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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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 ...
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Update iPad 3 iOS 5.1.1 to 7.0.4 not 7.1? [duplicate]

I have iPad 3 iOS 5.1.1 Jailbroken. I now want to update to 7.0.4 or 7.0.6 but can NOT figure out how. (7.1.1 is currently the official update) Manual updates thru iTunes to a 7.0.6 restore file ...
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Founded iPhone. need help! [closed]

A friend of mine found a iPhone 5 and it was on lost mode, then he restored the phone through iTunes. Does Find My iPhone still works, and how do you bypass the activation lock? Should he jailbreak ...
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iPhone 5 stuck on spinning wheel (power button does not work)

I have a jailbroken iPhone 5. I accidentally tried to reset my settings through my phone instead of iTunes. It has been stuck on the spinning wheel since 10am today (it is now 6:44pm). I've been told ...
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Change carrier settings in iPhone post iOS7, possible?

I recently moved to a new country, and got a new SIM for use over there. The sim came with an old no-name android phone, that works fine (can use data, call, text, all). When I insert the same sim ...
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How to upgrade jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7.0.4?

I bought an iPhone 4 online around a year ago, maybe more, without knowing it was jailbroken (I should have sensed this by the price, indeed too good to be true). When I tried doing the upgrade ...
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Apps deleted from jailbroken iPad after battery died

My iPad's battery recently completely died and when I plugged it in all the apps were gone. I've rebooted it and checked iFile and it says all the apps are still there but they don't show.
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Restoring iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4 [duplicate]

I'm trying to Downgrade my iPhone 5s from iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4. I have been looking at tutorials, and found this one Downgrading iOS 7.1 with iTunes It worked up until the last step. My iPhone ...
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Where are iOS7 system wallpapers?

Where are iOS7 system wallpapers in the file system? P.S. accessible with iFile or ssh (jailbroken). e.g. /var/mobile/...
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Apps won't sync to jailbroken device from iTunes

My iPhone 5s is jailbroken. I want to add some apps to my iPhone from iTunes but all apps don't sync correctly and are dark on my iPhone:
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Cydia apps gone after install and respring

I installed Overboard from Cydia and after respring all my Cydia apps are gone! There is no Cydia section in Settings. I have reinstalled Cydia Substrate and PreferenceLoader, but nothing happened.
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iOS software update for iPhone 3GS

I have iPhone 3GS with iOS 4.2.1 I am having lot of issues in downloading apps from app store as most of the apps do not support this iOS version anymore. There is an update for iOS 6.1.6 available ...
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iPhone stuck at Apple bootup after attempted evasi0n deletion

I have an iPhone 5c, I have it jailbroken, and I was trying to take it off. So, stupidly, I went into iFile and started deleting anything I saw about evasi0n, Cydia, or any tweaks I had installed. ...
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FakeLocation Tweak (Via Cydia) has shut down my iPad and it doesn't want to work

I downloaded a tweak via Cydia called FakeLocation. Once I downloaded it my iPad couldn't open again even if I charge it. Tried connecting it to iTunes on my PC to restore it but it doesn't want to ...
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Recover images from iPhone - creating image

I am following the steps from this site to recover deleted images from iPhone (I've tried other softwares, nothing has worked so far). When I follow these steps, at the end I get the iphone.img file, ...
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Whited00r firmwares for 3GS and iPod touch 4G? [closed]

Currently Whited00r has not released any firmwares for iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4G , are they planning to release it in the near future?
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How to jailbreak iPhone 5s

Can anyone tell me where I can get the instructions to jail break my Iphone5s running iOS 7.1? I have not been able to do it, tried different sites but is still not working...
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i tried reseting all of my data on my ipod touch to unjailbreak now stuck black screen after apple logo [duplicate]

ok so today i wanted to reset my jailbroken ipod touch 2g because it was having some issues. i went into settings, general, something like reset, then something like reset all data and content. after ...
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Is it currently possible to upgrade iPhone 4 from iOS 5 to iOS 6?

