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 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 ...
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Restoring iPhone's state from a dd hard drive image

This article, Recover Lost Data From Your iPhone, in its "Method 1" suggests a promising method to backup iPhone's entire state, that is iOS settings, apps, email settings, media files, that is ...
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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 iPhone, iOS 5.1.1 suddenly has new diagnostic apps

I jailbroke my iPhone so that I could make use of the F.lux app which allows me to sort of dim my screen with an orange hue so that I could read on a flight I took recently without annoying other ...
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iPhone contacts off by one digit and/or swapped digits

A few weeks ago, I erased and reinstalled my iPhone software (iOS 5.1). I also decided to jailbreak it right around that time. Since then, I've noticed that several of my contacts have the wrong ...
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What do I have to do to unjailbreak from Absinthe?

I'm a little new to the whole iPhone / iTunes world, but I'm planning on eventually jailbreaking my iPhone 4S with Absinthe. The instructions tell me to erase all data from my phone, then restoring ...
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I lost 2.3 GB after unjailbreak my iPhone 4s

I just unjailbreak my iPhone 4s to the original 5.1.1 version. I notice the devise is now SUPER slow and also I noticed that the storqage capacity lost 2.3 GB !! I have 16 GB iPhone 4s and iTune ...
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Can I restore my regular iOS apps after jailbreaking?

I'd like to have a go at jailbreaking my iPhone 4. I've backed up the phone in iTunes and transferred my apps to my computer, as I understand that the jailbreaking process is much quicker and more ...
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Run a command before launching an app

I have a particular app that uses its own Ad Library aside from iAd. If I remove the correct folder prior to launching the app, No ads will be shown during that session. However, upon closing and ...
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Can a jailbroken iPhone 3GS be safely upgraded to the latest iOS via iTunes?

If someone has an unlocked, jailbroken phone, what will happen if the update button is clicked in iTunes? Will the phone be updated and work? My friend wants to do that. I did the same a month ago ...
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Will jailbreaking my iPhone 4s allow me to copy songs manually in iTunes (or other software)?

I want to be able to manage my music manually on my iPhone, but it's currently synced with a no longer available computer and won't let me re-sync with another computer without completely erasing my ...
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Why does my 1st Gen Apple TV say my TV Shows are not authorized?

I'm trying to play two HD TV Shows on my jailbroken 1st Gen Apple TV. When I try to play them, I get the 'authorizing' message and then I see 'Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content.' ...
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Why can't i remove the 'All HD' menu item after jailbreaking my 1st Gen Apple TV?

I used ATV USB Creator to jailbreak my 1st gen ATV. I was able to remove all menus that I wanted by deleting the entries from the info.plist files. All, that is, except the 'All HD' item under TV ...
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How to record iphone 3gs desktop?

I am rather new to iPhone. I have iPhone 3gs updated to iOS 5.0. It's jailbroken, I have Cydia, etc. I tried to find a solution to video record my screen (video of my iphone's screen). I need to ...
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During jailbreaking iPhone 4 shuts down and can't start again

I have an iPhone 4 which I tried to install Cydia on, and everything worked well. However, when I tried to put it in DFU mode, it shuts down. I attempt to power it back up but nothing happens. What ...
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How to restrict the level of privileges of applications on jailbroken devices?

This question is related to this other question. After you have jailbroken your device, you have root access to your device and so do apps that you install. Can you change the account that an ...
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Trying to get iOS 4 iPod app on a jail broken iOS 5 iPad without totally downgrading

I'm one of the many haters of the new music app because of its useabiliyt. I have an iPad 2 with iOS 5.1 installed on it. Is there any way to download the old iPod app from iOS 4 onto my current ...
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will jailbreak cause any damage to the device

Is it possible to cause any damage to the hardware due to jailbreak? Also, will it void the warranty attached to the device?
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Bought iPhone 3GS with iOS 5.1, can downgrade to 4.1, any hope of going to 4.2 or 4.3?

I'm an iOS developer and have been searching for devices running older versions of iOS to use for compatibility testing. (the iPod touch I have been using for this purpose recently gave up the ghost) ...
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Memory exhaused error in Redsn0w

When I tried to build a custom iOS 5.1.1 firmware (ipsw file) using redsn0w 0.9.12b1 almost in the beginning of the process I receive a message: Custom IPSW creating failed Memory Exhaused ...
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Encountering: “Error 2000” when trying to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1. What does this mean?

Using RedSn0w, I tried to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on a 3GS and at the first step of "preparing" an error comes at 91% completion saying: "Error 2000". What does this mean and how can I fix this?
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Do I have jailbreak my iPhone 3GS again after updating to iOS 5.1.1

Before updating my 3GS to iOS 5.1.1, my phone was already jalibroken. After the update, i lost all those apps and do i have to jailbreak the phone again or is it still jailbroken? If so how do i get ...
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Disable lock screen on iPhone

How do I prevent my iPhone from giving me the "slide to unlock" screen every time I turn it on? In other words, when I hit the lock or home buttons, I want to be taken straight to the homescreen, ...
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Successful jailbroken iPhone ran out of battery and stuck in constant reboot with worn sleep/wake button

I successfully jailbroke my iPhone 3GS 5.1.1 untethered using Absinthe. I had been using the phone for a handful of days. Last night however the phone ran out of battery. A few hours later, I ...
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How to force password to be typed before answering a call?

Is there any way of asking for a password before picking up a call? The iPhone's lock screen password works for not allowing people to access the iPhone main screen, but it allows anyone to pick up ...
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How can I change the cellular DNS server on iOS?

Is there a way to set a global DNS server that will be used for all connections (both Wi-Fi + cellular data)? If there isn't a uniform manner to specify DNS, can I just change the DNS used by the ...
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Bash commands that work on an iphone

I've jailbroken my phone, and I'd like to execute some commands on it from my phone, namely, the Say command. That, unfortunately, does not work. What commands COULD I execute on the iphone, other ...