How to fix Cydia Failed to Fetch error in iOS 7 and iOS 8

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The Failed to Fetch error HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found..Some index files failed to download is a common error experienced by Cydia users running Evasi0n iOS 7 or iOS 8 on their jailbroken iPhones. The 404 error is the same error you get in your browser when a webpage is unavailable or nonexistent. In case of Cydia, the Fetch error is caused by server overload or when the default repositories are offline. So how to fix Cydia Failed to fetch error?



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The solution for this error is quite simple. You just need to follow five simple steps below to delete the UltraSn0w repo hosted by Dev Team. This particular repo has been giving a lot of errors while running Cydia, and you don’t really need it so you can simply remove it. In case you need it later, you can add it manually.

 How to stop “failed to fetch” error in Cydia by removing UltraSn0w repo 

  1. Open Cydia app >> Scroll to bottom of the screen, Tap “Manage”
  2. Press “Sources” (you will see a list of repos) >> Tap “Edit (on the top-right corner) 
  3. Next to Dev Team you will see the delete icon (red minus sign) >> Tap the delete icon 
  4. Select “Done” (top-right corner of the screen) 
  5. At the bottom select “Changes” tab and then select “Refresh” to refresh Cydia 

Now you should no longer get the annoying “failed to fetch” error in Cydia. Now if you do want to add UltraSn0w repo back, you can follow similar steps below:

  1. Open Cydia app >> Scroll to bottom of the screen, Tap “Manage” 
  2. Press “Sources” (you will see a list of repos) >> Tap “Edit (on the top-right corner) 
  3. Tap the add icon (upper left corner)
  4. Type “http://repo666.ultrasn0w.com”  in the repo address and select “add source” 
  5. Select “Done” (top-right corner of the screen) 
  6. At the bottom select “Changes” tab and then select “Refresh” to refresh Cydia
  7. Now the package will start downloading 

 Are you still getting the “failed to fetch 404” error in the Cydia app of your iPhone ? If you know other methods or solutions please mention them in the comments.

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