I really screwed up my phone - all icons are gone!

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mgoulart

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Oct 31, 2007
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I've been using Customize and was having problems with rearranging my icons, so I restored the original icons and it still didn't work. Then, I stupidly uninstalled & reinstalled Customize. Well, then the restored icons worked, because I was left with NOTHING on my home screen. I can't get into anything unless someone calls or texts, otherwise my phone is useless. I don't want to have to restore my phone a 2nd time, so do you guys know of any other way for me to get my lifeline back?
 

kcarr91

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Apr 14, 2007
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if you have no buttons on your home screen what so ever, you are probably have to restore it sorry but you have to
 

dazza

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Sep 19, 2007
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I did a similar thing myself, i just re-installed Customize using I-brickr , that brought everything up again.
 

Tinman

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I've been using Customize and was having problems with rearranging my icons, so I restored the original icons and it still didn't work. Then, I stupidly uninstalled & reinstalled Customize. Well, then the restored icons worked, because I was left with NOTHING on my home screen. I can't get into anything unless someone calls or texts, otherwise my phone is useless. I don't want to have to restore my phone a 2nd time, so do you guys know of any other way for me to get my lifeline back?
It sounds like your M68AP.plist file has been corrupted by Customize--a common occurrence.

If you don't have a backup of M68AP.plist, I've attached one here (zipped). Just delete your existing copy first then replace it with the one attached. The file is located here:
/System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/

The bottom line is there should be no need to restore.


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Mike
 

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mgoulart

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Oct 31, 2007
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It sounds like your M68AP.plist file has been corrupted by Customize--a common occurrence.

If you don't have a backup of M68AP.plist, I've attached one here (zipped). Just delete your existing copy first then replace it with the one attached. The file is located here:
/System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/

The bottom line is there should be no need to restore.


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Mike

Thanks for the help.
Except I'm pretty new at this stuff, and I cannot find that anywhere.
If you could help me out a bit, it'd be much appreciated.
 

Tinman

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Thanks for the help.
Except I'm pretty new at this stuff, and I cannot find that anywhere.
If you could help me out a bit, it'd be much appreciated.
OK, for starters, stay the heck away from Customize. It's practically criminal the way that app can behave with 1.1.1.

Second, as noted by others, download iBrickr .091. Unzip it into a folder, connect your iPhone to the PC with the sync cable, and double-click iBrickr.exe. Go through any needed PXL setup steps (follow the instructions).

Then use iBrickr to get to, on the iPhone:
/System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/


That's where you'll need to repace the copy of M68AP.plist with the one I attached in the last post. After you replace it, DO NOT press the home button on your iPhone. Just turn it off and then turn it back on again (off as in off, not sleep).



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Mike