Are you planning to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad with iOS 9 on it?

Are you planning to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad with iOS 9 on it?
As the first untethered iOS 9 jailbreak by Pangu has now become a fact, we wanted to ask you if you plan on breaking the shackles of your newly-acquired Apple gear, such as the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, iPad Air 2, or any of the previous generations. Jailbreaking is not what it used to be, as Apple under Tim Cook has become more open and listening, but it still brings numerous new horizons to the otherwise somewhat restrictive iOS ecosystem.

Apple did introduce the long-awaited split-screen multitasking for its newest iPads, but if you have something older, a jailbroken iPad might be able to tap into the Cydia repos for precisely such functionality. As for the iPhone franchise, now that Apple is much more open when it comes to third-party widgets in the notification center, or alternative keyboards for your handset, it doesn't make as much sense to jailbreak as it did before. What do you think? Checkmark your choice below, and sound off in the comments.

Are you planning to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad with iOS 9 on it?

Yes
55.24%
No
44.76%

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58 Comments

1. Mitsjke

Posts: 29; Member since: Mar 28, 2015

Maybe if the jailbreak will make splitscreen availalble on older iPads...

2. Ninetysix

Posts: 2931; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Has been available for years. You living under a rock broski?

13. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

That's sad when you have to void your warranty to do something that other guys are already able to, don't you think?

21. nepalisherpa

Posts: 334; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

You do realize that restoring the phone in iTunes will bring it back to the original state with no trace of jailbreak, right? Also, besides customizing, jailbreak provides a lot more utilities that would also require root access on Android.

37. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

What does this have to do with me? Ah let me guess, it's hard to comprehend for you that this world has more than two operational systems for mobile phones, got cha.

40. nepalisherpa

Posts: 334; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

So, why don't you tell me then who the "other guys" are that can do this out of the box on mobile OS? Windows? Tizen? Blackberry OS? Or are you talking about Symbian? By the way, it's not "operational" system, it is "operating" system. Also, my reply has to do with you because you were the one who said that jailbreaking would void the warranty. My first part of the answer was a reply to you.

41. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Definitely blackberry that let's you have more than just two things running simultaneously (how I stream YouTube and text/send emails or even just lock my phone and leave YouTube running in the background) of course sailfish, it's much more like blackberry just not as hot as blackberry on specs and multitasking, even my lumia 1520 on developer preview would let you also run YouTube on the background, and of course windows RT and windows 8 (tablets) that also let you do a split screen. Look up operational system, operating system sounds grammatically incorrect, but it can still be referred all in all as operational system. Symbian letting me do multi screen? Wut? I downloaded an n9 skin to my pureview but it was still no n9 haha. All in all, not an android fan just like technology for what I deem best, and yes I have 4 operating systems (happy now? :) ) at my fingertips, and none of them are android or ios. Cheers.

45. nepalisherpa

Posts: 334; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

First of all, we are talking about tweaks/utilities that can do a lot of system level things. We are not talking about running two apps at the same time. We are not talking about running Youtube in the background. 2nd, Windows RT and Windows 8 can't be brought into this discussion 'cause we are talking about phones.

46. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Actually you asked me for operating systems period, the one that benefits mostly from this is the iPad anyway which isn't even a phone.

47. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Doesn't change the fact that you have to jailbreak to do things we all do out the box at the same price point. Its not the point you can restore it back. If I root a phone I can restore it back. But that isnt the point.

51. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

... What? You seriously can't be that dense can you? "Its not the point you can restore it back. If I root a phone I can rstore it back. But that isnt the point." ... Restoring an iPhone takes a few minutes and removes the jailbreak. You clearly do not know what you're talking about (once again.)

25. azimesmail

Posts: 264; Member since: Nov 23, 2014

Factory resetting will bring warranty back. I've taken my phone in to be replaced many times after jailbreaking.

38. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Exactly you have to backup your stuff, can't just take it like that to the store can we?

