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Thread: Categories is ruining my life.
01-21-2011, 09:11 PM #1
Categories is ruining my life.
I am trying to fix my friend's iPad that I JB a few weeks ago. I'm not exactly sure if she changed anything, but I know it's my fault that I downloaded and installed categories. I made a folder that contains all of the Cydia packages, so opening Cydia to uninstall anything isn't an option. It doesn't have iFile, OpenSSH, or anything I could use to fix this. Even if it did, it'd be in the folder that won't open. It crashes every time I try ton open it. I know for a fact it wasn't doing this when last saw it... Does anyone have any advice on how I can open Cydia? I really don't want to have to restore it, or ruin it any more than I might have when I JB it. Thanks in advance.
01-22-2011, 09:51 AM #2
Search Cydia in Spotlight?
As long as she can sync it, what would the damage of a restore + JB be? Just curious. Also, why did she want it JB to begin with? If for the folders, an upgrade to 4.2.1 will remedy that as it is a built in feature. cheers!
Last edited by Imahottguy; 01-22-2011 at 09:51 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
01-22-2011, 11:45 AM #3
Yeah you probably shouldn't be sticking Cydia in a Categories folder. That's just asking for trouble. But yeah do what ^ said and search for it in spotlight. Should be fine then.
01-23-2011, 08:41 AM #4
01-23-2011, 09:49 AM #5
Jailbreaking to 4.2.1 disables Bluetooth. Fix the problem on the current firmware by rejailbreaking it on that firmware.
01-24-2011, 04:33 AM #6
I'm on 4.2.1 and jailbroken with redsn0w 0.9.6rc8 and my bluetooth works just fine, as I have a wiimote that is paired with it anytime I'm in the car.
01-24-2011, 05:11 AM #7
disables bluetooth when trying the untethered option on a mac
01-24-2011, 09:32 AM #8
01-24-2011, 12:23 PM #9
But I don't think you can update to 4.2b3 even if your UDID registered, I tried it last night and it didn't work, so we'd have to wait for GreenPois0n RC5 or any other untethered jailbreak.
01-24-2011, 01:57 PM #10
I am waiting for the bluetooth fix. Otherwise you may as well just run a stock 4.2.1.
01-24-2011, 09:17 PM #11
Thank you everyone for responding I'm pretty sure the spotlight search is disabled... meaning it's still waiting for me in her settings! I appreciate all of you so much! This never crossed my mind since I hide the feature on my iPhone. I might have to rejailbreak it since she didn't back it up to iTunes, but this should work. Standby for update and button pushing.
01-25-2011, 06:01 AM #12
Cool beans, let us know for sure :-)