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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
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
Luciano
Luciano - September 10, 2015 at 12:07am
Voglio questa programma
Doron12
Doron12 - July 20, 2015 at 10:50am
This stupid. The tweak R.A.T doing it for years now!!
Seb
Seb - July 20, 2015 at 2:50am
Would it be possible to do an OTA upgrade after using this tweak? Usually it is not possible to do an OTA upgrade in a JB device. I am asking because I have a JB iPhone 5 with a broken lightning port and I am not able to update it via cable and as it is JB I am not able to update OTA.
Nic_ric
Nic_ric - July 19, 2015 at 4:28pm
I can't imagine a iPhone without a jailbreak gosh! Apple should continue playing the cat and mouse game, instead of finding options to kill the jailbreak forever
KuyaShane
KuyaShane - July 19, 2015 at 5:38pm
Apple stops jailbreak every update to ensure a more secure iOS build from other potential hackers. Once a jailbreak team finds an exploit, Apple finds a way to fix it before hackers find a way to manipulate it and steal from users.
NoGoodNick
NoGoodNick - July 19, 2015 at 5:46pm
I've always thought Apple's BEST option is to add an user-selectable option to cap the weaknesses in the OS which allow jailbreaks. That would prevent the JB community from digging around in the OS looking for holes. Even better, if you could voluntarily disallow jailbreaks, it would put a break on law enforcement jailbreaking your phone if you're stopped for speeding and they're searching for something to charge you with.
7acfd3e
7acfd3e - July 19, 2015 at 6:31pm
What are you going on about anyway?
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - July 19, 2015 at 10:38pm
Why would Apple kill jailbreak? They know how much users would want to do anything to their device. It's not like apple controls the phone itself like it has a mind of its own.
87c9097
87c9097 - July 21, 2015 at 12:20pm
Wtf are you talking about too?
Farida
Farida - September 4, 2015 at 7:23am
Comment installé
Messi10
Messi10 - July 19, 2015 at 4:09pm
Imagine you have an Iphone 4 or 4S on iOS 7 jailbroken and want to sell it with iOS 7 because iOS 8 is lagging on this devices, i have been waiting for this tool.
Yme
Yme - July 19, 2015 at 2:48pm
Why would anyone unjailbreak their device? I didn't buy an Iphone6 until the jail break came out ,as matter of fact for every Iphone Ive bought Cant imagine an Iphone without a Jailbreak
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - July 19, 2015 at 3:27pm
It will take back the warranty it voids.
hamood_d10
hamood_d10 - July 19, 2015 at 2:22pm
Thats stupid all i can do before selling restore it or just delete my files and sell it as it is
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