Cydia is an alternative to Apple’s App Store for “jailbroken” devices, at this time including iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches. Cydia is not available in Apple’s App Store, nor is it a website: it is installed on your device by jailbreaking the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
So, with above words you would understood that you can’t find Cydia application on the web, instead once you just jailbreak the device, you’ll automatically start seeing the Cydia app in your iPhone’s apps menu.
Therefore, the primary step to install Cydia in you iPhone is jailbreak the iPhone and after that everything becomes very easier.
Here’s How to Install Cydia in Your iPhone
Here’re the two steps to install Cydia in your iPhone. Read carefully:
Step 1: Jailbreak Your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
Jailbreaking the iPhone is the primary step to install Cydia in your iPhone. In fact, as soon as your device will be jailbroken, the Cydia icon will automatically start seeing in your iPhone.
So, the first step for you is to jailbreak the iPhone. How? You can use any of the two popular software to jailbreak the iPhone – evasi0n or PanGu. Both of these two software are very popular to jailbreak the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
All you need to download them in your computer and follow the instructions by connecting your iPhone with computer using USB cable. But, you should be careful of its dangers and legal issues.
If you’ve decided to jailbreak the iPhone, you should take enough precautions before attempting to jailbreak the iPhone. And finally, read the following article to learn how to jailbreak your iOS device.
MUST READ: How to Jailbreak iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch
Once you read the above linked article, you will very easily be able to jailbreak your iOS device. Still, if you’re having any issue, let me know via comments. And don’t forget to take precautions!
Step 2: Tap on Cydia Icon and Follow Instructions
As soon as your iPhone will be jailbroke, the Cydia icon will be displayed in the apps menu of your iPhone. Now, primarily you need to connect your iPhone with Internet and then tap on Cydia icon.
Now, the Cydia app will give you some instructions or ask some questions like who’re you – user or hacker etc. So, you need to choose the appropriate answers and by following the instructions you will be able to start using Cydia in your iPhone.
That’s all! It’s all about installing Cydia app in your jailbroken iPhone. Is there anything else you wanna know regarding this guide? Let me know via comments!
Nice article Raman. Your previous article for jailbreaking the iOS device is also fantastic. But, I’m having fear in jailbreaking my iPhone 6 because it’s just 6 months old.
Yup. there are lots of dangers of jailbreaking iPhone or rooting Android! We always should have these experiments on old smartphones.