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04-01-2012, 06:22 PM #1contact list set to read only. need permissions
I cannot make any changes to my contact list, through the normal app, or through icloud, or through any 3rd party apps. Anything i delete/change/add doesnt stay. I remember I changed the permissions on some files during a previous jailbreak for some reason, so i think i must have set something to read only.
What files make up the contact list and what should the permissions be set to?
i have an iphone 4, ios5.1 with the untethered jailbreak and am using winscp to ssh
04-01-2012, 08:07 PM #2
i fixed it so here's an update.
i ssh'd into the addressbook folder and set the folder to 777 (recursively)
i rebooted with redsn0w because it was tethered
all the contacts were gone but i had a backup with the app "excelcontacts" so i restored them
my contact list is now editable
04-02-2012, 11:45 AM #3
All the files are in var/mobile/library/addressbook
Set owner to mobile, group to mobile (make sure not root)
Set user to read, write
Group to read
World to read
This Should work.