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my cydia has crashed. it will not open. when I click on the app it just blinks then closes. I have a ipad 3 retina wifi with 4g with 5.1.1. this was originally jailbroken with redsnow. I want to get my cydia back working. what I really want is to upgrade my ipad 3 to 6.1.1, so I can get facetime working again. then I would like to rejailbreak it. can I do that with the ipad3? when I went to rejailbreak it to get cydia working. it says that my device has been jailbroken with rocky raccoon. I still do not have cydia. please help me. I have a lot of apps & music that I don't want to lose. please help me! I followed instructions on how to clean up my cydia, through deleting files on var/lib. that is why I no longer have cydia, I guess I deleted the wrong files.

asked 20 May '14, 22:38

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Install a new version via iTunes and re-JB. At this point, I recommend installing 7.0.5 via iTunes, installing evasi0n7, and then using sslpatch. You will lose JB, but again, just use evasi0n7.


answered 20 May '14, 22:55

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edited 20 May '14, 22:57


What? You can't install either Cydia or iOS 7.0.5 via iTunes.

(20 May '14, 23:55) Lanulos Lanulos's gravatar image
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Asked: 20 May '14, 22:38

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