Install Cydia

From this page, iPhone and iPadOS users can install Cydia using both jailbreak and non-jailbreak methods.

All of these Cydia installation methods are compatible with iOS 16.4 to iOS 3. The non-jailbreak Cydia installation methods are compatible with the latest iPhone 14 and iPhone 13.

For your reference, we listed the support jailbreak tool with its compatibility.

For iOS 16.4

After installing sileo from the palear1n jailbreak tool, iOS 16.4 users can add the cydia app store from the sileo.

Palear1n jailbreak only supports a few iPhone and iPad devices, other iPhone and iPad users can install cydia from the Hacks Now / Unc0ver dark semi-jailbreak tools.

Tap the below link to expand more details on how to jailbreak iOS 16.4.
Get Cydia from Sileo - Palear1n jailbreak guide

For iOS 16.3.1 to iOS 16

There are so many trusted methods to install cydia for iOS 16.3.1 / 16.3 / 16.2.1 / 16.2 / 16.1.2 / 16.1.1 / 16.1 / 16.0.3 / 16.0.2 / 16.0.1 and 16.

The Hacks Now online semi-jailbreak/Pelae1n virtual tool and Unc0ver black edition jailbreak tools are available for the above-listed iOS versions.

Each jailbreak tool has its compatibility and guidelines. To install Cydia, click on the link below that corresponds to your iOS version to find the compatible jailbreak method.

For iOS 15.7.4 to 15.7

iOS 15.7.4 / iOS 15.7.3 / 15.7.2 / iOS 15.7.1 and iOS 15.7 users can install cydia form semi-untethered jailbreak and virtual jailbreak tools.

The Pelae1n tool supports installing Sileo after completing the jailbreak. However, iPhone and iPad users can download Cydia from the Sileo app store.

For iOS 15.6.1 - 15.6

The Pelae1n semi-tethered jailbreak and Pelae1n virtual terminal jailbreak and repo extractor jailbreak tools are available for installing Cydia on iOS 15.6.1 and iOS 15.6 versions.

These jailbreak methods are risk-free and some jailbreak tools are Apple-approved methods. To get Cydia for iOS 15.6.1 to iOS 15.6, tap on the following links.

For iOS 15.5

Palear1n semi-tethered jailbreak and a few virtual jailbreak tools available install cydia for iOS 15.5.

Once you install Cydia using these tools, try not to turn off your device. If you do turn off your jailbroken device, you will need to re-jailbreak it.

Tap the below iOS version button to get all the download links and guides.

For iOS 15.4.1 - 15.4

Including Palear1n jailbreak and a few other methods are supported to get cydia for iOS 15.4.1 and 15.4 versions.

The TrollStore semi-jailbreak method also supports iOS 15.4.1 and 15.4. But users cannot install cydia from the Trollsrore semi-jailbreak tool.

iPhone and iPad users can install popular jailbreak features from the Trollstore method.

Tap the below link to get the download link and guide for iOS 15.4.1-15.4 jailbreak.

For iOS 15.3.1 - 15.3

The Palear1n semi-jailbreak, Fugu 15 jailbreak, and Zeon repo extractor jailbreak methods are support tools to get Cydia for iOS 15.3.1 and iOS 15.3.

The Paleara1n jailbreak tool installs Sileo after the jailbreak, but users can install Cydia through the Sileo package manager.

Other jailbreak tools are safe to use and there is no revoke issue. Tap the below link to know more about iOS 15.3.1 - 15.3 jailbreak.

For iOS 15.2.1 - 15.2

Users of iOS 15.2.1 and 15.2 can download Cydia from the Palear1n jailbreak tool, as well as virtual jailbreak tools such as Checkra1n virtual and Unc0ver virtual jailbreak.

The Palear1n jailbreak tool is only for the A8 to A11 devices and the rest of the device users can use virtual jailbreak tools to install cydia.

