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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Random disconnection from Wi-Fi Network, usually after inactivity

My iPhone is jailbroken. Even though I'm not completely sure, I think it used to do this even before I installed the jailbreak. Every time I pick up my iPhone after not using it for some time ...
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What are the legal implications of Jailbreaking an iOS device?

I am forced to Jailbreak an iPad so that I can deploy a custom application for a client. This is an application that no one can have but him, so basically jailbreaking is the only choice I have? I ...
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Rename iOS device without needing to restore

I have just restored my iPad but for some reason (most likely because I pressed space bar on that text field but do you not remember) my newly restored iPad is called "iPad" rather than "my name's ...
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How can I downgrade apps from the Cydia Store?

Is it possible to downgrade apps you have upgraded in the Cydia Store? (Jailbroken) If so how would you do it?
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What are the consequences of jailbreaking an iOS device as a Developer?

What would be the consequences of Jailbreaking my iOS device as a developer? What are some of the benefits, and what are some of the issues with Jailbreaking as a developer? How would this effect ...
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How can I capture video of my iPad, while making touches visible?

I want to capture some video of my iPad. Doing this via VNC on a PC seems like a good choice. However is there a possibility to make my touches visible?
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Jailbreak my work phone

I just got an iPhone from my company. I have to access my work email on this iPhone 4. However, I can't use Grooveshark as my music service, since it only works on jailbroken iPhones. How can I ...
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How can I jailbreak my iPad 2?

I want to jailbreak my iPad 2. How can this be done?
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Jailbroken iPad stuck at boot screen and looping

I have a jailbroken iPad 1 with iOS 4.2.1 I replaced hosts file under /etc/ and resprang the iPad stuck at blank screen I restarted by pressing both power and home key Now the iPad is ...
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Iphone system log - recurring springboard warning

I used the Iphone configuration utility to help a developer troubleshoot an unrelated issue. I noticed that console was being hammared with the same two warnings every few seconds. I don't notice ...
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How can I upgrade PHP on a jailbroken iPhone?

I have an iPod touch running iOS 4.0 and an iPad running iOS 4.3.1, both jailbroken. They have lighttpd and PHP installed, however PHP seems to be an old version that I need to upgrade to use a ...
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Spy apps for iPhone 4 / jailbreaking without notice

My friend is in a rocky marriage, and has had a lot of money removed from her bank account using a forged signature. Her husband has changed his behaviour lately, including spending much more time ...
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Replace cracked iOS app with purchased app without losing data

I've done jailbreak a few weeks ago to try some new apps and games before buying them. Today I've updated my iPod touch to a new version and I've purchased some apps I liked. To sync iPod touch with ...
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How can I use my iPhone 3G economically in China?

I'm traveling to China and would like to use my iPhone there. I would not like to pay AT&T's crazy and predatory charges. What should I do? I don't have much time and want something low on the ...
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Is an unlocked phone and a jailbroken phone the same thing?

I just read that apple is now selling unlocked phones? I also read somewhere earlier (probably Wikipedia) that jailbreaking was made legal. Is jailbreaking and unlocking the same in this context? ...
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Automatically backup JailBreak iPhone DCIM photo directory

Hi I heard that you can write cron job into plist and put it to JB iPhone /Library/LaunchDaemons folder in plist format I would like to backup the photo folder every 300 seconds, so I put a ...
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How do I have my iPhone rotate the homescreen?

The iPad has the cool feature of being able to rotate the home screen (screens) with apps on them, I was wondering if this is possible for the iPhone's as well? If so, how do I do this. My iPhone is ...
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Do apps on jailbroken iOS devices have uncontrolled access to all my data?

I'm thinking about jailbreaking my iOS device but one thing worries me. Apple's restrictive developer API has one big advantage: apps can't tinker with my data outside the app unless I allow them to. ...
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Is Jailbreaking And Enabling Bluetooth File Transfer On iPhone 4 Financially Secure?

I want to use iPhone 4 for sensitive information. Will jailbreaking, downloading unofficial apps (not registered in Apple's App Store) and enabling Bluetooth file transfer cause a chance of sensitive ...
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Suppress vibrate when docked?

When I dock my iPhone in the charger (desk stand), it briefly chimes to say it's charging. If it's on silent, then it vibrates instead of chiming. When I go to bed and put the phone in the bedside ...
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iPhone Tweak to override http links to other Apps

Is there already an app or would it be possible to have an app which: Catches http:// links that are clicked from any application and can redirect them to other apps other than safari. For example a ...
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How can I un-jailbreak an iPhone 4?

I have purchased an iPhone 4 about six-seven months ago. Roughly two weeks into using it I have decided to jailbreak the iPhone for ideological reasons (I am not a big fan of The Man telling me how to ...
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Why does my iPhone create contacts with a random photo?

I have a strange issue on my iPhone 4 running 4.3.2, the device is jailbroken. When I add a new contact, the contacts application seems to assign a random photo to newly created contacts. My phone ...
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How to upgrade a jailbreak iOS without loosing Cydia applications?

How to upgrade a jailbreak iOS without loosing Cydia applications? Are there any additional steps required in order to keep you configuration and applications between iOS upgrades? itunes backup ...
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Is there a way to purchase Cydia apps from a regular browser and not from inside Cydia?

