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How to Jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 on iPhone 4 using RedSn0w [Windows]

This time the dev-team simultaneously released jailbreak tools for iOS 4.3 for both Windows as well as Mac users. This tutorial will help you jailbreak iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS using Redsn0w on Windows. This jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 is untethered.

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Fix: “iTunes Cannot Read the Contents of the iPhone” Error

A lot of users have asked us in the CAG help forum to help with the iTunes error “iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPhone. Go to the Summary tab in iPhone preferences and click Restore to restore this iPhone to factory settings.” No matter how many times you restore it doesn’t help. Here’s a simple fix to get rid of this error.

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How to Untethered Jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 on iPhone 4/3GS using PwnageTool [Mac]

If you had been waiting to upgrade to iOS 4.3.1 due to the lack of a stable jailbreak solution, your wait is now over. We just informed you about Dev-team’s release of an untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1. This tutorial will show you how to jailbreak iPhone 4 running iOS 4.3.1 using PwnageTool on Mac.

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3 Ways to Recover Lost iPhone Passcode

When ever we talk about safety, we always suggest that you should have a strong password. Even for mobile phone, it’s good to have a passcode so that no one but you, can access your phone data.  Though It’s very much possible that someday you can’t seem to remember the password of your iPhone and you are locked out. With our usual email, social network logins you simply click “Forgot my Password” and follow through the steps to restoring access to your account. But what do you do when you have set a “Restrictions Passcode” on your phone a few months ago when you bought your phone and now no matter what you do, you can’t seem to remember what is the passcode you had set earlier..

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For many of us smart phones are a very integral part of our daily lives. Losing your passcode of your iPhone might seem like the end of the world. Don’t break your head against the wall now because the steps to restoring access to your account are quite simple. You have a couple of solutions to consider and we have compiled these ‘solutions’ for you.

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Solution 1

You can restore your iPhone as a new device through iTunes. But you won’t be able to restore it from a previous backup because the lost password would be saved in the backup.

Solution 2

The second option is to restore your phone using the Mac OS X Tool – iPhone/iPod Touch Backup Extractor located here!

Step 1: Download iPhone Backup Extractor, open it and let it extract itself. You will then want to click ‘Read Backups’. A list of your previous backups should now populate. Just select the backup that you want to extract the passcode from.

Step 2: You should now be looking at a list of apps that have been backed up. Scroll all the way to the bottom and click ‘iOS Files’, and then ‘Extract’. I recommend extracting it to your desktop so you can find it easily.

Step 3: Extraction will take a minute. Once completed, open the folder it created called ‘iOS Files’. Look for the file named ‘com.apple.springboard.plist’, and open it up.

Step 4: As you scroll down this list of properties, you should see a key titled ‘SBParentalControlsPin’ and to the right of it a value. This is what your Passcode is, enter it in your iDevice, and thank Simon Blog for sharing this little tidbit with us.

Jailbroken Users Note

You can also locate your lost iPhone passcode via SSH. All you have to do is navigate to ‘var/mobile/Library/Preferences’.

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Have you ever got into such situation where you have lost your iPhone passcode? If not, you are lucky but you should bookmark this post for saving yourself in such situation.

How to Copy Music and Videos from iPhone to iTunes on Windows or Mac

This tutorial will show you how to transfer music from iPhone to your Computer using a free software. No need to purchase any premium app for this. Works on Windows as well as Mac. This comes handy when you want to sync your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to a new computer without losing all the previous sync data.

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How to Get Refund for iPhone App Purchased Accidentally

In case you purchased an iPhone app by mistake or it does not work properly you can claim a refund from Apple by using this tutorial. Apple cares a lot about its customers and if you have a genuine reason then you will be able to return the iPhone app and get refund. This approach will also work for apps purchased using iPad or iPod Touch – any iOS device in general.

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How to Redownload Purchased Apps from the App Store [iOS]

Unlike the iTunes Store content (music/video), the App Store purchases can be downloaded an unlimited number of times. This guide will show you how to redownload purchased apps from the App Store on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Mac/PC. This will work for both free and paid apps alike.

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