Unjailbreak iOS 10-10.2 and Remove Cydia with OSRestoreXTerm

Developer Nathan has just released an update for OSRestoreX. Here’s how to use it to unjailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod on iOS 10-10.2.

OSRestoreX Updated to Version 1.3

As you know, OSRestoreX leaves Cydia and some other jailbreak files after the semi-restore process. The new version by developer Nathan aims to fix that issue once and for all.


Version 1.3 completely removes Cydia and also has a much neater code. It is compatible with the following jailbreak tools –

For the uninitiated, OSRestoreXTerm will remove Cydia, tweaks and all user data. This will leave you with a brand spanking new device.

Nathan will only maintain the Terminal package (manual) instead of the main package (automatic). However, you can still use that package to unjailbreak your device.

Which Firmware are compatible with OSRestoreXTerm?

Here’s a list of iOS 10 firmware versions that are compatible with this utility.

  • 10.0.1
  • 10.0.2
  • 10.0.3
  • 10.1
  • 10.1.1
  • 10.2

How to Unjailbreak iOS 10-10.2 and Remove Cydia with OSRestoreXTerm

Step 1 Install Coolstar’s Stashing on your device. If you don’t know how to do this, follow this tutorial. Stashing allows OSRestoreXTerm to perform the clean-up quickly because all your jailbreak files and libraries are present in a single folder.

Step 2 Download and install OSRestoreXTerm package from https://nathanaccidentally.us/.

Step 3 Uninstall all Cydia tweaks except the default ones. You can leave the default tweaks intact because OSRestoreXTerm will automatically remove all the default Cydia tweaks.

Step 4 Perform a backup of your data (this step is optional).

Step 5 SSH into your iPhone, iPad or iPod with Dropbear over USB. Follow this tutorial to SSH into your device.

Step 6 Once the connection is established, enter the following command –


Step 7 Wait for OSRestoreX to finish the clean-up process. Once it’s over, go to Settings > General > Reset and select the Erase All Content and Settings option and confirm.

That’s all there’s to it. Your device will be fully cleaned up now. If you run into errors while using this utility, read this FAQ.

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