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 “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 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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Can’t restore jailbroken iPhone 5 to iOS 9.0.2

I can’t restore my jailbroken iPhone iOS 9.0.2. I run iTunes to restore the iPhone, but I can only see the USB cable and the iTunes logo. I tried to use TinyUmbrella and other apps to exit recovery ...
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WhatsApp Web crashes on iPhone

I have an jailbreaked (buh!!) iPhone 5S running (and stuck on) iOS 7.0.4. I also have WhatsApp and the WhatsAppWebEnabler-package installed. WhatsAppWebEnabler does its job quite nicely, however it ...
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How do I connect to a SOCKS Proxy from an iPhone/iPod Touch?

I like to surf securely and privately via a SOCKS proxy which I created via SSH tunneling, on the Mac. I used the SSH client on my Mac to achieve this. Then I thought, since the iPhone OS is ...
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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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iPhone 6s stuck iOS 9.1 [duplicate]

I have iPhone 6S with 9.1 iOS jailbroken. For some reasons i had to reset the phone, Well the phone is stuck now in boot logo. Well, I know it can be brought back by using the restore option but i am ...
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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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Force iPad/iPhone to use specific location for services

Is there any way to force an iPhone or iPad (jailbroken) to use a different location other then my actual current one. For searching... Say I am in NY, NY and do a search, I want location services to ...
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Can I factory reset my jailbroken device without upgrading the iOS version?

As the title says - I need to do a factory reset on my iPad Mini, but I don't want to upgrade the iOS version while doing it. Is this possible at all or will I have to make do and upgrade iOS as I am ...
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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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Question regarding iFile

I was just curious if I copied all of the contents of iFile from like the root folder, and then upgraded my iphone's ios version, rejailbroke my iphone, and redownloaded ifile, if I copied the ...
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How To Trick WeChat Into to Thinking My iPhone Is An iPad?

so I use a chatting app called WeChat and I have two phones. It only allows me to sign in on one phone at a time. But I can sign in on an iPad and a phone at the same time. It's an universal app, ...
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iPad air 2, Mail taking up 20 GB

I tried to remove the accounts and to restart my iPad. I know that you can jailbreak and manually delete the emails. But I still think that there can still be a way to do it without jailbreaking. ...
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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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Default Music app deleted from file system

I have a jailbroken iPhone 5s on 8.1.2. (B440). My son (for whatever reason/long story) has deleted the music icon/app from the home screen. He did this from the main filesystem thinking he could ...
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What do I if I used “Delete All Content and Settings” on a jailbroken iOS Device?

I recently received an iOS device and it was jailbroken. When I wanted to unjailbreak it, I used "Delete All Content and Settings." The loading screen came on and it has not changed. After rebooting ...
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iPhone 3G - Uninstall the jailbreak from within the phone

When I used to connect my iPhone 3G with the computer (via a non-original USB cable), it used to work and iTunes could read the phone. I decided to revamp the phone and jailbreak it since it was on ...
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iphone 6 ios 8 siri only working with external mic!

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.2. My problem is that Siri does not work with the internal microphone. Siri and dictation work fine with any external mic like the kind that you'd find on ...
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Jailbroken iPhone stuck on Apple logo after reset [duplicate]

My iPhone 6 has the iOS 8.1 version. I jailbroke it a while ago and today I pressed the "Erase all contents and settings" button. Now my phone is stuck on the apple logo and will sometimes show a bar ...
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Run a command before launching an app

I have a particular app that uses its own Ad Library aside from iAd. If I remove the correct folder prior to launching the app, No ads will be shown during that session. However, upon closing and ...
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iPod Touch 3rd generation 32gb no touch response

A couple of years ago the touchscreen of my iPod Touch 3rd generation 32gb suddenly stopped working. Didn't try to solve it back then but now I want to fix it. I thought the digitizer was the problem ...
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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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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 do I move my plants vz zombies safegames to android?

I want to try strategies here http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/162404/is-there-a-way-to-transfer-game-progress-from-an-ios-device-to-android I am now on android. I want to move app data ...
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How can I tell if my iOS device is currently jailbroken?

