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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Would Xcode 7 and swift being open source make it easier to create jailbreaks?

From the WWDC that was on a few hours ago, it was shown that swift will be open source. This answer for a question (here) says that you no longer need to have a paid developers account to install ...
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Accessing the root folder in iOS 8

I am using a iPhone 5 with iOS 8.3 and I want to have access to the root directory.
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Filesystem permissions for /var/mobile/Media/DCIM/.MSIC/Incoming

I have changed the permissions on /var/mobile/Media/DCIM/.MSIC/Incoming. Now my camera cannot take pictures. Maybe picture is taken but it cannot write it. I want to fix the permissions issue. Could ...
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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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Safari Downloader+ and Streaming Media

Using Safari Downloader+ on iOS 8. How can I prompt download for streamable media? Direct links to files work without any problems whatsoever, but streamable media doesn't prompt anything more ...
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How to jailbreak my iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3?

I have an iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3 and I have been wanting to jailbreak my phone for a long time but I don't know how. I want to do this because I want to get unlimited gems for free on Clash of Clans ...
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Icon is not disappearing after removing the app

I've jailbroken iPhone4s (iOS 7.1) with pangu. Through cydia I've installed Terminal app. Then I've uninstalled the app. But the icon on the screen is not going. Does that mean uninstallation was not ...
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Deleted AppleColorEmoji@2x.ttf from my iOS device

I read about a way to add iOS 8.3's new emojis to jailbroken iOS 8.1.2 devices and I made it but I deleted the iOS 8.1.2 file by mistake. Now I want to get back to the old emojis. I deleted the tweak ...
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Upgrade iPhone 4G from iOS 4.1 to any iOS

Is there any possibility for me to upgrade to any iOS on my iPhone 4G from iOS 4.1? Mine is still a nice stable phone, but I can't download any apps. It is jailbroken, unlocked and I have saved the ...
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App title hidden?

Why is the SE app title hidden? I'm jailbroken on iOS 8.1
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jailbreak gone bad - how to fix? (running ios 7.0.3 and used evasion)

I've tried jailbreaking my 4S running 7.0.3 using evasi0n, but this resulted in a bootloop (i.e. stuck at apple logo) which seems to be quite common! :/ Anyway, I've searched the net for solutions ...
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How to mirror iPod Touch 4th-gen to TV?

I have an iPod Touch 4th-generation currently running the latest iOS software supported by it (iOS 6.1.6), and it is jailbroken. I am trying to find a solution to mirror its screen to a TV. As this ...
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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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SSH from different Wifi network?

I'm currently at college (living away from home) and my iPod Touch is at home. Its jailbroken and has OpenSSH installed through Saurik's Cydia repo. Is there any way I can SSH to get a theme file that ...
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How to sync folders between iPad and Mac?

I have a jailbroken iPad and a Macbook Pro running OS X Yosemite with PPSSPP (PSP emulator) installed on both. What I need is to make folder with saves automatically sync every now and then. My first ...
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Can I jailbreak an iPhone 4S with iOS 8.2?

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.2 and I want to jailbreak it. Is there is a jailbreak for this iOS version?
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Iphone 4s says i have no storage available

My 6gb iphone 4s says I have no storage left.When I only have 2 apps on this iphone. This iphone was found and it has been jailbroken and erase all content and settings does not work. I've tried it ...
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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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How to recover jailbroken iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6,but I've been using it for 1 month and I decided I didn't want to anymore so I went on settings and erased all content and data but it made my screen stuck on the boot ...
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How to access GPS data from command line on jailbroken iPhone

Are there any binaries available via the command line to get information from the GPS on a jail broken iPhone? I've searched through Cydia and haven't found anything, but I wouldn't imagine this ...
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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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Console command recAudio is broken in modern iOS

A while ago I used to use the recaudio console application provided by Erica Utilities, installed in Cydia on jailbroken devices. It doesn't seem to work any longer, which isn't terribly surprising, ...
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My iPhone 6 is frozen after resetting it while jailbroken

My friend wanted to jailbreak my phone and she took it and jailbroke it then I told her I didn't want it so I restarted it and now my phone is stuck on the apple logo with a loading bar at the bottom. ...
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How can I jailbreak 8.1.3

Is it possible to jailbreak the 64 bit iPad Air 2 with 8.1.3?
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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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When to backup before jailbreaking?

