So you’ve heard about “jailbreaking the iPhone” before but you’re not sure exactly what it is and why you should do it. Maybe you don’t see the benefits of it. Maybe you don’t think you have the technical skills to do it.

While this post will be useless to jailbreak veterans, it should be helpful for new iPhone users eager to learn more about jailbreaking…

In short, jailbreaking is the process by which a user is given access to read/write access to otherwise locked files on the iPhone. Unlike what people might think, jailbreaking is fairly easy and safe.

We’ve talked quite extensively about jailbreaking before, so instead of rehashing what we already said, I figured it would be better to send you to various articles about this topic:

These few articles should cover everything you need to know about jailbreaking. If you have additional questions, please feel free to ask in the comments section below, or in our forums.