How to fix Common Cydia Errors

Although not common, Cydia will at times give out pop out reporting malfunction of the app. Here is a breakdown on how to go about fixing some of the common Cydia errors.

‘Failed to Fetch’ Cydia Error

The ‘Failed to fetch’ error is one of the most common errors in the Cydia App. It can lead to a lot of confusion and frustrations especially on the part of first time users of the app.

‘Failed to Fetch’ Cydia Error

‘Failed to Fetch’ Cydia Error

The ‘Failed to fetch’ Cydia error is usually due to non-existence of the source you keyed in. The URL used might be broken, the source might be out of service or their might just be a temporary malfunction of repository.

Fixing it

If the error persists, here is a procedure to fix it.

Tap on the manage tab> Tap on sources> Tap on Edit

There will be an option to remove the repository right away. If that option is unavailable, the repository might have been installed as a package. In this case, you will have to proceed to uninstall the package.

iPhone Stuck in safe mode Cydia error

A section of users of jailbroken iOS devices often report an error that causes their devices to be in a perpetual safe mode state. The Cydia error will most of the times be caused a broken installed package(s) or just a malfunction of an installed package(s).

iPhone Stuck in safe mode

iPhone Stuck in safe mode

Fixing

Review your recently installed packages and extension. If you aren’t sure of which is the exact app that might be causing the error, you can use the trial and error technique to pinpoint the faulty package. Also it is advisable to check the iOS compatibility of the installed app. As a precaution, always ensure that the packages installed on your device are sourced from a reputable source.

‘Untrusted server certificate/ An SSL Error has occurred’ Cydia Error

The ‘Untrusted server certificate’ is also one of those annoying Cydia errors. Luckily, there is a quick and rather straightforward way to fixing the error.

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‘Untrusted server certificate/ An SSL Error has occurred’ Cydia Error

Fixing it

The error is as a result of an incorrect date setting on your iOS device. A swift action to adjust the device’s date is just what is required to fix the Cydia error.

POSIX error: Operation Timed Out Cydia Error

The POSIX error: Operation Timed Out is another very common error that will pop out while using the Cydia App.  However, the cause of the error has nothing to do with the app. The most probable cause of the error is that one or more of your repositories might be offline.

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POSIX error: Operation Timed Out Cydia Error

 

Fixing the Error

The first step is to fix the Cydia Error is checking on whether your device is connected to the internet. Try to access the repository once more. If the problem persists, try to access the source via your PC. If still doesn’t load, the source could be temporarily unavailable.

Massive Battery Drain after Installing Cydia

A section of users of jailbroken iOS, often report a significant battery drain on their devices. However, this has little to do with Jailbreaking the device but rather on some Cydia tweaks.

iPhone Battery Drain

iPhone Battery Drain

Therefore, the action to fix the Cydia error is going slow on the Cydia tweaks.

 

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