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No Name 03/10/2012 WRTG 393 Part I: Technical Description Jailbreaking an Iphone An Apple iPhone is a popular multimedia, internet based smartphone sold and marketed by Apple, Inc. An iPhone can function as a video camera (video recording was not a standard feature until the iPhone 3GS was released), a camera phone, a portable media player, and an Internet client with email and web browsing capabilities, can send texts and receive visual voicemail, and has both Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. The user interface is built around the device's multi-touch screen, including a virtual keyboard rather than a physical one. Third-party as well as Apple applications software is run on the iPhone to increase the functionality. These…show more content…
You'll also need to know what version of firmware is installed on your phone. Third party applications can then be browsed, downloaded and installed with software such as Cydia, which is conveniently included in jailbreaking tools. Part II: Instructions How to jailbreak an iPhone and install third party applications. Jailbreaking a iphone can be a relatively simple task to do. There are two types of jailbreak you can perform on your iPhone, and they are a tethered jailbreak and an untethered jailbreak. 1) Tethered jailbreak: This method is not recommended, as it requires you to jailbreak your iPhone by connecting it to your computer every time you switch off your phone or if the battery dies. Usually, this method is only performed when a new software update for the iPhone is released and an untethered jailbreak method is unavailable. 2) Untethered jailbreak: This method involves connecting your iPhone to your computer once and jailbreaking it. After doing this, your phone remains jailbroken even after it switches off and you switch it back on again. In other words, the jailbreaking process is permanently done on your iPhone without needing to be done again if you reboot your phone. Of course if you wish to un-jailbreak your iPhone, it’s still possible by resetting via iTunes. So naturally this is the preferred
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