No Skype with jailbreak

Discussion in 'iPhone Jailbreak' started by xman, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. xman

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    I jailbroke my 5 a week ago and have had no problems, until yesterday when I attempted to Skype.

    I got a message saying that Skype doesn't work on jailbroken phones.

    Is there an app that will allow it or is this just one of the drawbacks?

    thanks
     
  2. Lon

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    xCon, in Cydia.
     
  3. EverythingApple

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    Is it iOS 6.1 compatible?
     
  4. xman

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    Thanks Chris..you are correct...Looks like a phantom warning but skype still works. In fact, I'm no longer getting the warning about not working on a jailbroke phone.
     
  5. EverythingApple

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    I wasn't a 100% sure so I edited my post. I installed xCon and no pop-up and no issues on iOS 6.1.
     
  6. fearofnormalcy

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    Just for future reference, Skype will only give you that pop-up once. It doesn't affect the usability of Skype at all.
     
  7. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    The developers of Skype are just warning users that they offer no tech support for those on jailbroken iPhones. The app works just fine.
     
  8. Europa

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    The message doesn't say it doesn't work; it just says it's not supported on unmodified versions of iOS. This means Skype won't provide tech support if you're using their app on a jailbroken device and experience problems. Skype has had jailbreak detection for years, but they've never actually had it disable their app. I've used it a lot on my jailbroken phones over the years and I've always had a great experience with it. (y)
     
  9. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    She's had a great experience with Skype because she only uses it to call one person. ;)
     
  10. EverythingApple

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    chris? :p
     
  11. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    @yomomma
     
  12. EverythingApple

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    Now you going to delete your comment, again, since I disliked your comment?

    And, posting a derogatory comment about my mother is uncalled for, especially from a mod.
     
  13. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    I'm done with you, dude. I was joking, but never mind. See ya.
     
  14. fearofnormalcy

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    Well, that sure escalated quickly...
     
  15. AdamDaieh

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    At first I was having an issue with Skype after jailbreak so I re-installed it again and voila I was able to use it perfectly. :)
     
  16. Santa

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    I'm using xCon with iOS 6.1. But I'm using Beta 2 or 3 or something like that. I need it to make the stupid directv app work.
     
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  17. Europa

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    So one of the xCon betas does fix the jailbreak detection that disables the Direct TV app? Please list the beta version and how you install it in this thread when you get a chance. Thanks.
     
  18. Santa

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    Done.
     
  19. Europa

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    Thanks! :)
     

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