Did you know that Cydia Eraser was recently updated to enable iOS users to unjailbreak iOS 9.3.3? It’s a blessing in disguise for someone who wants to remove jailbreak from the device, but want to do a jailbreak in the future, and still want to be on a compatible firmware.

How to Unjailbreak iPhone

Cydia Eraser, previously known as CydiaImpactor, is popular among veteran jailbreakers who know its function. Newbies should know that it takes you back to the iOS stock version that you were jailbroken on initially. You’ll read how to use it to unjailbreak iPhone running iOS 9.3.3 firmware.

That means iOS 9.3.3 will be wiped from your device, so all internal mods and files will go back as they were organized by Apple. It doesn’t take long for Cydia Eraser to release you from the sticky spot you’ve been trapped in.

remove jailbreak from iphone

With the release of iOS 9.3.5, it’s not long before Apple stops signing iOS 9.3.3, so if your iDevice faces a software-related issue were you’d need to do an iTunes restore, so you have to restore to iOS 9.3.4, so the jailbrea will be lost. However, you can use new Cydia Eraser to go back to the same firmware and a stock-like-state as the firmware you have will be jailbreak compatible.

Steps to Unjailbreak iOS 9.3.3 with Cydia Eraser

  1. Open Cydia on iDevice and go to “Search” section.
  2. Search “Cydia Eraser”, and select it when it shows up. You don’t need to add any extra repositories.
  3. Install Cydia Eraser just like you install a Cydia tweak.
  4. After finishing, a new app called “Eraser” will appear on the Home screen. Open it.
  5. Cydia Eraser will provide extra information about the provided functionality. It will say that it will “destroy all data on your device, revert all changes to files on the device, remove the jailbreak, and return it to stock. While preserving your iOS version.” Read it and tap “erase all data, unjailbreak device” button at the bottom to unjailbreak iOS 9.3.3 on iPhone.
  6. Select “Erase All” when prompt appears.
  7. The device will reboot many times during the process. Let it happen that way, and don’t attempt to manually restart or reboot the device.

Unjailbreak iPhone with Cydia Eraser

After Cydia Eraser ends it processes, you’ll see the familiar looking screen, and be able to setup iDevice from scratch, and even restore from an old backup. That’s all what is needed to unjailbreak iOS 9.3.3 on iDevices.

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Stephan Popov
When iDevice users experience problems with the iOS software or unlocking, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My passion is providing answers to your problems. I help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users by recommending fixes for common iOS bugs and tools that improves your experience. I conduct in-depth research for every topic i cover on this blog, to ensure that I cover everything Apple users need to troubleshoot their issues. When not writing for UnlockBoot, i enjoy swimming in my backyard pool. P.S. i prefers the Maldives for holidays. Connect with me on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.