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I have an iPhone with iOS 8.1.2 I accidentally deleted the "Applications" symbolic link and lost the ability to use my stock apps (like settings or even cydia). Is there a way to recreate it? I can't use my iFile, I don't have OpenSSH installed but I can use iFunbox on my computer.


asked 25 Feb '15, 12:19

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You can restore it from the iFile trash folder (/var/mobile/library/ifile/trash).

Or, if you know what you're doing (doubtful, given your question) you can re-create a symbolic link at / pointing to /var/stash/randomfolder/Applications

Follow up by uninstalling iFile via cydia.


answered 25 Feb '15, 14:11

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edited 25 Feb '15, 15:35

I disabled the trash feature from iFile.

I know where I have to point the symbolic link, but I don't know how to create it.

(25 Feb '15, 15:31) Anuskuss Anuskuss's gravatar image

Kinda screwed yourself there eh? iFile doesn't work? Does cydia?

(25 Feb '15, 15:33) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

I cannot use any of my Cydia apps since all the stock apps are gone.

(25 Feb '15, 15:39) Anuskuss Anuskuss's gravatar image

No, and I can't even reinstall with TaiG.

(25 Feb '15, 16:10) Anuskuss Anuskuss's gravatar image

I now installated OpenSSH through Cydia/AutoInstall.

Whats the command to write? I tried "ln -s /var/stash/xxx/Applications /Applications" but it doesnn't work.

(25 Feb '15, 19:38) Anuskuss Anuskuss's gravatar image

What's the response?

(25 Feb '15, 21:51) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

I restarted and the icons doesn't appear.

(26 Feb '15, 19:32) Anuskuss Anuskuss's gravatar image
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Asked: 25 Feb '15, 12:19

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