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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Why am I unable to use Game Center on a jail broken phone?

On a black iPhone 4, I open the Game Center application and it is stuck on "loading": For a moment I assumed that it was a problem with Apple. Well, no, because turns out I have a white iPhone 4 ...
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Can I recover deleted apps and content on my jailbroken iOS device?

Is it possible for a restored iPod touch to recover former apps that had been installed on an iPod touch? Is it possible for a deleted app to be re installed containing the same information from its ...
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iPad boot loop only when powered - brief flash loop when connected to USB - jailbreak gone awry?

Received an iPad from a customer in an unknown state. Report was "does not power on". Device is out of warranty. It's the 1st generation iPad with a 3G chip. Symptoms: when connected to power only, ...
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Is it possibe to upgrade and re-jailbreak (in order to unlock) a 3Gs running on 4.1?

I have a locked 3Gs running 4.1 and it's pretty annoying not be able to install anything on it anymore (most apps nowadays require at least 4.3) I can not unlock it officially because i bought second ...
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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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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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jailbroken iPhone 4 stuck at boot screen after update

My aunt's iPhone 4 was jailbroken the day it was bought. And about last month, she updated it. Suddenly the screen went blank only the apple logo was showing. She can't fix it with iTunes because she ...
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iPhone 3G 4.2.1 Unlock

Is there any way I can unlock an iPhone 3G with Firmware 4.2.1 and baseband 05.15.04? I correctly installed Cydia and Ultrasn0w (under iOS 4.1.2 or something like that if I remember right) via ...
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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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iPhone 4 Restore loop 6.1.2

OK so the other day I tried to restore my iPhone while it was jail broken on ios 6.1.2. Well it was a terrible idea.... NEVER DO IT. any way i have worked on trying to restore it back to normal but it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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(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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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 & ...
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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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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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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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Can we partially jaibreak our iOS devices for enterprise management?

We manage a large number of iOS devices in an enterprise environment and are finding Apple's management utilities lacking. I wonder if there are any options for jailbreaking which do not entail ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How long does it take to Erase All Content and Settings on iPhone 5?

Corporate policy at my job requires a lockscreen passcode on iDevices with corporate email on them, even personal. Yesterday, I set my password, then 5 minutes later had to use it. When I entered it, ...
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WiFi keeps turning off (logging out) automatically

I own an iPhone 5 running on iOS 6.1.2. It is jail broken. I connect to the internet via the university WiFi system, which provided each of us a unique username and password, and we have a set ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 iPad Apps missing

After jailbreaking my iPad everything went well until one day pages glitched and i has to do a hard reset(pressing home button and lock button) after that all my apps were erased except for Cydia and ...
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Removing Jailbreak from iPod touch 4g 8gb

So I wanted to play some pokemon games on my iPod touch, and I jailbreaked it with redsn0w 0.9.15b3. In the end I couldn't use neither safari nor anything apple related(plus my home key isn't working ...
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ipod touch 4th gen doesn't turn on

My ipod touch 4th gen has this CYDIA, I accidentally uninstalled one file from it. After that, the ipod crashed and never turned on since then. It turns on (showing apple logo) for 10 seconds, then ...
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Options for getting into passcode-locked iPad 2 / iOS 5.1.1 (JB'd)?

I have an iPad 2 running iOS 5.1.1 and it is jailbroken (though as far as I know, not running SSH). A few hours ago I set a new 4-digit device passcode which I subsequently forgot. I've tried a few ...
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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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Backup jailbreak

I had a jailbreak on my iPod 5 (6.1.2) but then I upgraded it to 6.1.3 and I had backed it up when it was jailbroken and when i had restored it it asked if I wanted to use a backup and I used the one ...
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My iPhone's Lockscreen clock wont update without unlocking the phone

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1. It is Jailbroken, and the time on the lock screen won't update unless I unlock the phone. My friend's phone is also Jailkroken (a 4S running 5.1.1) and she has ...
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Faulty power button on an iphone 3g and upgrade to 4.1

I have a jailbroken 3.1.3 iPhone 3G with a faulty power button. I would like to upgrade it to the newest version of iOS possible, but obviously it needs to be done without using said power button - ...
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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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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.