Now you can remove your jailbreak without updating iOS on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device. The newly released Cydia Impactor allows you to unjailbreak your iPhone with little effort. Follow this tutorial for how to revert back to stock iOS and remove your current jailbreak without updating your iOS version.
A powerful new tool has just been released for jailbreakers to unjailbreak their iOS devices called Cydia Impactor. The tool developed and published by Saurik (Founder of Cydia).
The most notable thing about this tool is that it allows you to return to stock without needing to upgrade your device. if you wanted to do a full system restore, you would be forced to upgrade to the latest firmware, and thus lose your jailbreak. But now you can install Cydia Impacter for restore your device to stock without upgrading iOS.
Note – Don’t use your device while Cydia Impactor is running, and that it should be connected to the Internet and so have plenty of battery life to spare.
How to remove Jailbreak without updating iOS using Cydia Impactor install
- Backup your iOS device using iCloud or iTunes
- Make sure that you device is plugged in, and has at least 20% battery life
- Install Cydia Impactor using from Cydia
- Run Cydia Impactor by tapping delete all data and unjailbreak device, then tap the Delete All button to confirm. Once the process begins (do not touch your device until you see the iOS setup welcome screen)
- Once completed and at the welcome screen, go back through the initial iOS setup process and activation
- You can also choose to restore your backup during the iOS setup process.
That’s it. You will now have a stock iOS device on your current firmware. If you want to re-establish your jailbreak, just visit our previous tutorials for How to Jailbreak iOS 8.4 using Windows / Mac.
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