If you have recently jailbroken your iPhone/iPod/iPad with the newest and easiest jailbreak ever – JailBreakMe.com, then you may have also encountered the problem with Skype not multi-tasking or not running in the background. There is a simple fix that involves updating your Mobile Substrate through Cydia. Simply do the following and Skype should start working for you again:
- Open Cydia
- Tap Manage
- Tap Upgrade – You’ll need to update all packages, Cydia, Mobile Substrate, etc.
- Once complete, it should prompt you to reboot your device. After reboot, Skype should work properly.
If you’d like to see more info about Mobile Substrate, you can look here: Cydia Mobile Substrate Package