What is Jailbreak?

Jailbreak definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:

an escape from prison, especially by forcible means.
Digital Technology.

  1. an instance of gaining access to the operating system of a smartphone, tablet, etc., especially one manufactured by Apple.
  2. a software program or piece of hardware used to accomplish this: You’ll need a jailbreak to run unauthorized apps.
  3. an instance of circumventing restrictions on access to any computer system or digital content.