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Why Jailbreak Your iPhone? Reasons to Jailbreak New iPhone 3.0

written by: dipima•edited by: DaniellaNicole•updated: 6/25/2009

Thousands of iPhone users vow for iPhone jailbreak while others still oppose it. Jailbreaking your iPhone lets you install whatever you want on your iPhone. Read on to know more about jailbreaking iPhone and the new iPhone 3.0 jailbreak.

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    What is Jailbreaking?

    The simple meaning of jailbreaking your iPhone is to allow other third party applications to be installed on your iPhone. It is interesting to find out that iPhone App Store incorporates hundreds of thousands of applications, which are really great. However, there are certain applications banned or unavailable in the App Store. This is where jailbreaking is reason enough to be considered seriously. When you jailbreak your iPhone, you get to download any third party applications you want.

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    Usability of iPhone 3.0 Jailbreak

    Jailbreaking your iPhone does not mean unlocking it, it simply means you can add more features while making your iPhone risk free. Apple's restrictive policies prevent iPhone users from downloading several applications. For instance, if you are already bored with the standard iPhone icons, you can jailbreak your iPhone to get your iPhone a complete new look and feel. If you jailbreak your iPhone, you can use Winterboard to get numerous cool theme wallpapers. You can even put video playing as your iPhone wallpaper.

    With the latest 3.0 firmware update on OSX platform for the first time, jailbreaking application becomes much easier for iPhone users. iPhone 3.0 runs the non-approved links (or jailbreak). Now users can get most of the iPhone applications previously available only through jailbreaking. It includes video recording, MMS, and much more. Sounds great, isn't it?

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    3.0 Jailbreak Benefits

    Jailbreaking is practiced by many iPhone users. Some users disapprove or fear harm to their iPhone, but a lot of Jailbreakers can actually fix some of the bugs. A more common issue is that Apple does not allow you to open more than nine pages of applications on your iPhone. Even if you install more iPhone applications, you will not be able to run them. But with jailbreaking, things are a lot more comfortable. You can install as many apps as you want in your iPhone and arrange them in different folders for easy viewing. The latest 3.0 firmware is much more than a simple jailbreak. You get all the features you wanted previously through jailbreaking. The new version includes both the applications as well as jailbreak. That means you have more items to enjoy on your iPhone now!

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    The idea behind jailbreaking your iPhone is to make you take control of your device. As a jailbreaker, it is you who decides what to do with your iPhone, and not Apple. After all, it's YOUR phone. iPhone users should be happy to know that most of the applications are eventually upgraded with the status of free applications. That means you may not even have to jailbreak your iPhone. In that case, most possibly you would like to keep your iPhone as it is, without any jailbreak. The choice is yours.