57. azimesmail

Posts: 264; Member since: Nov 23, 2014

What does that matter? Even if the phone isn't jailbroken, you have to back it up because they usually give you a replacement phone which doesn't have your stuff on it anyway.

58. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Doesn't change the fact that you have to void your warranty in the first place in order to do what others do by default.

59. azimesmail

Posts: 264; Member since: Nov 23, 2014

Does rooting not void warranty as well?

60. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

I guess it does I wouldn't know I don't own an android phone.

26. AlikMalix unregistered

You mean like getting app permissions to work? Get rid of bloat that's already not on iOS? Proper background task management - I remember you couldn't even install greenify without rooting. Some root their android just to get a smooth UI - something you ahould get when you pay for your new phone.

28. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

While I will always love Android deep down inside, this comment right here... +1 to you.

31. 8ozchickenbreast unregistered

Killem'

35. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Bloatware is on iOS and can't be removed. Most of the "issues" you listed are either ancient or from a cheap device. A lot of issues remain on iOS which needs exterminating, especially since you're paying for the phone.

44. AlikMalix unregistered

What bloat ware on iOS? There are no Verizon/AT&T apps, no third party developers apps pre installed, no redundant text, call, and App Store apps, no extra video players, no Amazon apps, no sport scores apps, no Samsung voice search trying to fight Google voice search for spotlight. Just Apple apps, and most can be removed from springboard/settings/sharing menu like they never existed. And no jailbreak/ root required.

50. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

New bloatwares (iOS9): find my friends and find my iphone. Apple creates more bloatware, Google reduces bloatware.

52. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

If you think Find My iPhone is bloatware then you might as well consider YouTube, Gmail and Google Play Store as bloatware as well.

53. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

People want those apps. No one wants find my friends and find my iphone. Maybe find my iphone is an exception but still there are many bloatwares on the iphone that can't be exterminated. He's talking as if iphones never had bloatware

36. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Come on malik you out of all people had a conversation with me that I'm not an android user, seriously, this world has more choices than ios and android.

42. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

He's insecure, that is why he often miscomprehends.

43. AlikMalix unregistered

Sorry dude, but on PA conversations automatically lead to android vs iOS. I wish there was more BB and WP involved users.

49. Bernoulli

Posts: 4358; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

You're good you're good, I get that you love your operating system, but don't assume stuff bro lol didn't you inquire about possibly getting a windows phone with me last time?

48. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

many people root becasue they want the features of their phone, yes without carrier and OEM bloat. So? That better than jailbreaking just to have native hardware capabilities. Basically its the same opposite evil. You have to break your phone to make it better on either side. Hwoever, here si the difference. We dont have to break our phones to make them do more. We brak them for even more control. Well those who do. Carrier bloat sucks. YES. Yes it is great the iPhone doesn't have it. But what do they offer to make up for that? NOTHING. Yes you dont have the bloat, you also dont have the capabilities and features either. So for you jailbreaking creates a winnign solution. With rooting, we already have a winning phone. We dont jailbreak to take better pictures, or to be able to change resolutions of photos, or to transfer any file type over BT and attach them to emails; because we can do that already. We root to do even more cusmizations. To try ROMS from 3rd parties that yes are more well balanced, dont include junk. The benefits of that junk though is this. We get a phone that si more expensive, but discounted do to the free advertsing that carriers and 3rd party app devs offer. Example, the Note 5 starts at $699, For $699 yes you get some US carrier bloat. If you dont want it, you can simply buy the International version which costs more. The bloat helps get a lower cost and why it has features the International versions dont have, like Samsung Pay for example. But we also get $200 in fre 3rd party apps...FULL VERSIONS...plus free trials of stuff at full versions for up to 90 days. So not only do we get to take the best photos out the box, have more storage, more features and more, we get free s**t too. What do you get with your phone? Half-ass specs? A camera that can't even beat a 8 month old camera, less RAM, less power, lesser battery-life, less features, less everything. So yes keep bragging about having less as if it is more. In our case, yes some OEM gives to much and its bad too. But I rather have more than less when we are paying the same cost. WAKEUP!!

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