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Hi all, this isn't an issue...just something out of the norm that happened while I was doing my windows GP jailbreak. Has anyone else come across this or is my iP4 a freak?

I was tethered jb with redsn0w 0.9.6b6 on win visa 64 previously. I did a backup ONLY, I didn't restore fresh as musclenerd said you could use GP over the top of this jb without problems.

I followed the instructions and the GP jb worked first time, however when my device rebooted I had no loader - just the same old cydia in the exact spot I left it before the untethered GP jb. I thought maybe my jb had failed because there was no loader app anywhere to be found, but sure enough when I reboot my iP4, I get the GP logo on the boot and it will actually boot untethered to show it went through and cydia opens normally as it was before...

Has anyone else noticed this happening or am I just lucky? I wouldn't have a clue how to replicate it. So far everything seems to be working (touch wood).

asked 07 Feb '11, 05:55

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edited 07 Feb '11, 05:57

What you had is the expected behaviour. You can also remove Loader if you want to, just enter loader and click the edit button.


answered 07 Feb '11, 06:49

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that's the thing...there IS no loader to potentially remove...I've never even seen what the loader app looks like - I've rebooted 4 times so far and each time everything still works perfectly, but no loader appears or anything like that.

nothing I read in any walkthroughs mentioned a possibility of not having to use the loader app, which is what had me curious about this kind of behaviour and whether or not it was out of the norm.

(07 Feb '11, 06:52) esperai esperai's gravatar image

If you had an tethered jailbreak before GP then cydia was already installed and there is no need for GP to ask you install it again. for those who had a fresh restore without tethered jailbreak GP will install Loader from which they can install cydia.

Chronic Dev Team just wanted to make your life easier...

hope this helped ;)


answered 11 Feb '11, 01:48

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