iOS 14 Release: How to Prepare Your iPhone

Apple is all set to release iOS 14 for all compatible iPhones on September 16. And unlike the last couple of iOS updates, the latest edition of iOS is full of significant additions and tweaks. For starters, you get a brand new App Library, the ability to add widgets on the home screen, a native Apple Translate app, an option to change the default browser and email app, and many more hidden features. Before you hit the Download button in the Settings menu, you should go through the checklist for…

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Odyssey Jailbreak for iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 Released

CoolStar and his team today released the first public build of Odyssey jailbreak. The tool supports jailbreaking iPhones and iPads running iOS 13 – iOS 13.5. It is the “first jailbreak” that’s written almost entirely in Swift and offers a far superior experience than other existing jailbreak tools. The jailbreak tool uses an open source Procursus bootstrap and features full libhooker support for tweak injection to deliver optimum speed and reliability. Odyssey jailbreak supports jailbreaking the same set of devices as Unc0ver/checkra1n running iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 so it…

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First Odyssey Jailbreak Public Beta for iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 Released

The Odyssey jailbreak tool from Coolstar was in the news for all the wrong reasons even before its public release. The Unc0ver team had filed a DMCA notice to take down Coolstar’s GitHub repository for stealing their code. While the verdict on that is yet to be out, Coolstar has released the first public beta of Odyssey jailbreak. There’s nothing to get too excited about Odyssey jailbreak as it supports iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 on devices that are powered by A8-13 chips. This means almost all popular iPhone and…

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How to Downgrade iOS 14 Beta to iOS 13.5.1

Installed iOS 14 beta 1 on your iPhone and now looking to downgrade back to iOS 13.5.1 because some of the apps you use on a daily basis are not working? Apple might not provide a guide on how to downgrade your iPhone back to iOS 13 but worry not as we have you covered. The method to downgrade your iPhone back to iOS 13 remains the same if you have ever downgraded your iPhone to an older version of iOS before. However, before you start with the process, there…

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How to Install iOS 14 Beta For Free Without Developer Account

Apple did not release a beta profile for the iOS 13 beta last year. This time around though, the company has made the beta profile as well as the IPSW available for download to developers. This means you can get the iOS 14 beta 1 OTA update on your iPhone as well. Even better, you don’t really need to be a developer for this. You just need to get your hands on the beta profile. Installing iOS 14 Beta on iPhone: Things to Know Create a backup of your iPhone…

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How to Download and Install watchOS 7 Beta on Apple Watch

WWDC 2020 was the most important Apple developer event we’ve experienced in the past few years, and the company unveiled watchOS 7 for Apple Watches during the event. The first developer beta of watchOS 7 has been released along with developer beta versions of the new versions of Apple’s other platforms. You can follow this simple, step-by-step guide to install watchOS 7 developer beta release on your compatible Apple Watch. First and foremost, you must know that you can’t downgrade your Apple Watch from watchOS 7 to watchOS 6 by…

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You Can Jailbreak iOS 13.5.5 Beta 1 Using Unc0ver, Downgrading from iOS 13.5.1 Also Possible

Apple stopped signing iOS 13.5 after releasing iOS 13.5.1 last week. The company was quick to stop signing iOS 13.5 as there was a zero-day security exploit in it that allowed for jailbreaking it. If you want to jailbreak your iPhone but accidentally upgraded it to iOS 13.5.1, don’t loose hope as there’s still a way for you to jailbreak it. The zero-day security vulnerability in iOS 13.5 is also present in the iOS 13.5.5 beta 1 which Apple is still signing. So, if your iPhone is currently running iOS…

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PSA: Unc0ver Bug Could Automatically Update Your Jailbroken iPhone to iOS 13.5.1

Apple yesterday released the iOS 13.5.1 update to patch the 0-day vulnerability that was being used by Unc0ver for their jailbreak. If you value your jailbroken iPhone or iPad though, you should immediately turn off the automatic update feature of iOS 13 and then jailbreak your iPhone again. Pwn20wnd of Unc0ver team posted a message on Twitter confirming that there is a bug in the latest versions of Unc0ver which does the opposite of user preference for auto updates. This means, even if you have auto-update turned off, your iPhone…

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Apple Kills iOS 13.5 Jailbreak With New iOS Update

Apple today released the iOS 13.5.1 update less than a couple of weeks after it had released iOS 13.5 with some major changes and improvements. The update patches the 0-day vulnerability used by Unc0ver to jailbreak iOS 13.5. The team behind Unc0ver had updated their tool just last week to add support for iOS 13.5 jailbreak. This was the first time in years that the tool was using an 0-day security exploit for the jailbreak. This led to a very stable jailbreak experience, something which one could not say for…

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How to Disable Moving Faces in Group FaceTime Video Calls

Video call usage is skyrocketing. Almost every company out there including WhatsApp, Google Duo, Microsoft Teams, etc. are ramping their video call offering with new features and tweaks. Among them, FaceTime looks to be the default choice for iPhone users.  And why not? It’s easy to set up, offers adequate features, and up to 32 people can join a group video call on FaceTime. During group FaceTime video calls, Apple enlarges the tile of the person addressing the meetup. This feature is called Automatic Prominence and Apple does this to…

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