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After I download Evasion 7 from computer than follow all The instructions are given, at the last Cydia won't install. I already have back up my iPad with iOS 7.0.4 then do it again but It still won't install Cydia.....only Evasion7 icon remains in iPad screen.... What should I do? Plz help

asked 05 Feb '14, 04:17

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do you have mac or pc? have you done an OTA update?

(05 Feb '14, 04:26) daniel664 daniel664's gravatar image

I've got pc (window vista which it sucks) and you mean my iTunes is in the latest version? If so, nope, i haven't done the latest update.

(05 Feb '14, 10:59) challo challo's gravatar image

This WORKS. Restore the phone to factory default, re-run the Evasi0n tool and voila! No more install disappearing and no Cydia showing up. Worked like a charm. Thanks for the advice!!!


answered 05 Feb '14, 10:46

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Patwatson , did you Settings-> General -> Reset -> Reset All Settings or did you do Erase All Content and Settings ? Just trying to find the exact options.

(05 Feb '14, 10:56) Chaitz Chaitz's gravatar image

Neither; I did the "Restore iPhone" from the iTunes screen. That does the same thing (and more) than going into the phone and erasing the settings by hand. I tried that early on, and tried reinstalling evasi0n and it didn't work. Doing the restore to factory defaults from the iTunes interface and then running evasi0n worked the first time.

(05 Feb '14, 11:03) patwatson1066 patwatson1066's gravatar image
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Asked: 05 Feb '14, 04:17

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