How to Wipe Jailbreak iPhone Without Losing Jailbreak
When using a jailbroken iPhone, deleting all data and settings by using Erase All Content and Settings will brick your iPhone and force you to restore it in iTunes. Then all data on your iPhone will be deleted, so will the jailbreak. Is there any way that you can use to delete iPhone data without losing jailbreak? Sure, there is. This article will show you 3 ways to deleted the jailbroken iPhone data without losing jailbreak.
Solution 1: One click to wipe your iPhone without losing jailbreak (Recommended)
As to the jailbreak, it's a little complicated and asks users to be tech-savvy. If your iPhone has been jailbroken and you only want to deleted the data on it, this way is perfect for you. With this iPhone data cleaner program, you can delete all data on your jailbroken iPhone with one click and without losing jailbreak. It's perfect for all people using iPhone 7, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, no tech skill required at all.
First of all, Download iPhone Cleaner, then install it on your computer. Then get your iPhone and a USB cable prepared. Then follow the steps below.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. Then it will be detected by the program.
Step 2. Click Erase All Data in the window of program.
Step 3. Directly click Start to continue.
Step 4. You need to manually enter a word to confirm that you want to deleted the whole data on your iPhone (the deleted data can't be recovered by any recovery software). Then go ahead.
Step 5. After confirming your need, the program begins deleting your iPhone data and settings now.
The deleting process will take you some time. Just keep your iPhone connected and wait for a moment. When it's complete, you can restart your iPhone and use it as a new one. Of course, you don't need to jailbreak it again.
Solution 2: Wipe your iPhone data without losing jailbreak (Only for iOS 5.0-6.1.2)
This solution is based on Semi-Restore, and it's only for iOS 5.0-6.1.2. If you're using other iOS versions, please don't follow this guide. You can download it by clicking the link provided ahead.
Step 1. Unzip the package that you've downloaded and run the EXE file present in it.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone to the computer and wait for a moment, until the program detects it.
Step 3. Click on the button at the right of the progress bar and do the work following the description.
Step 4. During the process, your iPhone will be reboot a few of times. When it's complete, you can get a clean iPhone with no data, but a intact jailbroken iOS.
Solution 3: Delete iPhone data without losing jailbreak (only for an jailbroken iPhone)If you're looking for an app working on your iPhone, you can try iLEX RAT, which can be downloaded from the Cydia store. What you should know is that this app can help to deleted all data but stock apps and data from your jailbroken iPhone, but it does keep your jailbreak original. If this is what you need, please move forward.
Step 1. Download and install the iLEX RAT on your iPhone from the Cydia store.
Step 2. Then you need to find and install MobileTerminal on your iPhone, searching it in the Cydia store.
Step 3. Respring your iPhone and run MobileTerminal.
Step 4. Type rat in the command area. Then a long list of options will be presented. To delete your iPhone data, you can choose the option 12.
Step 5. Confirm your choice by clicking on YES when the tool asks for your verification.
Step 6. Wait for the process to finish, and reboot your iPhone when prompted to do so.
When your iPhone is reboot, almost everything on it has been deleted except the iLEX RAT and stock apps.
Lincoln Spector, is a senior editor for giveumore studio and is enjoying discovering most useful Tips and Tricks in the iOS world.
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