For iOS 15.1.1 - 15

Users of iOS 15.1.1, 15.1, 15.0.2, 15.0.1, and 15 can install Cydia using the Palear1n semi-jailbreak tool and Xina semi-jailbreak tool installed Sileo package manager.

The sileo is the default package manager for both jailbreak tools, but you can get cydia from the Sileo app store.

For iOS 14.8.1 - 14.8

From the Unc0ver semi-tethered tool and Checkra1n tethered jailbreak tools, iOS 14.8.1 - 14.8 users can install the cydia package manager.

The checkra1n jailbreak tool only supports A8 to A11 and the unc0ver jailbreak tool supports A12 to A13.

The Unc0ver jailbreak tool also supports a without-PC jailbreak.

For iOS 14.7.1 - 14.7

Unc0ver jailbreak tool and Checkra1n jailbreak tool support install cydia for iOS 14.7.1 and 14.7 version.

The Unc0ver 14.7.1 / 14.7 version only supports A12 and A13 Devices and checkra1n only for A8 to A11 devices.

Tap the below button to get cydia for iOS 14.7.1 - 14.7.

For iOS 14.6.1 - 14.4

The checkra1n jailbreak and Unc0ver jailbreak tools support installing cydia for iOS 14.6.1 - 14 ( 14.6.1 / 14.6 / 14.5.1 / 14.5 / 14.4.2/14.4.1/14.4/14.3/14.2/ and 14 ). If you want to install sileo for these iOS versions, you can use the Taurine jailbreak tool.

These all jailbreak tools are risk-free jailbreak tool and safe to use.

For iOS 13.7 - 13

From the Unc0ver jailbreak tool and Checkra1n jailbreak tool iOS 13.7 / 13.6.1 / 13.6 / 13.5.1 / 13.5 / 13.4.1 / 13.4 / 13.3.1 / 13.3 / 13.2.3 / 13.2.2 / 13.2.1 / 13.2 / 13.1.3 / 13.1.2 / 13.1.1 / 13.1 and 13 users can install cydia package manager.

If you want to install sileo for these iOS versions, you can use the odyssey jailbreak tool.

For iOS 12.5.6 to iOS 12

The iOS 12.5.6 / 12.5.5 / 12.5 / 12.4.1 /12.4 / 12.3.1 / 12.3 / 12.2/12.1.4 / 12.1.3 / 12.1.2 / 12.1.1 /12.1 / 12.0.1 and 12 users can install cydia from the Unc0ver jailbreak / Checkra1n jailbreak tools.

These iOS users can install sileo from the chimera jailbreak tool.

For iOS 11.4.1 - 11

The Electra jailbreak tool supports iOS 11.4.1 / 11.4 / 11.3.1 / 11.3 / 11.2.6/11.2.5 / 11.2.2 / 11.2.1 / 11.2 / 11.1.2 / 11.1.1 / 11.1 and 11.

The Electra jailbreak is very easy to use and can use online. Tap the below link to download cydia from the Electra jailbreak tool.

For iOS 10.3.4

From the p0insettia semi-tethered jailbreak tool, iOS 10.3.4 running 32-bit users can install cydia.

From the latest p0insettia page update, developers removed 32-bit support and only support for the iPhone 5.

For iOS 9.3.6 - iOS 9.3.5

Phonix jailbreak and p0laris Jailbreak tools support iOS 9.3.6 - 9.3.5 jailbreak. After completing these jailbreak guides, you can install cydia for 9.3.6 and 9.3.5.

For iOS 9.3.4 to iOS 9

There are several jailbreak tools available for iOS 9.3.4 to iOS 9 cydia install.

For iOS 8.4.1 - 8

From the daibutsu and Taig jailbreak tools, iOS 8.4.1 to iOS 8 users can install cydia. The Taig jailbreak is a PC support jailbreak tool and you must have Windows or macOS computer to use the Taig jailbreak tool.

The Pangu+PP jailbreak also supports iOS 8 to iOS 8.4 jailbreak. Check the below pages for iOS 8.4.1 to iOS 8 jailbreak guides.

