How to Backup Cydia Tweaks & Apps – iOS 8 & iOS 9

How to Backup Cydia Tweaks, Sources & AppsIn this article, I am going to show you How to Backup Cydia Tweaks and Apps. I have been using iPhone and Jailbreak for a long time, and I have learned something from all this experience.

We all know that Apple often release updates for iOS and try to kill Jailbreak Exploits. Apple releases an update and hackers release a new jailbreak tool for the new update. It is an endless war between Apple and iOS Hackers. Apple often includes new features in their updates, so many users update their device and re-jailbreak again. But, I am telling you, there isn’t anything more painful than installing dozens of Apps and Tweaks after you re-jailbreak your device. Trust Me, I have done this process a few times and it takes a couple of hours to fully restore your device to its previous state.

So, today I am going to show you How to Backup Cydia Tweaks, Sources & Apps and How to Restore Cydia Tweaks, Sources & Apps. I have been using this method lastly and I am very satisfied.

How to Backup Cydia Tweaks & Apps

To make this method work, you need to jailbreak your device and have Cydia Installed.

Also, this method works for all iOS users with devices running iOS 7, iOS 8 or iOS 9.

Follow the steps provided below:

Step 1: Find and Launch Cydia in your device.

Step 2: Go to Search Tab and search ” PkgBackup “.

Note: It costs $9.99 in official BigBoss Repo, but you can get it for free by adding another cracked repos and install from them. To learn how to do that, read these articles:

Step 3: After you find PkgBackup, install it and restart your springboard.

Step 4: Now go to your home screen and find the PkgBackup icon and launch it.How to Backup Cydia Tweaks

Step 5: In PkgBackup Settings, choose the source where you want to save your backup file.How to Backup Cydia Tweaks

Step 6: After you selected the place where you want to save the backup file, Tap on Quick Backup Button.

Step 7: Then tap on Orange Backup Button next to Details and an estimated backup size will show just above the buttons.How to Backup Cydia Tweaks

Step 8: Tap on Yes Button, Enter the backup Description and Title when requested. Choose a title easy to remember so you will find it quickly when you need it.

Step 9: After choosing the name, the backup will begin and will save all your jailbreak tweaks, sources and apps in a short amount of time.

 

Now, after you finish the backup and saved your backup file in a secure place, update your device or re-jailbreak again and lets move to the guide to learn How to Restore Cydia Tweaks, Sources & Apps.

How to Restore Cydia Tweaks & Apps

So, after you finished backing up your tweaks and apps, re-jailbreak your device, now it’s time to restore all your tweaks and apps and restore your device to its previous state.

To do that, we are going to use the same tweak we used to backup, called ” PkgBackup “.

Step 1: Launch ” PkgBackup ” and tap Restore Button.

Step 2: The name of the backup file you created previously, will be displayed near the Orange Restore Button.

Note: If you want to restore just a specific app, write its name and you can select it from the list.

Step 3:  After you select your backup file, hit the Orange Restore Button.

Step 4: A confirmation message will pop up. Just tap Yes to confirm your action.

Step 5: The Restore process will now begin and after it is completed, tap on Reboot Button to restart your device.

 

This was the complete guide How to Backup Cydia Tweaks, Sources & Apps and How to Restore Cydia Tweaks, Sources & Apps from a backup file.

If you have any problem or question, write it down below.

Thank You for Reading!

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