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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Updating a Jail-Broken iPhone

I've jail-broken my iPhone 4 (iOS 4.3.3). I cannot restore it cause I don't have access to the computer that I used for jail-breaking my iPhone. Now I want to update my iPhone to iOS 5. Does it break ...
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How can I Ensure a Retired iPhone Stays Activated

After 4+ years (and one replacement unit) I finally retired my iPhone 1 and bought a new 4S. I'd like to continue to use the original iPhone as a low rent touch device. I'm paranoid about doing a ...
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TinyUmbrella can't find shsh for iOS5

Before iOS5, we were recommended to save our iPhone's shsh so that when a jb came out, we could restore it back a jb-ed version. For iOS5, Tiny Umbrella couldn't find any shsh. So, is there anything ...
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Jailbreaking an iPad 2 with iOS 5

Is it possible to jailbreak an iPad 2 running iOS 5? Please let me know if it's possible. If so, how do I do it?
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How to unlock an iPhone 3GS with 05.16.05?

I had a perfectly working unlocked and jailbroken iPhone 3GS, but of course I had to go ahead and try to get iOS 5 on it. I didn't know I need to preserve my baseband while updating it, so now ...
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How can I fix an iPhone 2G that is stuck on the connect to iTunes screen?

I have an old iPhone 2G (first generation) that I plan on using basically as an iPod touch (not using the phone portion). I no longer have the AT&T service on that phone. I installed an update ...
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Why can't I jailbreak iPod Touch 4g 4.3.3 (8j2)?

Every time I go to jailbreakme.com on my device, the site says "Not supported on your device." Like I said, I have an iPod Touch 4g, ios 4.3.3. And the site clearly says my version and device is ...
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Windows 8 on the iPad? [closed]

I was just watching the Windows 8 keynote and Steven Sinofsky said 8 will be able to run on ARM CPUs, which are also used in iDevices. So I'm curious, would it be possible to run 8 on an iPad, ...
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Is users' discussion/chat on Jailbreaking allowed in an Apple-approved app? [closed]

We have a 'web service' iPhone app where users can generate new content (which is publicly viewable) by uploading texts. So, wanted to confirm: is it okay if they discuss/chat on benefits or on how ...
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I was trying to jailbreak my iPhone 4 (OS 4.3.5) but

I was trying to jailbreak my iPhone 4 (OS 4.3.5) using this link http://www.redmondpie.com/jailbreak-4.3.5-ios-iphone-4-3gs-ipod-touch-4g-3g-ipad-1-using-redsn0w-how-to-tutorial/ The problem is that ...
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How to downgrade from iOS 4.3.5 to iOS 4.2.1?

Just got a defect report that application is crashing in iPhone3GS using iOS 4.2.1. No problems with iPhone3GS using iOS 4.3.5 or iPhone4 using iOS 4.1. Question: How can I downgrade some device to ...
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How can I download the source code for iOS?

I read an article that said the JailBreakMe hacker reads through Apple's source code to try to find flaws. I am curious and wondering: how do we get the source code for iOS?
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How can I detect if a phone has been jailbroken remotely?

I manage multiple iPhones at my organization using Active Sync settings in Exchange 2007 as well as the iPhone Configuration Utility. I've recently performed tests where I concluded that if I were to ...
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How to stop the iPhone from vibrating for just the alarm?

How do I set the vibrate to not fire for alarms but still fire for calls, texts, emails, reminders, etc? I have looked at third party alarms but they all seem quite fallible, many do not work when ...
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Apple Detecting Jailbreak on a NOT jailbroken iPhone

I recently received a notification that took up the whole screen on my iphone which says that I have breached the Apple terms and conditions for jailbreaking my iphone. However, I am pretty sure that ...
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How do I get an new email notification icon on the status bar of an iPod Touch?

Is there a way to get a "new mail" notification on the status bar (that indicates the presence of unread email in the inbox) of my iPod Touch Model #MB528LL Version3.1.3(7E18). I see that the ...
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I'm having problems putting my iPhone 3G into DFU mode

I have upgraded my iPhone 3G from iOS 3 to iOS 4.2.1 using the iclarified Redhook for windows tutorial. Upgrade has gone fine but I cannot get Redsn0w (v0.9.6b6) to recognise the DFU state. Every ...
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I can't find otool on my jailbroken iPod

From what I understand is that when you change your settings in Cydia to developer you should be able to access extra utilities. Otool being on of them. However, when I attempt to use otool it tells ...
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Internet tethering with iPod Touch 2G

I have a PC which does not have a build in WLan-Chip. But over the weekend, I'll temporarily move to some place where there is no cable-connection available. So now I'm trying to find out if I can ...
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iPhone 3G 4.2.1 Unlock

Is there any way I can unlock an iPhone 3G with Firmware 4.2.1 and baseband 05.15.04? I correctly installed Cydia and Ultrasn0w (under iOS 4.1.2 or something like that if I remember right) via ...
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Jailbreak a iPhone 3gs running 4.2.1 preserving BaseBand?

Is there a untethered way to jailbreak an iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.2.1? The phone has never been jailbroken before. I need to be able to reverse it, so I am hoping that there is a way to do this ...
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iPhone SHSH for go back to 3.1.3

I have a iPhone 3GS with iOS 3.1.3 in my job. I have to update it to 4.1 and after I need to go back to 3.1.3. We have only this iPhone with it, so if I do something wrong, I will never can go back. ...
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Random disconnection from Wi-Fi Network, usually after inactivity

My iPhone is jailbroken. Even though I'm not completely sure, I think it used to do this even before I installed the jailbreak. Every time I pick up my iPhone after not using it for some time ...
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What are the legal implications of Jailbreaking an iOS device?

