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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Is there a Cydia tweak that gives the camcorder its own button?

I have an HTC One V in addition to my iPhone. One thing I love about it is the camera application. It has two buttons: one to capture a photo, and another to capture a video. I love that you don't ...
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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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Force iPad/iPhone to use specific location for services

Is there any way to force an iPhone or iPad (jailbroken) to use a different location other then my actual current one. For searching... Say I am in NY, NY and do a search, I want location services to ...
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How to update or downgrade my iPad 3 that has a jailbreak?

I have iPad 3 (model A1416 Wi-Fi only). It was using iOS 5.1.1 and I have then jailbroken it. Unfortunately I allowed the device to update automatically, and didn't save the SSH blobs or any other ...
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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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How to make iFile not cache .plist files after updating to iOS 8?

A friend recently updated to iOS 8 on his iPhone. The iPhone is jailbroken and has an iOS 8 supported iFile version installed. Before the update he was able to start an app and then tab out to ...
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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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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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Activate an AT&T iPhone 3GS outside of USA after iOS upgrade

I'd like to know if it's possible to activate an AT&T iPhone 3GS outside of USA. I live in Brazil and I've bought this iPhone from eBay. As it came with iOS 4.x (I don't remember the exact ...
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Cydia keyboard that leaves the middle of the screen empty

I can not press the area of the screen where T and G keys are(middle of the screen). As a consequence this makes it impossible to write anything in portrait mode. Is there any Cydia keyboard that ...
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Updated my jailbroken iPhone 4s to 6.1.3, stuck in Recov. loop

My iPhone 4s was jailbroken, I think at 5.something or 6.0. I wish I remembered. I tried to update it to 6.1.3 via my phone in the settings menu. It restarted and told me to connect to iTunes. I ...
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Are there any good technical forums where jailbreak app authors hang out?

Most of the forums I have seen are really lame pirate-oriented sites. I am interested in joining in a discussion with programmers about building iOS software that breaks the rules, but not illegal ...
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Is there an iOS app or jailbreak modification that can activate true caps lock?

I'm using jailbroken iOS 5.1.1 and am looking for an app or setting that enables true caps lock. Meaning, once activated, caps lock behaves like it does on a PC and stays enabled when you switch to ...
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iPhone log for actions like deleting text conversations?

I recently found one of my long-running text conversations cleared. I may have deleted it accidentally, but I would like to know when I did. Is there a system log that logs information at this ...
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What's kern_spliot proccess that apears in my iPhone 4?

After jailbreaking iPhone 4, I was noticed that some proccess added to proccess list, like kern_sploit. What is this?
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Recovering Data from iPad Stuck in Boot Loop upon Update to iOS 9

I attempted to update my iPad 3 (NOT jailbroken... yet) running iOS 7 to iOS 9 a few months ago, but ran into a major issue: whenever I tapped on "Continue" on the "Update Completed" screen, my iPad ...
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How to restore my iPod

How can i restore my jailbroken iPod 4th gen iOS 6.1.6. When i restore from iTunes it shows an error" iPod could not be restore an unknown error(3096) occurred". What can i do for restoring my iPod . ...
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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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Disable iPod at certain time

I find my self on my iPod (5th Gen) late at night (until 12 or 1 in the morning), and want to know if there is a Cydia tweak that locks me out of my device at a specific time.
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Where is the bash profile on iOS?

Where is the bash profile on iOS, I am jailbroken and can't find the bash profile, I would like to create some aliases and edit it.
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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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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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Is there a way to send a remote lock/unlock message to an iOS device with Cydia?

I want to be able to trigger my iphone to unlock from a webserver. Is there a way to send a command over LAN to it to unlock using Cydia?
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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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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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How do I restore a jailbroken iOS 6.1/iPhone 5?

My iPhone 5 is running iOS 6.1, jailbroken. I've managed to lock myself out of the phone and don't know the passcode. Device is disabled for longer and longer periods of time in between incorrect ...
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Change default contact picture for iphone

This is most likely a jailbreak-related question... Is there a known application to mass/bulk change the default picture for contacts without a picture? Ie: I just added John Doe and I have no ...
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iphone restarts every 2 minutes

I have an iPhone 3GS, jailbroken, on iOS 5.0.1 . Everything was working great till this morning, where when I woke up I noticed that the device had no WiFi. Sometimes sbSettings crash so I rebooted ...
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Enabling tether no jailbreak

I'm looking for an effective way to enable factory tethering on my iOS 8.1.2 device without jailbreaking. I have sprint as a carrier, and I found a Redmond Pie article related to an older OS that ...
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I'm looking for a particular tweak

To remove the typical way of unlocking your device so I can use the one I chose in activator and only that one I don't want them both to open the device. the only thing i need to make my lockscreen ...
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Does installing smart tap tweak from cydia has any negatives on an iPad?

