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Saurik Releases Cydia Impactor Tweak That Can 'Unjailbreak' Your iPhone

Saurik Releases Cydia Impactor Tweak That Can 'Unjailbreak' Your iPhone

Posted July 19, 2015 at 2:06pm by iClarified · 40636 views
Saurik has released Cydia Impactor a tweak that lets you 'unjailbreak' your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch without requiring a restore.

You may want to do this in order to sell your device to someone else and retain its ability to jailbreak or if you are noticing problems with your setup and want to start over with a reasonably fresh install.

How It Works:
All files on your device that have been modified or otherwise destroyed are downloaded directly from Apple. In a series of carefully calculated file migrations, all new files are moved to the user partition, and all system data is moved back to the system partition.

Up until this point, the idea is that no changes to your system have been made that are "unsafe": at any point, if Impactor fails/crashes or your device reboots, you can just run it again later. Finally, all of the staged changes to the filesystem are "committed", all user data is deleted, and iOS is told to run its "reset all content and settings".

The idea is that this "critical window" lasts only the final few seconds of a process that lasts for multiple minutes. (That said, I still highly recommend not at all "messing with" the app while it is running, and maybe if you have a lot of data this will take longer than I expect.)

When the device reboots, it will look as it did when you first turned it on; it will also no longer be "jailbroken": if you want to jailbreak it, you will need to do so using a desktop jailbreaking tool.

You can find more details in the package's description in Cydia.


Saurik Releases Cydia Impactor Tweak That Can 'Unjailbreak' Your iPhoneSaurik Releases Cydia Impactor Tweak That Can 'Unjailbreak' Your iPhoneSaurik Releases Cydia Impactor Tweak That Can 'Unjailbreak' Your iPhone
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Juan diego
Juan diego - September 22, 2015 at 3:25pm
juan
Giaphet
Giaphet - November 9, 2016 at 10:05am
OK
Starling
Starling - September 17, 2015 at 3:19pm
Como yo puedo descargar cydia
ssombra
ssombra - July 20, 2015 at 3:30pm
Would it be available for iOS 7?
Alejandro
Alejandro - August 19, 2015 at 9:11pm
Esta chida
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