I am forced to Jailbreak an iPad so that I can deploy a custom application for a client. This is an application that no one can have but him, so basically jailbreaking is the only choice I have? I ...
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Rename iOS device without needing to restore

I have just restored my iPad but for some reason (most likely because I pressed space bar on that text field but do you not remember) my newly restored iPad is called "iPad" rather than "my name's ...
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How can I downgrade apps from the Cydia Store?

Is it possible to downgrade apps you have upgraded in the Cydia Store? (Jailbroken) If so how would you do it?
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What are the consequences of jailbreaking an iOS device as a Developer?

What would be the consequences of Jailbreaking my iOS device as a developer? What are some of the benefits, and what are some of the issues with Jailbreaking as a developer? How would this effect ...
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How can I capture video of my iPad, while making touches visible?

I want to capture some video of my iPad. Doing this via VNC on a PC seems like a good choice. However is there a possibility to make my touches visible?
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Jailbreak my work phone

I just got an iPhone from my company. I have to access my work email on this iPhone 4. However, I can't use Grooveshark as my music service, since it only works on jailbroken iPhones. How can I ...
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How can I jailbreak my iPad 2?

I want to jailbreak my iPad 2. How can this be done?
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Jailbroken iPad stuck at boot screen and looping

I have a jailbroken iPad 1 with iOS 4.2.1 I replaced hosts file under /etc/ and resprang the iPad stuck at blank screen I restarted by pressing both power and home key Now the iPad is ...
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Iphone system log - recurring springboard warning

I used the Iphone configuration utility to help a developer troubleshoot an unrelated issue. I noticed that console was being hammared with the same two warnings every few seconds. I don't notice ...
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How can I upgrade PHP on a jailbroken iPhone?

I have an iPod touch running iOS 4.0 and an iPad running iOS 4.3.1, both jailbroken. They have lighttpd and PHP installed, however PHP seems to be an old version that I need to upgrade to use a ...
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Spy apps for iPhone 4 / jailbreaking without notice

My friend is in a rocky marriage, and has had a lot of money removed from her bank account using a forged signature. Her husband has changed his behaviour lately, including spending much more time ...
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Replace cracked iOS app with purchased app without losing data

I've done jailbreak a few weeks ago to try some new apps and games before buying them. Today I've updated my iPod touch to a new version and I've purchased some apps I liked. To sync iPod touch with ...
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How can I use my iPhone 3G economically in China?

I'm traveling to China and would like to use my iPhone there. I would not like to pay AT&T's crazy and predatory charges. What should I do? I don't have much time and want something low on the ...
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Is an unlocked phone and a jailbroken phone the same thing?

I just read that apple is now selling unlocked phones? I also read somewhere earlier (probably Wikipedia) that jailbreaking was made legal. Is jailbreaking and unlocking the same in this context? ...
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Automatically backup JailBreak iPhone DCIM photo directory

Hi I heard that you can write cron job into plist and put it to JB iPhone /Library/LaunchDaemons folder in plist format I would like to backup the photo folder every 300 seconds, so I put a ...
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How do I have my iPhone rotate the homescreen?

The iPad has the cool feature of being able to rotate the home screen (screens) with apps on them, I was wondering if this is possible for the iPhone's as well? If so, how do I do this. My iPhone is ...
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Do apps on jailbroken iOS devices have uncontrolled access to all my data?

I'm thinking about jailbreaking my iOS device but one thing worries me. Apple's restrictive developer API has one big advantage: apps can't tinker with my data outside the app unless I allow them to. ...
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Is Jailbreaking And Enabling Bluetooth File Transfer On iPhone 4 Financially Secure?

I want to use iPhone 4 for sensitive information. Will jailbreaking, downloading unofficial apps (not registered in Apple's App Store) and enabling Bluetooth file transfer cause a chance of sensitive ...
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Suppress vibrate when docked?

When I dock my iPhone in the charger (desk stand), it briefly chimes to say it's charging. If it's on silent, then it vibrates instead of chiming. When I go to bed and put the phone in the bedside ...
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iPhone Tweak to override http links to other Apps

Is there already an app or would it be possible to have an app which: Catches http:// links that are clicked from any application and can redirect them to other apps other than safari. For example a ...
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How can I un-jailbreak an iPhone 4?

I have purchased an iPhone 4 about six-seven months ago. Roughly two weeks into using it I have decided to jailbreak the iPhone for ideological reasons (I am not a big fan of The Man telling me how to ...
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Why does my iPhone create contacts with a random photo?

I have a strange issue on my iPhone 4 running 4.3.2, the device is jailbroken. When I add a new contact, the contacts application seems to assign a random photo to newly created contacts. My phone ...
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How to upgrade a jailbreak iOS without loosing Cydia applications?

How to upgrade a jailbreak iOS without loosing Cydia applications? Are there any additional steps required in order to keep you configuration and applications between iOS upgrades? itunes backup ...
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Is there a way to purchase Cydia apps from a regular browser and not from inside Cydia?

Is there a way to purchase Cydia apps from a regular browser and not from inside Cydia?
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Jailbreak an officially unlocked iPhone

My iPhone 3GS was unlocked using O2's official method. I am considering jailbreaking but am unsure if this will affect the unlock status of the handset. The jailbreak options available seem a little ...
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Jailbroken iphone 3g wifi is greyed out, no 3g, need to open a mobileconfig file or load apn editing

I have a friends iphone 3g that does not and has not at any time had the wifi connection available. It is greyed out with "no wifi" I have restored a dozen times to no end. He wants me to put his ...
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What are the high level steps and limitations for unlocking & jailbreaking an original iPhone

My daughter has an original iPhone, aka iPhone 2G. It is currently unlocked and jailbroken, but that was all done about 2 years ago. She wants the latest iTunes now, so I am revisiting what the ...