iPhone Concerns of Jailbreaking then unJailbreaking

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by GameFreak, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. GameFreak macrumors newbie

    Sep 29, 2012
    now i Have a few questions thats to be asked.
    First. if i Jail Break my iPhone, can i unjail break it by updating:apple:?
    Second. i have a friend who has a jailbroken iPhone which is sooo annoyingly LAGGY:eek: if he updates his iPhone and un Jail break it (if possible from Q#1) would the Laggness go away?

    and 3rd. if i jail break my iPhone4S in specific would it get laggy?
    my friends iPhone is 3GS btw.

    last simple question. if i JailBreak how can i avoid these so called "Malware" or w/e you call it?
  2. coolguy879 macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2012
    You can't use over the air and will have to connect it to iTunes to update. The update will remove your jailbreak


    Maybe, depends on what packages (jailbroken apps) you download

    Just be safe with what you're downloading, check on the Internet if the app/package is safe

    Hope I helped :)
  3. Menneisyys2 macrumors 603

    Jun 7, 2011
    Generally, Cydia apps from the main (pre-stored) Cydia repos are safe. I, who install almost all new, interesting hacks, haven't never had any problems with their info stealing etc.

    Just don't use pirated Cydia apps - noone knows what THEY can contain.
  4. BumpyFlatline macrumors 68030


    Apr 11, 2012
    The 4S is a beast especially when jailbroken. When jailbreaking first started it pushed the limit on older devices. But the 4S is so powerful that you can install quite a bit of extensions and still have it running smoothly. I used to keep my extensions light but I've noticed that even if I install more and more, my phone doesn't get leggy or nothing. It's truly amazing. Just make sure you install legal, compatible, and most importantly non-conflicting packages from cydia and you'll be fine!
  5. Dwalls90 macrumors 601


    Feb 5, 2009
    Very true! That's why I want it bad for my 5 lol
  6. Kayan macrumors 6502

    Jul 7, 2010
    JBing is so awesome, that I prefer my JB i4 over a stock 4s. With fakeclockup, its simply snappier in addition to all the other tweaks I have.
  7. TriJetHero macrumors 601


    Oct 13, 2010
    FAKEclockup ist still fake….
  8. chokem macrumors 6502

    May 7, 2012
    Searcy, AR
    I agree. I've had my 4S jailbroken for about six months now, no lag, no freeze ups, using the Absinthe jailbreak. This is by far the cleanest JB I've had on an iOS device.
  9. GameFreak thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 29, 2012
    You and and everyone else helped alot.:D

    Many thanks to all of you and gave everyone a thumbs up.;)

    anymore tips are welcomed:apple::apple:

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