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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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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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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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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Replacing iphone interface with terminal

Is there an app in cydia or just anyway to replace the normal interface(having to tap icons in order to open) with a terminal. Im using mobileterminal but its just an app. Im looking to replace it all ...
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How do I jailbreak an iphone 3gs without activating it?

I have been given an old iphone 3gs that has a bug: It cannot be activated, neither through WiFi nor iTunes. Over WiFi it sais, that the activation server is not availiable and over iTunes, iTunes ...
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iPhone 5 stuck on spinning wheel (power button does not work)

I have a jailbroken iPhone 5. I accidentally tried to reset my settings through my phone instead of iTunes. It has been stuck on the spinning wheel since 10am today (it is now 6:44pm). I've been told ...
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Recover images from iPhone - creating image

I am following the steps from this site to recover deleted images from iPhone (I've tried other softwares, nothing has worked so far). When I follow these steps, at the end I get the iphone.img file, ...
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Test iPhone Apps in Xcode 5 on a jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6?

How would I go about testing iPhone apps made in Xcode 5.0.2 on my jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6? I read a tutorial on how to do it with Xcode 4.x, but it doesn't seem to apply anymore for Xcode 5.x. ...
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JailBreak: Open link in safari instead of apps internal web browser?

Does anyone know if there is a jailbreak tweak that will allow URLs to open in Safari.app, instead of the app internal web browser? I've been looking around but couldn't find one. I'm using an iPad ...
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Getting the list of saved BSSIDS from a Mac OSX

I have recently started jailbreaking students' iPhones and iPods at my school. Today, after successfully jailbreaking a student's Verizon wireless iPhone 4, it was stolen. My school, however, blocks ...
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Unable to see .txt files in iFile

Am using iPhone 3Gs running on 6.1.3. My problem is that whenever am trying to open any .txt file in iFile, it shows weird symbols and characters. Am sure the files are not any binary files. First I ...
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Can the volume of an iPhone/iPad be changed remotely?

Both devices are running ios 7 at this point. I have Openssh installed on one of them, and can log in remotely (though there isn't anything interesting in /bin or /sbin). I've also attempted to ...
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How to fix my jailbroken iPhone 3G that won't connect to Wi-Fi and shows one bar of network?

My sister gave her iPhone 3G to me and I tried to reset everything but it's frozen on the Apple logo. Then I understood I must not reset a jailbroken iPhone. I Googled about it and I found information ...
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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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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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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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how to upgrade a jailbroken ipad3 (ios5.1.1) to ios 6.x and jailbreak it again?

I have a jail broken ipad3 with IOS 5.1.1 and I want to upgrade it to a newer version of IOS. I have the following Problems: which version should i upgrade to and how can i keep my programs, ...
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iphone 4 verizon cdma unlocked in india and uprgaded to newer version cydia not installed

I have an iPhone 4 (CDMA), bought it to India and unlocked unofficially by jailbreaking. Recently I upgraded to iOS 6.1.2, and now Cydia is missing. Everything else is working fine; I can make calls, ...
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is there an iphone (Cydia) app to forward/back 30s

With SBSettings+Activator one is able to program the physical buttons on the iPhone, to open apps, toggle settings, skip to next/previous song, play/pause musik, open controls, etc. Is there ...
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Wi-Fi Sync for iOS 4.2.1 and Windows?

I've lost my data cable for my old iPod Touch 2G, so I googled a little bit and found wifi-sync, downloaded it, and it told me to get the desktop app from getwifisync.com but it doesn't exist. Is ...
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iphone restarts on password lock screen

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.0.1. If somehow it gets shut down, I can't boot tethered. Can't use "Just Boot" in Redsn0w, because the phone needs to be shut down, but I can't make the "slide ...
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Having Problem Activating my iPhone after jailbreak

After I had finished applying a jailbreak on my iphone 4 (iOS 6, Baseband 04 12 02) with redsn0w and installed SAM, it locked and put me on the Activation screen. I can not complete the SAM activation ...
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Can I use the camera connector for iPad with the iPod touch?

I want to use the camera connector for the iPad with my iPod Touch 4G. I know there is a jailbreak to do it: http://www.ijailbreak.com/cydia/cameraconnector-cydia-tweak-ios/, but it's not working very ...
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How do I stop iOS 6 update on a jailbroken iPhone?

I started it by mistake, and every time I connect to Wifi it resumes downloading. I have shell access, as the phone is jailbroken: Could this be useful? What should I do to stop the update process?
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Why does my 1st Gen Apple TV say my TV Shows are not authorized?

I'm trying to play two HD TV Shows on my jailbroken 1st Gen Apple TV. When I try to play them, I get the 'authorizing' message and then I see 'Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content.' ...
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Share connection over ethernet on jailbroken appletv

Would it be possible to have an (jailbroken) ATV2 share a WiFi connection over its Ethernet port? I'd say yes, but I can't seem to find any information about this. I found this helpful, yet not, ...
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openURL not working?

