Fix Passcode Problem After Jailbreaking With Pangu

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Pangu is out in the wild and many people have jailbroken their devices. But one thing that many people are getting annoyed after jailbreaking is that they can’t really use passcode or the Touch ID. Well if you are one of those folks then I have the guide to fix this problem. Check out below on how to fix passcode problem after jailbreaking with Pangu.

Fix Passcode

Passcode is a pretty important feature on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch so not having it can have some bad effects. Well Pangu jailbreak pretty much made passcode useless because activating a passcode resulted in a bootloop problem. Well thanks to a Reddit user we now have the solution for it.

Here is how you can fix the passcode problem after jailbreaking with Pangu on iOS 8 – 8.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This is a must-see guide for those people experiencing the problem.

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Step 1: Restore your iOS device and jailbreak using iOS 8 -8.1 using this guide.

Step 2: Open Pangu app and install OpenSSH

Step 3: Download these two files (file 1 and file 2).

Step 4: SSH into your device using Cyberduck (Mac) or WinSCP (Windows).

Step 5: Copy and past the files into this directory: /private/var/root/

Step 6: Execute the following commands by heading over to Go > Send Command.

dpkg –install cydia-lproj_1.1.12_iphoneos-arm.deb


Step 7: Restart your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Step 8: Once the reboot is complete head over to /usr/libexec/cydia/ and delete the file and replace it with the one in step 3 (file 2) named This is the new file which will fix the passcode issue.

Step 9: Reboot your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Step 10: Open up Cydia and install any new updates that are available.

Step 11: Once everything is done, head over to your settings app and set a passcode.

If you have followed the steps correctly, you should be able to set up a passcode and use your Touch ID. Well, that is how you fix the passcode problem after jailbreaking with Pangu.

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