How to Fix plist.hpp:500 Error in Cydia Impactor

As you know, Saurik has updated Cydia Impactor to version 0.9.41. This fixed a lot of errors but it also broke its functionality with Apple TV.

Update (March 30) – The latest LiberTV jailbreak release fixes this error. So make sure you use the latest version of IPA file before you begin.

What is plist.hpp:500 Error?

Cydia Impactor is throwing plist.hpp:500 error for Apple TV 4 users. If you now try to install LiberTV jailbreak on your Apple TV 4, you will get this error as well.

Here’s what this error looks like.

_assert(plist_get_node_type(plist) == PLIST_DICT)

plist hpp 500 error

This error is limited to Apple TV 4 users only. Cydia Impactor throws this error due to certificate conflicts.

Before we begin, have the following things ready.


  • Download Cydia Impactor
  • A computer running Windows/Mac/Linux
  • A USB cable
  • Apple TV 4

Fixing these errors is really simple.

How to Fix plist.hpp:500 Cydia Impactor Error on Apple TV 4

  • Connect your Apple TV 4th generation to the computer.
  • Launch Cydia Impactor utility.
  • Wait for Cydia Impactor to recognize your Apple TV 4G.
  • Go to the Xcode tab in Impactor.
  • Select Revoke Certificates option as shown below.

revoke certificates cydia impactor

This will surely fix the plist.hpp:500 error. For fixing other Cydia Impactor errors, read this guide.

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If you are still getting any error, write a comment below.


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