Is there a way to purchase Cydia apps from a regular browser and not from inside Cydia?
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Jailbreak an officially unlocked iPhone

My iPhone 3GS was unlocked using O2's official method. I am considering jailbreaking but am unsure if this will affect the unlock status of the handset. The jailbreak options available seem a little ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 3G Wi-Fi is greyed out, no 3G, need to open a mobileconfig file or load pan editing

I have a friend’s iPhone 3G that does not and has not at any time had the Wi-Fi connection available. It is greyed out with "No Wi-Fi". I have restored it a dozen times to no end. He wants me to put ...
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What are the high level steps and limitations for unlocking & jailbreaking an original iPhone

My daughter has an original iPhone, aka iPhone 2G. It is currently unlocked and jailbroken, but that was all done about 2 years ago. She wants the latest iTunes now, so I am revisiting what the ...
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iPhone EDGE Network Problem

I have a factory unlocked, not yet jailbroken iphone 3g. I am running ios 4.2.1 and firmware 5.15.04. My problem is that the edge connection keeps getting turned off randomly (rather frequently) and I ...
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How can I disable Bluetooth A2DP profiles on the iPhone 4?

Simple question: I'd like to disable the A2DP profile for either (a) specific devices paired with the iPhone or (b) the profile entirely from the phone. How can I disabled the A2DP profiles? There ...
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WiFi problem after 4.3.2 jailbreak

I've just jailbroken my iPhone (3Gs, 5.13.04, iOS 4.3.2, Pwnage Tool 4.3.2). Now I'm experiencing troubles with WiFi, so I can't do an unlock. I have an AirPort Express router, it works well with ...
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iphone sleeps in recovery mode

i am trying to restore 4.3.1 custom firmware made by sn0wbrzee with expert mode. at the last moment of restore itunes shows 1015 error. so i try to reboot, but iphone not rebooted. at last I ...
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What do I save to ensure successful downgrade to iOS 4.1 on iPhone 3G?

I'll do the upgrade from ios 4.1 jailbreaked (on an iphone 3g with a foreign locked sim) without updating the baseband. My baseband is 05.14.02 (bootloader 5.9). So I should to obtain an iphone 3g ios ...
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What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking iPhone 4 even if it's legal?

What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking the iPhone 4 even if it's legal? I'm interested in disadvantages in any and all terms, but especially about the warranty, future updates of iOS, and ...
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How can I backup all my jailbroken iPhone apps saves before restoring to new firmware?

I have a jailbroken iPhone (3Gs, iOS 4.0.1, bb 5.13.04). I want to get jailbroken & unlocked 4.3.1 , but I cannot do it in other way than restoring from custom pwned firmware, so all my saves and ...
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From a jailbreaked iphone 3g 4.1 (foreign sim locked) to 4.2

A friend of mine bought an iphone 3g with a sim card in another country. Some months ago he gave me this iphone, but he forgot to give me the sim too, so I've jailbreaked it leaving the sim-lock, that ...
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Are there any apps on Cydia specific to AppleTV?

Just wondering are there any apps specifically for AppleTV on Cydia. I have jailbroken my AppleTV 2 and am looking to install XBMC to get 1080p playback, as well as a browser. Are there any other apps ...
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How to display/alter a jailbroken iOS device's route table?

I jailbroke my iPhone4 and want to display and alter the route table on my iPhone. There is a route command, but I don't know the parameters needs to display/alter the route table. I've googled a lot ...
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Jailbroken , erased all data and restoring

I have a 3g phone jail broken. In order to delete data. i click on the option of Erase All Content and Settings. then i was stuck on apple logo when ever i open Iphone. So I entered into DFU mode in ...
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Does Locktopus 1.1 work on iOS 4.3.1?

I want to upgrade to 4.3.1 but wonder whether Locktopus 1.1 still works ... thx.
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My iPhone is over capacity. Is there a way to remove specific data from an iPhone Backup?

Let me explain my situation. I jailbroke my iPhone 4 when the untethered 4.3.1 jailbreak got released last week. As precaution, I did make a backup of my Cydia apps back when it was 4.2.1 and my ...
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iphone jailbreak - its asking for active sim card

i'm in china and need to jailbreak/unlock my iphone to use it here with chinese sim card. I followed the instructions online about how to do this using a program called snowbreeze. It worked and i ...
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How can I deactivate an jailbroken iOS?

Sometimes the activation option from the PwnageTool does bring your GSM in an unusable state if you have and iPhone that is locked to other network than AT&T. All I remember is that it was a tool ...
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Redsn0w or PwnageTool?

iClarified says that there's an untethered jailbreak for iPhone4 for iOS 4.3.1 which is the most up-to-date version of iOS as of writing this question. Let's assume we are talking for unlocked phones. ...
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How can I get notified when a new jailbreak or unlock is released?

I got borred about all the spam created by less or more famous iOS hackers. They simply create too much hype for nothing: tweets, rss feeds, facebook pages, all of the full of nonsense messages. I do ...
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weird problem : whenever I copy songs from my computer to my iphone it misses the first 30 seconds?

Anyone experience this problem? It all of a sudden started happening for me. When I download podcasts from my iphone, it seems to be fine, but when I download from my computer whether its songs or ...
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Upgrading a jailbroken iPhone from 3.1.3 without data loss

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS with 3.1.3 and I want to upgrade it to 3.2. Is it possible to do so without losing everything?
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Iphone 4 is acting glitchy.Should I update it?

I've had my IPhone 4 since October 30th. Yesterday, it started acting funny. I can't receive text messages and when I do receive calls they go straight to voicemail. I'll get the voice mail several ...
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How can I safely eliminate duplicate apps from my iPhone?

I have just had my iPhone replaced under warranty, and when restoring it from backup much of my preexisting free space vanished. What I've found, after some shell hacking, is that I appear to have ...
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How can I get some basic GNU utilities on my iPhone?

I'm specifically looking for du, but really, I want the usual suite of command line power tools. Which package contains those?