Hello Guy! This blog is intended to keep you updated with practical updates of Jailbreak for iOS. When I was searching jailbreak for my iDevice, I encountered some basic questions which are answered below:
Why Do We Need Jailbreaking?
I was not aware of jailbreak, so I decided to find that why should I go for a jailbreak for my device. I found that jail breaking is mandatory to enjoy the real bliss of iDevices as it unlocks many potential features which cannot be enjoyed without a jailbreak. This is a proper process which is done to induce the third party software in iDevice. Such software not only enhances the device but also provides those services which are not being provided by Apple Inc.
Is it Legal?
Well, to be straight forward, this process is not illegal but if you jailbreak your iDevice, you will lose the warranty from Apple Inc as it voids their policy. So, its totally up to you as you would have to lose the warranty with jailbreaking. When an iDevice is jailbroken, a third party software named Cydia is installed which allows installing many other third party applications.
What are the benefits associated with Jailbreaking?
Yes! There are countless benefits which are associated with jailbreaking iDevice such as if you carried is locked, you can easily unlock with applications by installing them through Cydia. This would allow you to enjoy the careers of any network worldwide.
What You Loose?
When you jailbreak iDevice, you lose nothing but warranty from apple. If you do the jailbreaking process right, you will keep your device safe from bricking. So, it is mandatory that you do each and every process carefully by not harming your device.
Types of Jailbreaking
Currently there are two types of jail break i.e. tethered jailbreak and untethered jail break. The major difference in these two types is the untethered jailbroken devices don’t create any problem after restart while tethered iOS needs computer to start the device.
Tools available online
The most authentic free tools are Redsn0w and Absinthe.
In my next post I shall tell you the step by step tutorial on how to jailbreak a 3Gs.