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How to fix some mysterious problems.

I have ios 5.1.1 and I recently installed backgrounder, when I went ahead to remove it cydia would just crash before even loading. so I removed backgrounder using ifunbox but its not completely removed.

I tried using safemode, but touch screen doesn't seem to work in safe mode, I went ahead auto installed 0.9.4000 mobile substrate but still no difference.

So how do I get rid of backgrounder? it seems to be running(status bar icon appears when launching any app).

asked 18 Apr '15, 05:49

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Install it again, go into Settings and enter the Backgrounder section and disable it. Then remove it in Cydia and respring.


answered 18 Apr '15, 08:44

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I couldn't find the backgrounder.plist file. I used the search feature in ifile and found it then removed it. Restarted. now cydia works fine again.

(18 Apr '15, 09:13) Taxaduq Taxaduq's gravatar image
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