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With so many new features coming out and etc...why do people still jailbreak? Don't say because of free apps....because that makes it iilegal and that's not why jailbreak was made in the first place....I just can't see a reason to jailbreak can anyone convince me?
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theming? other apps that weren't allowed or never tried to be put on app store
 
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You need to jailbreak just to get a decent messaging app to change the text ringtone or have a signature. I like to change the default browser to Atomic which requires jailbreaking.
    
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I don't want to be limited to what Apple wants me to be able to do. Customization and free (legal) apps are well worth it. For instance, I have an app that allows me to block calls from numbers that aren't on my contact list. If I get a call from a telemarketer or somebody who has the wrong number, they go straight to voicemail.

It's perfectly legal to do, free, and it's not as locked down.
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I still don't see the point...you can do all that stuff already...and themes...who cares o.O I use the bubbles
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The only reason I can see...is to just get fullscreen on safari...which is atm the fastest browser possible at this time on the iphone.
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Originally Posted by IIMaxII View Post
I still don't see the point...you can do all that stuff already...and themes...who cares o.O I use the bubbles
Then don't jailbreak.
    
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I will jailbreak iOS5 for better folders, (Not the 16 limit or whatver it is), Themes, SBSettings (best app ever), gridlock, 5 colum springboard and 5 icon dock and a few others.

I've been jailbroken on my iPod Touch 2G since firmware 2.0, and apple has added most of the things that i used to use from the Jailbreak, but not all.
    
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post #9 of 15
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Originally Posted by IIMaxII View Post
I still don't see the point...you can do all that stuff already...and themes...who cares o.O I use the bubbles
Eh, it's your choice. I haven't seen a way to do what I mentioned for free through the real app store so jailbreaking is already well worth it for me.

Basically, I have everything to gain and nothing to lose. It's not like I lose access to the app store or my phone blows up, but I do get access to a wide range of free (and legal) apps.
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post #10 of 15
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I like sb settings which probably would be a reason for me to jailbreak...to not have to go to settings everytime to turn on/off 3g
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