A few hours ago when I looked at my phone, Curiosa gave me a banner notification saying “Mobile Substrate Updated”, naturally I opened Cydia and checked out what new features were added and I was really happy to see the new addition.
This upgrade is a must for everyone, because this will help you in case you ever (God forbid) get stuck in a respring/reboot loop.
The awesome feature that this upgrade provides is that you can disable Substrate completely by simply holding down the Volume Up button as the device boots. This new feature gives you the power to bypass any broken extensions that are preventing your device from booting. After you boot up with this in Safe Mode you can access Cydia and uninstall all the tweaks that you think might have caused it.
Saurik also took care of those people who are using devices without the Volume Up button (namely the first generation iPod Touch), you guys will need to hold down the “Clicker” button on your headset or earphones to execute this feature.
According to me this new feature is very useful as it will make it much easier to fix respring/reboot loops.
You can upgrade your MobileSubstrate to version 0.9.3997 via Cydia.
Let me know what you guys think about this cool new feature in the comments section below.
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