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How to Jailbreak your iPhone 4 Online, Cool Free Cydia Apps List [Guide]

2 August 2010 58 Comments

iPhone 4, despite its signal woes is a beast when it comes to processing power and pure, raw speed (a lil’ better than 3GS). Jailbreaking iPhone 4 will give you access to themes, productive tools, unlock and more. I tested this approach with a 3GS, 3G and iPhone 4. It is a multi-iPhone jailbreak and requires no computer access! It is the same as described here but I wanted to document Cydia apps for iPhone 4.

Initially, I was unsure if Cydia is even needed for iPhone 4 with multitasking, wallpaper features enabled. We sure do need jailbreak to overcome outrageous Apple limitations! Without further ado, lets go :

Jailbreak part :

  • Make sure your iPhone is activated. It is not possible without a valid iPhone SIM. If you don’t have one, please wait until another tool is released.
  • Make sure you sync your iPhone to iTunes. This is important, just in case you know!
  • If your iPhone is activated, you are 60 seconds away from a jailbreak. Connect to WiFi and launch Safari on your iPhone.
  • Type in ‘jailbreakme.com’ in Safari and swipe the ‘slide to jailbreak’ button.
  • Give it few seconds to do its thing! iPhone 4 will be jailbroken within no time! You will see Cydia icon on your homescreen when done.

Cydia part :

  • Launch Cydia and choose ‘user’ when prompted to choose user type.
  • Now, time for some cool apps on Cydia. Click on ‘Search’ and install the following apps. I am testing all the important apps. Some are crashing the iPhone! Please don’t download any and every Cydia app, some might harm/damage your iPhone. Following work great. Will update the list and add more info/description screenshots once I have a sizable list.
  • Please post a comment if you feel a Cydia app or a theme shoulg be included in this list.

SBSettings

Winterboard

Apply nice themes on your iPhone. Just the wallpaper support in iOS 4 doesn’t cut it!

OpenSSH

Connect to your iPhone using WiFi and transfer files or perform other operations (emergency). Trust me, you will need it!

MxTube

Save your bandwidth! Download those videos that you watch often on YouTube. You can download multiple videos at great quality or just stream.

MobileTerminal

You will need this in some situations. If you don’t know what this is, then please install it and forget that you even have it.

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  • Aditya said:

    Whats happens when you jailbreak an iphone ?
    How is a jailbroken phone different from a stock phone?
    Does jailbreak fix the antenna issue? or the proximity sensor issue?

  • Frank55 said:

    When you jailbreak an iphone, it adds the cydia icon. Cydia is a repository like the App store. It lets you install Apps and modification tools that Apple does not want you to have like themes to change the looks of your phone among other things.

  • kkiran said:

    Antenna issue is hardware related. Jailbreak adds some awesome features. I provided a list of essential(ish) Cydia apps that adds a lot of value to an otherwise boring iPhone!

    Frank is spot-on with his answer!

  • Unlock iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G using ultrasn0w on iOS 4.0.x | iLikeMyiPhone said:

    […] 4 was recently jailbroken and now it is unlocked too, thanks to the Dev Team. It cannot be easier, no PC/Mac required, only […]

  • Denise said:

    Hi,I've done everything above but I can't seem to download mxtube. It states that I need another program to support it but it doesn't state. When I do a restore backup, all my apps in my itunes can't be sync back into the phone. It's frustrating. Please help. Thanks.

  • How to Unlock iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G iOS 4.0.x for T-Mobile and other Carriers [ultrasn0w] | I Love my stOOpid iPhone said:

    […] 4 was recently jailbroken and now it is unlocked too, thanks to the Dev Team. It cannot be easier, no PC/Mac required, only […]

  • danna said:

    hi! thank you kiran. it was easy. only thing is… now my cydia will not launch…
    3g. 4.0.1 — not sure why… should i just do it again ?

  • Kiran said:

    Yep, try it again, no harm..

  • Kiran said:

    MxTube has a problem with iOS 4. The developer released it in the appstore but Apple took it down I guess. Will keep you posted on the status. What apps were you trying to restore – appstore apps or cydia apps?

  • How to Unlock iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G iOS 4.0.x for T-Mobile and other Carriers [ultrasn0w] « I Love my stOOpid iPhone said:

    […] 4 was recently jailbroken and now it is unlocked too, thanks to the Dev Team. It cannot be easier, no PC/Mac required, only […]

  • Iphone4 said:

    My friend got me an Iphone 4 from UK but its not activated, it came in a sealed box. Now as i am in India i put my SIM card in the Iphone 4 and connected to the itunes it says that my carrier is not supported and it is not activating my Iphone. I only see emergency calls only screen on the phone.

    I have itunes 10.0.0.68 but i don’t know what firmware is in my Iphone.

    Please help me with this.

    Thanks

  • Kiran said:

    Look at Firmware Umbrella post and save the SHSH files. It will tell you what version iOS you have on your iPhone 4.

  • DeeDee said:

    I just recently purchased the iphone4 and have heard many many conflicting thing about jailbreaking! I question alot of these things. I do have a question that maybe someone can help me with. I do not like the fact that even though my phone is locked with password, when receving a txt is shows that person(s) name on home screen. is there a way to keep that from happening or ive heard there is a way to put some sorta fake home screen that can maybe hide that. If anyone have any suggestions, pls let me know. thank yo in advance.

  • gagansinghseo said:

    hey, thanks a lot for the ultimate guide for iphone 4 jailbreaking, the apps are awesome dude.

  • Zachary Oldham said:

    Would this be free to do by myself ? Thank you !

