Cydia Impactor Error: How to fix popular issues with the software

qbap - Monday, 23 July 2018

Cydia Impactor is a tool created by Jay Freeman to install IPA files on iOS and APK files on Android. While using the software we can find flustering Cydia Impactor Errors. But no worries. In this article, we will learn how to fix Cydia Errors and get out of popular problems.

Cydia Impactor is a GUI tool for jailbreaking your iDevices. You can use Cydia Impactor also to install IPA files on iOS and APK files on Android. It can help you exploit the series of Android "Master Key" vulnerabilities. You do not need Xcode installed to use Impactor (also signing IPA files). With Cydia Impactor is easy to sideload apps and games. The user needs to plug the device into the computer, select an IPA file, enter Apple ID and password.

Below you can find the list of popular Cydia Impactor Errors with a short description how to fix them. If you have other Cydia Impactor issues please leave a comment below and we will try to reply to you and help to find a working solution.

Error 81 / http-win.cpp:158

In the old version of Cydia Impactor, there was an error regarding SSL certificate verification while signing IPA files on Windows. To fix the problem simply download Cydia Impactor from our website in the newest version. Using the newest version of Cydia impactor should fix the error.

Error 159 / http-win.cpp:159

This error is hard to fix but there is few option that can be done. You can try to use an earlier version of Cydia Impactor, moving across Windows, Linux or OSX, reboot your device, trust the device again on the computer, and even revoking certificates to force it to work.

Error 57 / Lockdown error

If you see this error lockdown.cpp:57 or LOCKDOWN_E_SSL_ERROR on iOS 11 it means that Cydia Impactor is not compatible with your firmware yet. In other cases, you need to disconnect your device from the computer, and next, navigate to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset Location and Privacy.

Error 133 / http-sox.cpp:133

This error can happen on Mac. close Cydia Impactor app, lunch iTunes and sync your device. Next, close iTunes and try again with sideloading your app using Cydia Impactor.

Error 92 / plist.hpp:92

This message ./plist.hpp:92 _assert(plist_get_node_type(plist) == PLIST_STRING) is an information that the App was installed sucesfull.

Error 42 / Installation error

This message informs you that the running iOS version is not compatible with Cydia Impactor App. There is nothing that you can do.

Error 68 / invalid value ‘CY- mach_portal’

To fix the problem simply download Cydia Impactor from our website in the newest version. Using the newest version of Cydia impactor should fix error 68.

Error 179 / ipa.cpp 179

Remove Home Depot jailbreak or Yalu from your iOS and try again using Cydia Impactor.

Error 62 / provision.cpp:62 _assert

If you see this error keep entering your Apple ID and password until the error no longer appears. It's reported that it should be repeated 5-10 times to start working.

Error 71 / provision.cpp:71

Error 71 informs "You already have a current iOS Development certificate or pending certificate request.". To fix it we need to lunch Cydia Impactor and under the Xcode menu click Revoke Certificates. Next, enter your Apple ID.

Error 168 / provision.cpp:168

This error can happen during Yalu installation on iOS 10. We need first to Revoke Certificates like in the example from Error 71. Next, you need to navigate to AppleID webpage, scroll down to the Security section and click on the Edit button. In "APP-SPECIFIC PASSWORDS" we will Generate Password for our app. We can name it how we prefer. Cydia Impactor will then ask us about Apple ID and password for this app.

Stuck on VerifyingApplication message can be also a problem for some of the users. To fix this kind of problem we need to do one of few things to make it work. Just try one of options: Turn on and off Airplane Mode, delete the existing profile from the Settings, turn off two-factor authentication, and in worst case hard reset your device. If you have any other questions feel free to ask in our comment section.


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