Difference Between Jailbreaking and Rooting
Jailbreaking vs Rooting
Jailbreaking and Rooting are often heard now a days when we talk about Mobile devices. Most of the mobile devices can be Jailbreaked or Rooted based on whether the device is running on iOS or Android. Both are process applied on devices to gain full access (root access) there by unlocking all the features and using them. Jailbreak is to iOS devices whereas Rooting is to Android Devices. Check out more and specific Differences between Jailbreaking and Rooting.
- Jailbreaking term used when unlocking any device running on Apple’s iOS Operating System.
- Jailbreaking is a process that allows iOS powered device to get gain full access (root access) to unlock all features of the said operating system, thereby removing limitations imposed by Apple.
- The devices that can be Jailbreaked are devices running on iOS such as iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Apple TV.
- Some successfull tools to Jailbreak Apple Device running on iOS are PwnageTool, Redsn0w, Sn0wbreeze, Blackra1n, Greenpois0n, GeoHot, SHAtter, Limera1n.
- Most of the above tools latest version can Jailbreak iOS 4.3.1
- Rooting term used when unlocking any device running on Google’s Android Operating System.
- Rooting is a process that allows users of cellphones, and other devices, running the Android operating system to attain privileged control (known as “root access”) within Android’s Linux subsystem.
- The devices that can be Rooted are devices running on Android Operating System such as Nexus One and Nexus S.
- Some successfull tools to Jailbreak Apple Device running on iOS are CyanogenMod.
- Most of the above tools latest version can Root Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread OS
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