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How to Remove Uncover Jailbreak on iPhone

Remove Uncover Jailbreak
Written by Hassan Abbas

So, you guys have tried out the new Unc0ver jailbreak and also decided it is just not for you. Or maybe it’s time to sell your iPhone or iPad for a shiny upgrade as well. The good news is removing your jailbreak and then returning to stock iOS is also easy. In this article, we are going to talk about How to Remove Uncover Jailbreak on iPhone. Let’s begin!

If your handset is jailbroken with unc0ver and you have either decided that you revert to a vanilla version of iOS or that you also want to start over with a different jailbreak tool. Then it is important to know that the unc0ver jailbreak incorporates a mechanism for rolling your handset back to a pre-jailbroken state as well.

In this step-by-step tutorial, we will walk you through the steps necessary to delete the unc0ver jailbreak and all of its components from your iPhone or also iPad. This process is recommended over totally restoring your handset because it will preserve your valuable personal data as well. And makes sure that your device can still be jailbroken in the future if, in case, you happen to change your mind.

How to remove the unc0ver jailbreak on iPhone

If you have decided that you want to remove the unc0ver jailbreak and its components from your iPhone or iPad. Then you can also follow these simple steps to do so:

  • From the Home Screen, you need to launch the unc0ver app:
  • After the unc0ver app opens, then click on the Settings button at the top left:

Remove Uncover Jailbreak

  • Then toggle the Restore RootFS switch on:
  • Click on the Done button at the top right in order to return to the first page of the unc0ver app.
  • Next, click on the blue Restore RootFS button at the bottom of the app:
  • After the app finishes restoring the root filesystem, it tells you that it needs to reboot the device to finish it up. Then tap OK:

Remove Uncover Jailbreak

When the device turns back on, then Cydia will be removed from the Home Screen:

You can now delete the unc0ver app your device if you want to. We recommend leaving it just in case if you select to jailbreak again in the future.


Along with your root filesystem restored, you may now use your iPhone in an unjailbroken state as Apple intended you to. Or you can download and use a different compatible jailbreak tool as well. Keep that in mind that you can re-jailbreak with unc0ver at any time afterward.

Restoring the root filesystem is a great way to preserve your current version of iOS whenever removing a jailbreak. Because it makes sure the future jailbreak ability of your device. If you are selling your handset, then you can complete this tutorial. And then use the Reset option in your Settings app to restore your handset to factory settings without even updating the firmware on it. Jailbreakable handsets tend to rake in more money than their non-jailbreakable counterparts actually.


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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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