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How to Downgrade Cydia Tweaks to Previous Version

December 6, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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Cydia

How to Downgrade Cydia Tweaks to Previous Version

December 6, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

When installing a new update for a particular tweak on your iPhone or iPad, sometimes it will not fully work, break your device, and bring uncomfortable user experience. You’re left with no choice but to uninstall that tweak and wait for another update from the developer. However, with the recently updated Cydia, users can now have the option to downgrade a package to a previous version or any that’s available.

This tutorial will show you how to identify a tweak that is compatible for a downgrade and how to perform it.

The first think you need to do is go to that installed package, the page where you can see its description, name, version, etc. On the top right-hand corner is the Modify button. Tap on it and you should see a tab labeled Downgrade along with Remove and Reinstall.

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If you tap on the Modify button and you only see the default options, that means there aren’t any available versions for to downgrade. If there is Downgrade button, though, choose it and pick the version you want.

For example, my iPhone is currently using the latest Cydia Installer, but I wish to downgrade back to 1.1.22 I will then tap on that version and the package will go through the downgrading process.

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Since this is a new thing, you won’t be able to use it because all the packages on Cydia are as is and its developers didn’t get a chance to include their old versions. You should expect to use this Downgrade option a lot in the near future, though. Of course, you need to have Cydia 1.1.23 in order to use this feature.

Hawon Nguyen

You can call me a geek, blogger, jailbreaker, or anything you want. Just know that I love to write about All Things Apple, Cydia tweaks, and Jailbreak Guides.