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In our News & Research section, you'll discover lesser-known tools, tutorials, upcoming jailbreaks, and how-to guides. Learn how to compile tweaks from sources, dump the iOS file system, decrypt iOS apps, and even detect Pegasus spyware.

iOS
Improve File Management on PC image
Research5 min read

Files on your PC might not receive as much attention as they should. It is not that hard to lose track of data if you are not careful. Not to mention that things snowball out of control, leaving you in a situation where you have to waste time getting computer files in order...

Mar 02, 2023
iOS
MacDirtyCow apps for iOS image
Research7 min read

MacDirtyCow is a newly discovered exploit that enables unauthorized access to read and write privileges on various versions of iOS operating systems, ranging from iOS 14.0 to iOS 15.7.1 and iOS 16 to iOS 16.1.2, through the use of CVE-2022-46689 vulnerability....

Feb 10, 2023
iOS
Degree Symbol on iPhone & Mac: A Guide image
Research4 min read

The degree symbol (°) is a typographical symbol that is used to represent degrees of measurement, such as angles, temperatures, and GPS coordinates. It is used in conjunction with a number to indicate the measure of an angle, temperature, or location....

Dec 29, 2022
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Research4 min read

When you will jailbreak your device, all popular tools allow you to install OpenSSH server running in the background. Unfortunately, OpenSSH will not work on non-jailbroken devices, but there is an alternative fast SSH server released for TrollStore and iOS 15....

Nov 17, 2022
iOS
TrollStore Themes for iOS image
Research3 min read

When TrollStore was released, a few developers created apps to replace the Home Screen icons with jailbreak themes. TrollTools, Mugunghwa, and BlizzardBoard are iOS 15 theming engines...

Nov 05, 2022
iOS
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Research6 min read

On Sep 27, 2019 axi0mX released checkm8 (read “checkmate”), a permanent unpatchable bootrom exploit for hundreds of millions of iOS devices. In 2022 the exploit is still running...

Nov 02, 2022
iOS
How to scan and remove a Virus from Android image
Research5 min read

If you are facing problems like slow device performance, data storage space being used abnormally high, and a lot of error pop-ups on your Android device, then you have most probably caught...

Nov 02, 2022
iOS
DFU mode on iPhone image
Research4 min read

Every time you jailbreak your device from a computer with checkra1n or another tool it's required to enter the device into DFU mode somewhere in the process. Putting an iPhone in DFU...

Oct 12, 2022
iOS
Anti Revoke Tweaks for iOS image
Research6 min read

When you try to install apps from third-party App Stores they get often revoked and will stop opening. Those days it's really hard to find working stores. On jailbroken devices, you...

Jul 29, 2022
iOS
Cheyote Jailbreak image
Research5 min read

Recently, a lot of iOS 15 proof-of-concept exploits (PoC) were announced to allow stable kernel read and write. Cheyote is the first jailbreak announced by CoolStar...

Jul 18, 2022
iOS
Pokemon GO spoofer for iOS image
Research9 min read

iSpoofer for Pokemon Go was the most popular spoofing app for iOS that added a lot of useful features to the official Pokemon Go app available in the App Store. One of the most appreciated...

Jun 28, 2022
iOS
Jailbreaking Your iPhone: Benefits & Downsides image
Research5 min read

So, you’ve owned an iOS device such as an iPhone. Not fully excited as you can only download Apple-approved applications from the Apple App Store? Apple secures its devices by applying...

Jun 13, 2022
iOS
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Research5 min read

checkra1n jailbreak installs only Cydia as default and doesn't support any other package manager. Odysseyn1x allows you to use the same jailbreak with libhooker, Procursus, and Sileo...

Apr 23, 2022
iOS
Best Cydia Alternatives image
Research6 min read

There is no doubt that Cydia is the most popular package manager for iOS. It's installed by default with almost all jailbreak tools...

Apr 17, 2022
iOS
Best Cydia Repos & Sources image
Tweaks20 min read

To download apps and tweaks for jailbroken devices it's required to use a package manager like Cydia. By itself, Cydia comes with some basic sources but with this guide, you can add...

Apr 12, 2022
iOS
Cydia Impactor Alternatives image
Research14 min read

Cydia Impactor was the only solution to install IPA files on iOS devices. Unfortunately, the development was frozen and no updates were released recently to fix signing issues with Apple servers...

Apr 02, 2022

Editors' Choice

AltStore's IPA signing and installation tool has undergone a significant enhancement with the introduction of version 1.5, unveiling an innovative feature known as "Sources." This...

Research9 min read

Checkra1n remains an immensely popular open source jailbreak tool that continues to thrive. By leveraging the checkm8 exploit, it allows installing Cydia on A5 to A11 iDevices running...

Research9 min read

When you own a recycled iPhone or iPad it's most likely blocked with an iCloud Activation Lock not allowing you to access the device. With some amazing free ...

iCloud Bypass13 min read

If you're using a corporate iPhone, there's a high probability that the device is in supervised mode with an MDM profile installed. MDM, or Mobile Device Management, is a feature...

iCloud Bypass6 min read