fix plist.hpp:500 assert error cydia impactor

Here’s how to fix the Cydia Impactor error plist.hpp:500 assert when installing the iOS 10.2 Yalu jailbreak or any other IPA file.

Just a few days back, Saurik released an update for Cydia Impactor which fixed a major issue that many Windows users were facing, but now there’s a bunch of different errors that keep popping up when attempting to install an IPA file with the new updated version.

Cydia Impactor has been causing several issues in the past couple of days. We posted a number of tutorials for fixing some of the common issues of Cydia Impactor and today, we’re back with another post on how to fix the “plist.hpp:500 assert” error.

plist.hpp:500 assert(plist_get_node_type(plist)==PLIST_DICT)

The guide below will take you through some of the methods that have successfully fixed the “plist.hpp:500 assert” error in Cydia Impactor.

Fix plist.hpp:500 assert Cydia Impactor Error

Method 1: Update Cydia Impactor

A new version was released for Cydia Impactor today with build number 0.9.41.  If you haven’t downloaded the new update, then head to and download the latest available version. After that, retry installing your desired IPA file.

Method 2: Revoke all certificates

  • Open Cydia Impactor
  • Click on the Xcode menu and choose Revoke Certificates

revoke certificates cydia impactor

  • 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 Cydia Impactor on macOS

Some users, including our own readers, have reported that using Cydia Impactor on macOS fixes the “plist.hpp:500 assert” error. Therefore, try using Cydia Impactor on macOS.

If you own a Windows computer instead of a Mac, no need to worry as we have covered a detailed guide on how to install macOS Sierra on Windows using virtual machine:

These are some of the methods that should hopefully fix the “plist.hpp:500 assert” error in Cydia Impactor. If you’ve used any other method, please let us know in the comments below and we’ll ad it to the article.

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