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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Cannot Upgrade jailbroken iPod touch 4.3.3 to iOS 6.1.2

I got a jailbroken iPod from a friend and I want to update to iOS 6 so I can restore my backed up data on it. I tried SHIFT + Restore / Upgrade to iOS 6 but the first error I got was this Figure 1 ...
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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 possible to compile and run an Xcode project on a jailbroken device without a paid developer certificate?

Both for kicks and for budgetary reasons, I'd like to take a package that would normally requite a developer account and build an app to run on a jailbroken iOS device. I have a 5th gen iPod Touch, ...
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How to fix Weather.app images not showing on iPad 3

I have the Weather.app partially working on jailbroken iPad3 and iPad Mini (using steps: http://www.sinfuliphone.com/showthread.php?p=953237 and iApp Installer to install the Weather.ipa ) On iPad ...
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How does one update a Jailbroken 4S on 6.1 to 6.1.1 and preserve their jailbreak?

I'm running a iOS 6.1 on a jailbroken iPhone 4S. I was one of the many to jailbreak my phone when evasi0n came out. As some of you may know, Apple has released iOS 6.1.1, an 'emergency' update for ...
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is there an iphone (Cydia) app to forward/back 30s

With SBSettings+Activator one is able to program the physical buttons on the iPhone, to open apps, toggle settings, skip to next/previous song, play/pause musik, open controls, etc. Is there ...
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Jailbroken iPod touch stuck in boot

I jailbroke my iPod touch 4g running iOS 6.1 yesterday. I got SiriPort, but it kept crashing my iPod and booting into safe mode. I reinstalled it, and took it for a test run, and of course, it ...
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iPhone 3G w/o SIM messaging app

I would like to use our jailbroke iPhone 3G with NO SIM. Is it possible to use the built in messaging app that Apple supplies on this iPhone wit no SIM? Is this possible to do or do I need to use ...
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How to build last version of Ruby for jailbroken iOS?

I jailbrake my iPad and want to run Ruby in the console. I installed OpenSSH & Ruby from Saurik. But it is too old (1.9.2) & buggy. I would like to compile and install the latest version of ...
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Anyone else having issues with the weather app?

So I jail role with the new evasi0n tool and now I can't launch my weather app. Anyone else experiencing similar problems?
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How do you jailbreak your device on iOS 6?

I am interested in jailbreaking an iOS 6 device that I have. Just recently I noticed that this looks like it is now possible. Is it possible an iOS 6.x.x device? Also, what devices is it possible to ...
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Restoring a jailbroken iPhone

I'm trying to restore a iPhone 3g I got that was jailbroken. I plugged it into itunes and hit restore and received the error 1015 that it could not be restored. I've tried using the tinyumbrella ...
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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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Is it possible to jailbreak an iPad 2 (A1395) after updating to iOS 6.0.1?

I have a jailbroken iPad 2 (A1395) running Version 5.0.1 (9A405). If I update to 6.0.1, can I jailbreak untethered? Will I have to re-install all my Cydia apps & settings, or do they get backed ...
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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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Jailbreaking a locked iPhone 4s with iOS 6

I received an iPhone 4S as a gift, branded by Orange UK. It runs iOS 6 (6.0.1(10A523)). I didn't unlock it yet; I'm using it without a SIM and I'm enjoying the apps, but I want to jailbreak it. ...
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IOS 6.0.1 UnTethered Jailbreak

Is there an UnTethered Jailbreak for IPad 3 with IOS 6.0.1? I've been searching for a while but couldn't find one. UPD There are some news on the topic
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Which iOS jailbreak apps most closely implement an Android style notification system?

Which iOS jailbreak apps implement a notifications system that most closely resembles Android's implementation?
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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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is there a Cydia tweak that will make Google Maps the default map app?

The Cydia tweak Browser Changer lets you change the default browser on iOS. Is there a similar tweak for changing the default maps app? I'm specifically asking if there's a way to make the new Google ...
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iPhone 4S unlock and/or jailbreak?

I have seen there are several jailbreak and unlocks are available for earlier models. Is there any trusted unlock and/or jailbreak available for iPhone 4S? I am not sure about the iOS version as I ...
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Wi-Fi Sync for iOS 4.2.1 and Windows?

I've lost my data cable for my old iPod Touch 2G, so I googled a little bit and found wifi-sync, downloaded it, and it told me to get the desktop app from getwifisync.com but it doesn't exist. Is ...
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How can you send the same text to multiple people without it being a group message?

Suppose that I want to send "Happy Thanksgiving!" to 35 different people, but I do not want it to be treated as a group message. How can this be accomplished on the iPhone 4S (with or without ...
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How to upgrade a jailbroken 4th gen iPod touch to 5.1 or higher?