  • Brock said:

    This is awesome, but I recently purchased my new iPhone. I am a 14 year old guy who just wants to get some sick beats for free, I did everything you said but all it is saying is:
    VERSION TO NEW. YOU NEED TO DOWNGRADE TO 4.0.1/3.2.1 OR EARLIER BEFORE YOU CAN USE THIS SITE.

    Please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I am not all that into computers I play sports so please someone help me ASAP?!?!?

    Or find me an easy way to download music to my iPhone 4 for free???
    Thanks,
    Brock (AUS)

  • alex taff said:

    yes completely free and is work

  • Kiran said:

    Google is your friend in this case. Let me know if you have any iPhone related issues.

  • Shannon said:

    Its tell me the same thing! So what should i do????

  • rywi said:

    from home screen…..click settings>messages>show preview – set to off and you are done

  • massive knob said:

    unfortunatly you've got the same problem as me, the solution? um…none that i know of. you just need to wait for this particular jailbreaker to update itself or try another!

  • kevin said:

    there is a way. you updated to the 4.2.1 update from apple which has made it alomost impossible to to jailbreak for some time although there methods availble using more than one jailbreak tools from different hackers. you will need the latest itunes downloaded. latest redsnow release and latest snowbreeze jailbreak tools which you can download via google. you will then have to restore you iphone through itunes to the latest 4.2.1 update so itunes downloads the .ipsw file from iphone. then you must use snowbreeze to build a custom .ipsw file. then jailbreak iphone using redsnow. then enter into restore mode and restor to custom .ipsw file then download ultrasnow through cydia and you will have an unlocked iphone using any sim and untehtered jailbroken for 4.2.1

  • Steve said:

    I keep getting message; version to new, downgrade….
    Have iPhone 4
    Any suggestions ?
    Thank you!

  • Cocawa said:

    Any luck in unlocking iPhone 4 under baseband 3.x and 2.x (firmware 4.1+) I cannot use my iphone 4 anywhere.. I should have bought an unlocked one :(

  • josh said:

    is this jailbreak good? is it gonna screw up my phone?

  • Jim boob said:

    I hate all of u my iPhone is fucked up now so thanks alot assholes!!!

  • John said:

    I have an Iphone4, I put my SIM card in the Iphone 4 and connect it to the itunes it says that my carrier is not supported and it is not activating my Iphone. I only see emergency calls only screen on the phone.

    Please help me with this.

    Thanks,

  • neil said:

    its because you have put a sim card in that is not supported (you need another sim card by a different network provider)

  • Milly said:

    I can't slide it just takes me to a website with
    Hhis guy in the snow please help

  • Patricia said:

    so you don't suggest me doing it? i got a new iPhone 4 haven't even had it a week yet. my friend was telling me i should jailbreak it. what do you think? if you want to reply just email me at SCHS_owls2012@yahoo.com thanks.

  • aj101 said:

    then u need to unlock mine did that if u unlock it DO NOT UPDATE UR IPHONE u will have to do it again but its not the jailbreak website its the update

  • aj101 said:

    whats wrong with it???

  • aj101 said:

    its good

  • erin said:

    i have an iphone 4 but i updated it to 4.3.5 is there a jailbreakme that i can use so i dont have to do it on the pc?

  • Kiran said:

    Unfortunately, the only option you have right now is "tethered jailbreak" @ 4.3.5 for which you have to use redsn0w on your PC.

  • Jess said:

    I have iPhone 4.3.3 will this work? If not what should I do to get Cydia?

  • Haleigh said:

    just go to jailbreakme.com and click free its the download for cydia

  • Aja Daughtry said:

    Is there a jialbreak me for the iOS 5.0.1. iPhone 4 available without connecting to a computer? If not yet will there be and when?

  • aren goh jing hao said:

    please help me to jailbreak my iphone 4( running ios 5.0.1)! is there any other ways because they said that my device is not supported! please help!

  • aren goh jing hao said:

    i have the same problem,please help me!

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  • kristy0412 said:

    I tried to jailbreak my iphone doing exactlly what was said and it sent me to a link like your devise can be tethered what is that I have an iphone 4 running 5.1. ISEE ALOT OF OTHER PEOPLE RUNNING THE SAME THING WHY WONT MINE WORK

  • Raed said:

    Redsnow.biz

  • Fab said:

    would it work if i dont want it anymore so blank my phone? would it be gone?

  • freddie rivera said:

    hello there!!
    yes its very simple to do so, just go to settings then go to notifications then you will see the icon message tap on that then it will show 3 figures of iphones on the bottom of each figure it will say none , banners , and alerts, click on the one that says none !! then your messages wont show anymore it only will show that you got one message or whatever amount of meaasges your receiving .

    i was having the same problem with my iphone now its fixed!!

    im sure it will work for you.
    if some reason it does not then go to any ATT&T store and ask for help. they were the ones to show me how to do so.

    good luck ..

    FREDDIE RIVERA!

  • Bob said:

    I went to jailbreakme.com but it does show the slide for me to start the jailbreak? Is it cause I have iPhone 4 with 6.0 updates? Please email me my options? Thank you!

  • telefon dinleme said:

    I do accept as true with all the ideas you’ve introduced on your post. They’re very convincing and will definitely work. Still, the posts are very brief for newbies. Could you please lengthen them a bit from next time? Thanks for the post.

  • Oscar said:

    Does it work on iOS 6.1.2??

  • Kaleb said:

    When I go to jailbreakme.com it’s says its not supported on my device what should I do

  • Kaleb said:

    Please help is this for 6.1.2 it’s says on jailbreakme.com that my device is not supported of its not for 6.1.2 how can I jailbreak my iphone 4 and get cydia

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