Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot iOS Crashes with CrashReporter

While jailbreaking can bring many benefits, sometimes installing a tweak compromises stability. Removing the offending tweak solves the problem, but the trick is to know which tweak causes the error. The tool CrashReporter can help those with jailbroken devices track down exactly what's causing iOS to crash.

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CrashReporter comes in handy when there are many tweaks installed, or when a problem occurs and it's not obvious what is triggering the crash. Once installed, CrashReporter can be configured to send push notifications automatically when a crash is detected. Logs will showcase details related to the crash, including the responsible tweak and its install date.

Fix iOS 8 Wi-Fi Problems with This Tweak

Some iOS 8 users have reported Wi-Fi problems such as slow speeds and other performance issues. Developer Mario Ciabarra suspects the Wi-Fi inconsistencies are because Apple is "using Bonjour over AWDL" and "constraints" of the Wi-Fi hardware make this difficult. Click here to see Mario's detailed write-up on the issue.

iOS 8.1 jailbreak Wi-Fi problems

The good news for those with jailbroken iOS 8 devices is Mario has released a tweak called WiFried to solve the problem. Once installed, WiFried provides a toggle in Control Center AirDrop settings. The toggle will disable AWDL (Apple Wireless Direct Link) support, allegedly improving Wi-Fi performance. Note that while AWDL is disabled, AirDrop will not be available.

How do I replace a broken home button on the iPhone?

When the home button on an iPhone breaks or isn't working properly, it can make using the iOS device incredibly inconvenient. Luckily, there are many ways to replace the functionality of the home button if repair is not an option.

iOS 7 has a built-in virtual home button that can be switched on under Settings.

iOS 7 Assistive Touch

Navigate to Settings -> General -> Accessibility -> AssistiveTouch.

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