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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Converting tethered jailbreak into untethered jailbreak?

Hello is it possible to convert a downgraded iphone 4 (tethered) into a untethered jailbreak with saving of shsh blobs? Or there any other ways to make it possible? ios on the iphone 4 is horrible.
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What are the changes occurring after a jailbreak? [on hold]

Hello, I wanna know what will change when I jailbreak my iPhone, I mean the main changes. -Will it affect any of my existing apps ? -Will it affect the connection between iTunes and iPhone or ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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iPad randomly restarts every few minutes

Starting from a few days ago, my iPad mini(1st gen) was restarting every 3-5 minutes. I tried to normally restore, then recovery mode restore, and today DFU restore mode. None of these methods worked. ...
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Cydia GuestMode tweak caused apps to leave folders

I downloaded GuestMode on my iPhone 5s and when I used guest mode and went back to regular mode all my apps went out of their folders. How do I get my apps back the way they were?
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iPhone 4 jailbreak gone wrong

My phone is currently glitched and I am unable to access the stock apps, but I'm able to use downloaded apps by searching them and tapping on them. I cant download or delete apps. What should I do? ...
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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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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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Prevent iOS device from sleeping if plugged to charger

This is available in Developer options in Android's system Settings. I'm trying to look for an equivalent in iOS. This is great if I want the screen to be always visible for screen ...
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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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To detect whether my phone is jailbroken or not?

How would I know whether my iPhone is jailbroken? If it is jailbroken, would you recommend that I update to a newer version?
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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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Would Xcode 7 and swift being open source make it easier to create jailbreaks?

From the WWDC that was on a few hours ago, it was shown that swift will be open source. This answer for a question (here) says that you no longer need to have a paid developers account to install ...
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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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Accessing the root folder in iOS 8

I am using a iPhone 5 with iOS 8.3 and I want to have access to the root directory.
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Can the Apple Watch app be side loaded and used on other iOS devices?

I know the official requirement to use the Apple Watch is an iPhone 5 or newer running iOS 8.2+, but I'm interested to know if it is possible to sync it to an older iPhone, iPod, or an iPad by side ...
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How can I extract the Mail and Messages icons for iPhone 6 Plus?

Where can I find or how can I extract the Mail and Messages icons, both 140x140 in size, that are displayed on iPhone 6 Plus. If you have the device, you can find them in /Applications/MobileMail.app ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 3G Wi-Fi is greyed out, no 3G, need to open a mobileconfig file or load pan editing

I have a friend’s iPhone 3G that does not and has not at any time had the Wi-Fi connection available. It is greyed out with "No Wi-Fi". I have restored it a dozen times to no end. He wants me to put ...
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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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cellular network not working in iPhone 4S after update of iOS 8

I have iPhone 4S was working perfectly on iOS 7.0.1. After updating to 8.1.2, cellular networks fail often on my iPhone 4S. I've performed these steps: restore it from iTunes downgraded to 8.1.1 ...
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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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Safari Downloader+ and Streaming Media

Using Safari Downloader+ on iOS 8. How can I prompt download for streamable media? Direct links to files work without any problems whatsoever, but streamable media doesn't prompt anything more ...
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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 ...