1. iMore Question's Avatar
    I drive for ride-sharing service [Redacted]. They provide you with an iphone that has their driver app installed, and has data service through verizon. It is locked down (i'm guessing through some type of enterprise profile, i'm not up to speed on these technologies) so that only some basic apps and the uber app can run (no texting, itunes, web browser). this means we have to have a 2nd device to run navigation on or to call/text a rider from.

    Even that would be fine, but they now want us to pay for the data service ($40 a month). I have not previously looked in to jailbreaking the phone, since they were paying for it. However, if i'm paying for the service, I'd like to be able to install my own navigation apps/etc. Any ideas how to go about this?
    Last edited by JustMe'D; 07-31-2014 at 02:41 PM. Reason: Removed company name and web link
    04-16-2014 04:24 PM
  2. iOS Gravity's Avatar
    If it's their device, I wouldn't be doing that kind of stuff.
    04-16-2014 05:51 PM
  3. mikejaret's Avatar
    this needs a bump! I have complained endlessly about this....INSANE that they can charge us $40 (or 2 gigs) for data we cant even use.....i would love to see the ammount of data we are using on the phone because i guarantee its negligible and the amount of data we use on our own phones (that we are getting charged for as well) is not being deducted
    05-02-2014 08:55 PM
  4. DroidArmy's Avatar
    You're getting a free phone! Use your own iPhone if you have a problem with it. If you jailbreak it and they find out, you'll be fired in no time. That's their property technically

    Sent from my iPhone 5s using Tapatalk
    05-03-2014 12:38 PM
  5. shupor's Avatar
    Not quite the answer OP is looking for but within the settings, factory resetting the device unlocks all the phones features. You will lose the Uber driver app though so doing this defeats the point
    07-01-2014 09:50 AM
  6. smooth_ride's Avatar
    Let's attack this another way:

    How do we put the Uber iphone driver app on MY iphone - so I can do what ever I want with the phone? Or more accurately, so the app resides on a fully functioning phone?
    07-31-2014 11:28 AM
  7. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    What data is used on their driver app. What is the app used for?
    07-31-2014 12:08 PM
  8. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    What data is used on their driver app. What is the app used for?
    In simple terms, it's a private taxi-like service and you use the app to "request a ride".
    07-31-2014 02:46 PM
  9. slade stone's Avatar
    Same driver relationship here too...did you ever find the solution to installing the uber app?
    08-12-2014 06:36 PM
  10. cjjr82's Avatar
    I was curious about all this as well. If you go to settings > cellular you can see the data usage. In 2 months of using the phone I'm up to 314mb of data usage. I know there are some programs out there that can be used to get apps and everything else off of an ios device. I am going to look into it when I get home and see if I can't get the driver app from the phone to my computer.
    08-28-2014 12:43 AM
  11. jailbreakrookie's Avatar
    Did you try erasing all content and settings?
    09-06-2014 07:00 PM

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