Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted: 2010-11-18 22:38
Yesterday I tried to install a theme (AndroidPerfection0.6.zip). Eveything was fine, until I created a "Categories" folder. Then I thought I was going to mess things up, so I deleted.
I respringed iPhone and some apps (Phone, Messages, Safari, App Store, etc) were crashing.
I deleted this file "/var/mobile/Library/Preferences/com.apple.SpringBoard.plist" and then my apps went missing (those which were crashing).
Then I start researchin in the winscp and I had some sortcuts in the <root> folder. Such as bar, etc, and some other. /var now is inside /private (don't know how), and as I said, I have a /var shortcut in mi root folder.
Then I created a new folder in the root one, called "Applications" and I copied all the crashed apps. Respring, and they appear now, but crashed, all of them.
The ones tat do not crash, are some apps inside /private/mobile/applications
And there are a couple of folders with names like 456JDSKFKSL35MDSJSD, and inside I have the "Weahter Channel.app" and some other folders. So this kind of apps, do lunch.
No idea what happened. I think I made a mess with copying and movin things. Right now I can't lunch some apps, they crash, and I don't know if this is because I have something like 3 different Applications folders, or if it is that the /var is not the mother folfer but a shortcut, or what!
Can anybody help me?
I restore from previews backups, but nothing happened, the still crash. I don't want to restore from factory, as it will install the 4.1 firmware, and I don't think this one has been jailbrake already.
My WinSCP version is the 4.2.9
My Windows is Vista
My iPhone firmware is 3.1.2
Thanks in advanced,
Posted: 2014-01-07 03:43
Yes, i'm having the same issue about deleting apps from iPhone. i can't even delete them on my MacBook in iTunes. and on the old system, i could delete the Apple originated apps like Game Center and Stocks (for which i've never had a use).
Any help would be great appreciated!
Location: Prague, Czechia
You should better seek help on iPhone-related forum.
Posted: 2014-02-26 10:55
I took the following steps to delete apps on iPhone permanently from my iTunes library. I use a MacBook Air and iTunes 11.0.04:
Go to the Library drop down box
Click on individual app, press delete and hit enter
Read more about iPhone Data Eraser here.
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