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Thread: Help! My iPhone is doing some crazy stuff.

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    Default Help! My iPhone is doing some crazy stuff.
    I have a Jailbroken 1.1.1 iPhone with a considerable amount of apps. The other day, I was using the screen shot program and the customize program at once, trying to rearrange my app icons and take a screen shot of them. After customize worked, my screenshot option on my phone disappeared so I went to relaunch screen shot. Every time I tried to open the screen shot program, my phone would show that spinning circle thing and ask me to slide to unlock it again. I thought watevs and restarted my phone. When I restarted it, ALL of my apps disappeared, my carrier logo became "iPod," my dock disappeared, and all that was left was my springboard background.
    I can still receive calls, and make outgoing calls only after I am called (the phone app automatically opens after being called.) I can listen to music by double-pressing my home button, and according to iTunes, and iFuntastic, all my files are still there. I just can't access any of them. I tried restarting my phone numerous times, but nothing changed and my last resort is the quick customer-service solution of resetting my phone. Hopefully there's an easier solution. Any help is immensely appreciated!

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    Livin the iPhone Life seann33uk's Avatar
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    MAybe your problem has something to do with-how did you put it?-considerable amount of apps. You thought about maybe uninstalling one or two? it might help. just delete some files from the iphone with what ever you can use on it.

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    Thanks for the advice. At this point, I can't access installer, but I'll try to manually uninstall a lot of apps using iFuntastic.

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    i sometimes have problems with apps crashing and not opening again. i put it down to dodgy apps from the community sources.

    if i ever have any problems i just restore the phone and re-jailbreak again. everythings synced through itunes so it's not really a major problem just got to dl all the apps again (with more caution!)

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    JacquesChirac (2008-03-10)

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    truu. I may have to just restore it and stuff cuz manually deleting all my apps isn't doing much.

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    I have heard the screen shot app is rather unstable and have seen recommendations not to use it. Additionally, the first thing you should do after a restore is to install and run BossTool to free up disk space b/c if you don't you're Installer will not allow you to install or uninstall programs.

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    JacquesChirac (2008-03-13)

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    is bosstool an app I can find from installer?

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    Okay! I reset my phone and used bosstools. Everything seems up and running. Thank you for your help!

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