iPhone Apps won't work with Jailbreak?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by Parise, Feb 6, 2013.

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    Parise

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    Tried to open my Directv app today and received the following:

    "This app is not supported on jailbroken devices. Please connect to Apple iTunes to update or restore your device."

    wtf?

    Anyone know of any other apps like this?
     
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    Adutrumque

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    I think there is a tweak that hides the fact that your iDevice is jailbroken.
     
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    Troneas

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    i havent seen anything like this in my apps.


    maybe directv is concerned you might hack or exploit it with a jailbreak.
     
  4. macrumors newbie

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    You need to install the xCon beta from this repo:

    http://n00neimp0rtant.dyndns.org/repo/

    I had the same issue, and the current release of xCon doesn't fix it. I read somewhere that the beta worked, so I found the beta repo and sure enough, it does!

    Hope this helps!
     
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    BumpyFlatline

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    You need xCon. Just like Apple and jailbreak hackers, apps that offer entertainment content like directv, it's a cat and mouse game. Not sure of your situation but directv was recently updated (on January 13) and with each update they usually implement jailbreak detection codes. I'm not sure if you had the most recent version or not prior to the 6.1 jailbreak but either way xCon should do the trick. I'm not sure if its updated yet for the latest directv version or not but try it out. If its not working yet just wait, the developer is really good at updating that tweak.

    On a side note, I think there's a companion package for con which prevents the App Store from updating a particular app so you don't run into this problem where the app won't work on a jailbroken device.

    Edit: whoops looks like PaintheSkyGrey beat me to it. Grab the tweak from his beta repo. I don't use xCon or any apps that would require it so I was running off of memory. Good luck!
     
  6. macrumors 6502

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    xCon doesn't work on the current DirecTV app. :mad:
     
  7. macrumors 65816

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    The beta Xcon listed above does work on DirecTV. The one currently released does not. Update with the beta and you're good to go.
     
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    shenan1982

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    This is very good to know! Thanks!
     
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    ideal.dreams

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    Time Warner Cable did the same for their Live TV app but there's a tweak called "FakeTimeWarner (FTW)" that fixes the problem. Try searching for "DirectTV" in Cydia and see if that returns anything since xCon didn't work.
     
  10. macrumors member

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    How about the Time Warner Cable SportsNet app?

    It says "Sportsnet is not supported on "jailbroken" devices. Please restore your iOS device to factory defaults, then reinstall Sportsnet"
     
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    forza69

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    It's also happening with Redbox Instant. Just noticed the same with my DirecTV app. Really sucks. I'll try out xCon and I will not be renewing my Redbox Instant subscription once the free trial is over lol.
     
  12. macrumors member

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    Actually xCon fixed the Time Warner Cable SportsNet app. Thanks guys.
     
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    Cooknn

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    My DirecTV app works now. Thanks!
     
  16. macrumors 6502

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    Goto Sources in Cydia and enter that address and add the repo, open repo download Xcon Beta.
     
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    Thanks
     
  18. macrumors newbie

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    Xcon does work for TWC Sportnest. They updated the app to version 1.2.2 today, can anyone confirm that Xcon still works?
     
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    PTSG,

    You are the man cheers DTV app now working !
     
  20. macrumors 6502a

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    simply awesome. thanks!
     
  21. macrumors member

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    just d/l newest directv to stream some tv, and it did not work out! I d/l

    Xcon and dtvrunner from Cydia and we are GOLDEN!

    1.14.4
     
  22. macrumors newbie

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    Followed directions, found xCon Beta 5, downloaded. Now can't open any apps. Tap on an app, it looks like it's going to open, then it doesn't. Had to remove!!!
     
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    shenan1982

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    I've tried to add this repo and get the message that the hostname cannot be found. Is this repo still active? If not has the XCon beta been made available elsewhere?
     

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