Help with jailbreaking and Cydia for iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches.

Pangu provides an iOS 9.0 untethered jailbreak. TaiG provides an iOS 8.4 and 8.3 untethered jailbreak.
Check @PanguTeam, @taig_jailbreak, @saurik, and /r/jailbreak for news and updates.
You can use Cydia Impactor if you need to un-jailbreak an 8.1-8.4 device without restoring.
Instructions for jailbreaking iOS 8.0-8.4.
Before asking a question, check Frequently Asked Questions to find quick answers!
How to fix some mysterious problems.

This is probably the third (forth) time I have asked this. I been looking for a long time and cannot get a straight, helpful answer. It is about Cydia not allowing me to download certain apps because it says I need a certain firmware. However, it is not allowing me to download apps that say my current firmware is the one which is required.

For example: I am on Safari Download Manager I tap install and the confirm page comes up. It says I cannot download the app because of certain issues which cannot be automatically fixed. I look at the bottom and it says: Depends Firmware >= 3.0. It says this while my firmware is 4.3.3. Even on the main page of Cydia, when I scroll to the bottom, it says my firmware is 4.3.3 just like it is. Please help me fix this. And do not answer it you are not 100% sure it would work. Like I said, I've asked this two times already, each time with a useless answer.

P.S. Last time when I put this exact question up, I used "that" app because it was the only one I could come up with at that time. I wasn't actually going to download it, but the reason I used it was for an example because that app was specific for firmware in-between 4.0 and 5.0. Of course, there are others, but I don't think I should go looking for them just to make my example that much better. I apologize to those who were offended.

asked 20 Nov '11, 12:35

SumRndmDde's gravatar image


closed 20 Nov '11, 12:41

justinred's gravatar image

justinred ♦

The question has been closed for being "Duplicate Question" by justinred, 20 Nov '11, 12:41

Stick to your thread with same concern


answered 20 Nov '11, 12:41

justinred's gravatar image

justinred ♦

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text]( "Title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "Title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported



Asked: 20 Nov '11, 12:35

Seen: 4,424 times

Last updated: 20 Nov '11, 12:41

JailbreakQA is by chpwn and comex.
About JailbreakQA. Powered by OSQA.