the WhatsPad tweak. The IPA is original from my iTunes Store account Since some days ago, every time i enter WhatsApp, it ...
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please help all icons vanished

All icons disappeared on my iPod Touch 2nd generation after installing Flex from Cydia. I can't delete it because Cydia is not there. Neither is Settings nor anything but News Stand. I don't have a ...