Jailbreak iPhone Problems That You Must Know before Planning a Jailbreak
|April 23, 2011||Posted by admin under Hacks, Problems|
Jailbreaking iPhone is one of the most attractive activities for quite a lot of iPhone users because it allows you to use your iPhone on any GSM network, you can have cool apps for jailbroken iPhones, your phone comparatively works faster and so on, but always remember that there are some drawbacks of jailbreaking too. Here is the list of problems that can occur to your jailbroken iPhones anytime, so keep them in mind before deciding to get your iDevice jailbroken or if you already did it you may think of reversing the process.
1- With a jailbroken iPhone you may experience “bricking.” Bricking makes your phone unusable and requires a complete restore to make it functional again. Well, it’s not a big deal, you can get it a quick fix, but it does serve as a deterrent.
2- Although it is legal to jailbreak iPhone, it voids your phone’s warranty and without a valid warranty, Apple will not cover any damages or other malfunctions related to your phone.
3- So if you have the tendency to break Apple products or have buggy experiences with your device, you might want to reconsider.
4- Jailbreaking allows you to enjoy extended use of 3G which will certainly drain out the bandwidth, and you will be charged for it from service provider.
5- iOS and jailbreak methods get constant updates and so you may find many apps buggy. But it is not a big deal as solutions for these bugs are also being updated constantly.
6- According to MacRumors, the jailbreaking process allows hackers to remotely plant malware onto a user’s device. So can be a big security concern.
Do rethink before jailbreaking your iPhone, if any of the above is your concern. Else, enjoy the jailbroken iPhone and reverse the process whenever you want!