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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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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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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How to view an iPad in iTunes over ssh

I want to know how iDevices with the OpenSSH cydia package could be accessed via itunes over ssh. I want to use itunes, possibly with plugins to view my iPad over ssh, with the normal interface. Is ...
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itunes stuck on “waiting for iphone”

So I have an iphone from ebay - it has a blank screen but when plugged into the pc tiny umbrella says it is in dfu mode but when trying to get out of it nothing happens apart from the windows sound ...
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Can I still downgrade from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 6.1.2 (iPhone 4)?

I am trying to jailbreak a friend's 16GB iPhone 4. It's currently running iOS 6.1.3. I'm aware that you can't jailbreak 6.1.3, so I am attempting to downgrade to 6.1.2, however I am having an issue ...
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Stolen iPhone 5c questions

I had my iPhone stolen earlier today. I went through the steps of trying to find it using Find My Phone, etc. I ended up getting my phone back miraculously through a system of Find My Phone and just ...
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iPhone 4 reset is taking a very long time

I'm passing my IPhone 4 on to my mother, and I wanted to reset it. So I went into settings -> general -> reset, and I picked the option to reset all settings and remove all the data. Now I'm seeing a ...
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Extend the passcode lock timeout on iPhone 4S and iOS 5 connected to exchange

Preface I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 5 and to prevent Find Friends from asking for a password every time it is opened I have enabled the passcode lock and set it to the max of 4 hours. This is ...
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IOS 5.1.1 Safemode problem, PLEASE HELP!

I jailbroke my old iPod Touch 3rd Generation, with IOS 5.1.1, using the latest version of absynthe. It worked for several months, but then it randomly stopped. It went into safe mode, but the touch ...
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Options for getting into passcode-locked iPad 2 / iOS 5.1.1 (JB'd)?

I have an iPad 2 running iOS 5.1.1 and it is jailbroken (though as far as I know, not running SSH). A few hours ago I set a new 4-digit device passcode which I subsequently forgot. I've tried a few ...
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Does installing smart tap tweak from cydia has any negatives on an iPad?

Smart tap tweak is when you wake your ipad by double tapping the screen, does this tweak has any negative effects on an iPad such as draining a lot of battery? Thx in advance,
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How to update or downgrade my iPad 3 that has a jailbreak?

I have iPad 3 (model A1416 Wi-Fi only). It was using iOS 5.1.1 and I have then jailbroken it. Unfortunately I allowed the device to update automatically, and didn't save the SSH blobs or any other ...
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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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WiFi keeps turning off (logging out) automatically

I own an iPhone 5 running on iOS 6.1.2. It is jail broken. I connect to the internet via the university WiFi system, which provided each of us a unique username and password, and we have a set ...
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How to make iFile not cache .plist files after updating to iOS 8?

A friend recently updated to iOS 8 on his iPhone. The iPhone is jailbroken and has an iOS 8 supported iFile version installed. Before the update he was able to start an app and then tab out to ...
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Is it possible to unlock a CDMA iPhone 4S (from Virgin Mobile) to use another SIM in it?

My friend has an iPhone 4s, it was bought from in the USA from Virgin Mobile. I want to do a factory unlock (unlock the SIM). I already know how to jailbreak, would jailbreaking work? Any help would ...
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Is it possible to update a jailbroken iOS 7 to a version Apple has stopped signing?

My iPad is running 7.0.2 and is jailbroken. It looks like Apple is not signing the 7.1.2 any longer. Is there a way to upgrade iOS to 7.1.2 without letting iTunes contact its home (i.e. Apple's ...
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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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Activate passcode lock after 30 mins of inactivity?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4S. The current time options for a passcode lock are: Immediately After 1, 5, or 15 minutes After 1 or 4 hours However I would prefer using 30 mins or 45 mins, something ...
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Can you update an iPhone 4 on iOS 6.1.2 to 7.0.6 using an IPSW file?

So I have an iPhone 4 that's been happily jailbroken on iOS 6.1.2 for a while now, but I want to upgrade to 7.0.6. I downloaded the IPSW for it and shift-clicked on update, but I get the error 'The ...
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Is there an alternative to touch-automation than AutoTouch?

I want to automate repetitive actions for a game on my (jailbroken) iPhone 4. I hesitate to mention the name of the game in case you would be abetting me in violation of its Terms of Service (ToS) by ...
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where is the Documents folder shown in iFile (iPad-Air)?

There is a folder called Documents (and other folders beside that) in iFile I tried but can't find the physical location with iFunbox or iTools. How can I find the physical location of that folder?
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What is process lsd on iOS?

