How-to Remove Jailbreak from iPhone 4

In my last article i explained how you can Delete Jailbreak Apps from your device using Cydelete , a free to download jailbreak utility that can delete any jailbreak application just like a normal app downloaded from App store .

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In this tutorial I will explain how you can remove jailbreak from your device and delete all jailbreak apps along with Cydia .

Steps to remove jailbreak :

  1. Download latest version of iTunes on your Mac or PC
  2. Connect your device to your computer and sync your device to back up all data , contacts and settings
  3. Now click on Restore button as shown in the image below to restore your phone to factory settingsdelete jailbreak
  4. Your device will now restart for the changes to take place . Sync your phone with iTunes to get back all data and settings previously stored in the device .

Following the steps above you can remove all instances of jailbreak from your device.

UPDATE 17/01/2015

As time moves on, new hardware comes out and new versions of the iOS firmware are released as well. With each new version comes a new jailbreak, one that most people are eager to try out. While the above method will still work on some versions, those of you running the later jailbreaks on more recent versions of iOS should visit our updated pages for more information on how to remove the jailbreak from your device. For iOS 7, check here and for iOS 8, updated instructions can be found here.

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