Question: How to fix Cydia failure after the iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak by redsn0w?

Many uninstalled their iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak instantly, fearing that their Cydia has crashed and users have experienced with some problems using it. When you add new source in Cydia, the Cydia will quit and bounce to the main screen. Below is the solution to the above problem.


Actually this error is caused by language settings. If you have set your iOS language as Chinese, Cydia might crash because Cydia did not support Chinese keyboard.


Solution A:


  1. Go to Settings -> General -> International Settings -> Language -> set language as English
  2. Open Cydia, add the source
  3. Search and install “Cydia Keyboard Fixer”, and return using Chinese as your system language.

Solution B


  1. Directly access iPhone’s ““/private/var/mobile/Library” using Explorer or iFunBox , and copy the keyboard information “/private/var/root/Library”


Read the iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak redsn0w instruction here.


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