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What is the difference between iPhone Unlock vs Jailbreak?

First let’s figure out what each of them do.

What is iPhone Jailbreak?

Jailbreaking is a proceedure of modifying your iPhone’s firmware to allow codes to run and access files that Apple blocked by default. Jailbreaking installs an application to you iPhone called Cydia or Icy, which then allows you to use 3rd-party apps that aren’t available in Applet Store.

Is Jailbreaking allowed by Apple?

Somewhat. Although its legallity is unclear due to free of use law, most owners of iPhone think that since they paid hundreds of dollars for their device and basically owns it, then they have the single authority to do what ever they want to their iPhone.

However, Apple thinks jailbreaking is a violation of their copyright. One reliable source from a reputable blogging network had and interview with a copyright attorney who claims Apple has no way of winning a case against the jailbreakers. Still today, there yet to be any leagal claims against jailbreakerd. Frankly, Apple has better things to do than sue you for a measly device they upgrade every few months.

What other advantages iPhone Jailbreak have?

  • ability to install 3rd-party Apps denied by Apple for various reasons (ie. adult content)
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  • free tethering to access internet with your desktop or laptop
  • ability to use cracked App Store applications for free (i don’t endorse on this at all)
  • video recording which now available on iPhone 3GS
  • Change the look of your iPhone by installing custom themes and graphics
  • Ability to unlock your iPhone (more on this later)

Is iPhone Jailbreak safe?

Yes. It’s absolutely safe. But it will void your factory warranty. But wait, you can now reset your iPhone to factory settings using iTunes. This process makes it impossible for Apple to see you had jailbroken your iPhone. So your warranty is safe.

How do I get started and Jailbreak my iPhone?

Our iPhone Jailbreak and Unlock Solution is an easy step by step guide that will take you trough the safe way to Jailbreak and Unlock your iPhone. Our solution works with iPhone 2, 3, 3GS, 4, and 4S. It’s also includes free updates if you decides to upgrade your OS in the future.

You don’t need to have a PhD in computer science to jailbreak or unlock your iPhone. It’s very simple and straightforward. If you can download 2 files and click “next” when prompted, then you can set your iPhone free!

Okay I get what iPhone Jailbreaking is all about.

What is iPhone Unlock?

iPhone Unlocking is the removal of your iPhone’s SIM restrictions so you can use your iPhone on any cellphone carrier. Also, keep in mind that there are two different types of iPhone Unlock.

  1. iPhone Unlock Software – This process unlocks your iPhone via a software installation.
  2. iPhone Unlock Hardware – This process unlocks your iPhone by using a hardware that plugs into your iPhone.

iPhone Unlock using a Software is the safest as it does not modify your iPhone device so you can revert the settings back to original. Software iPhone Unlock was developed by a Team of international Developers. Hardware iPhone Unlock on the other hand can be a bit tricky to use and costs more.

Is iPhone Unlock Legal?

In the US, unlocking used to be criminalize. However, in 27 November 2006, that rule change and then specifically permits unlocking without criminal issues.

So it’s very safe to say that you have the freedom to do whatever you want to your iPhone without the risk of legal and criminal actions.

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