How to Fix White Cydia Icon After 5.0.1 / 5 Jailbreak ? This issue is relevant for users of iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G, 3G and iPad 1 operating in iOS 5.0.1 / 5.0 and who may have experienced the issue that the Cydia icon turns to white. This might happen while installing certain tweaks or operating in the tethered mode as well. At many times, updating the jailbreaks apps can solve the problems, but certain times the problem may persist. In this scenario, a feasible solution is to reinstall Cydia.
How to Fix White Cydia Icon After 5.0.1 / 5 Jailbreak - iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, 3G, iPad
Step 1: Open Redsn0w 0.9.9b8 (You can download it from here)
Step 2: Click on "Extas" button
Step 3: Click on "Just boot" button
If Trial A didn't fix the issue you can follow Trial B
Step 1: Once you have launched Cydia, tap on “Manage”.
Step 2: There you would be able to see an Installed list and an option, “Cydia Installer”.
Step 3: Select it and then modify it by tapping on the “Modify” button.
Step 4: In the final step, all you have to do is to tap the “Re-install button”, and the job is done.
If Trial A and B didn't fix white cydia icon issue you can follow Trial C.
Step 1: When you launch Cydia, proceed to the “Changes” tab and hit the “Refresh” button. This would prompt Cydia to update all necessary packages.
Step 2: You would get an option demanding an “Essential Upgrade”. In a few minutes duration, all the update procedure would be completed.
Step 3: Once you have confirmed the update, all necessary changes would be completed.When this is completed, close Cydia and your job is done.
If this guide doesn't work out , restore your iPhone to iOS 5.0.1 and then re-jailbreak using Redsn0w 0.9.9b8. That's all! Best of luck!