Fix provision.cpp:71/provision.cpp:80 Error [CYDIA IMPACTOR]

Saurik has released a massive update for his Cydia Impactor utility. This brings the tool to version 0.9.41. However, this didn’t stop users from experiencing errors.

Many users are reporting provision.cpp:71/provision.cpp:80 error while using Cydia Impactor. Let’s find out more about these errors.

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These errors occur due to certificate signing issue. When new certificates overlap or conflict with each other, Impactor is unable to sign and throws an error. These errors usually occur on iPhone, iPad and iPod users.

Apple TV users are relatively immune to these errors.

Before we begin, have the following things ready.

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

Fixing these errors is really simple.

How to Fix provision.cpp:71 and provision.cpp:80 Cydia Impactor Errors

  • Connect your device to the computer.
  • Launch Cydia Impactor. Wait for Cydia Impactor to recognize your device.
  • Go to the Xcode tab and select Revoke Certificates option.

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If Cydia Impactor still throws errors, follow the tutorial give below –

For fixing other Cydia Impactor errors, read this FAQ.

Here are some other tutorials you may find interesting –

If you are still facing these errors, just drop a comment below. I will be happy to help you out.

  • Connor Buntain

    Hi. I have used the xcode tutorial on revoking certs, but still doesnt fix provision cpp 80
    Still get the same error

    • Hello Connor, can you please tell me your device and firmware version?

  • antonio elliott

    I have a Apple TV anyway to fix issue on Apple TV tvOS 10.0.1

    • Hello, Antonio. Have you tried using the above method?

  • antonio elliott

    yes I have updated impactor now it gives error provision cpp81 iOS/addAppId=1200 you are not allowed to perform this operation

  • paulus chen

    i have trouble with cydia impactor it keeps saying impactor.exe. has stopped working. a problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.
    i have try it on my laptop and my desktop still the same and uninstalled and reinstall it sevral times help me to fix this please.

    p.s my iphone is not jailbreak worked very well with the last update before the new update

  • Jennifer Leja

    I’m still having cpp:71 error. I’ve revoked the certificates but it says “revoked 0 certificates”. Another site said I may have issue because I have two factor authentication on for my iphone, but I turned that off and the problem hasn’t resolved. Please help

    • Hello, Jennifer. Are you getting this error in Cydia Impactor or Extender?