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  • Some Cydia Packages Incompatible with iOS 4.3.1


    [UPDATE: Backgrounder and Infinidock (which had been giving some but not all users problems) have both been updated and now seem to be working OK under 4.3.1]

    Following the release of PwnageTool and redsn0w for iOS 4.3.1, users are noticing that a number of popular apps and tweaks aren't working properly. The list is short but growing, and anyone who relies on packages like Backgrounder or ActionMenu should probably consider holding off until updates are released.

    The following are currently being reported as incompatible with iOS 4.3.1:
    • Backgrounder
    • Shrink
    • Action Menu
    • DisplayRecorder

    Celeste is also being claimed to be incompatible, but it appears that it's actually the ActionMenu incompatibility that's causing the problems with that app.

    There are a number of other sporadic reports that AppBackup and 5-Row Keyboard aren't working, but we haven't heard any widespread complaints about those particular apps yet.

    If you've got an app or tweak that's not working under 4.3.1, please post it in comments and we'll try to come up with a complete, verified incompatibility list.


    Sources: iSpazio, iPhoneDownloadBlog, AVForums
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Some Cydia Packages Incompatible with iOS 4.3.1 started by Paul Daniel Ash View original post
    Comments 246 Comments
    1. efi2nr's Avatar
      efi2nr -
      Quote Originally Posted by politicalslug View Post
      There are always incompatibilities when updating the OS. I can only hope this article is here for the express point of slapping R.Petrich in the face for not updating Action Menu. Sadly he's not the only dev who's neglected to update their app. Phoenix3200's music controls pro is also in need of an update. What confuses me most how these devs act as though they've had no access to 4.3.x even though 4.3 has been jailbroken since since release (albeit tethered). I suppose Chpwn's elitest pr!ck mentality of refusing to code for a "failbreak" (read that as tethered JB) is responsible for these apps not being compatible.
      I love people talk out their ***** with no real clue. MobileSubstrate wasn't updated to work with 4.3 until Sun night and the fakeBreak was missing patches to allow Devs to propperly update their apps/tweaks. If they would have done it your way you'd just be b1tching about the updates not being totally right.
    1. Nickaroni22's Avatar
      Nickaroni22 -
      InfiniDock won't work for me, MyWi keeps kickin me into SafeMode. BiteSMS works unless I get a text on lockscreen, keyboard pops up then crashes. My3G seems to work, gonna be awhile till all is updated!
    1. Sonic31's Avatar
      Sonic31 -
      So far I noticed infinidock doesn't work but infiniboard does. No biggie though. Also is anyone having problems with charging there phone. I charge it but always stops at 94% let me know.
    1. robhard24's Avatar
      robhard24 -
      Quote Originally Posted by niezam View Post
      Some SBSettings toggle not working for me. Location toggle not really working and 'SBSettings - Power - Lock' takes me to the Safe Mode.

      Anyone can verified the above problem so it's not only me, thanks

      Device: iPhone 4

      I haven't experienced any problems with SBSettings so far. Everything has been working fine.
    1. lavida88's Avatar
      lavida88 -
      smartscreen ios for ipad forces me into safe mode
    1. jaminmc's Avatar
      jaminmc -
      Quote Originally Posted by pickeledpeter View Post
      Bitesms always leaves the keboard stuck on after a quickreply. I had to reboot phone each time to get it off
      Try loading the official BiteSMS, and not a Cracked version. Bitesms 5.2 is compatible with 4.3.1, and should be the only one available under Legal channels.
    1. Kupe's Avatar
      Kupe -
      Quote Originally Posted by pickeledpeter View Post
      Mywi 4.0 makes me crash into safe mode every time
      MyWi is up to 4.60.9. Is that the version you are referring to?
    1. iFiend's Avatar
      iFiend -
      OpenNotifier doesn't work. It installs, but when choosing the icon you want for an app it crashes to SB.

      FYI- emailed the developer of AppBackup and he's working on a fix.
    1. pickeledpeter's Avatar
      pickeledpeter -
      Jammin- I did have a legal version. The remove and reinstalled fixed it however. Thank you.

      Kupe- fixed problem thank you
    1. jmillermcp's Avatar
      jmillermcp -
      Haven't run into any issues with the following:

      MyWi 4.60.9
      LockInfo 3.0.2.7 w/ weather plugin
      SBSettings 3.2.1
      Mobile Terminal 520-1
      VLC media player 1.1.1
      iFile 1.5.0-4
      Activator 1.5.4
      OpenSSH 5.8p1-9
    1. CaptBojank's Avatar
      CaptBojank -
      Quote Originally Posted by Maarten16 View Post
      MakeItMine isn't working either.
      makeitmine quit working after 4.1 due to the way it modifies system files. Apple changed something in 4.2.1 and beyond.


      Sent from my iPhone using ModMyi
    1. lunercrab's Avatar
      lunercrab -
      Appbackup no go for me either. I was able to manuall shsh my back up tarballs into my most important apps.
    1. godfred212's Avatar
      godfred212 -
      With mywi, truprint,celestie etc 4.2.1 is as good as 4.3.1 save yourselves the trouble of upgrading after all not much was change with 4.3.1
    1. danno2022's Avatar
      danno2022 -
      Quote Originally Posted by shogunx02 View Post
      YourTube 2 isn't working properly either, when installed it crashes iPod app
      I ran into this problem also, my iPod app crashes on startup, but I uninstalled YourTube 2 and it still crashes. is there anything else I have to do to get the iPod app working again?
    1. nkgneto's Avatar
      nkgneto -
      Quote Originally Posted by zeroskater61 View Post
      I had a feeling something like this might happen which Is why I wasn't in any rush to update and JB my idevice on 4.3.1
      Good thing I decided to wait I almost pull the trigger and did it while at work.
    1. Lamborghini615's Avatar
      Lamborghini615 -
      what about infinidock?
    1. joeyddr's Avatar
      joeyddr -
      HD photographer on ipt4g does not work nor does modifying the plist manually.
    1. sevenstrails's Avatar
      sevenstrails -
      Quote Originally Posted by Lamborghini615 View Post
      what about infinidock?

      Infinidock is working fine here, only problem so far for me is backgrounder and music controls pro.
    1. janhei77's Avatar
      janhei77 -
      backgrounder does work!
      the problem is it got a "wrong" Firmware string. I modded the required Firmware to 4.3.1 and the version ro 1.0.3-2 (so it wont tell u there is update available)
      download link: uploaded.to - where your files have to be uploaded to (if this isnt allowed pls delete it )

      EDIT: Just saw there is a new Version out in the repo... install on 4.3.1 is now allowed!
    1. Nintendo Tim's Avatar
      Nintendo Tim -
      I was having Safe Mode issues until I uninstaled RoundCorners, Strength and UnlimROMs at once; it was one of these three (I'm assuming RoundCorners, because Shrink was having issues, too).