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 can I install IOS3 to my old iPhone3G?

Time ago I've changed my old iPhone 3G to my actual iPhone. I've thought that could be a good idea to recover this old iphone, install an old IOS system (IOS3 worked perfect for this device) and ...
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update ipad2 3G jailbreaked to ios 7 and it got stuck on error 14

I tried to update my ipad 2 3G jailbreaked to ios 7 and it got stuck on error 14 and it has been in "recovery mode" itunes screen ever since. I have put the ipad on DFU mode 100x then try to restore ...
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How can I update my jailbroken iPhone 3GS to iOS 6.1?

How can I upgrade my iOS version to the latest version of iOS that I can have on my 3GS? I'm new to jailbreaking and to iPhones. I want to upgrade it to 6.1, but I really don't know how. My phone is ...
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Can I use my iPhone 4s (jailbroken to unlock) in Australia?

I have an Irish iPhone 4s already jailbroken for Italian Vodafone. I must use the iPhone 5 SIM with an adapter and the phone works only with my Italian SIM. Now I am in Australia and I would like to ...
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Jaibroken iPhone sms.db file not updating right away (sms.db-wal)

I am developing my own "back up sms system", so my sms.db is backed up few times in a day (whenever I use SBStoggle button to make a backup). I've encountered a problem with sms.db-wal not passing ...
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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 it possible to upgrade iOS offline?

I have an iPad 3 iOS5.1.1 jailbroken. Now that iOS 7 (exactly 7.0.3) is on the Apple update servers, I want to know if I am able to update my iOS to 6.1.2 or not. I downloaded the firmware of 6.1.2 ...
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Is there any way to display whether a song is explicit via my iPhone's Music app? (if i bought explicit songs from the itunes store) with Cydia?

Is there a way to see if any song is explicit/clean if I bought any songs from the iTunes store and synced it in via iTunes via Cydia apps? (iOS 5, iPhone 4, Mac 10.9 Mavericks)
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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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iPod Touch 4th gen 64GB (jailbroken) will not restore and update. “Not enough space on disk”

I can't restore or update by 4th generation iPod Touch (64GB). So, I'm usually techy enough to deal with this, but I don't know what to do here. Before putting my device into DFU mode, I couldn't ...
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Do companies have IT “spyware” on corporate iPhones?

I have an iPhone through my company. From my understanding, Apple does not allow any software onto their i* devices that does not come from the app store. I got into a discussion with a coworker about ...
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iOS jailbroken: native storage on an external drive?

Since I have a faster internet connection now, and I like watching screencasts, I've started to explore YouTube downloader apps, but there's a lot of apps that I would like to use by downloading data ...
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How secure is Activation Lock on iOS 7?

Apple showed this new feature in iOS 7 called Activation Lock, that if you enable "Find My iPhone" on a device that is lost or stolen, a person that finds/gets the iPhone will not be able to wipe it ...
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Help!!!!!! downgrading iPhone [closed]

i've just upgraded to ios 7.0.2 and i haven't saved the shsh blobs for my ios 6.1.3 ... iv'e purchased this iphone 2 months ago... can anyone give me shsh?? or how could i restore back to ios ...
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Avoid data plan being added onto AT&T iPhone 3GS

I gave my jailbroken iPhone to my parents to use. They don't need the data plan however AT&T keeps adding on the data plan since they detect it being a smartphone. Is there any way to avoid the ...
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Can I still downgrade from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 6.1.2 (iPhone 4)?

I am trying to jailbreak a friend's 16GB iPhone 4. It's currently running iOS 6.1.3. I'm aware that you can't jailbreak 6.1.3, so I am attempting to downgrade to 6.1.2, however I am having an issue ...
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How can I use system commands in Google Now Voice Actions?

