A new hack by Saurik, creator of the Cydia App Store, allows jailbreak users to perform a system restore, removing their jailbreak and returning iOS to a “stock” state, without actually upgrading the version of iOS running on it. It’s called Cydia Impactor.
Check out the Cydia Impactor here or on Cydia within the BigBoss repo, iDigitalTimes reported. Saurik, also warns that this tool won’t work for the iPod Touch 6th generation, so beware.
Now, however, there’s a simpler way – developer Jay Freeman, better known as “Saurik” online, has released Cydia Impactor, a straightforward utility that lets iOS users roll back their jailbreaks without updating to a new version, preserving the ability to jailbreak again in the future. Using Cydia Impactor, you could do so, then easily reapply the jailbreak, even if it’s a past version of iOS. Apple patches jailbreak exploits immediately and is constantly improving iOS’ built-in capabilities.
Do a fresh restore to iOS 8.4 before Apple closes the signing window, as this is your last chance to update to the latest iOS firmware that supports jailbreaking with TaiG and PP jailbreak tools.
Apple’s “walled garden” approach has received plenty of criticism over the years, as many consumers would like to customize their devices more.
As always, you should back up your device prior to performing the unjailbreak and read the release notes. Impactor also needs internet access to complete.
There’s an alternate fix for those who don’t want to disable SSL. The feature does this function automatically “by detecting whether or not your iPad is connected to your home Wi-Fi network”, Gotta Be Mobile wrote.
Basically when it comes down to it you should have the handset that you are happy with and which you like. The appearance of the volume HUD in the status bar can be altered as well.
BetterRotate deals with this problem by keeping the grid at 5×4 layout regardless of what the screen orientation is, keeping your apps in the same position to avoid confusion, the news outlet noted.