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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iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak and if not what is the reason

So I wanted to jailbreak my iPhone 4s but I read that this new iOS kills the some softwares that used to jailbreak prep versions and also I found a semi jailbreak which isn't fully functional and ...
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Restoring from IPSW. Unable to connect to gs.apple.com (error 3014)

I had been running jailbroken ios7 on my iPad for a long time. Last month I decided to update to 8.4 Downloading the update from itunes failed a few times so I grabbed the file from apple servers ...
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Otool on JailBroken device

I jailbroke my iOS 7.1.2 using Pangu. I have Cydia 1.1.23 and have installed BigBoss Recommended Tools 1.3.2 as suggested here :otool BigBoss Recommended Tools However, I am still unable to find ...
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My iPhone 6 is frozen after resetting it while jailbroken

My friend wanted to jailbreak my phone and she took it and jailbroke it then I told her I didn't want it so I restarted it and now my phone is stuck on the apple logo with a loading bar at the bottom. ...
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Is it possible to install my iPhone's WhatsApp on Mac?

I'm using iOS 8 with jailbreak on iPhone and Yosemite on Mac. Can I install WhatsApp on my Mac?
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Do companies have IT “spyware” on corporate iPhones?

I have an iPhone through my company. From my understanding, Apple does not allow any software onto their i* devices that does not come from the app store. I got into a discussion with a coworker about ...
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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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How to solve Cydia & all debs quit suddenly?

I'm experiencing the problem on an iPad mini running iOS 8.1.3. During an installation of deb(gcc compiler), I cannot open any Cydia/Deb applications. They quit suddenly after I open them and I am ...
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Online jailbreak

I heard about a service called JailbreakMe. It's an online jailbreak right through the safari browser on the iDevice, but it is not supports on iPad 1 or 3.I have ipad 1 ios 5.1.1 and ipad 3 ios ...
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iPhone 4s can't be recovered [on hold]

My iPhone was jailbroken running on iOS 8 and I tried to factory reset it in the phone which led to an endless boot. The boot never finished so I put it in recovery mode. Now that its in recovery ...
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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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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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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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iPhone 5 stuck at resetting screen

I jailbroke my iPhone 5 a while ago and everything was going fine a couple weeks ago. I couldnt update or download apps from the appstore and couldn't delete or install tweaks from cydia. So i decided ...
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Upgrade and jailbreak 8.1 -> 8.4

Currently: Have iPhone 4s. Currently installed IOS: old 8.1. It isn't jailbroken. the latest working jailbreak is for 8.4. the iTunes offers me the latest IOS for 4s currently: 8.4.1. Question: is ...
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iOS Keyboard Backspace and Foreward-space Capabilities

Is there an app (or a way in settings, that despite searching I cannot seem to figure out) that can change the keypad on an iOS device to allow for both forward and backward delete (or ...
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iPhone 6 lags when receiving calls (jailbroken iOS 8.4)

There is a lag, about 2 seconds, before the ringtone starts and the phone light comes on whenever I have an incoming calls. I just noticed it recently. I've been using Curia for many days now. I can't ...
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I upgraded an app on my iPhone 4, but this new version doesn't work. How do I replace for the older version?

I did the stupidity of upgrading the newest version of AM 880 KIXI radio, a retro radio station in Seattle. The version I had was the previous one, the 2.8 and I held off upgrading for a long time, ...
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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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Jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3 will not backup at all

Alright so here's the full deal :P For the first few months everything worked great (pre and post jailbreaking) but I have no idea what triggered this. I can't drag and drop music from my iTunes ...
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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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Google Play Books app storage location for purchased books on iPad

I have purchased a book via the Google Play store but unfortunately they will not provide an ePub or pdf for offline reading for my reader of choice, the only option being to use the Play Books app on ...
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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 everything counts from year 1970?

So I've looked around and couldn't really find an answer to this. I have an iPhone (jailbroke) and I notice in several settings there is a string usually in the .plist files that say something ...
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iPhone 3GS (jailbreak) not recognized in iTunes

I have iPhone 3GS jailbroken running some version of iOS4. With the latest iTunes version (and the previous one I had installed), the device is not recognized as plugged in. Windows sees the device ...
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Can I control broken iPad from computer?

