Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS is not the open source operating system. The Cupertino company has recently opened some aspects of its OS to third-party developers, allowing users to do a lot more things on their iPhone and iPad. However, there are reasons to still jailbreak an iPhone or iPad.
Jailbreaking gives you complete control of your device, offering you the liberty to install custom apps, get free apps, and customize your device to your liking. However, jailbreaking is not a simple task, mainly thanks to Apple regularly rolling out updates to fix the vulnerabilities.
Most of the jailbreak tools out there are semi-untethered jailbreaks, allowing you to instantly break free of the chains Apple wraps your device up in. However, they come with the same old problem. You need to re-jailbreak your device every time your iPhone restarts. The method used to re-jailbreak your iPhone may be a little bit confusing to many folks. With that in mind, we believe that we can help you out.
In this guide, we will go through the steps to re-jailbreak a semi-untethered jailbreak. Before we begin, make sure you have jailbroken your device using a semi-untethered jailbreak.
How to re-jailbreak a semi-untethered jailbreak on your iPhone and iPad
Step one: First off, launch the jailbreak app from your home screen and then hit the jailbreak button. Once you do that, the app will start jailbreaking your device (the process may take a while)
Step two: Your iPhone may reboot several times during the process. Once your iPhone has been successfully jailbroken, try re-launching Cydia and download its apps.
How to re-sign a semi-untethered jailbreak via Cydia Impactor
The certificate of the jailbreak app expires after seven days, meaning that you need to re-sign your jailbreak app to re-gain access to Cydia apps. Here is how.
Step one: First off, remove the jailbreak app from your iPhone and then connect your iPhone to your computer
Step two: Open Cydia Impactor on your computer (you can download Cydia Impactor by heading over to this link)
Step three: Drag and drop the jailbreak IPA file into Cydia Impactor and then provide your Apple ID and password
Step four: Once you are done, Cydia Impactor will start re-installing the jailbreak app. Once done, you should see the Cydia icon on your home screen
Step five: Head to Profile & Management in Settings, tap on your Apple ID and hit the Trust button.
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