How to restore your iphone from a jailbreak

You"ve sầu had your fun jailbreaking your iPhone, and now you want to lớn go baông chồng to stoông chồng iOS? Here"s how khổng lồ restore your jailbroken iPhone the right way.

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After using a jailbroken iPhone for a while, some apps might stop working, you may need khổng lồ take the device khổng lồ Apple for a repair, or you may simply get siông chồng of the jailbreak. In any case, you"ll need lớn unjailbreak your iPhone.

It might surprise you lớn learn there are actually a couple of ways to go about doing this. Here"s how khổng lồ remove your jailbreak và restore stochồng iOS to your iPhone.

Before You Restore

Your reasons for restoring will vary, but one reason people often choose to lớn get rid of their jailbreak is to lớn install the lakiểm tra version of iOS, which can"t be jailbroken right away.

You may want khổng lồ try updating your jailbroken iPhone on the off chance it works this time. You can vì chưng that by going lớn Settings > General > Software Update. But be warned, there are potential issues when doing so.

iPhone software update screen in Settings
For most, this option simply won"t work. And others have reported experiencing battery life problems và activation issues when updating on top of a jailbreak.

Most iOS software updates also modify your hardware"s basebvà version, which means that if you"re dependent on your jailbreak for a network unloông xã, you will thua trận your unlocked status when you vày update iOS.

One way of potentially restoring your network unloông xã is khổng lồ save sầu your SHSH blobs, which is what Apple uses to authenticate your iPhone.

Unless you"re making a warranty clayên ổn or passing the phone on khổng lồ someone who can use it on the network it"s locked to, you might as well keep an eye on the jailbreak scene to ensure you can still use your phone once you"ve sầu updated and re-jailbroken.

Restoring the Right Way

Unless you want a headabịt, battery problems, or an iPhone that won"t even turn on, don"t simply attempt to update over-the-air. Use one of the following methods to restore your iPhone and unjailbreak it instead.

Use the Unc0ver App

Removing a jailbreak from your iPhone straight from the device is the easiest way to lớn get your iPhone baông chồng to normal. You won"t thất bại any of your data either!

Here"s what to do:

mở cửa Unc0ver on your iPhone. Tap on the Settings ibé in the top corner lớn open the ứng dụng settings. Make sure that only the Refresh Inhỏ CacheRestore RootFS options are toggled on. Tap Done khổng lồ save the settings you just changed. On the main screen, tap the Restore RootFS button which will now appear in place of the Jailbreak or Rejailbreak option. Once the Unc0ver app has completed this process, your iPhone will reboot và Cydia will have been removed. Delete Unc0ver from your device.

RootFS button in the Unc0ver app.

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If you"re seeing an error message appear when you tap on the Restore RootFS button, try rebooting your iPhone and attempting the process again while your device is in Airplane Mode.

Use a Mac

It"s really easy khổng lồ remove a jailbreak from your iPhone using a Mac. You just need khổng lồ restore the device lớn its factory settings or to a previous backup. Apple also details how to vì this in its support pages.

Here"s what lớn do:

Plug your iPhone inkhổng lồ your Mac. On the Mac, head khổng lồ Finder và select your iPhone from the sidebar. Select General in the thực đơn that appears. Click Restore iPhone, which you"ll find near the bottom of the window. If you"re trying to lớn restore from a backup, cliông chồng the Restore Backup option. You need to lớn make sure you"re using a backup from before you jailbroke your iPhone. Follow the onscreen instructions lớn complete the process.

The Restore iPhone screen on a Mac.

Use DFU Mode

If you can"t get your iPhone to show up in Finder when trying to restore, hope is not lost. You"ll simply need to put the device into lớn DFU mode before restoring. This is done by:

nguồn off your device. For iPhones with a Home button: Press và hold the power button for three seconds, start pressing the trang chủ button as well, but don"t let go of the Power nguồn button, for 10 seconds.  For iPhones without a trang chủ button: Quick-press the volume up button, then the volume down button. Press and hold the power button until the screen turns off, then quickly press the volume down & power button & hold it for five sầu seconds. After five seconds, release the power button và keep holding down the volume button. Let go of the power button but keep holding the trang chủ button for about 15 seconds. Your iPhone should appear in Finder now, and you can follow the instructions from step three above sầu.

Baông chồng khổng lồ Normal

You"ve now got stoông chồng iOS baông xã on your device. This is perfect for those of you who no longer want the jailbreak or need their device serviced. All of your tweaks will be uninstalled, & your device will behave as if you never jailbroke it.

If you want your tweaks baông xã, you"ll need lớn re-jailbreak your iPhone, which is the same process as the first time you jailbroke the device.

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone for Free (iOS 11—iOS 14) Still interested in jailbreaking your iPhone? Here"s a full guide khổng lồ the process using macOS, Windows, or Linux.

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