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Jun 2, 2016
I have a iphone 6 that i would like to erase and get it ready to be sold. I went out and got the iphone 6s and i dont need this one anymore. I was wondering if there was a way to delete everything on the phone and not lose the jailbreak or have to update it because the phone is worth more with it this way. I also dont want someone to get their hands on it without erasing it. I have a lot of business stuff on there for my company and dont want anyone to get it. Its a iphone 6 128gb on 9.0.2. thanks for any help, i have done some searching and found some people saying that this works and some say that it doesnt. Or someone will say to just restore because it isnt worth the trouble of doing it all. thanks for any info.


macrumors Penryn
Aug 31, 2011
Currently, the only option is a beta version of Cydia Impactor.

Works maybe 50% of the time. When it fails, it requires a DFU restore.

Other than that, your options would be to log out from all services including iCloud, iTunes, App store, etc and any services provided by apps.

Then delete Cydia Mobile substrate. That has the effect of wiping out your JB tweaks and apps.

Then it's just down to removing all your App store apps, personal accounts and data. Essentially, you're doing all this manually.
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