Malte Bönsch

Why does Springboard always crash when syncing after re-jailbreaking my iPhone 3GS?

22 Feb 2012
22 Feb 2012 | Windows |

On my iPhone 3GS I had a untethered jailbreak with Redsn0w 0.9.9b8 for iOS 5.0.1 (using a 5.0 ipsw).

Now I want to switch to tethered jailbreak:
(I know Corona would have been the easiest… but I re-jailbreaked):

1. I made a back-up with iTunes and PKGbackup for Cydia-apps.
2. Through iTunes and DFU mode I restored to iOS 5.0.1
3. Performed an untethered jailbreak using Redsnow 09.10.b4
4. Restored cydia apps using PKGbackup.
(4a –> after the following steps failed several times, I also tried only installing folderenhancer)
5. Restored the latest backup from step 1

Restoring worked, however, after restoring, whenever all apps should be loaded onto the iphone through synchronization, spring-board respringed (it did not crash and show the safe mode but simply respringed) in the process and the syncing began again.

This always happens so it never loads apps to the iPhone.

Any ideas?

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