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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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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Tethered jailbreaked iPhone 4S is stuck on the Apple logo because the battery died

It's impossible to put it on DFU mode because it won't turn off and I don't know what to do. iTunes won't recognise it either. How can I fix this?
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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 ...
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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?