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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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 ...
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How can I upgrade my jailbroken iPad?

I got an iPad 2. With 4.3.3 version, that I somehow managed to jailbreak last year. Im a jail breaking noob, and was wondering, how do I update my current jail broken version, to a later jail broken ...
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What's a good tool to jailbreak iPad mini?

I just bought myself an iPad mini and I'm wondering what is a good tool to use to jailbreak it and hopefully without breaking the device. I've heard a couple names like Evasi0n and Redsn0w but am ...
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Can I get a new iOS on my 1st generation iPod touch?

I've got a 1st generation iPod touch that won't run anything over iOS 3.1. Is there any way to put something newer on it?
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itunes error(-1) coming when restoring iPhone 4?

I made a custom iOS 6.1.3 ipsw using sn0wbreeze to prevent the baseband update, then stitched my 6.1.3 sHsH blobs to it using redsn0w. Then I went to itunes and put my iPhone 4 in pwned DFU mode and ...
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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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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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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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How do I unlock an iPhone 3GS?

I bought a second hand iPhone 3GS which is locked to AT&T's network, I want to unlock it for use in the UK. I'm on the Redmond Pie site which can unlock and jailbreak it, but I don't know what ...
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My iphone 4S is stuck on the Apple logo because the battery died, it has tethered jailbreak, I'm desperate!

It's impossible to put it on DFU mode because the thing won't turn off and I don't know what to do and it's getting me crazy, please someone help me! iTunes won't recognize it either.
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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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Using the apple wireless keyboard with an iPad with PC/Mac-like keyboard commands

I have jailbroken iPad2 (iOS5.1.1) and an apple wireless bluetooth keyboard that I use for typing on the iPad. Although the keyboard is a joy to use, I can't use it for much else other than typing ...
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Controlling iOS apps via command line

I have jailbroken iPad (iOS5.1.1) with the shell utility installed. I'd like to be able to launch and control applications via the command line, as I would normally do in Unix or Linux. Say I want to ...
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Services on homescreen jailbroken iphone

On my jailbroken iPhone 5 with ios 6.1.2 I sometimes see all kinds of services from applications filling up my homescreen. Most of the times this happens after installing an application. After a ...
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Can I update my jb 4s to 6.1.2 without restore?

I had tried to update (unsuccessfully) several times before yesterday's 6.1.3 release & now I do not want to restore is there a way to get my jailbroken phone to just update? Any help would be ...
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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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“Unable to Download”/“Unable to Install” on iOS app update

Whenever I try to update one of my apps, it downloads 79%, stops for a moment, then the progress bar resets and one of two dialog boxes appears: Unable to Download Item "App Name" cannot be ...
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iBooks storing books in iFile not with original file names but renamed to 16 length Hex character

I store many books epub and pdf through direct downloads on my ipad into iBooks as well as copying over from iTunes. My problem is that when I view the books what I get a 16 char hex string instead of ...
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Will jailbreaking allow me to run apps that require iOS > 4.2.1?

I have an iPod Touch (2nd gen), which can't update past iOS 4.2.1. I can't download many apps anymore, so I was wondering if jailbreaking it would allow me to download the things I want? I don't even ...
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No notifications on iPhone 4 running jailbroken iOS 6.1.2

I have recently been given an unlocked iPhone 4 GSM, upon which I have installed a jailbroken (but not hacktivated) iOS 6.1.2 using snowbreeze. Calling seems to work fine, as does everything except ...
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Downloading videos and saving to camera roll?

I need a tweak like "Download Manager pro", which allows you to download any video you play. The thing is, it saves to its own private storage (and not camera roll) so I can't share them with anyone. ...
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Jailbreak iOS 6 without cydia

How do I jailbreak iOS 6.1.2 without installing Cydia?
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How to update my jailbroken iOS 6.1 iPhone to iOS 6.1.2?

I had jailbroken my iPhone last month when I was using iOS 6.1, and currently iOS 6.1.2 is available, which solves some battery issues (I am really suffering from these), so I want to update to iOS ...
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Does Pwned DFU mode allow an iPhone 4 to install any version of iOS?

Does Pwned DFU mode allow an iPhone 4 to install any version of iOS? I have read http://blog.nialbarker.com/824/dfu-pwned-dfu-soft-dfu-iphones-demystified ...
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apt-cache search -n on iPhone [closed]

I try to search certain package using apt-cache search -n iap cracker, but some list from /var/lib/apt/lists it's not appear. Example: Ojek:~ root# apt-cache search -n iap cracker ...