Here is a quick method to delete the Yalu iOS 10 / iOS 10.2 jailbreak using iCloud without losing the jailbreak compatible iOS firmware version on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Yalu102 jailbreak for iOS 10 / 10.2 is only available in semi-tethered beta state, which means certain errors, bugs, and issues are to be expected after installing it on your device. Different kinds of errors are bring reported by the users of Yalu iOS 10 jailbreak. Some say that device enters into a bootloop all of a sudden, other users are having problems with installing jailbreak tweaks, apps and exploits, while on some devices apps keep crashing unexpectedly or not opening at all. Using a beta version of iOS jailbreak can also slow down your device over time.
The one recommended solution for all these issues with Yalu102 Jailbreak is to remove it from your device and reinstall it afresh. But there is one issue with deleting Yalu jailbreak that it could lead to automatic firmware update on your device, which means when you remove Yalu102 jailbreak, iOS will be updated to latest iOS 10.3 stock firmware for which there is no jailbreak available. Yalu jailbreak works on only iOS 10, 10.1.1 and iOS 10.2 versions. Therefore, it important that you know how to safely delete iOS 10 Yalu jailbreak without restoring your device to keep on using the same firmware version which is jailbreak compatible.
Precaution is better than cure and it holds true for iOS jailbreak as well. That’s why we suggest that you use only those tweak on iOS 10 jailbreak that are compatible with it to avoid issues later on. Here is a list of all iOS 10 – iOS 10.2 compatible jailbreak tweaks.
However, if it’s too late and you are already facing issues with the Yalu jailbreak on your device, then see the guide below to learn how to easily remove the iOS 10 jailbreak using iCloud without restoring to the latest firmware. This method seems to have worked for quiet a few Reddit users.
Important Note: The tutorial below will wipe out all currently installed data from your iOS device, so create a backup using iTunes or iCloud before starting.
How To Safely Delete Yalu Jailbreak on iOS 10 – iOS 10.2 Without Restoring Firmware To The Latest Version
There are two ways to remove Yalu102 iOS 10 jailbreak. We have already shared how to get delete Yalu Jailbreak using OSRestoreX in previous guide, see the link below for it. Do that OSRestoreX method is considered safer than the iCloud method mentioned below. But if it doesn’t work for you, then see the step below to delete Yalu jailbreak without restoring your device to non-jailbreak supported iOS version.
Steps To Removing iOS 10/10.2 Yalu Jailbreak Using iCloud
Step 1 – Before starting, make sure to manually delete as many jailbreak tweaks as you can from Cydia. But be carefully while doing so, do not delete the default or system packages like Cydia Installer, APT, and similar others. Only uninstall those tweaks that were manually installed by you from Cydia.
Step 2 – Reboot your iOS device. Since Yalu102 Jailbreak is semi-tethered, restart disables jailbreak on your device. If you like, see this guide on how to re-jailbreak iOS 10 after reboot.
Step 3 – Please make sure that Find My iPhone is enabled on your device, you can check it from Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone. Also, ensure that your device is connected to a WiFi or mobile network with location services option turned on.
Step 4 – Now, visit iCloud.com and sign in without your Apple ID.
Step 5 – Click on Find iPhone icon.
Step 6 – iCloud will now start looking for the location of your device on the map. Click on the All Devices drop-down option on the top of the interface screen and select the jailbroken device from the list of devices. Select device should have a green dot next to it which signals the device is connected online.
Step 7 – Now, a box will appear in the top-right corner of the screen, select the Erase iPhone option on it.
Step 8 – This will tell your iPhone to delete data including jailbreak and reset.
Step 9 – After the reset, your device will reboot in the same firmware on which you were using Yalu jailbreak.
Step 10 – That’s all.
You have removed the Yalu iOS 10 jailbreak from your device without losing the jailbreak compatible firmware. If you wish to jailbreak your device from start, see how to jailbreak iOS 10 using Yalu. For more queries, drop comments below.