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jailbreak

To remove restrictions from an electronic device, typically a cell phone, so that one can use unauthorized software on it. I need someone to jailbreak my phone so that I can configure it the way I want.

jailbroken

Capable of using unauthorized software due to having had restrictions removed, as of a cell phone or other electronic device. I need to get a jailbroken phone so that I can configure it the way I want.
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In this case, the specific API allowed mobile device management applications to essentially query the iPhone itself and ask the device whether it's been jailbroken or not.
Once an iPhone coughed up the fact that it had been jailbroken using Apple's API, an enterprise application could take actions to prevent the offending (and possibly unsecure) device from connecting up to a corporate network or email server.
A number of malware incidents have occurred in the jailbroken devices and this is one thing that you might need to consider before you jailbreak your device.
If you are not a developer, customisation is the best thing you can get from a jailbroken device
Remember your phone needs to be jailbroken for you to get this particular tweak.
Apart from that, you are now good to go and enjoy your jailbroken device.
There are a wide array of tethering apps for jailbroken devices like the TetherMe and the PDANet being popular options.
All they need to so is plug in their device to the computer, disable their lock screen, run the program and after all is said and done your device will be jailbroken.
A lot of them are still on iOS 6, with others deliberately choosing to stay on their evasi0n jailbroken iOS 6.
html) reportedly confirms that if once iOS 7 gets jailbroken, the same exploit holds good to jailbreak iOS 6.
Now that iOS 7 is expected to be rolled out in September, many are wond'ring if they could finally use a jailbroken 6.