There is a process running on my iOS device (7.1.2) called 'lsd'. The file is in /usr/libexec/lsd. What is it and what does it do? Device info: iPad 2 (7.2.1) Jailbroken
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Cydia has crashed and my device is protecting it

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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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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iTunes will not update ipad in iTunes for Mac

My iPad is jailbroken and my Mac is running Yosemite. When I connect iPad to iTunes tethered on Mac, no new update and or restore option is found and my iPad as of now is on iOS 7.1.2. Any other way ...
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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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Is there any workaround to install iOS 7 after Apple are longer signing it?

Apple are no longer signing iOS 7 for devices which support iOS 8, but I want to jailbreak my iPhone 5. There is currently no jailbreak available for iOS 8, so I want to restore iOS 7. Is there any ...
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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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Jailbroken iPad stuck on black screen

I was looking around on Cydia until it suddenly froze then after a few minutes the screen turned black. I know that it is on because when I press the lock button and home button at the same time, I ...
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Restore new iPhone from jailbreak backup

In iTunes I have backups of my current jailbroken iPhone (iOS 7). Can I setup new iPhone (from store, iOS 8, not jailbroken) from this backup? I don't care about Cydia and Cydia apps.
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iPhone hotspot connection details

Is there any information available regarding connections to iPhone's personal hotspot feature, other than the number of connections? MAC address, medium (bluetooth, wifi, usb), connection time, ...
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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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Removing Jailbreak from iPod touch 4g 8gb

So I wanted to play some pokemon games on my iPod touch, and I jailbreaked it with redsn0w 0.9.15b3. In the end I couldn't use neither safari nor anything apple related(plus my home key isn't working ...
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Xcode won't recognize my jailbroken iPhone even though I have a provisioning profile

I have a paid developer account with Apple and my phone has a valid provisioning profile installed on it. I jailbroke my iPhone because in iOS 7 there is no 3G toggle switch; without the toggle my ...
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Is there a way to have different songs on your iPod Touch with different fonts for each one of them?

I was trying to add fonts to my iPod touch 4G to use it for the music app and notes app through Bytafont app (yes, my iPod is jailbroken). I want to get these on some Led Zeppelin songs There's an ...
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iOS 7 Change Carrier name/logo without Jailbreak

I know it was possible in iOS 6 to change the carrier name (or logo) displayed in the status-bar. Is there any way to do so in iOS 7, without jailbreaking the phone?
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iPhone 4 restarts again and again, not detected by PC

I have a network locked phone which my uncle sent my from foriegn. I previously updated it to iOS 7.0.4 and activated it using Hactivate tool because I did not have the network SIM. I used it for 6 ...
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Covertly monitoring teen's iPhone

My friend has an at-risk teen and the child's counselor as asked her to monitor his online activities without his knowledge. Since I'm a "computer guy" she asked me for guidance. But most of the ...
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How can I retrieve a saved WiFi password from iOS 7?

I have some wireless networks that I joined on my iOS device and I now want to retrieve the passwords from the device. How can I (by hook or crook if necessary) get into the iOS 7 keychain and obtain ...
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DIsable OTA Settings Badge Count on iOS 7.1.2

I recently acquired my first iPad (an Air model, running iOS 7.1.2) that I have jailbroken, via Pangu v1.2. It appears to be running properly (e.g., I am able to log-in to Cydia, hide icons via Poof, ...
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How to remove evasi0n 7 jailbreak on ip4 iOS 7.0.4?

I jailbroke my iPhone 4 iOS 7.0.4 (11B554a) with evasi0n 7. And that's the worse I did with my phone. I am new to iPhone and was just curious about jailbreaking. But that jailbreak corrupted many of ...
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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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Connecting iPad to a USB powered monitor?

I'm thinking about buying a USB powered monitor to connect to my MacBook. I found so many nice ones and the most suitable was Asus. ASUS MB MB168B+ 15.6-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Now that got ...
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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 can I install veency over SSH?

How can I install veency over SSH? I've tried downloading the .deb from apt.saurik.com (veency_0.9.3402_iphoneos-arm.deb), then using dpkg -i veency_0.9.3402_iphoneos-arm.deb to install the package, ...
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How long does it take to Erase All Content and Settings on iPhone 5?

Corporate policy at my job requires a lockscreen passcode on iDevices with corporate email on them, even personal. Yesterday, I set my password, then 5 minutes later had to use it. When I entered it, ...
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Free space on my jailbroken iOS device is rapidly declining — how do I figure out why?

Between yesterday and today, my iPhone 4 on Pangu 7.1.2 has gone from 2 gigs of data usage to 9 gigs. I removed all of my videos and images. Why the rapid jump? My apps: Messages, Calendar, Photos, ...
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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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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?