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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How to restore jailbroken iPhone stuck in recovery mode without iTunes?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running on iOS 7.1.1. I checked Cydia and updated a few tweaks and since that update, my tweak called "f.lux" wasn't working so I deleted it. After deleting it, I would ...
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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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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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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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How to check system process battery usage information on iOS 8?

With iOS 8, It was made possible to get relevant battery usage for applications on iOS. Is there any way to find the battery usage of the system processes on iOS 8? I'm looking for Jailbreak tweaks or ...
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No hosts file on iPod ios 6.1.6

I just restored (with iTunes) and jailbroke my iPod touch 4 on iOS 6.1.6 (with Redsn0w) and there is no hosts file. In the /etc folder, I'm almost positive there is supposed to be a "hosts" and a ...
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iPhone 4 iTunes restore error

I have an iPhone 4 for like 3 months now. I had a few problems, but nothing important and my friend advised me to jailbreak it and resolve the problems this way. So I tried it but it was useless for ...
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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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Question(s) about iOS encryption

The iOS devices are encrypted on every reboot with the passcode/password. Even if I ssh into the device (over USB tunneling, because there is no WIFI connection after a full reboot) I can not access ...
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Replace cracked iOS app with purchased app without losing data

I've done jailbreak a few weeks ago to try some new apps and games before buying them. Today I've updated my iPod touch to a new version and I've purchased some apps I liked. To sync iPod touch with ...
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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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cellular network not working in iPhone 4S after update of iOS 8

I have iPhone 4S which warranty is finished now. It was working perfect before at that time i have iOS 7.0.1. After some OS updates come, i have updated it to the iOS 8.0 then 8.1 and then 8.1.1 and ...
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How do i remove the jailbreak on my stolen iPhone 5c?

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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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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Ran “Delete All Content and Settings” on a Jailbroken iPhone 4s

I recently received a iPhone 4s and it was jailbroken from a friend. When I wanted to restore it back to its original factory settings the loading screen came on and it has not stopped loading? What ...
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IOS 5.1.1 Safemode problem

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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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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Jailbreak app-mini browser

What was the name of the jailbreak app/tweak that allowed you to open web pages in a popup web browser instead of going directly to safari? I remember it in iOS 7 but can't find it now.
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What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking iPhone 4 even if it's legal?

What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking the iPhone 4 even if it's legal? I'm interested in disadvantages in any and all terms, but especially about the warranty, future updates of iOS, and ...
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When to backup before jailbreaking?

How recent does the backup has to be when you're about to jailbreak an iPod Touch?
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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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Disabling headphone mic on iPhone (jailbroken)

I have a jailbroken iPhone and I'm looking for a tweak that that disable my headphones mic and leave it using the internal mic. I need this because I'm constantly using FaceTime at home however the ...
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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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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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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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Where is the bash profile on iOS?

Where is the bash profile on iOS, I am jailbroken and can't find the bash profile, I would like to create some aliases and edit it.
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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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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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Advice Needed: How to upgrade iPhone 4S OS 5.1 to v6 or v7

I have an iPhone 4S/16GB running OS 5.1.1 and would like to upgrade to at least 0S 6.1., or v 7.1 if that's more bug free and as fast running as 6. I put off upgrading the OS previously because I ...
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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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Can we partially jaibreak our iOS devices for enterprise management?

We manage a large number of iOS devices in an enterprise environment and are finding Apple's management utilities lacking. I wonder if there are any options for jailbreaking which do not entail ...
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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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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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MacBook does not recognize iPad

My problem is that my iPad is not recognized by my MacBook. Other iOS devices are recognised normally by the very same MacBook. The iPad charges, but nothing else works. My specifications are the ...
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Error 3194 while restoring jailbroken iPod touch 4g

I'm trying to restore my Jailbroken iPod touch from ipsw file, but at the end of restoring process, when itunes going to verify. The error 3194 occurs. I've also took these steps which apple ...
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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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Do cheap iPad Lightning to USB camera adapters work?

Do cheap iPad lightning to USB adapters (from websites such as eBay) work or can a get a genuine Apple adapter for a lower price somewhere? I do not want to pay at least $39 AUD for one. My iPad mini ...
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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 to text, as a blind carbon copy, multiple phone numbers at once?

http://ipod.about.com/od/phonefeatures/ht/multi_sms_iph.htm explains as it claims in its title: 'How To Send Text Messages to Multiple Recipients Using iPhone'. However, what do I do if I want to ...
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How to stop the iPhone from vibrating for just the alarm?

How do I set the vibrate to not fire for alarms but still fire for calls, texts, emails, reminders, etc? I have looked at third party alarms but they all seem quite fallible, many do not work when ...
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Update iOS on jailbroken iPhone 5S with evasi0n7 *without USB*

I jailbreaked my iPhone 5S with evasi0n7 [iOS 7.0.4] a few months ago. The thing is, that I accidently broke my USB driver on the iPhone (I can still charge the phone but not connect it to any USB ...
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Downloading videos and saving to camera roll?

I need a tweak like "Download Manager pro", which allows you to download any video you play. The thing is, it saves to its own private storage (and not camera roll) so I can't share them with anyone. ...
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Using modified SMS database with iOS

I've been trying to remove a specific text from my iPhone's SMS database. The text is too long (tens of thousands of characters long, if not more) and is causing iOS to crash whenever I view the ...
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How can I use system commands in Google Now Voice Actions?

I have an iPhone 4, so making Siri work on it is impossible (you can never find a working port). Is there a Cydia package that can take system commands such as alarm clocks and reminders from Google ...
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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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Cydia keyboard that leaves the middle of the screen empty

I can not press the area of the screen where T and G keys are(middle of the screen). As a consequence this makes it impossible to write anything in portrait mode. Is there any Cydia keyboard that ...
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Is Bluetooth and Wifi MAC address always sequential?

This is related to the iPhone and iPad. Every single device I came across has sequential bluetooth and wifi mac addresses. Except for one device and I think it might be jailbroken I am not sure (it ...
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Strange padlock icon on status bar (not rotation-lock!)

I recently noticed that a strange padlock icon with a "T" in it on my status bar. It is not rotation-lock tho. What exactly is this? iPhone 5s, iOS 7.0.6
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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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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, ...