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How to Fix Cydia and Safari Crash Issue After iOS 5.0.1 Tethered Jailbreak

Hello Jaxov, I have managed to jailbreak my iPhone 4 on iOS 5.0.1 using Sn0wbreeze, and then did a tethered boot using iBooty tool. After rebooting, I launched Cydia to download some apps. It booted ok but as soon as I tried to download some tweaks, Cydia crashed just right after I launched it. Also, Safari mobile is also not working, it seems like it cannot connect to Internet even the Wi-Fi is ON. Please help.

Asked by: Mar from Green Bay, Wisconsin

Hello Mar, have you encountered any error while jailbreaking iOS 5.0.1 using Sn0wbreeze? Or, have you activated your iPhone using iTunes after jailbreaking? Well, it seems like you will need to restore your iPhone to iOS 5.0.1 (do a clean restore) and then rejailbreak it again. I would recommend you to use Redsn0w 0.9.9b8 (available for both Mac OS X and Windows users) instead of Sn0wbreeze 2.8b11 as we are hearing some reports from our readers that this version of Sn0wbreeze is quite buggy.

If you aren’t familiar on how to use the latest version of Redsn0w jailbreak tool, then you can refer to our step-by-step guide posted here on how to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 on iPhone 4 and other iOS devices. Then after jailbreaking, in order to fully activate the jailbreak, just connect your iPhone to your computer to boot it into tethered jailbroken state using Redsn0w’s Just Boot option. Also, make sure to activate your iPhone using iTunes to ensure working of the features, which include the Safari, FaceTime, iMessage, and other features on the jailbroken iPhone firmware. That’s it!

Fix Cydia and Safari Error after iOS 5 Jailbreak

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    Hansen6 months, 1 week ago

    I have the worse problem I am jail breaking my iPad 2 gsm+wifi with evasion or rend snow (I forget) after that my safari crashed so I reset all setting. But after reset it all my cydia tweaks and the cydia is lost also I cannot launch the safari,mail,calculator and each other’s can someone help me with this please I use ios 7.0.4

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      Patrick Gumban6 months, 1 week ago

      It seems that the Reset Settings caused these problems. Your best bet is to restore and jailbreak again. You can use evasi0n7 to jailbreak, here’s a tutorial for you. Hope it works!!

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    afg1 year ago

    it easy all you have to do is download snowbreeze run it so it jailbreaks again afterwards cydia will crash again so then you run ibooty(comes after you run snow breeze) then you should download iflile the rest of the step is found on youtube

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    Vin1 year, 5 months ago

    I’m Also having the same problem..
    Upgraded to iOS 6 but safari and cydia just crash on lunch
    Plz help me in getting out of this problem..

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    unname1 year, 9 months ago

    just reboot

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    gonzalo1 year, 9 months ago

    i have ios 6 and on redsn0w and it still doesnt work. every time i go to cydia it just brings me to the home page instantly same with the safari

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      Adam kb1 year, 9 months ago

      Same with me 

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        Henry1 year, 8 months ago

        does this with me too.

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          Joel Gomez1 year, 8 months ago

          me too. but i want to ask a quick question about this ios 6 jailbreak. since its tethered it apprently removes it. but it doesnt do that. instead my ipod starts to turn on and off constantly, i have to “just booth” on the redsnow to get it working. but i want to remove the jailbreak. Can you tell me how? itunes gives me error 3194. after fixing it, i get error 11. i then get error 3194. i have followed all the guides for fixing but i cant. can you tell me how to take off the jailbreak? i want safari working

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      winston1 year, 5 months ago

      we have the same problem on that cydia and safari crash, worse is that i cant even view any video even on youtube, if you have a solution for this can you plz give also to me. tnx