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How come my cydia won't work? It has worked great until there was a failed download. Now it comes up and says there was an error, and you click return to cydia but it takes you back to the same thing.

asked 26 May '12, 23:45

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Can you post a screenshot of the error?

(26 May '12, 23:46) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

I jailbroke yesterday and still can't get on Cydia! I can't add any repos and the Cydia homepage won't even load! I'm going to try late at night when less people are on!

(27 May '12, 17:48) iAlfie iAlfie's gravatar image

Because the new jailbreak Absinthe 2.0.1 for most devices including the new iPad just came out, their servers are currently full, you should try a few times and it should work.


answered 27 May '12, 01:36

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had the exact same thing happen to mine, andrew9606 is right, the servers are full, as everyone i guess,is using absinthe 2.0.1 , i waited a bit, and it worked!! its a pain i know- hopefully soon it will be running smoothly again!!

(27 May '12, 04:17) Thequestioner Thequestioner's gravatar image
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