Whether it be for tinkering or experimental purposes, most iPhone users have become fond of jailbreaking their iPhones. Since most jailbreaks come with their fair share of hitches and issues, iPhone users are forced to remove the jailbreaks. Depending on the procedure you employ, you may lose your data particularly if you hadn’t backed it up or may update it to the latest firmware, rendering the phone impossible to jailbreak in future. Cydia Impactor is an app that allows you remove iOS jailbreaks without updating it by restoring it to the iOS version your device runs on. This article explains how to use Cydia Impactor to remove jailbreak.
his method requires that you have a functioning internet connection and allow Cydia to work autonomously without any interruptions and should be used with users who want to know how to remove jailbreak without updating. Charge your device if it’s low on charge and back it up on iCloud or iTunes because Cydia Impactor will erase all the data.
Step 1: Launch Cydia on your iOS device.
Step 2: Search “Cydia Impactor” and install it.
Step 3: Launch the Impactor by tapping on its icon.
Step 4: Tap “Delete all data and unjailbreak service” and confirm by tapping “Delete All”. (We highly advise that you read through the instructions before accepting it.)
Step 5: Patiently wait as the device reboots and concludes the process.
Step 6: To retrieve all data and settings, restore your device after you view the welcome screen.
Thinking of how to remove jailbreak without computer or Cydia? Follow the procedure below.
Step 1: Remove all Cydia packages you installed being careful not to remove System packages e.g. Cydia Installer.
Step 2: Reboot your iOS device and ensue both Find My iPhone and WiFi are turned on.
Step 3: Visit https://www.icloud.com/.
Step 4: Login with the credentials you used to set up your iPhone.
Step 5: Click “Find iPhone”.
Step 6: Click “Erase iPhone” and your iPhone will receive a command from iCloud to erase your data including the jailbreak.
Cydia Impactor crashes on your iPhone? You can use Tenorshare ReiBoot to factory reset your jaibroken iPhone, thus to remove the jailbreak from it. No Cydia needed. You can follow the procedure below.
Step 1: Download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot. Connect your iOS device to your computer using a USB cable.
Step 2: Click “Fix All iOS Stuck”. Click Menu>Factory Reset iPhone. It will jump to System Recovery –Advanced Mode (Note: it will erase all data.)
Step 3: Download your iPhone’s firmware package.
Step 4: Click “Start Repair” and the restore process will begin.
The main advantages of using ReiBoot are:
Thinking of how to remove jailbreak without computer? You’ll need to use Find My iPhone feature. And if your iPhone unfortunately get stuck when jailbreak/unjailbreak your device, you can use Tenorshare ReiBoot, a professional iOS system repair tool to fix all kinds of iOS 12/11 stuck such as Recovery Mode stuck, Apple logo stuck, reboot loop, etc. easily and safely.