My iPad's touch screen was broken about 1 year ago. I've dropped bottle on the screen and now the touch screen not working. I've sent it to service but the service hadn't repaired it, but the iPad is ...
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Removing a Jailbreak from an iPhone 4

I jailbroke my iOS Device, but now I want to remove it. I can put the device on my iCloud from the phone now, but when I perform the restore process, will iCloud be locked? I'm not sure how it works, ...
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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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Can I get my pictures back? [closed]

Okay so I recently jail broke my phone and well my phone broke it doesn't work no more like at all, it doesn't even turn on. And well the only way to fix it is to unjailbreak it and to do that I need ...
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iPhone 3GS - is it still possible to restore to latest supported iOS?

I have an iPhone 3GS that I want to restore to latest supported iOS (currently it's jailbroken on some version of iOS 4). How would I go about it, without loosing all data? Can I run a restore from ...
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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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Find an iOS tweak providing quick switch of home screen pages

I have nearly 10 home screen pages of apps on a jailbroken iOS 8, and wants to find a tweak that could quickly switch between these pages. For example, on either home screen a window may appear after ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 4 cannot reset, stuck at the loading spinner page

Recently jailbroke my iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2), and due to the fact that apps keep crashing, I decided to reset the phone. However, after selecting the full reset option, the phone is now stuck on a ...
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What malware has actually affected Jailbroken iOS devices?

Are there examples of malware that affects jailbroken iOS devices that doesn't require installation of shady packages (e.g. something that can compromise a device just by opening a PDF or visiting a ...
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How does jailbreaking void the apple warranty when no software as changed?

This question has been bugging me for some time. How does jailbreaking void any apple warranty when no software is changed? Sure, cydia is installed but this dosen't change the operating system in ...
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Jailbreak: Need Top Option + Restore + Choose ipsw Anymore?

Before a device was to be jailbreaked, all the tutorials recommended connecting said device to iTunes and then clicking option + Restore > Choose ipsw. Recent tutorials don't include these steps ...
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Home button stuck, iTunes won't recognize iPhone and I need to restore?

My iPhone is out of warranty I jailbroke it the moment an iOS 8.1.x jailbreak came out A tweak which was updated broke something It's stuck at the Apple screen The home button is broken iTunes ...
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Filesystem permissions for /var/mobile/Media/DCIM/.MSIC/Incoming

I have changed the permissions on /var/mobile/Media/DCIM/.MSIC/Incoming. Now my camera cannot take pictures. Maybe picture is taken but it cannot write it. I want to fix the permissions issue. Could ...
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Where can I find Siri's file, folders, database in ios files (I'm root)

I would like to modify some things on the OS including the 'Hey Siri' phrase, I've tried a global grep but no luck yet. If someone has an idea, he is welcome
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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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Updating iPhone with Jailbreak?

I'm currently waiting for iOS 7.1, so I jail broke my phone to test out some features until then. What happens after I try to update to the new iOS ? Will I lose all pictures/data that I've created ...
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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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I see this answer a lot about securing a Jailbroken device, but can't find any answers on how to do it

I see this answer around a lot. But where is the links or information on how to do it? Every time I Google it in sections, it takes me to the same general answer(s). "secure a jailbroken phone by ...
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Cydia has crashed and my device is protecting it [closed]

My iPhone is jailbroken and it crashed and it says cydia is causing the problem and my device is protecting it or something. I can't even unlock my iPhone.
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Update Jailbroken Iphone

I jailbroke my iPhone 6 with iOS 8.1.4. If I update to iOS 8.4, will it crash, break the jailbreak, or hurt my iPhone?
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Is there a way to change the iOS low battery warning to pop up at 25%?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running 7.1.2., I tried using the cydia tweak lowpowerbanner but I don't think it worked. So if you could suggest another tweak that'd be great.
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How to mirror iPod Touch 4th-gen to TV?

I have an iPod Touch 4th-generation currently running the latest iOS software supported by it (iOS 6.1.6), and it is jailbroken. I am trying to find a solution to mirror its screen to a TV. As this ...
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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 with broken home button is stuck on black screen after jailbreaking

I have an iPhone 3Gs and recently noticed that the home button doesn't work anymore. I used AssistiveTouch. Now I want to jailbreak my iPhone, but it's gone wrong: the device is stuck on a black ...
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How to jailbreak my iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3?

I have an iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3 and I have been wanting to jailbreak my phone for a long time but I don't know how. I want to do this because I want to get unlimited gems for free on Clash of Clans ...