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How to Use Cydia Impactor to Remove Jailbreak

March 22, 2018 04:59 pm / Updated by Jerry Cook to Fix iPhone Stuck
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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.

How to Remove Jailbreak without Updating iOS Using Cydia Impactor?

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.

search cydia impactor

Step 3: Launch the Impactor by tapping on its icon.

cydia impactor

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.

How to Remove Jailbreak from iPhone without Updating?

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
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.

erase iphone

How to Unjailbreak iPhone without Cydia?

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.)

advanced mode

Step 3: Download your iPhone’s firmware package.

download firmware package

Step 4: Click “Start Repair” and the restore process will begin.

start repair

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.

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