For iOS 7.1.2 - 7.1

Pangu7 jailbreak tool supports iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 7.1 jailbreak. The Pangu7 is a computer support jailbreak tool. You need a Windows computer or mac computer to use the Pangu7 jailbreak tool.

For iOS 7.0.6 - iOS 7

Evasi0n7 jailbreak tool supports iOS 7.0.6 to iOS 7 versions. The Evasi0n 7 is an untethered jailbreak tool and supports up to iOS 7.1.

Apple TV users also can jailbreak the Apple TV from the Evasi0n7 jailbreak tool.

For iOS 6.1.4 & 6.1.3

P0sixspwn Jailbreak tool support iOS 6.1.4 and iOS 6.1.3 versions. The iH8sn0w is the developer of the P0sixspwn Jailbreak tool.

The P0sixspwn Jailbreak tool is a Windows and macOS computer support jailbreak tool.

For iOS 6.1.2 to iOS 6

Evasi0n6 untethered jailbreak tool supports iOS 6.1.2 to iOS 6 versions. The Evasi0n 6 is an untethered jailbreak tool.

So you do not need to re-jailbreak the device after the iPhone reboot or turn it off.

Install Cydia from Sileo

Sileo is the default package manager for the latest jailbreak tools like Palear1n / Xina /Fugu15. But iPhone and iPad users can install the cydia directly from the Sileo app store.

For installing cydia from sileo,reffer to this guide.

Install Cydia - Without Jailbreak methods

iOS 16.3 to iOS 13 users can install cydia without jailbreaking their devices. The Cydia lite / Cydia 2 and Cydia black versions can install from these methods.

This is not a full-function cydia but you can install popular jailbreak tweaks/themes and games from it.

Method 1 - Zeon App Store

The Zeon app store provides a direct Cydia installation link, so you don't need to jailbreak your iOS 13 to iOS 16.3 devices in order to install Zeon Cydia.

Method 2 - zJailbreak Cydia

The zJailbreak third-party app store also provides a direct install link for Cydia Lite. Additionally, the zJailbreak Cydia method supports every iPhone and iPad device running iOS 13 to iOS 16.3.

Method 3. Hacks Now Online semi Jailbreak tool

Hacks Now is a newly released jailbreak-free method for iPhone and iPad Jailbreak. From this method, you can install Cydia lite/Cydia black, and Cydia 2 package managers.

Method 4. Unc0ver Black Edition Tool

Unc0ver black edition is a semi-jailbreak virtual tool and supports installing the cydia black version.

All iOS 16.3 to iOS 13 users can use the Unc0ver black edition jailbreak tool to install cydia.

Method 5 - Virtual Jailbreak tools

From the Unc0ver and Checkra1n virtual jailbreak tools, iOS 16.3 to iOS 13 users can install the lite version of cydia.

The Unc0ver and Checkra1n virtual jailbreak tools can install from the Zeon Repo Extractor method.

Install Cydia from Siri Shortcut

All iOS and iPad users can install cydia from the Siri shortcut method. This method is a jailbreak-free method and only needs to install Apple's default shortcut app.
Then tap the below link to download cydia without jailbreak.

Install Cydia for the latest iPhone models

iPhone 14 / iPhone 13 and iphone 12 is the latest iPhone models. But still, no full cydia install method for iPhone 14 series / iPhone 13 series and iPhone 12 series. The latest Palear1n jailbreak only supports iOS 16.4 to iOS 16.

The Xina jailbreak supports iOS 15.1.1 to iOS 15.1 A12 to A14. But these latest jailbreak tools support installing the sileo package manager.

Once install sileo from the Palear1n and Xina jailbreak tools, you can install Cydia from it.

How to Add Repos to Cydia?

Jailbroken users can add Cydia repos in two ways.

The first method is clicking Silzee Repos Direct install. You must open this page from Cydia Installed iPhone / iPad and iPod Touch Mobile Safari and tap below the Cydia repos button.

Also, you can add those repos to Sileo / Installer and Zebra package managers.

