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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iPhone 5s iOS 7.1.2 jailbroken need help restoring iphone with backup, stuck in bootloop

So I've definitely made mistakes in trying to restore my phone and in the process made the problem worse and its a bit complicated on top of that so hopefully its not too late for me. I used app ...
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Edit Content of IPSW file to install older baseband firmware

I just got this old iphone4 from my aunt a few days ago and it is locked to AT&T... it has already been updated to the latest version 7.1.2 and has never been jailbroken. I have read that the only ...
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iOS “stuck” while erasing

I recently decided to start off with a fresh install of iOS due to my springboard crashing often and everything being messed up. I went to Settings > General > Reset to reset the device, and it ...
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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 install a previously downloaded IPSW file on iPhone directly without iTunes?

I've downloaded the correct IPSW file for the iPhone 4 using BitTorrent. iPhone3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw I cannot use the Apple servers because the connection keeps dropping and the download does ...
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iPhone 4 stuck on black screen after Jailbreaking with Cydia

I have an iPhone 4, jailbroken, and running iOS 7.1.2. I opened the Cydia app, it appeared to be loading something so I waited. Then the screen turned black. I can still hear sounds such as the ...
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How to disable the “this cable or accessory is not certified” message on iPhone?

The message "this cable or accessory is not certified and may not work reliably with this iPhone" pops up whenever I use a 3rd party USB cable for it. It's really annoying, because then I'd have to ...
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How to restore my iPod

How can i restore my jailbroken iPod 4th gen iOS 6.1.6. When i restore from iTunes it shows an error" iPod could not be restore an unknown error(3096) occurred". What can i do for restoring my iPod . ...
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How did Jay Freeman make C compiler for iOS?

For example, iPhone4 has Apple A4 processor. Apple A4 processor which is developed by Apple is based on ARM Cortex-A8. So I think Apple A4’s instruction set is unknown. How did Jay Freeman know ...
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(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
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Add to homescreen without safari

For us users that have Safari disabled, is there any way to add a site to our homescreen without safari? Even with jailbreaking can you do this?
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Why is the update button in “App Store” app opening the app instead of updating it?

I am experiencing a problem with updating my apps on all of my Apple devices: iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPhone 4s, iPad 3 They are all running iOS 7.0.4 (11B55a) jailbroken using evasi0n and this problem ...
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Reinstate YouTube on Jailbroken AppleTV 2

In early 2015, my Apple TV 2's YouTube App disappeared. I understand that this occured due to YouTube's API update to 3.0 and the subsequent deprecation of version 2.0. Now I'm stuck on Apple TV ...
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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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How to upgrade jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7.0.4?

I bought an iPhone 4 online around a year ago, maybe more, without knowing it was jailbroken (I should have sensed this by the price, indeed too good to be true). When I tried doing the upgrade ...
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Jailbroken iPhone stuck on Apple Logo after installing tweak

Im having trouble with the restarting process when a tweak doesn't work on my jailbroken iPhone 6s. So when I installed a tweak that made my phone stay stuck on the apple logo. So I did the whole ...
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iPad 3 stuck in recovery mode

I jailbroke this iPad sometime ago and just updated it to 7.1.2, it's now stuck in recovery mode and won't come out even though I tried the button pressing method. There's a lot of photos on it that ...
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Lost apps during jailbreak

I lost some functions of my iPhone 4 with iOS 7 after jailbreak like making phone calls, the camera app, and others too. I don't want to remove the jailbreak.
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Fullforce on iPad 4 uses iPhone keyboard instead of iPad keyboard

I've just install the tweak "FullForce" from the Cydia store on my iPad 4th generation to make Google Maps app full screen capable, but the app uses the iPhone keyboard instead of the iPad keyboard. ...
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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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How get rid of this message from cydia?

I have been having trouble with this message. I cannot get any tweaks or anything from cydia anymore. How do i get rid of this message?
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How to I protect my jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad?

People always say, "Jailbreaking can cause security problems." That might be true, but in some instances, you just need to jailbreak it. How can I protect my iPhone and my data when it is jailbroken? ...
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Is there any way to disable OR password protect my iPhone to prevent someone from turning it off?

If my phone is stolen, I would think the first thing a thief would do is turn it off. Is there any way to disable or password protect this via settings (which I doubt) OR a cydia tweak?
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Remove a Cydia tweak that breaks iOS

I've hidden Cydia and Poof! With the Poof! Cydia tweak. Now I cannot open either one of both of them. Is there any way to undo this? I've tried respringing and rebooting but that does not place them ...
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Any cydia App for choosing specific proxy country?

Like for those tv apps, in my case, from Spain which will only show certain content if you have a Spanish ip. For me in Germany I thus need some kind of proxy from Spain. Does such an app exist in ...
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FakeLocation Tweak (Via Cydia) has shut down my iPad and it doesn't want to work

I downloaded a tweak via Cydia called FakeLocation. Once I downloaded it my iPad couldn't open again even if I charge it. Tried connecting it to iTunes on my PC to restore it but it doesn't want to ...
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Is there a way to send a remote lock/unlock message to an iOS device with Cydia?

I want to be able to trigger my iphone to unlock from a webserver. Is there a way to send a command over LAN to it to unlock using Cydia?
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Why does jailbreaking causes many errors in ios devices?

