Worth to jailbreak still ?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by max2, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. max2 macrumors 68020

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    I have a older iPad still on iOS 9.0.2 is it worth to jailbreak still ?

    What are some great iOS Jailbreak apps ?

    Also what is the best source to use for jailbreak apps ?
     
  2. StarkCity macrumors 6502a

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    Hell yeah it's worth it in my opinion. I have one.... Can't imagine not being jailbroken. As far as apps, it depends on what you're into..... The list is long. As for the sources, I'd stick to the legit ones that come installed with cydia, along with ones you'll need for specific tweaks when you come across them. Just my opinion though. Source lists can be googled.....
     
  3. max2 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Thanks I know source lists can be googled I just wanted to make sure they were legitimate.
     
  4. StarkCity macrumors 6502a

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    You run a risk every time you install or use tweaks and apps obtained from pirate repos. Can't discuss them by name on a public forum but using any source hosting cracked apps is a bad idea.
     
  5. max2 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    I totally agree! That why I am only going to use legitimate sources.
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    Do you know if browser changer or browser chooser support ios 9.0.2 or is it only ios 8 ?

    Also do either cost anything ?
     
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    The day Apple lets me do this stock…

    2016-03-03 14.18.40.png 2016-03-03 14.18.49.png 2016-03-03 14.18.57.png

    …is when I will reconsider jailbreaking.

    Until then, still worth it!
     
  7. StarkCity macrumors 6502a

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    Both state that they work, and both are free.
     
  8. max2 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Thanks.
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    Someone give me a really good reason why I should jailbreak ? Like a tweak that is amazing or worth it alone to just jailbreak.

    I am having a hard time to convenience myself to jailbreak because of hacking fears.
     
  9. StarkCity macrumors 6502a

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    Just use the pre installed repos and you'll be fine..... Customization is my number 1 reason, like eyoungren. [​IMG]

    Enhanced native app tweaks, Multitasking tweaks, UI and sound modification, access to the iOS file system, etc.....
     
  10. max2 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Ok but does the pre installed repos have browser changer or browser chooser ? How many pre installed repos are there ?

    That is pretty cool though does eyoungren cost anything? If so no big deal.

    Also one last question for now is jailbreaking on a iPad just as worth it as a iPhone ?
     
  11. StarkCity macrumors 6502a

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    Lol, I'm not sure about what eyoungren 'costs' ..... You can ask him ..... Yes browser changer is on the installed repo..... I think two or 3 are pre installed..... They're more than enough
     
  12. max2 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Sorry I thought eyoungren was the name of the app in your pictures.
     
  13. eyoungren macrumors Core

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    Yes. I think there are 5 on a stock install of Cydia. But there are others that are standard that are safe to add such as modmyi.

    Well, generally I'm pretty cheap (at least my wife tells me I am from time to time). :D

    My tastes lean towards the expensive though so if you want to fund me you're probably going to need more than a few bucks. :D


    Yes.

    My iPad is jailbroken, iOS 8.1. The last version of iOS that Netatalk still works on (it broke in iOS 9 and Saurik has not updated it yet). Netatalk lets me load the iPad/iPhone file system as a server share on my Mac's desktop. That lets me copy items to and from the device and the computer.

    That alone is worth the jailbreak to me on my iPad - although there are many others.
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    My wife says I'm cheap from time to time. :D
     
  14. StarkCity macrumors 6502a

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    No worries man.... Long story short, I'd jailbreak it..... No doubt about it.
     
  15. max2 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    No offense to anyone here but I felt jailbreaking was not worth it. I did try it though. I tried a few free apps from Cyndia and most of them didn't work :(

    Not saying jailbreaking is not good for some people though.

    Maybe someday I will try it again.
     
  16. eyoungren macrumors Core

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    You have to keep in mind that Cydia is not like the App store. Cydia keeps almost everything that was ever released because there are still users out there with old iPhones and old jailbreaks and those people periodically need to reinstall a tweak.

    So not everything you download is going to work on iOS 9 and sometimes if it has not been updated to work for later versions of iOS it can even cause problems.

    And not all devs mark their stuff for whether it is appropriate to install for the latest version of iOS or not.
     
  17. max2 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    This is true! Thanks.

    The apps did say they would work in iOS 9 btw.
     
  18. eyoungren macrumors Core

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    OK. I didn't know.

    A lot of times, new jailbreakers (and I am not saying this is you, I am being general in nature) assume that just because it's in Cydia it's safe to install. That usually doesn't end well.
     
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    Here are three off the top of my head:

    f.lux: Had it on my iPhones for many years. More options than Night Shift, and not affected by Low Power Mode, as with IOS 9.3 beta 5.

    TetherMe: Absolutely indispensable, especially with an unlimited data plan.

    AskToCall or varient: One of the best tweaks ever, no more pocket dials.
     
  20. swarlos, Mar 4, 2016
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    Jailbreak is absolutely worth it! One of my main reasons is customization is also.

    I say that but I'm not even jailbroken right now cause I'm stuck on 9.1 because I wanted to be on the latest beta. Ugh once I jail break again I'm not updating or buying the new iPhone till it is jailbroken.
     
  21. Jumpie macrumors 6502a

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    of course it's still worth it to jailbreak your devices. like everyone has already stated from customization your screens to installing tethering apps. If Apple only opened up their "minicomputers"
     
  22. jonnysods macrumors 603

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    I think it's worth it. There are tons of great utilities out there.

    What I love is that it makes my phone my own, not just like everyone else's. It gives iPhones and iPads personalities.
     
  23. solo118 macrumors 65816

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    It is always worth it, I do not see any cons.
     
  24. doxielover macrumors 6502a

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    I'm in the same position with mi iPhone 6s Plus. Can I still JB with all the apps and settings I have installed?
     
  25. kalirob99 macrumors 68000

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    As long as text replies are so basic and nuetered, yes. Apple should be smart enough than to make it this basic.
     

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