Cydia is the most popular Jailbreak app manager in the world. You can install thousands of free themes, apps, tweaks from Cydia for free. Most of these apps, themes, and tweaks are exclusively available on Cydia. You cannot download them Apple App Store or anywhere else.

How to get Cydia?

You cannot install Cydia to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod directly. It is not available at App Store or any other websites.

It would help if you chose the Jailbreak tool according to your iOS version and device model, Choose one of the following tools according to your iOS version to get Cydia.

iOS 12 - iOS 12.2 - Unc0ver

Unc0ver Jailbreak tool just updated for iOS 12.2 Jailbreak. Unc0ver latest update supports iOS 12 to iOS 12.2 running all A7 to A11 Devices.

iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 – Chimera

Chimera Jailbreak is the most stable Jailbreak tool for iOS 12 and higher versions. When you Jailbreak your device using Chimera Jailbreak tool is installed Sileo after the Jailbreak process. You can add the following repo to Sileo and install the Cydia.

iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 – Unc0ver

Uncover Jailbreak is installed Cydia automatically after the Jailbreak process.

iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 – RootlessJB

Rootless jailbreak is also installed the Cydia after the Jailbreak process.

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Cydia for latest iOS versions

iOS 13 Beta

Still no solution for Download Cydia for iOS 13 version.

iOS 12.4 beta

Unfortunately, there is no way to install/Download Cydia for iOS 12.4 beta versions.

iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.1 / 12.3.2

Jailbreak is not available for iOS 12.3 – iOS 12.3.2 yet. Therefore you cannot install Cydia for iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.2. You can download  Bregxi as a Cydia alternative. It also extracts repos as the Cydia, But You cannot install system features or many awesome features of Cydia.


You can find iOS 12.3 – iOS 12.3.2 Cydia installation videos of youtube and websites from Google who claim that they have Cydia for iOS 12.3 – iOS 12.3.2


We highly recommend staying away from them. They ask to download commission based iOS app or to do an online survey before install/download the Cydia. But after iOS app download process, they will ask for doing another task. You will never get the Cydia to your iOS 12.3 iPhone.

iOS 12.2 / 12.1.4 / 12.1.3

Unc0ver Jailbreak tool developer pwn20wnd just released an update for support iOS 12.2 / 12.1.4 / 12.1.3. Unc0ver jailbreak installs automatically after complete the Jailbreak process. Unc0ver latest update support all A7 – A11 Devices.

Device compatibility

Cydia is compatible with almost every iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. Please note that Cydia installation process may differ according to the iOS version.

iPhone XS, XR, XS Max

Chimera is the only Jailbreak tool for latest devices such as iPhone XS, XR, XS Max, and latest iPad models. Chimera is installed Sileo automatically after the Jailbreak process. You can install Cydia from Sileo using the following source.

However, make sure you cannot install Cydia or Sileo for iOS 12.2 / iOS 12.3 etc.

For other iPhones / iPad

You could Jailbreak all of the other iPhones, iPads and iPod touches from above Jailbreak tools according to the iOS versions.

All of these jailbreak tools are installed Cydia automatically after Jailbreak processes.

Cydia Install online

There is no direct way to install Cydia online, But you can Jailbreak your device online. You can find the online Jailbreak apps according to your iOS versions from the Silzee website.

Chimera jailbreak

iOS 12.0 – iOS 12.1.2 (A12)

Unc0ver jailbreak

iOS 11.0 – iOS 12.1.2​


iOS 12.0 – iOS 12.1.2


iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1


iOS 11 – iOS 11.3.1


iOS 10.0 – iOS 10.3.3


iOS 10.0 – iOS 10.3.3


iOS 10.0 – iOS 10.3.3


iOS 10.2.1


iOS 10.0 – iOS 10.1

iOS 9.1 – iOS 9.3.4


iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3

Cydia sources/repo

Cydia acts as an Application manager and installer. You have to add sources  (repositories) before installing new apps, themes, tweaks using Cydia. Cydia extracts these repos and creates a list of applications. You can browse or search Cydia apps after you extract the repo using the Cydia.

Cydia official repos

Following are default repos of the Cydia.

  • BigBoss  –
  • Cydia/Telesphoreo Repo –
  • ModMyi Archived Repo  –
  • ZodTTD Repo –

Popular Repos

You can add more repos to install thousands of more apps, tweaks, and themes. Followings are the most popular repos by 3rd party developers/services.

