When using Cydia Impactor, you may have encountered an error, provision.cpp:81 that is often followed by the message iOS/submitDevelopmentCSR = 7460. You already have a current iOS Development certificate or pending certificate request.
Another variation of error comes with the message iOS/addAppId=9313. The Network Extensions feature is only available to users enrolled in the Apple Developer Program.
This error can be irritating and that is why we have created this guide to help you fix it. So, how do you fix the error? Before we get into the fixes, you need to have a Windows PC or Mac and a USB connector.
To fix cpp:81 error on Cydia impactor, use any of the following methods:
Upgrade to the latest version of Cydia Impactor
Using an old version of Cydia Impactor can also result in issues that will cause the app to stop working. You, therefore, need to update the existing version of the app in order to use it for sideloading apps without any errors.
Getting a newer version of Cydia Impactor is easy. Simply visit cydiaimpactor.com and use the download links available on the page based on the device you would like to download to.
Revoke Cydia Impactor certificates
To revoke Cydia Impactor certificates:
- Launch Cydia Impactor
- Click Xcode
- Select Revoke Certificates
- Enter your Apple ID and click OK
- Enter your password and click OK
You can now retry sideloading apps on your iOS device.
Turn off 2-factor authentication
While two-factor authentication is an important step for the security of your Apple account, it can also hinder apps such as Cydia Impactor from functioning normally. To correct the situation from your iPhone or iPad:
- Open Settings
- Tap your Apple ID
- Select Password & Security
- Tap Turn Off Two Factor Authentication
- Tap Continue
To turn off 2-factor authentication from your Mac or PC:
- Visit appleid.apple.com on your browser
- Sign in to your account using your computer and browser
- Go to Security then click Edit
- Find Two Factor Authentication and turn it Off then click to verify
- Create security questions
- Open your email and click the confirmation link sent by Apple
You can now relaunch Cydia impactor and try sideloading apps.
Use a different Apple ID
If you’ve tried the methods above and neither works for you, try using another Apple ID. You will only need another e-mail account to create the ID.
You’ve fixed provision.cpp:81 error!
Jailbreaking is one of the best ways to use your iPhone to the maximum. However, things have got a bit hard over the years with Apple patching up their OS and this has led to many issues including Cydia Impactor errors. Hopefully, the tips given above have come in handy to help you fix the provision.cpp:81 error on Cydia Impactor.