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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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 ...
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Remove Jailbreak and restore to factory settings without iTunes

A friend has an iPhone and they need to wipe it and remove the jailbreak on it. They don't need a backup. The problem is they don't have access to a computer with iTunes on it to do this. Can this ...
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why is my ipod stilll using so much of the “other” catergory after it was restored?

The keyboard on my iPod malfunctioned, and I couldn't get onto it. I then backed it up and restored it. After it was restored, I tried to put my previous files back on it, but only got my pictures and ...
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Re-order Apple TV Home Screen icons?

I'm currently running the old version of Apple TV (4.4.4) but I've been considering upgrading, now that the new version has an untethered jailbreak. I use the Apple TV primarily for FireCore's Media ...
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iPhone - Where is the brightness/backlight level setting in the file system?

I have an iPhone that was dropped in water. Once the backlight level goes below a certain point, the screen is completely black/useless. I need to go in iFile or some other file system browsing ...
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Is there an app on Cydia that will let me turn off dock audio?

I have an iPhone 4 with some slight water damage. The only issue is that when I am listening on headphones, occasionally it thinks that it is docked (which silences the headphones), then half a ...
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iPhone log for actions like deleting text conversations?

I recently found one of my long-running text conversations cleared. I may have deleted it accidentally, but I would like to know when I did. Is there a system log that logs information at this ...
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How to jailbreak iPad2 3G 4.3.5?

I just bought a new (refurbished) iPad2 3G, and it came with 4.3.5. It seems I can't jailbreak it because: There's no jailbreak for 4.3.5 There's no untethered jailbreak yet for 5.1.1 I can't ...
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Wi-Fi voice calling methods on a jailbroken iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4S on AT&T in Cambridge, MA. My location has unreliable AT&T coverage, and I can't use Verizon or Sprint (too much coverage = pilot pollution). It's got to the point ...
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Can an iPad be child locked so they cannot escape from one app? [duplicate]

I'm planning on getting an iPad, but it very much needs to be childlockable - that is I need the ability to lock it so only one app can be used unless a user has a pincode or password. I'm presuming ...
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downgrade from iOS 5.1

I've clicked "Erase all settings" on my iPhone 3GS and it went into a locked state where I couldn't get to the login screen in any way. I then decided to upgrade to 5.1 but forgot to save the SHSH. ...
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iphone 3GS and iOS 5.1

I have an iPhone 3GS which is locked on the AT&T network. It was jailbroken before and after I clicked "Erase all settings", it won't boot up. Now I'm thinking to upgrade to latest iOS 5.1 and I ...
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How to fix the Cydia data problem?

My iPad 2 is jailbroken and running iOS 5.0.1. When I open up Cydia, it shows me a message : The package com.teiron.pphelper needs to be reinstalled. But I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix ...
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Can I ghost/image my jailbroken AppleTV?

I have an AppleTV2 (4.4.3) which I have jailbroken and am running XBMC on. I want to upgrade it to 4.4.4 so it can support mirroring, and jailbreak again, but advice on the internets is split about ...
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Enabling Personal Hotspot feature

My current carrier does not allow the Personal Hotspot feature for iPhone 4 so this option is missing in the menu. Is there a way I can enable this? I don't mind jailbreaking it. I don't want to use ...
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Experience with iphonejailbreakunlock.com

My sisters iPhone needs to get unlocked. A previous topic didn't help me out, despite the great answers and suggestions. So a colleague of me advised I should buy the iphonejailbreakunlock.com. It's ...
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Can I unlock an iphone and still develop apps for it?

I am being offered an iphone 4 but it is locked to orange and I want to use my O2 sim in it. The thing is that I want the phone so I can go into app development and have heard that working with a ...
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Remove Jailbreak?

