what dose jailbreaking achually do

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  1. smitysmit

    smitysmit New Member

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    what dose jailbreaking a ipod/iphone achually do also is it illegal and if my ipod breakes will it still be under warranty if i jailbreak it? (if/when their is one for 2g)
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    What jailbreaking does is unlock the iPhone/iPod's filesystem for read and write, enabling the installation of 3rd party apps and themes. It is 100% legal. The warranty question is debatable as a restore to stock firmware will technically reinstate your warranty.
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    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No, followed by Yes.
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    kevin1st Well-Known Member

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    legal and it wont void ur warranty if u restore b4 u head to a apple store
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    Allows you to install 3rd party applications which can change your iPod in mostly any way you want. It isn't illegal, and it will void your warranty if you take your jailbroken iPod into Apple, but you can just restore your iPod and there is no way to trace it, so you'll be fine. There is no 2G jailbreak yet, but you'll find out when there is one because it will be all over the website in big red letters.
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    smitysmit New Member

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    how do i restore is that what it says if something has gone wrong with my current updaye i restore it back to 2.1?
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    Restoring will put your iPod back to factory settings.
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    kevin1st Well-Known Member

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    u restore by connecing teh ipod to ur computer and clicking the "restore" button when u select the ipods name on the side of itunes

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