Jailbreak Your iPhone?

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  1. Xeraux

    Xeraux Archvillain

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    I've read several articles recently on why you should Jailbreak your shiny new iPhone.

    I'm looking for the other side...

    Anyone have any input on why you shouldn't?

    Anyone brick their iPhone while attempting to Jailbreak it?

    Anyone successfully Jailbreak their iPhone and were sorry they did it and restored it to its previous factory firmware?

    Just curious.
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  2. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    This is so wrong to put on an iPhone...



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  3. dodgerdodger

    dodgerdodger Acountabilabuddy

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    One down side is you have to backup all your jail break items, restore to old OS for updates, and then re-jailbreak you phone again. Did it once, not worth it to me.
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  4. Xeraux

    Xeraux Archvillain

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    Ah! This is the kind of thing I'm looking for. I haven't seen that mentioned in any of the research I've done.

    Thanks.
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  5. FXRocket

    FXRocket Phoneticide Squad

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    If you jailbreak it can it then do multi tasking? I mean, will things run in the background?
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  6. ndcent

    ndcent Banned

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    There is an app for apps.
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  7. Xeraux

    Xeraux Archvillain

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    Supposedly, with the Backgrounder app. (An application not allowed by the App Store.)
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  8. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    This topic makes absolutely no sense to me....
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  9. DominicDomingo

    DominicDomingo axe me anything

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    I assume it's slang for putting your iphone up your ass?
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  10. Bubba Satori

    Bubba Satori Finding my way home

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    Jailbreaking allows you to use the iPhoney on any network.
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  11. Bubba Satori

    Bubba Satori Finding my way home

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    No, Steve only wants cultists doing one thing at a time.
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  12. DominicDomingo

    DominicDomingo axe me anything

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    Did they commit to a single carrier Stateside too?
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  13. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Is there an app for that? :ear
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  14. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    Bob??? Zat you???
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  15. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    Here is a video I found helpful when trying to jailbreak my blackberry.

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  16. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Yes, and sadly they have just about the worst network.
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  17. Jonnylotto

    Jonnylotto All out of care

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    So listening to music while doing other things doesn't count?:huh
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  18. Barnstormer

    Barnstormer Polar Bear Wrangler

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    I've been using a 2G iphone for a couple years Jailbroken and Unlocked to use with t-mobile. The process has gotten easier and faster since I first did it.
    I'd say the only thing that I'm not crazy about is that when you want to update the iphone OS, you have to restore the whole phone (after backing up the phone), install the new OS, then re-jailbreak and unlock the phone again. Although, as I said above, it has gotten much faster and easier.

    I will mention that the unlocked iphone is by FAR the best phone I've ever had, much better than the Google/Android phone or any of the Blackberry (etc) phones I've used.

    iPhone FTW.
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  19. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    quote=Barnstormer]I've been using a 2G iphone for a couple years Jailbroken and Unlocked to use with t-mobile. The process has gotten easier and faster since I first did it.
    I'd say the only thing that I'm not crazy about is that when you want to update the iphone OS, you have to restore the whole phone (after backing up the phone), install the new OS, then re-jailbreak and unlock the phone again. Although, as I said above, it has gotten much faster and easier.

    I will mention that the unlocked iphone is by FAR the best phone I've ever had, much better than the Google/Android phone or any of the Blackberry (etc) phones I've used.

    iPhone FTW.[/quote]

    This is what I hear...

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  20. Xeraux

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    Bump...

    :dunno
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