I have an iPad Air running ios 7.1.2, the device is great it runs smoothly without any lags or errors, some apps crashes only a few times. But when I jailbroken the device, the cydia apps where ...
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How to change the default command to open shells in the MobileTerminal Cydia package

I am using MobileTerminal on iOS 7, and want to know how to change the default shell from sh: to bash:. I assume I would need to change the login command for this, but how would I?
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iOS cracking scripts

I am jailbroken running iOS 8.1 and was wondering if there are any working app cracking scripts similar to clutch or rasticrac. So far, the ones I have tried do not fully work on iOS 8.1. I do have ...
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Disable iPod at certain time

I find my self on my iPod (5th Gen) late at night (until 12 or 1 in the morning), and want to know if there is a Cydia tweak that locks me out of my device at a specific time.
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How to access GPS data from command line on jailbroken iPhone

Are there any binaries available via the command line to get information from the GPS on a jail broken iPhone? I've searched through Cydia and haven't found anything, but I wouldn't imagine this ...
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Is there a way or a tweak to make Siri execute shell commands

Indeed I have a home automation system, I would like to integrate a voice control system and for that I need to be able to call shell commands like curl. I have seen many Siri tweaks but none of ...
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Script iPhone notifications

How can I create notifications on a jailbroken iPhone? I'm hoping for something similar to growlnotify on OS X which lets me send a notification from a shell.
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Enable keyboard tweaks on apps which run as root

I am using exKey and KeyShorcut Pro tweaks for customization of my iOS keyboard, on a jailbroken iPhone. I wanted to duplicate my Facebook app and used duplicatorstore.com to duplicate Facebook as it ...
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How to permanently stop “A new iPhone software version…” notifications

I jailbreak my phone and therefore can't always update to the newest iOS version as soon as it is released. How do I permanently remove all notifications about iOS updates?
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Stuck on Connect to iTunes boot logo and can't connect to iTunes

My phone was/is jailbroken, and now I tried to update it from 8.4 to 9.0.2 to try and remove the jailbreak without restoring my phone. Then iTunes said there was an error. It did not say any code. Now ...
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Is there an app that will make my (jailbroken) iPhone vibrate when a call is answered?

I have an jailbroken iPhone and I want it to make a little vibration when the other participant answer the call so I don't have to hold it near to my ear while the phone is dialing. I found this ...
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Why are .deb files used in iOS?

If you jailbreak in iOS, you install stuff using .deb files. Being a Linux user I know Debian based distros use that file type. I know that iOS is not Debian or Linux based, but it is UNIX based, why ...
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What does it mean if IPSW file is not signed anymore?

So I wanted to jailbreak my iPhone and I was interested in it before but I never really took the time to. Research properly. Forgetting that I might jailbreak in the future, I updated my phone to iOS ...
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Redsn0w or PwnageTool?

iClarified says that there's an untethered jailbreak for iPhone4 for iOS 4.3.1 which is the most up-to-date version of iOS as of writing this question. Let's assume we are talking for unlocked phones. ...
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iPhone 5C downgrade iOS 9 to iOS 8 [duplicate]

I bit the bullet and upgraded to iOS 9.1, and the phone now moves like it's an iPhone 3GS. I can see iOS 8.x is no longer signed, but fortunately I have SHSH of iOS 8.2 saved. How can I downgrade ...
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Why can't my jailbroken iPhone connect to a wifi network?

I have an iPhone 3G 16GB with 4.0.2 and my wifi is not working, I tried to fix it with reset network settings and other quick fixes like that but nothing. Sometimes it sees wifi networks but I can't ...
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Remove HTML5 audio limitation on jailbroken IOS 5

I thought I'd give my ancient iPad1 on iOS 5.1.1 a second life as a simple wall hanging appliance to show reminders and play short notification sounds when they become overdue. So I wrote a HTML5 web ...
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Update my jailbroken iPhone 4 iOS 4.2.1 to iOS 7.1.2

I'm new to this but I had my phone jailbroken years ago and they told me I had to stay under Apple's radar so I never tried to get it updated. Now I can barely use any of my apps, for instance I can't ...
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Resetting jailbroken device in settings caused boot loop

I recently jailbroke my phone and for some reason my phone wasn't syncing my music from my iTunes library. I restarted my phone and lost my jailbreak tweaks. As my phone restarted the Cydia icon was ...
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iPhone 4s reboots on unlock

I have an Apple iPhone 4s running the last version of iOS that can be jailbroken(the one just before 9.1 I think). Each time I swipe to unlock, it hangs for a second while displaying the pin entry ...
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iPhone 5 iOS 8.0 - Forgot my apple ID password & cannot restore the password

I received my dad's old iPhone 5. He remembers the password, but he cannot remember his Apple ID's password, nor the security question, nor the password for the email linked to this account. I can ...
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Does using pangu to jailbreak an iOS device delete your currently-installed apps?

If I jailbreak my iOS device with pangu will it delete all my installed apps? How much available space should I have on my iOS device before attempting to jailbreak it with pangu?
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How do I stop my iPad's passcode buttons from lighting up?

I have a jailbroken iPad 2 and I was wondering if it is possible to stop the passcode buttons from lighting up when they're pressed. Is there some sort of image somewhere that can be changed to keep ...