I suspect the answer is a no but maybe there's a trick to upgrade an iPhone 4 (running iOS 5) to iOS 6.1.3? The phone is jailbroken but does not have any iOS 6 blobs/APTicket saved because (doh!) ...
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iOS jailbreaking before the jump to 7.1 [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5 - not yet jailbroken - running iOS 7.0.6 (via recent OTA update). I heard about the 7.1 update today and thought if I would ever jailbreak, this would be the time. evasi0n's page ...
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Test iPhone Apps in Xcode 5 on a jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6?

How would I go about testing iPhone apps made in Xcode 5.0.2 on my jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6? I read a tutorial on how to do it with Xcode 4.x, but it doesn't seem to apply anymore for Xcode 5.x. ...
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Using iFile to change lock screen passcode

I would like to know where to go in iFile to be able to see your ipod passcode and be able to change the 4 digit code through iFile. I am running iOS 5.0.1.
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Cannot restore jailbroken iPhone 5

I recently bought an iPhone 5 from eBay knowing it was jailbroken. I bought this to learn about jailbreaking. I am now unable to restore using iTunes or RedSn0w. At this stage, it is stuck in recovery ...
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Saving and managing attachments in the stock iPhone email app?

This has been frustrating me for a long time now. I need to be able to save email attachments (NOT export my attachments to third party apps) There are so many email apps in the appstore but why is ...
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Where are cellular data preferences stored in iOS?

In Settings → Cellular (Mobile in UK), settings can be changed regarding mobile data, including per-app switches for all installed apps to enable or disable mobile data. Where are these preferences ...
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iPhone 4S (7.0.4) not jailbreaked completely [closed]

I have iPhone 4S (7.0.4) than I want to jailbreak. When the process completed, I connected the phone with iTunes, and when installing any app I need to re-jailbreak. So, why did the jailbreak not ...
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Photo app won't show location when pictures are taken

I am using ios 7.0.4 jailbreak on iPhone 5, and I noticed since 30th January, that when I take pictures, and I open Photo app, it won't show the location where my pictures were taken. More details: ...
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iPhone 5s Keeps Crashing to Safe Mode

My iPhone is jailbroken and it keeps crashing to safe mode randomly. I have two pastebins of crashlogs. Here's crash 1 and here's crash 2. And here is a list of my jailbreak tweaks. Packages 3x4 ...
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i cut my iphone 4 jailbroken with evasi0n off and after i powered my phone back on i lost my apps. what can i do to get them back?

note: it says that my storage is almost full, leading me to believe they are still there. just somewhere else, please help! Also, I have tried looking at other people with similar or the same ...
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iPod Touch stuck in Recovery mode

I am using iPod Touch 5G and I've recently jailbroken it. First, all my apps disappeared from the springboard. But now the iPod is stuck in recovery mode. I get a 9006 error when I try to restore ...
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JailBreak: Open link in safari instead of apps internal web browser?

Does anyone know if there is a jailbreak tweak that will allow URLs to open in Safari.app, instead of the app internal web browser? I've been looking around but couldn't find one. I'm using an iPad ...
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Getting the list of saved BSSIDS from a Mac OSX

I have recently started jailbreaking students' iPhones and iPods at my school. Today, after successfully jailbreaking a student's Verizon wireless iPhone 4, it was stolen. My school, however, blocks ...
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Unable to see .txt files in iFile

Am using iPhone 3Gs running on 6.1.3. My problem is that whenever am trying to open any .txt file in iFile, it shows weird symbols and characters. Am sure the files are not any binary files. First I ...
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Make iPhone apps think no external monitor connected

How can I make iPhone apps think that no external display is connected? I am using a 30-pin to A/V adapter, and an iPhone 4 GSM with 7.0.4 jailbroken. I was hoping to use iFile to change a setting ...
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(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
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How can I make a jailbroken device acknowledge /etc/hosts behind a proxy?

When using a proxy on an iOS device that is jailbroken, dns records in /etc/hosts seem to be ignored. Is there a way around this?
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iOS7 iPhone: how to make Siri-initiated calls, SMS text msgs come from Google Voice caller ID?

When I ask Siri (iOS 7.0.4 on my iPhone 5S) to call or text someone, I want said call or text to come from my Google Voice caller ID. Any way to do this now that jailbreak apps GVIntegrated & ...