The upcoming device from Apple, iOS 5 is yet to have an untethered jailbreak and, as a matter of fact, a tethered jailbreak is another form of a bummer. Although, the hackers of iPhones have progressed a lot, there may still lag some time before the official release on an untethered jailbreak. But, till the time it arrives, here are the ways to cope up with the issue.
The applications of Jailbreak inserted in a lot of lacking functionalities into iOS 4, but since the release of iOS 5, most of the jailbreak features have been integrated into the iOS devices by default settings. The latest version of mobile operating system released by Apple is offering a lock screen alert feature, a notification drawer, and cloud service backup, along with several other features also that almost took the jailbreaking issues to a pointless situation. However, there still persist some aspects which cannot be performed on a jailed iDevice, but below mentioned are some of the ways through which the user can tide him over while on the wait.
Customization of Home Screen
When any iDevice is jailbroken, the user can always alter the user interface in a variety of ways. moreover, the user can also make it look quite identical to the Mac OS X Lion. While this aspect is not present in the cards played for jailbroked devices, there can be considerable rate of customization that can be added in nonetheless. The most obvious starting point can be to select a nice lock as well as wallpaper for the home screen as this functionality has been built right into iOS. much credit should be given to the handy program of iExplorer, through which the user can also change the icons of their applications as well. Although, the process requires some work to be done and is certainly cannot be considered as straightforward as simply applying a great, theme that has been pre-made. On the other hand, it will also allow the user so as to fully customize the way your device appears to be making the aspect of jailbreaking very dim.
Share The Data Connection Of Your iPhone
Providing a jailbreaking option to your iPhone or iPad 3G enables the user to make use of their favorite data tethering application, The applications of PDANet, or the quite worthy runner-up MyWi, both have the ability to turn the particular device within the pocket Wi-Fi router so that the user can also share its connection with several other operating systems along with other devices. Moreover, the application is extremely helpful in case the user is deprived of an Internet connection. It is also very low priced as compared to the making of the payment to the carrier offering the service at around $20 per month.
Utilization Of Text Expansion
The feature of text expansion is most liked as it tends to save a lot of time that is spending on typing. Moreover, it is also very useful in a mobile operating on the technology of touch screen in which the typing aspect is a bit slowed down. The utility Xpander of jailbreaking turned out to particularly surprising as it has the feature of expanding the text onto the device, whereas, the function of TextExpander is designed to only be compatible with applications that supports it. Talking about the iOS 5, the feature of text expansion is in-built. The user is now able to configure some shortcuts of typing including any type of triggers the user requires. This app bear’s quite resemblance with the Xpandr’s functionality, that considers the utility of jailbreak pretty much irrelevant.
Playing of Retro Video Games
Playing of older video games is another reason for having a jailbreak in the mobile device system of Apple Inc. The community of jailbreak has evolved a wide range of emulators that can be operated on all iDevices and has the ability to play many of the favorite as well as classic games. However, Apple is not much fond of making emulators as they have an associated possibility of copyright infringement on the part of their users but, still there may be some applications to tide up while the jailbreak in iOS 5 is awaited.