Those who encountered an issue just after jailbroken iOS 8.3 using TaiG untether tool have found app icons disappear randomly, and until now the only way to fix this was to restore the iPhone, ipad or iPod touch back to 8.3 firmware and start it all from scratch. Now here’s a fix that comes with the updated version of TaiG 2.1.3 iOS 8.3 jailbreak for Windows. Downoad it right from the links provided below and manually fix those issues.
Apparently due to a bug in the current TaiG jailbreak for iOS 8.3. Both the initial version 2.0 and 2.1.2 are affected by this. Saurik on his Reddit page explained this issue and detailed it how it can be fixed. He first released a public beta for the fix earlier today and after 100% success rate reported with beta, he has now released it officially for everyone on Cydia.
By installing UIKit Tools update from Cydia tweak store, you can indeed by able to fix the app icons disappearing issue. To get the fix, you will need the update package to latest version 1.1.10. Since its available on Cydia’s default Telesphoreo repository and you won’t require it to add any repo for this. Follow:
To update. Launch Cydia. Tap on Changes tab and hit Refresh. Wait for it to load everything. Once the repositoies are refreshed, search for UIKit Tools on Cydia. Install/Upgrade (Modify->Upgrade) to the latest version.
Alternatively, you can also choose to “Complete Upgrade” when Cydia’s “Essential Upgrade” prompts you to. This will automatically update UIKit Tools on your device.
Here’s the official changelog of UIKit Tools:
Version 1.1.10 now supports iOS 8.3!
This fixes the issue with TaiG jailbreak where sometimes all of your icons would disappear and you would be sad.
(UIKitTools continues to be compatible with all previous versions of iOS.)
With the release of this hack, fix and jailbreak now being generally stable for everyday use. Saurik, the guy who runs Cydia, has also announced that new purchases have now been enabled in Cydia for iOS 8.3 users. Obviously, you can now pay for the best and favorite jailbreak tweaks on iOS 8.3 right within Cydia.
For tutorials on how to jailbreak iOS 8.3:
- How To Jailbreak iOS 8.3, 8.2, 8.1.3 With TaiG v2 [Tutorial] (Windows)
- Download TaiG 2.1.3 iOS 8.3 Jailbreak Right Now With Fix for UI Cache
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Check out list of iOS 8.3 compatible jailbreak tweaks to install on your device: iOS 8.3 Compatible Jailbreak Tweaks On Cydia [List].