When you want to abandon your iPhone to other newly released smart phone, the first thing you need to do is deleting your personal and important data to avoid possible trouble. If the iPhone you are using is a jailbroken one, you can delete all data by using Erase All Content and Settings. Then all data on your iPhone will be deleted since the process will brick your iPhone and force you to restore it in iTunes. However, you will lose your Jailbreak in the same time. You may want to find a way to delete your iPhone data without losing jailbreak, right? Here I will share with you three ways to delete the jailbroken iPhone data without losing jailbreak.
Note: Please backup all important files before you delete data on your iPhone.
When it comes to jailbreak, things become a little difficult. If you ever made jailbreak and want to delete the data on your iPhone, the solution 1 is the best method for you. Here I recommend you the program – Wondershare SafeEraser, which enables you to delete all data on your jailbroken iPhone in just one click without jailbreak lose. You all can complete the task easily no matter whether you are experts or primary users. The program works well with iPhone 6S(Plus), 6(Plus), 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4.
At the very beginning, please get the program below and then install it on your computer. Please run it by double clicking to bring up the starting window. Then just follow me to accomplish the task step by step.
Step 1. Firstly, please connect your iPhone to your computer via a USB cable. The program will start to detect your iPhone immediately and then display it in the starting window.
Step 2. Now, please click “ERASE ALL DATA” in the window of the program And then click “Start” to continue. You need to manually enter a word to confirm that you want to delete the whole data on your iPhone (the deleted data can't be recovered by any recovery software).
Step 3. After this, the program will start to delete your iPhone data and settings for you. Please just wait for a few minutes. When the process completes, you can restart your iPhone and use it as a new one. Since your jailbreak still exists, you don't need to jailbreak it again.
This solution two is based on Semi-Restore, and it's only for iOS 5.0-8.x. If you're using other iOS versions, please turn to other solutions.
Step 1. Firstly, please get the package in the site and then unzip it. Then please run the EXE file present in it.
Step 2. Now, please connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable. Then please wait for a moment, the program will start to detect your iPhone as soon as possible.
Step 3. Please click on the button at the right of the progress bar and do the work following the description. During the process, your iPhone will be reboot for a few times. When it's complete, you can get a clean iPhone without any data, with a jailbroken iOS.
Here is the app iLEX RAT that can work on your iPhone, you can download it from the Cydia store. The app can not only help you to delete all data and stock apps and data from your jailbreak iPhone, but also can keep your jailbreak original. Please continue reading to learn detailed steps.
Step 1. Firstly, please download the app from the Cydia store and install the iLEX RAT on your iPhone Then please install MobileTerminal on your iPhone.
Step 2. Now, please respring your iPhone and run MobileTerminal to bring up the starting window. Then type rat in the command area. You will then see a long list of options in the starting window. To delete your iPhone data, you can choose the option 12.
Step 3. In the step, you need to confirm your choice by clicking on YES when the tool asks for your verification. Please wait for a few minutes, the app will reboot your iPhone when prompted to do so. After the process, you can get a new iPhone with no data exists except the iLEX RAT and stock apps.