Cydia Substrate Updated With Fix For A Crucial Bug Found In iOS 6

Ali Salman
Posted Sep 13, 2016
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Saurik has released a new update for Cydia Substrate, bumping up its version to 0.9.6301. The latest update brings fixes for a bug on jailbroken devices running iOS 6. The bug previously caused problems with the functioning of the jailbreak tweaks, as explained by Saurik. Following this update, jailbroken users should adhere to proper jailbreak tweak functionality as it was intended. Let’s dive in to see some more details on the update and see what else does the update bring new to the table.

Latest Cydia Substrate Update Brings Fix For iOS 6 Bug

As noted by Saurik, the bug causing problems in the functionality of the jailbreak tweaks could not be limited to iOS 6 firmware alone. He explains that the bug could be present on other versions as well. Henceforth, it is important to note that all jailbroken users should consider updating their Cydia Substrate to the latest version. This will prevent users from running into problematic functionality of the jailbreak tweaks and ensure they work properly.

Here’s how you can update Cydia Substrate to the latest firmware launched by Saurik, carrying bug fixes for the issue.

Step 1:

The first thing that you need to do is launch the Cydia app on your jailbroken iOS device and then head to the Changes tab.

Step 2:

When you are in the Changes tab, tap on the Refresh button located in the top right hand side of the display. This will load any new packages added as well any updates that are available.

Step 3:

Once Cydia has been refreshed, you will see the pending update for Cydia Substrate in the Changes tab.

Step 4:

The last thing that you need to do is open the update and tap on Modify and then Upgrade. Now confirm to begin installing the latest version of Cydia Substrate on your jailbroken iOS device.

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This is it for installing the latest Cydia Substrate update on your jailbroken iOS device. While the changelog specifically mentions iOS 6, it would be wise for jailbreakers to install the update as well in order to fix the issue which is causing jailbreak tweaks to run into problems. Moreover, the update will keep you on the safe side considering the bug is present and you’re unaware of it.

This is it for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the Cydia Substrate update? Were you previously running into problems as mentioned by Saurik? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.

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