Apps refuse to be deleted.

Discussion in 'iOS Jailbreak & Cydia' started by Salmanius, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. Salmanius

    Salmanius Member

    Feb 17, 2009
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    iPhone 3GS (Black)
    I just resently did the untethered ipod touch 2g jailbreak, and wasnt having any trouble, until i decided to create an app linking to a website on it. For some strange reason it crashed my springboard(a message popped up telling me that) and now i am unable to delete any app that has an X on it when you hold down. Ive searched all over, but cannot find a fix. Restart doesnt work. Anyone got any idea? I know a restore would work, but i would rather avoid that if possible.
  2. beasse

    beasse New Member

    Mar 11, 2009
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    You could use the Terminal and delete it that way

    your password

    and then rm /var/mobile/example.txt

    Either SSH into it with putty or get the terminal through cydia and i think that might solve your problem if you wish to delete a specific application if you know where to look. It's really awesome that there is a unix base inside it

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    I'm no pro but i hope this information helps, although remember to be careful because if you remove the wrong thing it will be "gone".


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