You can backup Cydia tweaks before restoring the device as you do backup all the contents on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using the iTunes or iCloud .Why you need to do it. Taking a backup of the best iOS 8 jailbreak tweaks and apps can be very useful when you upgrade your device to a newer firmware.
This step will keep you save when installing the tweaks one by one. Because all data related to jailbreak will be wiped off your device.
PKGBackup is a useful tweak which was developed by Jibril Gueye. This tweak lets you to a backup all the Cydia tweaks and sources on your device. It also allows to save them in local device storage or on the cloud such as Box, Dropbox, SkyDrive and other. Another helpful feature is that PKGBackup takes a backup of preferences & springboard files.
This tweak supports iOS 8 after jailbreak. You can get it on Cydia’s BigBoss repository for $9.99.It regularly updated to fix all the known bugs and will support the latest version of iOS firmware. Follow step-by-step tutorial below to backup Cydia tweaks.
How To Backup Cydia Tweaks Before Restoring
Step 1: Launch Cydia and buy PKGBackup tweak.
Step 2: After you have installed this tweak, a new app will be added to your Home screen for PkgBackup. Click on it to open.
Step 3: Navigate to the Settings app and choose the source where you will save your backup such as local storage.
Step 4: Click on the round Backup button.
Step 5: Next to ‘Details’ press the orange Backup button. The size of the backup will also be displayed above it.
Step 6: To continue click on the Yes button. The system will ask you to enter the Backup title and its description. Give it a meaningful name for locating it easily next time.
Step 7: After this step the tweak will start to take a backup of all the jailbreak related contents on your device.
It should be done within a few minutes. The work is done!