I have an iPhone 4, so making Siri work on it is impossible (you can never find a working port). Is there a Cydia package that can take system commands such as alarm clocks and reminders from Google ...
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Accessing a PDF stored in iBooks (on a jailbroken device)

On a jailbroken iPad, I was looking for a way to access a particular PDF from iBooks. The files reside in /var/mobile/Media/Books, so basically I was looking for a way to find the random filename of a ...
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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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Remove a Cydia tweak that breaks iOS

I've hidden Cydia and Poof! With the Poof! Cydia tweak. Now I cannot open either one of both of them. Is there any way to undo this? I've tried respringing and rebooting but that does not place them ...
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iPhone randomly reboots into safe mode when opening apps

Today when I opened my Beststream app, my iPhone boots into Safe Mode. This has happend to me alot this year. I don't like this as all because sometimes, I restart into safe mode, and other times, I ...
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Clean 5.1.1 to 6 with backup?

I have a 3rd gen retina ipad with 5.1.1 and no jailbreak. I want to try ios 6, but with the option to go back if I don't like it. From what I have read Apple gives no way to go back. I don't mind ...
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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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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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Is there any way to disable OR password protect my iPhone to prevent someone from turning it off?

If my phone is stolen, I would think the first thing a thief would do is turn it off. Is there any way to disable or password protect this via settings (which I doubt) OR a cydia tweak?
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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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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 3g won't enter DFU mode

I have an iPhone 3g running iOS 4.2.1 with no SIM card. I'm attempting to jailbreak it so I can use it, but it will not enter DFU mode, even though I have tried repeatedly. I am attempting to use ...
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How do I update my jailbroken Apple TV to 5.3?

I have a jailbroken Apple TV (black), which has firecore's aTV flash black installed. How do I get it to update to the latest ios so I can use HBOGo? Settings > General > Update just says "You are ...
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To detect whether my phone is jailbroken or not?

How would I know whether my iPhone is jailbroken? If it is jailbroken, would you recommend that I update to a newer version?
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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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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 to upgrade a jailbroken ipad3 (ios5.1.1) to ios 6.x and jailbreak it again?

I have a jail broken ipad3 with IOS 5.1.1 and I want to upgrade it to a newer version of IOS. I have the following Problems: which version should i upgrade to and how can i keep my programs, ...
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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 can i identify Jailbroken iPhone?

How can i identify a jailbroken iPhone, i have searched lot but didn't find any useful solution.Checking for Jailbreaking tool's icon in homescreen is not a good way since there is lot of tools there ...
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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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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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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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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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iphone 4 verizon cdma unlocked in india and uprgaded to newer version cydia not installed

I have an iPhone 4 (CDMA), bought it to India and unlocked unofficially by jailbreaking. Recently I upgraded to iOS 6.1.2, and now Cydia is missing. Everything else is working fine; I can make calls, ...
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How to I protect my jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad?

People always say, "Jailbreaking can cause security problems." That might be true, but in some instances, you just need to jailbreak it. How can I protect my iPhone and my data when it is jailbroken? ...
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Temporary jailbreak of iPhone 4 for purposes of deleting a dictionary

I need to temporarily jailbreak my iPhone 4 to fix Apple's iOS 6 bug making it impossible to access Japanese-to-English dictionary. All I need and want to do is delete Japanese-to-Japanese ...
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How can I quickly open a text file from the iPhone's home screen?

Just like you can save a URL from safari to the iPhone home screen, I want to put a .txt-file on my iPhone homescreen. I use PlainText to store my files, but sometimes search is too slow. For my ...
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Is it possible to unlock iphone 4s, Virgin Mobile (CDMA)

My friend has an iphone 4s, it was bought from USA, virgin mobile. I want to do a factory unlock (unlock the sim). I already know how to jailbreak, would jailbreaking work? Any help would be ...
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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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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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How to password protect apps without Jailbreaking iiphone

Is there an app for iPhone that allows you to password protect apps without jailbreaking the phone?
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Jailbroken iphone 4S stuck in recovery mode after iOS update

I started an iOS update, on my jailbroken iPhone 4s, via Settings and now the iPhone is stuck in recovery mode. iTunes just wants to restore, but if I do this I will lose all my data and I don't have ...