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Big problem. I have an ipod touch 3g jailbroken with ios 5.1.1. none of my mobilesubstrate addons work. i cant get it out of this mode.

there is another issue - the volume button is jammed in the up position, which could be causing it to boot into ios safe mode on startup however the status bar doesn't say Safe Mode. would my cydia tweaks not working have anything to do with that?

there is a tweak from cydia to disable the volume button called Volumebuttondisable but of course it doesnt work - none of my addons work

ive tried rebooting with the volume button pressed down, no change

please help me get out of safe mode!

volume up while booting loads everything disabled. Sounds like a button needs to be fixed


answered 27 Jul '12, 21:34

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ugh that might be pretty costly.. i was hoping there was a workaround. if the side volume button has to be repaired i might try and do it myself, its out of warranty anyway.

(27 Jul '12, 21:50) lopunny lopunny's gravatar image

normally id say an activator button. i guess you could try ifunbox or something, try deleting mobile substrate, replace with an older version? YMMV tho (your mileage may vary)

(27 Jul '12, 21:57) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

i will try an older version of mobilesubstrate and see how it goes, thankyou

(27 Jul '12, 22:02) lopunny lopunny's gravatar image

make sure to make a backup first

(27 Jul '12, 22:19) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

uninstalled the latest mobilesubstrate then installed mobilesubstrate 0.9.3996 using ifunbox and all of my cidia tweaks seem to be working fine now, volume button disabled through activator Wow Thankyou, couldn't be happier! ^_^

(28 Jul '12, 05:01) lopunny lopunny's gravatar image

glad to hear its working

(28 Jul '12, 05:03) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image
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Asked: 27 Jul '12, 21:30

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