Smart tap tweak is when you wake your ipad by double tapping the screen, does this tweak has any negative effects on an iPad such as draining a lot of battery? Thx in advance,
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iTunes will not update ipad in iTunes for Mac

My iPad is jailbroken and my Mac is running Yosemite. When I connect iPad to iTunes tethered on Mac, no new update and or restore option is found and my iPad as of now is on iOS 7.1.2. Any other way ...
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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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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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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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Disable simcard or phone on Verizon iPhone 4

I have Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 iOS 7 jailbroken, with no simcard slot. I'm using it as an iPod, because there is no Verizon in my country and I would like it to stop looking for signal, because it's ...
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Can I downgrade from iOS 6.1 to any iOS 4 version on iPod Touch when not previously Jailbroken?

I received my iPod touch 4g with iOS 4 installed and have upgraded 2 versions since then (iOS 5 and iOS 6). As my iPod has gotten slower, I thought a Jailbreak might speed things up (using evasi0n). ...
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iPhone 4S on iOS 5.1 not being offered update by iTunes

iTunes (v11.1.1) is saying my phone's OS is up to date (tried clicking check for updates). Why is that? If I force update with a downloaded .ipsw (using SHIFT-update), do I have to use the latest iOS ...
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Apps on an SD Card Using Symbolic Linking

I would like to be able to store Apps on a SD card, and play with symbolic linking. I was able to make this work, however my SD card can't be unmounted, is there any good way to do this, without ...
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How Jaicolder works?

I'v used the Jailcoder: http://oneiros.altervista.org/jailcoder/ To put app on Jailbroken iPad, but I wonder how it works? How Apple verify that someone bought their 99$/year program. How those ...
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Reverting to old iOS

I have a iPhone 4. Which I reasently upgraded to iOS 6.1.3 causing me to loss my jail break, how ever I just realised that when i did the update i used my friends lap top, there for i believe i have ...
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iPhone 4 is not recognized by PC, nor will it reset to factory settings

Since today, my iPhone isn't recognized by my PC anymore. I tried putting it on my laptop which doesn't recognize it either. My iPhone is working. I later tried to reset it to factory settings, but ...
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How to update a jailbroken iPhone when the version is already past?

I currently have iOS 6.1 and would like to know how to update it to iOS 6.1.2 when the so I don't lose my jailbroken stuff, can anyone help me please?
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Running Whatsapp on an iPhone 2G (iOS 3)

I recently passed my iPhone 2G along to a friend without a smartphone, mainly for the sake of giving him a possibility to use Whatsapp. Now it seems that Whatsapp has suddenly stopped supporting the ...
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How to get jailbroken iPhone working after updating to iOS 6.0 from iTunes

By mistake I updated my jailbroken iPhone to iOS 6.0 from iTunes. How do I get the iPhone working again like it was before? It suddenly asks for activation.
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System Apps Not Appearing

I tried to move an app on my jailbroken iPod touch 4th generation to the system partition to free up space. I moved the app from /var/mobile/Applications to / and then created a symlink in ...
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iPhone untethered jailbreak need redsn0w to startup

I've decided to jailbreak my iPhone 4. So I did. And I installed SiriPort to get siri. And it worked. I don't know why, but my iPhone crashes on startup!(I can only boot it with redsn0w) I don't know ...
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How to upgrade iPhone 4 baseband *without* doing a Restore

I recently unlocked my AT&T iPhone 4. Before then, I was always preserving the baseband when doing jailbreaks. So my question now is this: How can I just upgrade the baseband to the one that ...
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iOS 4.2 UI Controls visual glitch in Landscape

The UI on my iPod touch 2 (iOS 4.2.1) is glitchy, where at the edges is a white split. System Info: iPod touch 2g Jailbroken Some LaunchDaemons Deleted.