If you are active in iOS jailbreak community, you must know Pangu iOS 9 Jailbreak is the latest solution available for iPhone/iPad devices. You can jailbreak your iPhone with Pangu Tool using Windows or Mac. However, if you have used Pangu Jailbreak for Mac, there are chances you might have faced the annoying error of “Failed to fetch” during the jailbreak process.
Pangu Jailbreak process is very easy and straightforward, but sometimes it requires extra steps to make it working for your device. If you are one of those users who are facing failed to fetch issues, then we have a solution for you. We can fix Pangu Jailbreak failed to fetch problem with simple steps.
How Cydia Failed to Fetch Error Affects Jailbreak
The failed to fetch error is a serious issue. It breaks Cydia and makes you wonder why you jailbreak your iPhone/iPad device. It leaves Cydia in the middle of nowhere. As we know, when we launch Cydia for the first time it takes few minutes to load everything. The failed to fetch issue is appearing during the first load and makes Cydia not working for iOS users.
Normally, after the first full launch of Cydia, you should able to use it to install tweaks, apps, and themes on your iOS device, but due to the error, it stuck in the loading phase and give you very fewer options to fix the issues.
In case, if you are facing the problem, it is critical to understand the logic behind the error so you can fix it on your device. It can happen due to poor package installed on your device, or due to poor connection. Both of these can be the reasons, but let’s just discuss some technical stuff first.
In the first launch, Cydia typically fetches a significant package from Saurik’s repository. The package is an essential component in Cydia. It is crucial for Cydia to load it on your device before working properly. Some users have complained they were unable to download the package due to Hash Sum mismatch, and some said they fail to make a connection with Saruik’s server.
Anyways, you need to install the package to make Cydia work on your device. And, without the package your jailbreak is pointless, and you won’t be able to install any Cydia tweak or theme on your device.
How to Fix Cydia Failed to Fetch Error Pangu Jailbreak
The error itself may sound far-reaching but the process to fix it is very simple. You don’t need to attach your iPhone/iPad with any other device. All you have to do is to debug the issue and fix it with the most viable possible solution. Sometimes you need to restore your device and re-jailbreak it, but sometimes you can work around this subject without getting into much trouble.
The Simpler Method:
We recommend you to start with the simpler method as it is easy and does not require you to restore your device. But, it can be annoying.
Step 1: Close Cydia on your iOS device.
Step 2: Change your internet connection. If you are connected with WiFi network, it is better if you can disable the WiFi and use a Cellular connection.
Step 3: Once connected to a different connection, open Cydia again.
Step 4: Tap on Refresh button in Cydia’s sources tab.
Step 5: There are chances it will fix the Hash Sum mismatch issue. If it does not repair the issue, you can try reloading data few times before losing your hope.
The simpler method can become quickly annoying for many because it requires patience with reloading of data again and again on your iPhone/iPad device.
The Tough Decision In Fixing Cydia Errors:
If you are unable to fix Cydia with a simpler method, it means you have to take the tough decision. Sometimes things go wrong during the jailbreak process. The Pangu Jailbreak tool might have messed up with something during the process.
In this case, you have no option left but to restore your iPhone with the latest firmware and re-jailbreak it. This method comes with its pros and cons. Before restoring your device, you need to make sure that Apple hasn’t fixed the jailbreak exploit on the latest firmware, and you can still use the Pangu Jailbreak tool for your device.
These are some of the solutions that can help you fix Cydia on your iPhone/iPad devices. We will love to assist you if you are facing some other issues with Cydia. There are several errors in Cydia that can make your jailbreak experience bitter. So, you can always approach us in figuring out what’s wrong with your device and how to fix Cydia on your device.