If you are a Cydia User you must probably faced the “Size Mismatch Error” while downloading any tweak or applcation or when adding up any sources. It’s quite common as every user might face the situation of facing the Size Mismatch error in Cydia.You might be amazed to know that you can easily fix the issue by following few simple steps which we are going to show in this guide on “How to Fix Size Mismatch Error Cydia” .
Recently when I tried to download a theme from winterboard from now where “Size Mismatch” error popped up and I am unable to proceed further to download the theme. I funneled the whole Google and a lots of forums to find a solution for the “Size Mismatch Error” and many of them didn’t worked for me. I proceeded further then I finally found solutions to overcome the “Size Mismatch error in Cydia”. All you need to do is just follow this simple yet amazing solutions to overcome the problem.
Working Method 1 to Fix Cydia Size Mismatch Error:-
This is the first working method to solve the issue of Cydia Size Mismatch error and probably can solve it with ease. Normally the issue will cause if the size of tweak or app you downloading is not the exact size that mentioned in the repository. For example if you are downloading a Theme from winterboard and the size of the theme is 1 MB but actual size is bigger then it warn the repository manager to correct the size whih eventually results in popping the Cydia Size Mismatch Error and you can’t download it.
You can probably contact the owner of the app or tweak and can report the Size Mismatch Error. They can fix the problem. Otherwise you can delete the repository showing the error. If this method is unable to solve your problem then you can follow the next solution to Fix Cydia Size Mismatch Error.
Working Method 2 to Fix Cydia Size Mismatch Error:-
The first method we mentioned above will work if there are problems with the size of the app. But if you have problem with your iDevice this work around will help you for sure but this is not a permanent solution to Fix Cydia Size Mismatch Error. Follow the following simple steps to Fix Cydia Size Mismatch Error.
Step 1:-Turn your wifi off on your iPad, iPod or iPhone don’t worry this is for some time only.
Step 2:-Now navigate to Settings > General > Network > Vpn > Add VPN Configuration > IPSec configuration.
Step 3:-Under the ipsec configuration you need to enter the following details.
Description – Hotspot Shield
Server – 188.8.131.52
Password – j8adhk
Account – j8adhk
Use Certificate – Off
Secret – hss
Group Name – hss
Now its time to save the setting and to turn the VPN on.
Step 4:- Now turn your Wifi on and you will see a VPN symbol net to the Wifi symbol.
Step 5:- Now navigate to cydia to download the app which giving the Cydia Size Mismatch Error.
As we are using VPN you will notice very slow speeds of download if the downloads struck then you can hit cancel and Retry the download. After downloading the application you can simply turn the Vpn off. You can turn VPN on again when you face the “Size mismatch Error”