How can I find out if my iOS device has been jailbroken (with a drive-by exploit for example)? Is there an app for that?
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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 doesn't ...
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Jailbroken iOS 9.0.2 on iPhone 6s pairing with Apple Watch 2.2

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6s 9.0.2 and recently purchased an apple watch. It came today and when I tried to set up, it said: "iPhone is Out of Date" - "Your iPhone is out of date. Before you can pair ...
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Can I block ports and network traffic when using Personal Hotspot?

I would like to block ports and network traffic when using my jailbroken iOS device as a Personal Hotspot. The reason is I don't want my backup program, computer updates, or any high bandwidth usage ...
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Spotlight Top Hits shows up a website when searching for “SBSettings.” Does this mean my iPhone is jailbroken? [duplicate]

I believe my phone has been jailbroken without my knowledge. My question is, if I am able to search "sbsettings" in my spotlight search and it pulls up the app in "top hits" then is this a sign my ...
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How to know that an iPhone that I purchased from a third-party is not JailBroken? [duplicate]

Say, I purchased an iPhone (not from Apple or any official reseller.) How do I know that it's not Jailbroken? PS. My concern is the presence of key loggers or other tracking software.
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iPhone boot loop after installing biteSMS

Currently on iOS 9.1, iPhone 6s Installed biteSMS (8.0.3 I think) via Cydia to see if it will work and after respring, I got stuck in boot loop screen. Restarted the phone, no luck, still stuck. ...
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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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What would it take to make an iPad support multiple user accounts?

As a mobile computer, the iPad is very personal, but it also begs to be shared. And that's a problem. I don't want my friends to be able to check my emails or delete my high score when they play with ...
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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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How to jailbreak my iPhone 5S with iOS 9.2.1 or iOS 9.3?

After updating to iOS 9.2.1, I could not enter my iPhone because I forgot my iCloud password (not e-mail) and also my security questions to restore it. Are there jailbreak options for iOS 9.2.1 and ...
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Iphone lost photos and videos when jailbreak

I need your urgent help. When I opened the photos app and I saw all of my albumns are gone but all the videos and photos are still in my phone. The problem started to happens when I use the jailbreak ...
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How to re-install deb package from MobileTerminal (iOS) [jailbroken]

I am trying to run a command to re-install an already installed package. Here is what I see that gives me a clue that I am on the right path, but it doesn't install the package: su ****** apt-get --...
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In iOS, where are “Recently Deleted” folders located? (Jailbroken iDevice)

I have a jailbroken iPad 4th gen with 15,000 pictures in Recently Deleted folder that iPad is unable to either recover or delete. Probably too many files for those functions to work. I've installed ...
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Recovering Data from iPad Stuck in Boot Loop upon Update to iOS 9

I attempted to update my iPad 3 (NOT jailbroken... yet) running iOS 7 to iOS 9 a few months ago, but ran into a major issue: whenever I tapped on "Continue" on the "Update Completed" screen, my iPad ...
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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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Unable to ssh root@localhost on jailbroken iPad with iOS 8.1

I jailbreaked (not for pirates) my iPad 4 (iOS 8.1) several weeks ago and found it unable to ssh root@127.0.0.1 via Prompt 1 or 2 on iPad. Even I cannot connect via LAN IP (e.g. 192.186.X.X). However, ...
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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 there any way to display whether a song is explicit via my iPhone's Music app? (if i bought explicit songs from the itunes store) with Cydia?

Is there a way to see if any song is explicit/clean if I bought any songs from the iTunes store and synced it in via iTunes via Cydia apps? (iOS 5, iPhone 4, Mac 10.9 Mavericks)
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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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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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How to fix the Cydia data problem?

My iPad 2 is jailbroken and running iOS 5.0.1. When I open up Cydia, it shows me a message : The package com.teiron.pphelper needs to be reinstalled. But I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 5

My friend in 2014 (Feb) jailbroke my phone and I never updated it again as I have no laptop. I decided I wanted to remove jailbreak because all my apps will not run on my software 7.0.4 I tried to ...
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Cydia wont let me restart springboard! (Stuck on loading)

I am an IOS 9.0.2 user on my iPod Touch 6g ! I recently jailbroke and am having great trouble with Cydia at the moment. Every time I download and install a tweak Cydia gets stuck on the loading ...