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    Default User Apps all disappeared after trying to get Loader & Cydia back

    After jailbreaking my iPhone 4 (w/4.2.6) w/greenpois0n, my Loader & Cydia disappeared after what I thought was a successful install of Cydia. In an attempt to restore it w/out JB'ing again, I followed the steps described here to delete ‘com.apple.mobile.installation.plist’file (as it was supposed to restore Loader & Cydia back to my screen).

    All my user (not system) apps then disappeared. Stupid me did not backup ‘com.apple.mobile.installation.plist’ before deleting it, though I don't know if copying it back in would have helped me. Using iFunBox, I see that my user apps are still in the iPhone's file system, they just don't appear anywhere on the phone.

    I'm bummed as I had a lot of apps organized into folders. I suppose I can just re-add all the apps using iTunes, but I was hoping that there was a quick fix to get them all showing and in the correct folders.

    Any suggestions? I'll have to JB again since I never did get Loader & Cydia back. Is there a chance that a fresh JB will make my apps reappear.

    Many thanks for any help.
    Last edited by HPepper; 02-25-2011 at 08:41 PM.

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