What is Jailbreaking and why should i do it?
Jailbreak is essentially any type of modification to an operating system that allows it to function completely normally without so many restrictions. The process of jailbreak has been around since the very early days of the iPhone and iPhone OS, and it is now used as a necessity in the digital age more than a convenience.
What can I do with Jailbreaking?
Jailbreaking is an incredibly easy process. It basically involves replacing components of the iOS operating system with modified versions. When you jailbreak your iPhone or iPad for the first time, you are modifying the core hardware without affecting the system as a whole. For example, you could rejailbreak an iPhone model with 1GB of memory to have it run the latest version of iOS without all of the extra software.
Once you jailbreak, you can then use the latest version of the software to completely modify your phone in whatever way you choose for your own personal use. These days there are various Jailbreak apps available, each with their own unique benefits and functions. A lot of these apps can be installed on your iPhone by finding and installing the appropriate Jailbreak Tools.
After jailbreaking your device, you can start playing around with it and use it to its fullest ability. You can find your friends list, contact lists, and other important information, view and share content from your apps, and more. The power of jailbreaking comes directly from the ability to alter and create your own personal version of iOS.
How can I jailbreak My iPhone?
There are numerous methods to jailbreak iPhone, but the easiest method is to use the “Cydia” app. This app is free but there is a subscription option available. If you are looking for a simple and quick jailbreak, that does not require you to have the iPhone unlocked, this is a great app to try. However, be forewarned, there is a lot the Jailbroken apps can do. Many are able to create their own custom skins for their iPhones. There are apps available to assist you in customizing your Home screens. In fact there are over 120 apps available for jailbreaking, so there are plenty of ways to customize your iPhone on your own.
Does jailbroken mean i can do anything?
Absolutely not. Jailbreaking does not mean you will be able to do anything on your iPhone, it simply means that modifications and changes are made to iOS that are completely outside of the operating system. The fact is you would not be allowed to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch if Apple itself is not jailbroken. However, the fact is that most people do not know which iPhone model is jailbroken, so it is important to know that this process is required to be able to modify your device.
How do I unlock my iPhone?
Once you have jailbroken your iPhone or jailbroken your device, the next question is how do you unlock your iPhone? The answer to this is simply by entering the proper key, or passcode, into the iPhone and the computer. Jailbreak tools will allow you to enter the password directly into iTunes and the iOS operating system. The passcode has to be entered each time you get an iPhone a new version. With the passcode you can then easily unlock your iPhone. So if you are in a dire situation, like your iPhone has been stolen and your key is not found, you can use the passcode to restore your iPhone.
Can I do anything with a jailbroken iPhone?
There are a number of great things you can do once you have jailbroken your device. If you have been waiting for a new version of iOS and want to try a few different ideas out, jailbreaking your iPhone or iPod Touch is the perfect solution. You can load up a number of different apps that are made specifically with iOS in mind. Some of these apps will unlock your iPhone, while other are a little different. These apps include iWork for iOS and a number of utility apps, apps that help you out when you are out and about. There are even apps that you can use specifically in the event that your device is stolen.
What will happen with my jailbroken iPhone?
If you unlock your iPhone and use the right passcode, iOS will prompt you to choose a new passcode or to lock it again, similar to when you turn a new iPhone on. This will lock your iPhone for a set amount of time and if you want to use it again, you will need to make an appointment with Apple to get the passcode reset. Once the passcode has been reset, the next time you open your iPhone you will find that it is fully up to date and can function the way it was before. So there is no chance of you losing all your data.