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How to fix some mysterious problems.

I was installing tweaks, and afterwards I pressed restart springboard. The screen went black as it usually does, but then a loading sign popped up - that loading sign is not normal. So I did what I thought was best and held the home and power buttons to restart my phone and then pressed the volume up button to go into safe mode. Everything should be fine now, right? Well instead of being the oh so homely black background of safe mode, my normal background was there. When I tried unlocking my phone, the first time I failed because I thought it was back to normal. Timepasscode was not working, therefor I needed my original passcode. When I finally unlocked my phone, the springboard had my usual background, and there was no safe mode pop up or "safe mode" in the status bar. And yet anchor, hideme8, polus, etc. were not working. This was on the iOS 8,3 version of Jailbreak.

So what happened to my iPhone, and how can I fix it without being forced to do a full restore and stuffs?

asked 18 Aug '15, 13:07

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closed 18 Aug '15, 23:22

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The question has been closed for being "Solved" by spockers, 18 Aug '15, 23:22

You're in substrate-disabled mode. Just reboot normally by turning device off then on. If you still have problems, boot into substrate-disabled mode and uninstall the last tweak you installed. Lather, rinse, repeat.


answered 18 Aug '15, 13:27

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Thanks! That actually helped me figure out which specific tweak sent my phone into a craze as well.

(18 Aug '15, 14:23) Knitemair Knitemair's gravatar image

If i am not sure about the last app i install on cydia. Then any solution possible??

(18 Aug '15, 20:27) Javi Javi's gravatar image

Cydia > installed > recent to order packages by date installed.

(18 Aug '15, 21:30) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

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