How to delete Yalu Jailbreak iOS 10.2 and Cydia – Without Restoring Using OSRestoreX
Read ahead to find out how to delete Yalu Jailbreak iOS 10.2 and Cydia from your iOS device without using OSRestoreX for restoring
When you first jailbreak your device, it is a very exciting experience. You get to download iPA file hacks and interesting Cydia tweaks and enter a whole new world.
But after a while your device starts slowing down during important processes and it gets annoying as it creates many issues.
Sadly while restoring your device you cannot again re-jailbreak it. That’s because your device gets updated to the latest firmware and it is not jailbreak-able.
But here we have good news for you if you have been trying to remove jailbreak from your device and restoring it while keeping the same firmware. There is a Cydia package which allows you to remove iOS 10 Yalu jailbreak from your iOS device and keep the same firmware you have and also restores all your data.
So read ahead to learn how to delete Yalu Jailbreak and Cydia while staying on the same firmware version:
Things to Remember:
A few things to keep in mind to apply before you begin the process to delete Yalu jailbreak:
- When you begin this method, it will erase all the data on your jailbroken device. Before you begin you have to make sure that you take a complete back up of your files. You can do that using 3u Tools or iClouds.
- If you have an App Admin installed you will have to uninstall it first for this to be successfully done.
- If you have Stashing installed from another repo before, remove it and install the Stashing from Coolstar’s repo. – we will tell you how to download it in the guide below
Now let’s get to the quick and easy step by step tutorial on how to delete iOS 10.2 jailbreak and Cydia without restoring using OSRestoreX:
How to Delete Yalu Jailbreak and Cydia
without restoring OSRestoreX:
Launch Cydia on your device
Now go to the Sources tab. There tap on Edit and press Add. Enter this URL there: http://coolstar.org/publicrepo
Now that you have added the source you have to add another source. Do that using the following URL:
Go to the Search tab. There search for “Stashing for iOS 9.2 – 10.2”. Open this package then tap on the install button to start the installation process on to your iOS device.
Once you have installed this package on to your device go back the Search tab and again search for “OSRestoreX”. Tap on the package to open and tap on the install button. After the installation begins the process of removing the jailbreak also begins
Once the OSRestoreX package has finished installing Cydia will close and you will return to your devices Home screen. Then go to device Settings and tap on General. There scroll to the bottom and tap on Reset.
Tap on the “Erase All Content and Settings” button and confirm to proceed with the process. The reset progress is displayed with the Apple boot logo on the screen and a progress bar.
Now all your data has been erased and your device will reboot. A white welcome screen will be displayed where you can go on proceeding with the initial setup and restore from a back up or start afresh.
There and it’s done! You have now successfully removed the iOS 10 Yalu jailbreak and Cydia from your iPhone / iPad along all the installed Cydia tweaks while not changing your current iOS device firmware. Continue enjoying re-jailbreaking your iOS device using Yalu and stock iOS.
We hope this article was helpful. Good luck.