The second method is by Adding a repos URL. Therefore, you must open Cydia > Tap Source > Tap Edit > Tap Add > Add Source > Enter Repo URL.

How to remove Cydia Repo

Users can remove / Delete the repo anytime. Tap any source which you want to delete. Then swipe to the left. Then you will have the option to delete the Source.

How to remove Cydia?

Cydia Can be removed anytime with a few methods. Follow the below method to remove.

iOS Upgrade method - Once updated to the latest iOS version. Cydia will erase from your Device. Also, it will lose the re-jailbreak ability.

Unc0ver Restore RootFS method - Cydia will erase from your Device but will not lose the re-jailbreak ability.

Checkra1n Restore System - Cydia will erase from your Device but will not lose the re-jailbreak ability.

iTunes restore option. Connect your Device to iTunes installed PC ( Windows / Mac ) Then tap Restore.

Popular Cydia tweaks

Once you completed the cydia install process by following the jailbreak process, you need awesome jailbreak tweaks and apps to increase device performance.

Below list of the best cydia tweaks for your iOS devices. We listed only a few tweaks according to populaerty and check this link to install more jailbreak tweaks.

  • BioProtect XS
  • AquaBoard XS
  • AutoAnswer XS
  • Nexus
  • IPA Ranger
  • Voice Changer XS
  • OTA Enabler
  • Greendot settings
  • NFC Writer XS
  • Antoine
  • Crane
  • Translomatic
  • Genesis 3

Cydia Alternatives

There are so many alternatives to Cydia. Sileo is the perfect alternative for it


DirtyC0w is a new exploit and support to install cydia support features without jailbreak. For example, you can change fonts / Home screen theme / remove the dock / Passcode button change / Lock animation change and many things.


Trollstore is the new method to install cydia applications and tweaks for iOS 14 to iOS 15.6 Beta 5 versions.

iOS 14 to 15.6 Beta 5 users can install jailbreak Tweaks / Apps from the trollstore method. Once you install IPA files from the trollstore, they will revoke and can use permanently.


Sileo is the default third-party app manager for Taurine / Odyssey / Chimera and Electra Jailbreak. Sileo is the best alternative for Cydia.


AppTapp Team is the Developer of Installer5 Cydia alternative. At this time, Installer5 is fully compatible with iOS 10 to iOS 13 versions. When compared with other package managers, Installer5 has more features. You can install Installer5 for your jailbroken Devices, add below repo URL.


The modern and powerful Package manager for jailbroken iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Devices. Currently, Zebra is fully compatible with iOS 8 to iOS 13 jailbroken devices. You can add it to your Device as a Cydia replacement through their official repo. Just add the below Source to your Source list and add.

Cydia Alternatives ( Tweaked App Stores )

Many Tweaked app stores are available for the latest iOS versions, such as TuTuBox, TweakBox, AppValley, Appcake, and CokerNutx. These applications do not require a jailbreak to install. You can install the most popular app, Tweaked app,++ applications, and Modified Games app from these tweaked app stores.

Cydia FAQ

  • Q : What is Cydia?

    A : Cydia is an app store, that can install after jailbreaking the device.

  • Q : Can install Cydia from direct download links?

    A : Yes, you can install the lite version of cydia from the direct download links.

  • Q : Is Cydia App Store?

    A : Yes Cydia is an App store and alternative to the Apple store.

  • Q : Can install Cydia for my Apple Watch / Apple TV?

    A : No. You can install cydia for iPhone / iPad and iPod Touch devices only.

  • Q : Can install Cydia for iPhone 14 / iPhone 13 and iPhone 12?

    A : Yes, Cydia is compatible with all iPhone models ( if have a compatible jailbreak tool ).

  • Q : Can remove cydia anytime?

    A : Yes, you can remove cydia anytime.

  • Q : Can install cydia without jailbreak

    A : No. Jailbreak is a must.

  • Q : Can install Sileo from Cydia

    A : Yes, you can after adding the cydia installer repo.