I have my apache2 server running on my macbook pro and I have an ssh session into my iphone which runs on iOS 5.0.1. I have a folder "files" in my webroot which has a few mp3 files. When I try ...
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TinyUmbrella can't find shsh for iOS5

Before iOS5, we were recommended to save our iPhone's shsh so that when a jb came out, we could restore it back a jb-ed version. For iOS5, Tiny Umbrella couldn't find any shsh. So, is there anything ...
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Random disconnection from Wi-Fi Network, usually after inactivity

My iPhone is jailbroken. Even though I'm not completely sure, I think it used to do this even before I installed the jailbreak. Every time I pick up my iPhone after not using it for some time ...
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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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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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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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Grey patch instead of picture on home video icon

How can I get a picture instead of a grey patch on my home video icon in my videos folder on my IPad? Is there perhaps a jailbreak tweak to change the appearance of folders and backgrounds?
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Jailbroke my iphone and every single app missin

I downloaded a jailbreak from pangu and at end of installing my phone restarted but only had stock apps left, then i turned it off again and when i turned it back on every single app was gone even the ...
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Apps disappeared after jailbreak

I got my iphone 4 having IOS 7.1.1 jailbreaked with pangu jailbreak software. After a week in cydia, when i added a cydia source ,there was an upgrade in cydia "changes". I upgraded it and is asked ...
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All default apps erased after jailbreak (7.1.2) infinate boot loop

Basically, jailbroke my iPhone4 2 days ago. Friends started giving me sources to add to cydia. Last night turned my phone off. Woke up this morning, all default apps were gone. All of them. I thought ...
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Cannot copy app data to another directory over ssh

(in my Jailbroken ipad, ios7.1.1) I am getting cp: cannot open 'xxx.xx' for reading: Operation not permitted error when trying to copy file from an App Documents directory to my /var/root/Documents ...
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Cydia Crash removing most apps

I jailbroke my iPhone 5s using pangu for ios 7.1.1. After that I clicked on cydia but it was taking too long to open so I closed it from the multitasking bar and tried to open it again but the all my ...
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Jailbreak tweak to spoof iPad 3 as iPad 2?

Is there a jailbreak tweak which I can run on my iPad 3 which allows one to fool an app into thinking that it is running on an iPad 2? What I'm trying to accomplish is to run certain games (which run ...
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Cannot restore jailbroken iPhone 5

I recently bought an iPhone 5 from eBay knowing it was jailbroken. I bought this to learn about jailbreaking. I am now unable to restore using iTunes or RedSn0w. At this stage, it is stuck in recovery ...
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Photo app won't show location when pictures are taken

I am using ios 7.0.4 jailbreak on iPhone 5, and I noticed since 30th January, that when I take pictures, and I open Photo app, it won't show the location where my pictures were taken. More details: ...
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How can I make a jailbroken device acknowledge /etc/hosts behind a proxy?

When using a proxy on an iOS device that is jailbroken, dns records in /etc/hosts seem to be ignored. Is there a way around this?
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Disable simcard or phone on Verizon iPhone 4

I have Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 iOS 7 jailbroken, with no simcard slot. I'm using it as an iPod, because there is no Verizon in my country and I would like it to stop looking for signal, because it's ...
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Weird Safari Tab Switching On Jailbroken iPad 4 iOS 7.0.4

Instead of giving me the tabs on the top like it would in any other browser, they appear in a list form on the right side like so: I tried starting in Substrate Safe Mode to see if there was a tweak ...
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Can I downgrade from iOS 6.1 to any iOS 4 version on iPod Touch when not previously Jailbroken?

I received my iPod touch 4g with iOS 4 installed and have upgraded 2 versions since then (iOS 5 and iOS 6). As my iPod has gotten slower, I thought a Jailbreak might speed things up (using evasi0n). ...
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iPhone 4S on iOS 5.1 not being offered update by iTunes

iTunes (v11.1.1) is saying my phone's OS is up to date (tried clicking check for updates). Why is that? If I force update with a downloaded .ipsw (using SHIFT-update), do I have to use the latest iOS ...
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iPod Touch 4th gen 64GB (jailbroken) will not restore and update. “Not enough space on disk”

I can't restore or update by 4th generation iPod Touch (64GB). So, I'm usually techy enough to deal with this, but I don't know what to do here. Before putting my device into DFU mode, I couldn't ...
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Apps on an SD Card Using Symbolic Linking

I would like to be able to store Apps on a SD card, and play with symbolic linking. I was able to make this work, however my SD card can't be unmounted, is there any good way to do this, without ...
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How Jaicolder works?

I'v used the Jailcoder: http://oneiros.altervista.org/jailcoder/ To put app on Jailbroken iPad, but I wonder how it works? How Apple verify that someone bought their 99$/year program. How those ...
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Reverting to old iOS

I have a iPhone 4. Which I reasently upgraded to iOS 6.1.3 causing me to loss my jail break, how ever I just realised that when i did the update i used my friends lap top, there for i believe i have ...