I was wondering how I could upgrade my jailbroken iPod touch 4g (4.1) to 5.1 or higher? I found the following instructions by cksum on the forum: You will require iTunes. Connect the device, then ...
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How to jailbreak 2nd gen iPod Touch without losing data?

I have an 8GB iPod Touch 2nd Generation that runs iOS 4.2.1, and currently it is not jailbroken. I want to jailbreak it using redsn0w version 0.9.6b4. I have found these instructions, but I will lose ...
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How to jailbreak 3g version 4.2.1 with firmware 5.15.04?

I was given a used 3g iphone and iTunes updated the phone. It is on 4.2.1 with firmware 5.15.04. What do I need to do to jailbreak it, so that I can download apps?
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iphone restarts on password lock screen

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.0.1. If somehow it gets shut down, I can't boot tethered. Can't use "Just Boot" in Redsn0w, because the phone needs to be shut down, but I can't make the "slide ...
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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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Unable to Turn off Battery Percentage Indicator

A few years ago when I had my iPhone 3GS, and wanted to see the battery displayed as a percentage (before this was implemented as a feature of iOS). I achieved this via jailbreak. Now my issue is ...
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What is Soft DFU mode, and how do I exit it

I was trying to restore my jalbroken Iphone 4 today, and after a couple fail attempts I got it to what redsn0w is calling 'soft dfu mode'. Any idea how to exit this mode? I tried holding down the home ...
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Having Problem Activating my iPhone after jailbreak

After I had finished applying a jailbreak on my iphone 4 (iOS 6, Baseband 04 12 02) with redsn0w and installed SAM, it locked and put me on the Activation screen. I can not complete the SAM activation ...
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How can I find out if my iPhone Is jailbroken?

How can I find out if my iPhone (or iPad) has been jailbreaked (with a drive-by injection for example)? Is there an app for that?
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Can I use the camera connector for iPad with the iPod touch?

I want to use the camera connector for the iPad with my iPod Touch 4G. I know there is a jailbreak to do it: http://www.ijailbreak.com/cydia/cameraconnector-cydia-tweak-ios/, but it's not working very ...
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Setting for iOS device type (Jailbreak)

I've read that there is a settings file (/System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist) that stores the value of the iOS version which can be changed (at least on Jailbroken iOS devices) ...
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Activate passcode lock after 30 mins of inactivity?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4S. The current time options for a passcode lock are: Immediately After 1, 5, or 15 minutes After 1 or 4 hours However I would prefer using 30 mins or 45 mins, something ...
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Can I switch between iOS 5 & 6 (and possibly Android/Windows 8) on my iPad?

On my iPad 3 (The New iPad), is it possible to switch between different versions of iOS (iOS 5 & iOS 6)? If so, how? Would also be possible to install Android and or Windows 8 on iPad? (I know ...
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How do I stop iOS 6 update on a jailbroken iPhone?

I started it by mistake, and every time I connect to Wifi it resumes downloading. I have shell access, as the phone is jailbroken: Could this be useful? What should I do to stop the update process?
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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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Secure copy a movie from Mac to iPad

I have a Mac and a jailbroken iPad. Jailbreaking is perfectly legal where I write this. I can scp and rsync to the device (i.e. I can file-transfer), how would I best transfer some movies to watch on ...
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iPhone 3GS Upgrade/Jailbreak/Unlock Help

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS running iOS 5.0.1 with baseband/bootrom 05.16.02. I want to upgrade to iOS 5.1.1 but also make my device unlockable. With that baseband, however, I can no longer ...
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Can I bypass the error 3194 when downgrading from iOS 6 to 5.1.1 on a locked Verizon iPhone 4S?

TLDR: When downgrading from iOS6 to 5.1.1, even with a standard .ipsw file and modified .hosts file (or TinyUmbrella), I get the error 3194 in iTunes. Help? I recently purchased a used iPhone 4S ...
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relocating documents folder of ios applications

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4s with iOS 5.1.1. One of the things that always bothers me is that apps can't share files with each other. So I thought I can circumvent that behavior by creating a ...
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Can i extract from my iPhone browser the history older than 8 days ago?

It looks like that the data older than 7 days are automatically wiped from the iphone. What's the database that stores that data, in case one exist, so that by jailbreaking my iphone i can have ...
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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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Jailbreak and iOS 'hardware encrypted' data

My understanding of reading apple security document below http://images.apple.com/ipad/business/pdf/iPad_Security_Overview.pdf is that using iphone4s or ipad3, and setting a complex passcode, the ...
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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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How can I get Find My iPhone to work on a Jailbroken iPhone on iOS 5 with no data plan?

I am using Find my iPhone on a Jailbroken iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1. My service does not have a data plan. It is T-mobile with only voice and SMS. When trying to view the location in Find My iPhone, ...
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Altimeter app that records

I'm looking for a gps based altimeter app that records elevation to the phone. I will be out of cell range so it needs to store data on the phone. Do you know of 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 ...