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jailbreak

To remove restrictions on a device. See jailbreaking.
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Adding forensic support for devices running iOS 9 enables experts extract information from compatible jailbroken devices, and allows performing physical acquisition of devices carrying no passcode lock (providing that a jailbreak can be installed).
Physical acquisition can be performed for the following models if they are running iOS 5, all versions of iOS 6, or iOS 7 and are jailbroken, or if jailbreak code can be installed by the investigator:
iPhone 4S, 4C, 5, 5C; iPad 2-4, iPad Mini; iPod Touch 4-5: if already jailbroken, or jailbreak can be installed (passcode known or not set).
A number of malware incidents have occurred in the jailbroken devices and this is one thing that you might need to consider before you jailbreak your device.
iPhone 4S and 5, iPad 2-4 can only be acquired if jailbroken or unlocked so that jailbreak code could be installed.
Remember your phone needs to be jailbroken for you to get this particular tweak.
Apart from that, you are now good to go and enjoy your jailbroken device.
As for compatibility with Cydia, where apps and tweaks for jailbroken iPhones and iPads are sourced from, there should be some tolerable glitches to be encountered.
There are a wide array of tethering apps for jailbroken devices like the TetherMe and the PDANet being popular options.
All they need to so is plug in their device to the computer, disable their lock screen, run the program and after all is said and done your device will be jailbroken.
A lot of them are still on iOS 6, with others deliberately choosing to stay on their evasi0n jailbroken iOS 6.