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  • 8.6% of iPhones Jailbroken and Rising


    In their most recent newsletter Pinch Media (aficionados of iPhone app analytics) published statistics regrading jailbroken iPhones.

    Out of all the millions upon millions of iPhones out there 8.6% of them are jailbroken. That's up from the previous report of 8.43%. Jailbreaking is becoming more and more popular while Apple continues to release anti-jailbreaking propaganda. Pinch Media recorded that out of the nearly 1 million new devices they saw last week 17.1% were jailbroken.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: 8.6% of iPhones Jailbroken and Rising started by Cody Overcash View original post
    Comments 60 Comments
    1. Raptors's Avatar
      Raptors -
      wohho!! long live jailbreakingg!! lol thx for the info
    1. zsuns's Avatar
      zsuns -
      damnnnn looking at the numbers 8.6% is a **** load of jailbreakers.
    1. GHOSTYAIRO's Avatar
      GHOSTYAIRO -
      I was expecting more, I thought it was about 20% but if is increasing I think we're going to get there before apple realize its useless "jailbreak has to be ilegal" project. it's just that; useless
    1. cricketlang's Avatar
      cricketlang -
      spread the word people. jailbreaking is amazing most people i know will jailbreak just for Quickreply. lol
    1. tonester1's Avatar
      tonester1 -
      think about all the business men that buy this phone thinking its so amazing as is.. now only if they knew what jailbreaking was.. then the numbers would def increase
    1. exNavy's Avatar
      exNavy -
      Similar to the Mac versus PC stats.
    1. Sadhunni's Avatar
      Sadhunni -
      YAY for Jailbreak. If apple gives us more options (carriers), we dont have to go this way. I hope they realized that why we jailbreak our iphones because is cheaper for the same kind of service and i didnt mean the 3G service.
    1. feidhlim1986's Avatar
      feidhlim1986 -
      I expected it to be more. Apple's Anti-Jailbreaking propaganda only advertises Jailbreaking to more and more people.
    1. wolverinemarky's Avatar
      wolverinemarky -
      i have helped at least 10-15 of my friends jailbreak theres cause they were scared of it being too complicated lol. if apple wasnt so controlling there would be no need for jailbreaking but since there microsoft i mean apple lol jailbreaking is here to stay whooohoooo lets keep it goin
    1. ALL DAY's Avatar
      ALL DAY -
      Hell yeah! Let's stick it to the man!
    1. timbo's Avatar
      timbo -
      I'm a proud member of the 8.6%
      I want a cookie
    1. mikerlx's Avatar
      mikerlx -
      Serioulsy, thats a small percentage at the present time. If it were 40-55% then I would say wow. The iphone has only existed for almost 2 full years??
    1. timbo's Avatar
      timbo -
      purplerain really made jail breaking easy.... it will be missed
    1. rwin84's Avatar
      rwin84 -
      That means I am .0000000001%
    1. scoot3r90's Avatar
      scoot3r90 -
      Yeah I am surprised the numbers aren't larger..
    1. oscar25's Avatar
      oscar25 -
      How are they able to tell how many are jailbroken? Where did that stat come from? Just curious.
    1. timbo's Avatar
      timbo -
      Quote Originally Posted by oscar25 View Post
      How are they able to tell how many are jailbroken? Where did that stat come from? Just curious.
      I want a recount LOL
    1. scoot3r90's Avatar
      scoot3r90 -
      True how do they count. Maybe after you have jailbroken your phone and sync it, iTunes sends some information from your iPhone to Apple without us knowing...
    1. supreme-livin's Avatar
      supreme-livin -
      glad im not in that %91

      also thought the number for jailbreakers would be higher like 1 in 4 (%25)
    1. marys25's Avatar
      marys25 -
      thats awesome!..but i still think their might be more...