Downgrade to iOS 9.1 No Longer Possible

If you want to downgrade to iOS 9.1 on your iPhone, that’s unfortunately no longer possible, as Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.1 for all devices.

This comes about two weeks after iOS 9.2 was released, which isn’t surprising, as Apple usually closes up older versions of iOS about a week or two after a new version has released.

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The iOS 9.2 update wasn’t a major one by any means, but it did come with a handful of bug fixes, security enhancements, and performance improvements for those who’ve been having some issues with their iPhones and iPads. iOS 9.2 was released to fix some of these lingering problems.

However, even a new version that supposed to fix problems has the possibility of just creating more problems, which is why users can unofficially downgrade to the previous version without much fuss. The only trick is to do it sooner rather than later, since Apple closes that window shortly after a new version is released.

iOS 9.1 came with new emojis, including the middle finger emoji.

iOS 9.1 came with new emojis, including the middle finger emoji.

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Jailbreakers usually take the biggest hit from this, which was the case when iOS 9.1 released. iOS 9.1 patched up the jailbreak exploits, meaning users had to stay on iOS 9.0.2 in order to jailbreak. Those who accidentally updated could downgrade quickly, but after Apple closed the signing window on iOS 9.0.2, users could no longer downgrade if they wanted to, meaning they wouldn’t be able to jailbreak their devices.

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It’s not as drastic this time around, as neither iOS 9.1 nor iOS 9.2 are jailbreakable, so you’d really only have the desire to downgrade if you were experiencing issues on iOS 9.2.

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Of course, if you are having problems with iOS 9.2, there are some fixes you can try that could alleviate the issue and get your iPhone running back in optimal condition.

If you’re looking forward to an iOS 9.2 jailbreak, join the club. One isn’t available yet and we’re not quite sure when we’ll see it, but it has been rumored several times already. It’s been said that an iOS 9.2 jailbreak is fairly close to releasing, but isn’t quite ready yet.

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It’s important to know that most jailbreak dev teams like to keep their mouths shut when it comes to spilling out any details about the jailbreak they’re working on, and usually it’s a surprise release whenever a jailbreak does come out. We expect that to remain the same with the iOS 9.2 jailbreak, but it is interesting how it’s been rumored over the last couple of weeks.

Best iOS 9 Cydia Tweaks: The Ultimate Collection for iOS 9.3.3

Best iOS 9 Cydia Tweaks

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Best iOS 9 Cydia Tweaks

Activator

One of the most popular jailbreak tweaks of all time is Activator, and it's easy to see why. Activator allows you to set up automations as well as shortcuts for all sorts of different actions, like automatically turning on your alarms for the next day and even changing songs using the volume buttons.

This is especially true now that Activator works on iOS 9.3.3, so you can combine it with everything that Appl has added to iOS 9 and iOS 9.3.3.

AppDrawer

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One of the best features of Android is the app drawer, where all of your installed apps appear when you bring it up. Something like this is awesome, since you don't have to have all of your apps on the home screen, and now the feature is on iOS through Cydia thanks to AppDrawer.

Browser Changer

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Do you use a web browser on your iPhone other than Safari? Then it might be nice to actually change iOS's default browser to your preferred one using Browser Changer. This means that any links from other apps will now open in the web browser of your choice and not just default to Safari.

Bytafont 3

iOS 9 comes with the new San Francisco font, but if you're not a huge fan of it, you can use Bytafont 3 to change the font to whatever you want. The possibilities are endless here.

DeleteForever

Not a big fan of the Recently Deleted folder in the Photos app? While there isn't an iOS 9 Cydia tweak to get rid of the folder, you can at least bypass it altogether when deleting a photo.

DeleteForever will allow you to permanently delete photos with one swoop, rather than deleting a photo and then having to delete it again from the Recently Deleted folder.

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