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I'm trying to find a way to disable apps from rendering web pages via the UIWebView. I tried doing a variety of things, but couldn't figure it out. How do...
01-10-2013, 10:15 PM #1Prevent apps from loading Webkit or UIWebView content
I'm trying to find a way to disable apps from rendering web pages via the UIWebView. I tried doing a variety of things, but couldn't figure it out. How do apps load the webkit library? Is this done dynamically? I tried renaming the folder /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/WebCore.framework to see if that would have an effect, but it didn't. Heck, I even deleted the folder (backing it up first, of course), but 3rd party apps could still render web pages.
Where exactly on the filesystem are the libraries stored?
02-04-2013, 11:07 AM #2
08-05-2013, 08:03 PM #3
I also would like to know how this is done… bump
12-26-2013, 07:25 PM #4
I think it's an extremely difficult task to do. UIWebView is part of the UIKit.framework (http://bit.ly/1g5fsSO) so you can't disable that framework without killing your phone. In iOS7 frameworks are stored under /System/Library/Frameworks
There may be a way to disable to disable the webkit rendering engine elsewhere though.