Why Jailbreak your iPhone?

You're aware of the reason on why you want to unlock your iPhone - and doing so requires you jailbreak it as well. What benefits come with a jailbroken iPhone?

In essence, jailbreaking your iphone means you are allowed to install third party applications onto it This applies to all version of firmwares. As for the unlocking process, it will allow your iPhone to accept all carriers. Unlocked iPhones allow you to use SIM card from all carriers - You are no longer bound to the official carrier approved by Apple for your country.

With the introduction of iPhone AppStore, with thousands of apps from which to choose, why do we still need to jailbreak? Even with the presence of AppStore, here are the top five reasons mutually agreed upon by most iPhone users:

Reason 1: Install 3rd pary applications via Cydia and Installer

The introduction of AppStore in iPhone 2.0 is an excellent feature. But even with thousands of applications available on AppStore, there are some other great applications such as Netshare, which was banned by Apple for certain reasons. And this is the place where Cydia and Installer comes in and let you download all third party applications. Some of the great applications you can find on Cydia are:
  • Cycorder / Video Recorder - Let you capture video on your iPhone
  • NemusSync - Sync iPhone calendar with Google Calendar
  • MxTube - Download and save YouTube videos on your iPhone
  • iAcces - Allows you to utilize Chinese Input Methods
  • iPhoneModem - Lets you use your iPhone as modem and give your laptop connection to the Internet via iPhone
  • Mame4iPhone - Play arcade games on your iPhone

Reason 2: Video Recording

Compare the iPhone with any other smartphone in the market, there is one area iPhone would definitely lose: video recording. With jailbreak iPhone, however, you can easily turn the iPhone's camera into a video camera for video recording by using Cycorder or iPhone Video Recorder.

Reason 3: Changing iPhone's Look & Feel

Are you bored with the standard icons that come with iPhone? Ever think of changing the look of iPhone? With jailbreak iPhone, you can use Winterboard to apply theme on iPhone and make it look even cooler. Here are just a few samples to show what Winterboard can do for you:

Reason 4 - Gain full control of your iPhone

This may not be the reason for non-tech iPhone user. But for geeks, this may be why you need to jailbreak the iPhone. As you may know, the inner part of iPhone is a trimmed-down version of Mac OS X, which is actually a Unix core. So, you may wonder whether you can install some Unix applications such as Apache web server on the iPhone. The answer is yes. With iPhone jailbreak, you can install a lightweight version of HTTP server and other similiar servers. And one server that most Jailbreak iPhone users are using is a SSH daemon. With SSH, you can connect to iPhone remotely and transfer any file to and from it. Pretty cool, right?

Reason 5: Unlock iPhone

Lastly, the most common reason for jailbreaking iPhone is for the unlocking process. This is one of the mandatory steps you need to do before you can unlock iPhone. Our unlocking solutions will guide you through the process.