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Hello, I'm gonna make a iCloud backup and factory reset my device and then restore to my backup and then jailbreak. And I don't want to download all tweaks again and add sources and stuff. Is it any tweak that I can use to backup all Cydia files and then restore to it after I reset my iPhone? And how do I use it? (Where does the backup stores?)

asked 06 Jan '15, 09:22

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edited 06 Jan '15, 09:24

Use PKGBackup. backs up to a local storage on your iPhone so that your backup becomes part of the iTunes synchrinization. So after itunes restore you can use PKGBackup to restore from the local storage. If you wish to, it also backs up the DEB- files so you don't have to re-download.


answered 06 Jan '15, 09:34

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So first i med to do a PKGbackup and after that go to settings -> iCloud and do a iCloud backup and then reset my phone from settings , then plug in to iTunes -> restore from iCloud backup and then jailbreak -> install PKGbackup and click restore and done? Am I right?

(06 Jan '15, 09:41) Felixjoohanson Felixjoohanson's gravatar image

Just a warning.....given you haven't said what iOS version your on ....if your restoring to 8.1.2 from 8.1 DONT BACK UP THE TETHER OR ANY OF THE PANGU TWEAKS. Also be aware PKG doesn't work for EVERYONE. Still the safest way to restore tweaks is manually by installing app info and emailing yourself a list of installed tweaks and then reinstalling them. You can also take aloo, at AZ Backup it's chesper ...I've used it successfully

(06 Jan '15, 09:59) Tilerone Tilerone's gravatar image

I'm on iOS 8.1.2 and I'm just going to reset my phone and restore back and then jailbreak and get all tweaks and sources back. Did I say right up there? ^^^^

(06 Jan '15, 10:08) Felixjoohanson Felixjoohanson's gravatar image

no you didn't ....never erase all in settings app if jailbroke as you'll boot loop.

Only way to factory reset is to connect to pc open iTunes create backup ..... Hit restore (tab next to update) ......then restore bavkup if required.

Why are you restoring ?

(06 Jan '15, 10:18) Tilerone Tilerone's gravatar image

I have problems on my iPhone, I gets in safe mode when I call people , get crashes all the time and it goes to safe mode all the time I do something like clicking on a link to open in safari and when I call someone And I think restoring and re download every tweak may fix it

(06 Jan '15, 10:34) Felixjoohanson Felixjoohanson's gravatar image

Well, if you do that it means you WILL bring your old problem back. Here is what i suggest. List tweaks you installed and repos you have there on your device, so we could take a look at what is causing this issue(s)

(06 Jan '15, 10:42) slavakulikoff slavakulikoff's gravatar image

Okay I just completely make it new and start over. Can I just connect to iTunes and click restore to factory new? Or will it cause boot loop?

(06 Jan '15, 12:11) Felixjoohanson Felixjoohanson's gravatar image

It was already stated here on this thread bt @Tilerone. Plug to itunes and hit restore.

(06 Jan '15, 12:23) slavakulikoff slavakulikoff's gravatar image

Is it safe or not to connect to iTunes and hit restore and restore to factory settings with jailbreak?

(06 Jan '15, 12:38) Felixjoohanson Felixjoohanson's gravatar image

You've already looked both ways. Cross the street before cars are obsolete.

(06 Jan '15, 12:58) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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Asked: 06 Jan '15, 09:22

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