  • Peterprd –
  • CydiaGeek –
  • Mdaus –
  • D4ni –
  • Fncxpro –
  • Junesiphone –
  • Tateu –
  • Hulioverne –
  • Unlimapps –
  • Shade – Zepheri –
  • Leroy –
  • C1der –
  • Dynastic –
  • Midkin –
  • Dev4i –
  • Danstaface-
  • Julio.Xarold –
  • Mpg13 –
  • Xenpublic –
  • Lonestarx –
  • Subdiox –
  • Creaturesurvive –
  • Laughingquoll –
  • Alfhaily.-
  • Angelxwind –
  • Coolstar  –
  • Cpdigitaldarkroom   –
  • cpdigitaldarkroom Beta –
  • GitHub –
  • hbang-
  • xsellize –
  • ibsoft-
  • ichitaso –
  • ihacks –
  • limneos –
  • nullpixel –
  • Packix –
  • rpetri –
  • Sinfuliphonerepo –

Repos for iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.1 / 12.3.2

Cydia is not compatible for iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.1 / 12.3.2, You can use Hexxa repo extractor for iOS 12.2 and Bregxi for iOS 12.3 and higher versions.

These respos extracts don’t extract all Cydia repo. They only extracting specialize repos for iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.1 / 12.3.2  to install 3rd party apps. However, these repo extracts are not perfect alternatives for Cydia.

Cydia features.

You can install thousands of awesome Jailbreak apps, tweaks and themes from the Cydia.

We are discussing about some of the most wanted features of here.

File managers – iFile / Filza – iFile/Filza is a file manager which can manage system files of iOS. You can find thousands of file managers from App Store, But none of them allow you to manage iOS system files.

Cydia is only way to,

  • Hack Games
  • Edit system files to change default iOS features
  • It allows change boot logos
  • allow change game high score
  • You can extract and manage zip and rar files

Manage themes -Snowboard, Anemone , Dreamboard

Cydia is the only way to install above iPhone/iPad theme manager apps. You can install thousands of awesome themes using above theme store.

Most popular Themes – Muze 4, Vivido1, Felicity, Folds, Lotus, Zoobhoy Redux, Addo X, B7ueN1ght, Beauty, Black Label, BlackLit, BlackLitBordeL, Goji, Goji Badges, Goji Drak, Goji More, Kempii, Kvasir, Lucy 0.1, Mirrors, Muze 4, Nanna, Niki, Sade Themes, Shadows

Tweaks – Barmoji, HideBarX, Semperon, AppAdmin, CCLinker, Safari Plus, SilentScreenshot, AppHide, Eclipse, Night Maps, mikoto, TSS Saver, CCModules, NoBetaAlert, ShortLook, DarkSounds, AnimationsBeFast, Cylinder, Notifica, Cercube for YouTube, Floaty Dock

Games – Alone in the Dark, Dungeon Hunter 3 Hacks, Ammo Hack, Angry Birds, Bomberman: Max Blue Champion, Bugs Bunny: Crazy Castle 3, Doodle Jump, Fruit Ninja, Gameboy Gallery 3, Gangstar 3 IDA, Grand Theft Auto, Grand Theft Auto 2, Grand Theft Auto 3, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Kirby’s Dream Land, Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX, Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons, Modern Combat 3 IDA, Modern War Hacks, N.O.V.A 3, Need for Speed, Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, Temple Run

Cydia websites

You can find so many Cydia download websites from Google and Youtube. According to these websites, you can install Cydia for any device, any iOS version including iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.1 / 12.3.2

Some websites provide direct links to download Cydia. All of these websites and videos are fake. They are only trying to make some commissions from the default iOS app installation.

You cannot install Cydia without jailbreaking, and you cannot install Cydia for the latest iOS 12.3 / iOS 12.3.1 / 12.3.2 versions at all.

Official website

Official Cydia website is You can visit the official Cydia website from the following link.

Other websites are fake. You cannot find any direct download link or method to download Cydia on the official website. The site’s advice you to jailbreak your iPhone/iPod/iPad to get Cydia.

Cydia Developer

Cydia is copyrighted to Jay Freeman ( Saurik). He is the developer of the Cydia. The first time Cydia was released on February 28, 2008, for iPhone 3G on iOS 2.0.

Cydia Discontinued?

Chimera was the last jailbreak tool. It was released by Electra team. All previous Jailbreak tool developers have used Cydia as their default app manager/Installer. However, every 1st time, Electra developers used Sileo as the default app manager instead of the Cydia.

Sileo is the same as the Cydia. Some users say Sileo is more user-friendly than Cydia

Cydia alternatives


Sileo is default third-party app installer for Chimera jailbreak ( iOS 12.0 – iOS 12.1.2 ) and Electra Jailbreak (iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1).

CoolStar / Nullpixel / AppleBetas and Kabir Oberai are the developers of the Sileo app manager.


Wilson is the developer of Zebra app manager. Zebra will not install automatically after jailbreaking the device. Therefore, you need to install it manually. Zebra is only for Cydia installed devices. After install Cydia, you have to add below repo to your repo list. Then you can install Zebra.

Zebra install repo –

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