How recent does the backup has to be when you're about to jailbreak an iPod Touch?
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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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Jailbreak app-mini browser

What was the name of the jailbreak app/tweak that allowed you to open web pages in a popup web browser instead of going directly to safari? I remember it in iOS 7 but can't find it now.
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Advice Needed: How to upgrade iPhone 4S OS 5.1 to v6 or v7

I have an iPhone 4S/16GB running OS 5.1.1 and would like to upgrade to at least 0S 6.1., or v 7.1 if that's more bug free and as fast running as 6. I put off upgrading the OS previously because I ...
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Do cheap iPad Lightning to USB camera adapters work?

Do cheap iPad lightning to USB adapters (from websites such as eBay) work or can a get a genuine Apple adapter for a lower price somewhere? I do not want to pay at least $39 AUD for one. My iPad mini ...
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cellular network not working in iPhone 4S after update of iOS 8

I have iPhone 4S was working perfectly on iOS 7.0.1. After updating to 8.1.2, cellular networks fail often on my iPhone 4S. I've performed these steps: restore it from iTunes downgraded to 8.1.1 ...
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How to text, as a blind carbon copy, multiple phone numbers at once? [duplicate]

http://ipod.about.com/od/phonefeatures/ht/multi_sms_iph.htm explains as it claims in its title: 'How To Send Text Messages to Multiple Recipients Using iPhone'. However, what do I do if I want to ...
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Update iOS on jailbroken iPhone 5S with evasi0n7 *without USB*

I jailbreaked my iPhone 5S with evasi0n7 [iOS 7.0.4] a few months ago. The thing is, that I accidently broke my USB driver on the iPhone (I can still charge the phone but not connect it to any USB ...
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Using modified SMS database with iOS

I've been trying to remove a specific text from my iPhone's SMS database. The text is too long (tens of thousands of characters long, if not more) and is causing iOS to crash whenever I view the ...
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How to check system process battery usage information on iOS 8?

With iOS 8, It was made possible to get relevant battery usage for applications on iOS. Is there any way to find the battery usage of the system processes on iOS 8? I'm looking for Jailbreak tweaks or ...
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Is Bluetooth and Wifi MAC address always sequential?

This is related to the iPhone and iPad. Every single device I came across has sequential bluetooth and wifi mac addresses. Except for one device and I think it might be jailbroken I am not sure (it ...
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Strange padlock icon on status bar (not rotation-lock!)

I recently noticed that a strange padlock icon with a "T" in it on my status bar. It is not rotation-lock tho. What exactly is this? iPhone 5s, iOS 7.0.6
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iOS cracking scripts

I am jailbroken running iOS 8.1 and was wondering if there are any working app cracking scripts similar to clutch or rasticrac. So far, the ones I have tried do not fully work on iOS 8.1. I do have ...
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Is it possible to tell if an iPhone had ever been jailbroken?

I have heard that updating iPhone iOS versions will eliminate jailbreaks. Is it possible to tell if an iPhone updated in such a fashion had been jailbroken at one point?
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Jailbroken, supervised iPhone. Is it bricked?

I received this iPhone 4 from work, and they don't have access to the Mac used to supervise it anymore. According to this Apple support article, device supervision can be removed by using "Erase All ...
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How to change the default command to open shells in the MobileTerminal Cydia package

I am using MobileTerminal on iOS 7, and want to know how to change the default shell from sh: to bash:. I assume I would need to change the login command for this, but how would I?
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Unable to ssh root@localhost on jailbroken iPad with iOS 8.1

I jailbreaked (not for pirates) my iPad 4 (iOS 8.1) several weeks ago and found it unable to ssh root@127.0.0.1 via Prompt 1 or 2 on iPad. Even I cannot connect via LAN IP (e.g. 192.186.X.X). However, ...
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How to restore jailbroken iPhone stuck in recovery mode without iTunes?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running on iOS 7.1.1. I checked Cydia and updated a few tweaks and since that update, my tweak called "f.lux" wasn't working so I deleted it. After deleting it, I would ...
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IOS 5.1.1 Safemode problem

I jailbroke my old iPod Touch 3rd Generation, with IOS 5.1.1, using the latest version of absynthe. It worked for several months, but then it randomly stopped. It went into safe mode, but the touch ...
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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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How do i remove the jailbreak on my stolen iPhone 5c?

I had my iPhone stolen earlier today. I went through the steps of trying to find it using Find My Phone, etc. I ended up getting my phone back miraculously through a system of Find My Phone and just ...
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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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Is there an alternative to touch-automation than AutoTouch?

I want to automate repetitive actions for a game on my (jailbroken) iPhone 4. I hesitate to mention the name of the game in case you would be abetting me in violation of its Terms of Service (ToS) by ...
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What is process lsd on iOS?

There is a process running on my iOS device (7.1.2) called 'lsd'. The file is in /usr/libexec/lsd. What is it and what does it do? Device info: iPad 2 (7.2.1) Jailbroken