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Thread: Cydia will not stay open---PLEASE HELP

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    Exclamation Cydia will not stay open---PLEASE HELP
    Hello everyone. Here is my Problem. I jailbroke my phone with the RedSn0w software and installed Cydia. It went flawlessly. Now I cannot keep Cydia open. Everytime I click Cydia to open it, it will act like it is opening and then go to my home screen of my iphone. What do I do from here? I do not want to have to restore my iphone and then re-jailbreak it. Is that my only option or can I uninstall Cydia and then re-install it or something along those lines?

    All help will be MUCH appreciated. Thank you very much!

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    try this

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWImopHvmns]YouTube - How To Fix Cydia Crashing Problem On 3.0 (All iDevices)[/ame]

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    jeezy45 (08-19-2009), Lovely4Twenty (08-25-2009)

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    This did not work. I would not like to restore my Iphone to how it was before the jailbreak (without Cydia) and then rejailbreak. Anyone have a guide to this. Or I would like to just delete Cydia from the phone to make it factory OS system. Someone please help.....

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    You can restore in iTunes and then re-jailbreak, make sure you set it up as a new phone, not syncing from a back up.
    Here is a link to redsn0w for the jailbreak.

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    Default Only Solution
    The only way I fixed my problem was I did a complete Restore and then re-jailbroke my Iphone. It sucked but it was the only solution.

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    don't forget to install ssh, terminal and icy (:-(( and ifile

    Will help you in the future

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    ^ +1. Those tools would allowed for an easy fix. 5 mins or less

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    Purchased a original iphone with 3.0 and ran redsnow it did the exact same thing and crashed. I then decided to run Pwnage 3.0 and problem solved no more crashes and it would be nice to know how ssh terminal and ifile could be helpful.

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    thanx alot raptors u saved me from restoring my phone

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    Quote Originally Posted by cwparrish View Post
    Hello everyone. Here is my Problem. I jailbroke my phone with the RedSn0w software and installed Cydia. It went flawlessly. Now I cannot keep Cydia open. Everytime I click Cydia to open it, it will act like it is opening and then go to my home screen of my iphone. What do I do from here? I do not want to have to restore my iphone and then re-jailbreak it. Is that my only option or can I uninstall Cydia and then re-install it or something along those lines?

    All help will be MUCH appreciated. Thank you very much!
    use ssh

    get into /root/private/var/lib/dpkg/updates

    delete all file inside

    Please post a note to inform if work for you too.

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    Smile Yes!!
    Perfect!

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    Default Cydia was not working....
    .....til I fized it with these directions....brilliant...just brilliant!!!!!

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    Default problem solved
    Quote Originally Posted by vincenttham View Post
    use ssh

    get into /root/private/var/lib/dpkg/updates

    delete all file inside

    Please post a note to inform if work for you too.
    Thank you soooooooooooo much dear. you did solve my problem. your solution is really perfect. thank you soooo much

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