Hi, I restored my iPhone on iOS 4.3.5 and then did a tethered jailbreak using Redsn0w 0.9.9b1. Everything worked well, but I have noticed that there’s no Cydia icon present on the SpringBoard after booting it tethered using Redsn0w. What do I need to do to get Cydia? Is this normal? Thanks.
Asked by: Jose from McAllen, Texas
Alternatively, you can also install Cydia on your iPhone without restoring and rejailbreaking your iPhone. You can check out this tutorial posted below to manually reinstall Cydia.
Step 1: Ensure that your iPhone is connected into high-speed Internet and check if you have a valid IP address.
Step 2: Then SSH into your iOS device.
- Windows Users: You can check this blog post for step by step guide to SSH into your device using WinSCP. Then after successfully establishing a connection, launch the Terminal. In order to open Terminal you will need to navigate to Utilities -> Terminal and then use the following command at terminal. On using the command below, you will be prompted to enter the root password of your iOS device, just enter the default password "alpine" and hit the enter key.
ssh root@(iPhones IP Address)
Step 3:Now use the following command to first remove the current installation of Cydia.
apt-get remove cydia
Step 4:Use the following command to reinstall Cydia.
apt-get install cydia
Step1:First, you will need to download Cydia.deb file from this link.
Step 3: Then enter the following command to reinstall Cydia.
dpkg -i /cydia.deb
Step 4: Lastly, respring your iPhone using the command below and your done!
killall -HUP SpringBoard