Fix Cydia Crash Problem on Jailbreaken iPhones and iTouch Devices DELETE the ZodTTD Repository
If you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch, then you might have noticed Cydia crashing for you since the last few days or so.
This happens if you have ZodTTD repository installed in Cydia. Follow the simple step by step guide posted below to fix your iPhone or iPod touch without having to restore your device. You will be using SSH method to fix this problem.
NOTE: If you don’t know what WinSCP is please Read This Article.
Make sure you have OpenSSH installed and running on your iPhone.
NOTE: If you don’t know what OpenSSH is please Read This Article
Start WinSCP and connect to iPhone. In host name field, type in the IP address of your iPhone. Make sure the port number is set to “22” by default this option is already set to 22 but in case it’s not then change it.
For user name use “root” and for password use “alpine” (NOTE: This user name and password is the same for all iPhones and iTouch iPods ever made by Apple). Don’t worry about any other fields or options.
Once you have logged in to your iPhone, browse to private/var/lib/apt/sources.list.d directory, Find the repo / repository named ZodTTD and delete it.
That’s it! Restart your iPhone or iPod touch and you should now be able to run Cydia without any problems.
You’re done… Good Luck!!!
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT
Since we have mentioned the Very Well known SSH User Name (root) and Password (alpine), we have to also give you another suggestion / reminder. There have been recorded Viruses, Worms, Attacks, etc. on Jailbroken Devices due to the default SSH password not being changed. Please change it and secure you device.
Remember, we have warned your about the SSH password and the vulnerability of the Jailbroken Devices… If you what to change your SSH Root Password (You should) follow these tutorials.