Here’s how you can fix the “provision.cpp:71” and “provision.cpp:81” error in Cydia Impactor when installing iOS 10 Yalu jailbreak or any other IPA file.
Cydia Impactor received an update yesterday to fix a major issue that was affecting many users mainly Windows users, but now there’s a handful of other errors that’s popping up. Impactor is useful for installing a range of tweaks including video converter, Snapchat++, Instagram++, and so on.
One common error is the “provision.cpp:71” and “provision.cpp:81” error which appears whenever you try to install an IPA file such as the Yalu jailbreak for iOS 10. The error message is as follows:
“provision.cpp:71 ios/submit/DevelopmentCSR = 7460 You already have a current iOS Development certificate or a pending certificate request.”
It seems that there are a couple of ways for fixing this error and many users have had success with it. If you’re having this problem too, this tutorial will show you how to fix the “provision.cpp:71” and “provision.cpp:81” errors and install IPA files without any issues.
How to Fix “provision.cpp:71” or “provision.cpp:81” Cydia Impactor Error
Method 1: Update Cydia Impactor
A new update for Cydia Impactor has been released with version number 0.9.40. Download the new update from cydiaimpactor.com and retry the installation of IPA files.
Method 2: Revoke Certificates
- Open Cydia Impactor
- Click on the Xcode menu and choose Revoke Certificates
- Enter your Apple ID and password
- Cydia Impactor will now revoke your certificate. Once done, try installing the desired IPA file again
Method 3: Use Install Package option
- Open Cydia Impactor
- Click on the Device menu and choose Install Package
- Browse and select the IPA file which you’d like to install
Method 4: Create a new Apple ID
If the above methods do not work, consider creating a new Apple ID account and using that instead. This generates a new signing certificate which may work without issues.
Method 5: Create a new App-Specific password
If you have two-factor authentication enabled for your Apple ID, then you may already be using an app-specific password for Cydia Impactor. Consider deleting this app-specific password and creating a new one.
- Go to https://appleid.apple.com
- Scroll down to the Security section and click on the Edit button
- Delete the existing app-specific password and create a new one
- Now use the new app-specific password in Cydia Impactor
These are some of the methods that have successfully worked for many users for fixing the provision.cpp:71 error. If you have used any other method for fixing this error, please let us know in the comments below and we’ll add it to the article.
Apart from this error, Cydia Impactor has been showing other forms of errors such as “plist.hpp:500 assert”. We are looking for a fix for this error and will post it as soon as it’s found. Until then, stay tuned and follow us on Twitter or Facebook to receive the latest updates.