What Can You Do with a Jailbroken iPhone?

by John Sanderson
What Can You Do with a Jailbroken iPhone

Jailbreaking is a process that allows users of Apple devices to break out of standard restrictions on usage. It opens up additional features and functions on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. With a jailbroken device, you can install third-party apps, add new features and change visual aspects of your device. Depending on your needs and interests, there are specific things you can do with a jailbroken iPhone. Here are some creative ideas for using your jailbroken iPhone.

What can you do with a jailbroken iphone

Install Third-party Apps

Install apps that you can’t get from the App Store. You can get an app that is designed for jailbroken iPhones and iPads, but you will have to get it from a third-party website. You won’t be able to find these apps on the App Store. These apps usually have a similar function as other popular paid or free applications. For example, you can use an app such as iFile to browse through files on your device without any restrictions or limitations. You will also be able to upload images without restrictions and download videos without any time limit or limitations.

Change Visual Aspects of Your Device

You can change the visual aspects of your iPhone or iPad with a jailbroken device by using tweaks. Tweaks are modifications made to the operating system that allows users to change visual aspects of their devices in different ways, such as changing the appearance of icons, folders, notifications, etc. Some tweaks come with additional functionalities that extend the capabilities of your device.

Install Custom ROMS and Kernel Mods

A custom ROM is a modified version of the operating system that has been made by the developer or a third party. The developer or a third party creates custom ROMs for various devices, such as Android devices, Windows smartphones, etc. You can download and install custom ROMs on your iPhone or iPad with a jailbroken device. This may not be possible for all devices because some manufacturers restrict the installation of custom ROMS on their products. If you want to install a custom ROM on your iPhone or iPad, then you will have to make use of third-party applications that allow you to do so with ease. With these applications, you can easily install and run different versions of Android OS without any restrictions or limitations. You can also use kernel mods to change the functionality of your phone’s processor and make it faster than stock iOS version 4.0 firmware (iPhone 4).

Use Custom Themes and Wallpapers

You can install custom themes and wallpapers on your device with a jailbroken device. A custom theme is a modified version of the operating system that has been made by the developer or a third party. The developer or a third party creates custom themes for various devices, such as Android devices, Windows smartphones, etc. You can download and install custom themes on your iPhone or iPad with a jailbroken device. This may not be possible for all devices because some manufacturers restrict the installation of custom themes on their products. If you want to install a custom theme on your iPhone or iPad, then you will have to make use of third-party applications that allow you to do so with ease. 

Install Apps from Cydia

You can install applications from Cydia, which is a third-party app store for jailbroken iOS devices. The most important feature of Cydia is that it allows you to download and install applications for free. You can also purchase content from the store using in-app purchases. You will be able to use your purchased content without any restrictions or limitations on your iOS device with a jailbroken device.

Use Custom Keyboard Apps and Emojis

You can use custom keyboard apps and emojis on your iPhone or iPad with a jailbroken device. A custom keyboard app is a modified version of the operating system that has been made by the developer or a third party. The developer or a third party creates custom keyboard apps for various devices, such as Android devices, Windows smartphones, etc. 

Change visual aspects of your device

  • Change the appearance of your device with a jailbroken iDevice. For example, you can change the color of your device and make it look like a certain phone.
  • Install new themes and wallpapers on your device. These themes and wallpapers can be downloaded from the Internet, or they can be made by you using customized templates in cosmetics.
  • Change the appearance of your iPhone with a jailbroken iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch using an app called Glims. This is a really cool app that allows you to change the appearance of your iPhone in many ways, including changing its color, adding new themes and wallpapers, changing its icons and icons’ colors, and even adding new features (such as additional apps).
  • You can also use AppCake to change the visual aspect of your jailbroken iOS device’s home screen by changing its background image (wallpaper) to any picture you want (in any resolution). There are many other cool things you can do with a jailbroken iPhone.

Install new apps

  1. Install apps from outside the app store
  2. Install apps that are not in the app store.
  3. Uninstall apps via Cydia, which is an app that allows you to install and remove apps from your iPhone or iPad without resorting to the official app store, and without using a computer.
  4. Install custom firmware, which is firmware that has been modified by third parties to do something specific (for example: update your iPhone’s firmware with new features).
  5. Jailbreak your device (this means you will have to follow instructions on how to jailbreak your device).
  6. You can also use a jailbroken iPhone as an alternative way of accessing the Internet, or as a web-based file manager or email client for private communication purposes, for example. You can also use it for file management and syncing; besides that, you can use it as a mobile hotspot with your laptop or tablet using Wi-Fi tethering. You can also use it as a portable music/video player.

Add new features

  • A jailbroken iPhone can be used as a remote control for your computer. You can use it to control media playback and other functions on your computer.
  • You can install apps that allow you to read books and magazines on your iPhone, or even watch movies or listen to music.
  • You can use it as a game controller for your console, like the Nintendo DS.
  • With a jailbroken iPhone, you can install third-party keyboards that allow you to type faster and more accurately than on the default iOS keyboard.
  • Install apps that let you take pictures with the front-facing camera of your phone, without having to purchase a camera app from Apple’s App Store.
  • Use it as an alarm clock when connected to an audio system using an auxiliary cable. You will get an alarm sound in addition to the ringing of your phone if it is connected via Bluetooth.

Use your device as a remote control

  1. You can use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a remote control for other devices like TV, DVD player, stereo, etc. Just connect your device to the same network as your device and you’ll be able to use it as a remote control.
  2. You can also use it as a wireless keyboard for your computer or laptop. All you need is an Apple device running on jailbroken firmware and Mac OS X installed on it. In this case, you must have the following software.
  3. This is a free application that allows you to control your Apple device as a remote control. You can also use it as a wireless keyboard for your computer or laptop. This application is available for Mac OS X and Windows operating systems.
  4. This application also allows you to control other devices like TV, DVD player, stereo, etc. It can be used as a universal remote control app for both Mac and Windows operating systems.
  5. This application allows you to control other devices like TV, DVD player, stereo, etc. It can be used as a universal remote control app for both Mac and Windows operating systems.
  6. This application allows you to use your Apple device as a remote control for other devices like TV, DVD player, stereo, etc. You can also use it as a wireless keyboard for your computer or laptop.
  7. With this application, you can use your Apple device to access the computer on which it is running.
  8. This application allows you to control some of the functions of the computer on which it is running.

Other benefits of jailbreaking

  • You can use your device as a modem to connect to the internet.
  • Install programs on your device that are not available in the App Store.
  • Gain access to features that are only available with a jailbroken iPhone, such as the ability to create and install themes and custom ringtones.
  • Customize settings and even disable built-in features such as Siri or Spotlight search.
  • Use apps made for jailbroken devices, like Tasker, which lets you automate tasks on your phone, or BetterTouchTool, which lets you change many aspects of how your iPhone operates through tweaks and settings changes.
  • You can run apps that require root access (access rights given only to hackers) on your device so you can gain more control over what happens on it than other users who don’t have root access (also known as “jailbreaking”). You could install a program that allows you to see all the files on your iPhone or iPad without having to enter the directory first.
  • You can install apps that make your device look like a Samsung or HTC phone, and change how it looks to make it seem like an Android phone.

Conclusion

Jailbreaking is a process that allows you to use your iPhone, iPad, and iPod in new and exciting ways. It opens up additional features and functions on your device and can make it more useful and beneficial. There are many different things you can do with a jailbroken iPhone. You can change the visual appearance of your device, add new features, install new apps, and more.