How To Fix ‘Failed To Fetch’ Cydia Error In iOS 8, 7

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Fix ‘Failed To Fetch’ Cydia Error In iOS 8, 7

One of the more common error messages that new Cydia users will come across is the error that says Failed to fetch […] HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found. This is a typical 404 message that you get when you visit a webpage location that no longer exists. Normally, this wouldn’t be a big deal, but it causes an error message to appear in Cydia each time you refresh your list of packages and it attempts to pull data from the non-existent UltraSn0w repo.

You’ll receive an error that states: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead. Yeah, so no big deal, but it’s still a huge annoyance, because this interrupts the stream of refreshing the list of Cydia packages. The fact is that you’ll probably never need to use UltraSn0w, and even if you did, you can always add the repo back to Cydia manually.


How to remove the Dev Team UltraSn0w repo and stop the “failed to fetch errors”:

If you follow the following steps correctly then definitely you will be able to fix ‘failed to fetch’ Cydia Error in iOS 8 successfully.  This would be only possible if the DEV team Ultrasn0w repo removes from your iOS 8 or iOS 7.

Step 1: open Cydia and tap the Manage tab at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2: tap Sources.

Step 3: tap Edit in the upper right-hand corner of the Sources page and then tap the red minus sign next to Dev Team and delete the Dev Team UltraSn0w repo (

Step 4: Tap Done in the upper right-hand corner.

Step 5: Tap the Changes tab at the bottom of the screen and tap the Refresh button in the upper left-hand corner to refresh your Cydia sources.

Step 6: You should notice that the errors from the UltaSn0w repo have stopped occurring.

Definitely by following the above steps correctly you will be able to fix ‘failed to fetch’ Cydia Error in your iOS 8 successfully.  And that’s all there is to it.

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