Those of you who have used the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 might have encountered an issue where iBooks crashes every time you try to launch the application.

This problem isn’t new. Apple introduced this awhile back as a way to fight jailbreaking. Fortunately, we already have a fix for it. It’s quick, simple, and it should solve all your issues with iBooks…

How to fix iBooks crashing on iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak

Fix iBooks crashing the easy way:

A few commenters tell us that you can simply add the repo.insanelyi.com repo and install iBooksFix2 from there. Try this and tell us what works best for you.

Fix iBooks crash manually:

Note that iH8Sn0w tells me this might break iTunes syncing.

Step 1: Download this file.

Step 2: SSH into your iPhone and drop the file in /var/root/Media/Cydia/AutoInstall. If this folder doesn’t exist, just create it.

Step 3: Reboot your iPhone.

Thanks for the feedback, everyone.