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So I have an iphone 5 jailbroken on 8.1. My battery life for my phone isn't that good and I checked and apparently my iphone is eligible for a free battery replacement from apple. Would I need to restore my iphone and take it in to apple to get it replaced or should I just take it in jailbroken lol.

asked 29 Nov '14, 20:40

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closed 30 Nov '14, 14:41

I did the same 2nd October. I was on a JB 7.1.2. I had restored it to a normal 7.1.2 before ios 8 was released and handed it in for a battery change. After the change they had restored the phone and restored it to ios 8. They said that they had to do a complete restore and that Apple left them no choice. Now I was stuck on ios 8, fortunately I did not have to wait too long before the Pangu JB arrived.

(30 Nov '14, 06:42) younso younso's gravatar image

The question has been closed for being "Solved" by Celtanic, 30 Nov '14, 14:41

I'd back it up and then restore it, just to be on the safe side. My guess is they'll just hand you a refurb iPhone. I can't picture anyone in an Apple Store using a pentalobe driver.


answered 29 Nov '14, 20:42

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edited 29 Nov '14, 20:44

lol, hopefully i'll be able to keep this phone since i kept it in good condition but after i restore it and take it in would I still be able to jailbreak it (is apple still signing)?

(29 Nov '14, 20:45) Celtanic Celtanic's gravatar image

You can still jailbreak it, yes. TaiG released a jailbreak for 8.1.1 too.

(29 Nov '14, 21:28) iAdam1n ♦ iAdam1n's gravatar image

A piracy store created a jailbreak?

(30 Nov '14, 07:32) Hamza_ Hamza_'s gravatar image

Yes you would have to restore it. They would likely refuse to fix it and possibly void the warranty.


answered 29 Nov '14, 20:41

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