I used redsn0w to get an untethered jailbreak on my iPod touch. And now I want to remove it. I've seen people mention that you need to backup the iPod to iTunes and then restore it. However, when you ...
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Share connection over ethernet on jailbroken appletv

Would it be possible to have an (jailbroken) ATV2 share a WiFi connection over its Ethernet port? I'd say yes, but I can't seem to find any information about this. I found this helpful, yet not, ...
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How to upgrade iPhone 4 baseband *without* doing a Restore

I recently unlocked my AT&T iPhone 4. Before then, I was always preserving the baseband when doing jailbreaks. So my question now is this: How can I just upgrade the baseband to the one that ...
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Restoring original baseband to iPhone 3G 4.2.1 with iPad baseband

A friend of mine bought an iPhone 3G from some T-Mobile cell phone vendor. The vendor had installed a custom 4.2.1 ipsw with the iPad baseband because iPhone 3G's wasn't unlockable at the time. That ...
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Can I un-jailbreak an Apple TV?

I'm considering switching out my Windows-based HTPC for an Apple TV unit that will stream media off a Mac in my house. This will work out okay for me as long as I can jailbreak the unit and install ...
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In the event of a Jailbreak, Which I'm considering, What website/s should I trust? And do the risks out weigh the benefits?

Some of my friends have jailbroken their Apple devices, but I'm not sure myself. Here, I'll give you some background info: I got my Ipod 4th Gen. as a Christmas present last year from my parents, and ...
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Downgrade iPhone 4 baseband from 4.12.01

Need help with downgrading an iPhone 4 (GSM) from baseband 4.12.01 to be able to unlock it for use with other operator than AT&T. Have tried this guide (Downgrade iPhone 4 Baseband 4.12.01 to ...
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Installing Barrel caused an issue which doesn't go away

I installed and ran Barrel 2 on my iPhone and set the new effect. I also needed to move a group of apps and made my icons toggle. Then all my apps stopped working. I uninstalled it but the issue still ...
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Unsupported URL Error on iPod

I have an iPod touch 4th generation Jailbroken 5.0.1, and today I started getting this "unsupported URL" error within apps, and on the home screen safari shortcuts. I have noticed that the url's start ...
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Will an iOS reinstall make a jailbroken-iPhone “supported by Apple” again?

Will an iOS reinstall Work on any jailbroken-iPhone and Make a jailbroken-iPhone "supported by Apple"? Similarly, does such an iOS reinstall reset the iPhone (jailbroken or not) back to a "clean, ...
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Key Verification Failed!

I was sshing into my iPhone, and I added an app from my computer. Then I switched computers and was going to fix something in it, and it gave me a semi-disconcerting error message... ...
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Getting started with jailbroken iOS development? [closed]

  I doubt this is the right StackExchange site for this question (if there is one), but I already posted this on StackOverflow and got insta-downvoted by some grumpy guy that claimed "jailbreak ...
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How can I reset my iPhone 4 to an old version of iOS?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 5.0.1 and baseband 4.11.08. I'm having some battery life issues (1% is consumed per minute), so I want to reset (or reformat) my phone to 5.0.1. I dont want to ...
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Where is the dividing line (mount point) of the two iOS partitions?

I know that iOS has two partitions, but I've never found anywhere that gives clues as to where they split. Is one partition on / and the other on /var/mobile/, or are all the user profiles ...
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Can you apply jailbreak tweaks to a non-jailbroken device using a file browser such as Phone Disk?

Is it possible to use an iOS browser for Mac such as Phone Disk to apply a jailbreak tweak to a non-jailbroken iOS device?
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Can I block ports in Hotspot mode?

I would like to block ports when using my iPhone 4 (iOS 5.0 jailbreaked) as a hotspot. The reason is I don't want my backup program, computer updates or any high bandwidth usage tool to be able to ...
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Enable mirroring on iPhone 4 (over-the-air)

Through a cydia tweak or otherwise, is it possible to enable over-the-air mirroring for unsupported-by-default devices, i.e. iPhone 4, iPad 1 et al.? You would think it's a popular question but all ...