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 16.6 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.
Install Cydia for iOS 16.6
From the hacksNow online semi jailbreak and Unc0ver black edition supports iOS 16.6 jailbreak. The HacksNow is an online semi jailbreak tool and Unc0ver black edition is a virtual jailbreak tool.
The Cydia Black edition is the default package manager for the Unc0ver black edition and the HacksNow online jailbreak supports Cydia, Sileo, Cydia 2, and Cydia black is the default package manager.
Both jailbreak tools are online solutions and can install directly from the zJailbreak Pro application manager.
Install Cydia for iOS 16.5 to 16
From the Checkra1n and Unc0ver virtual jailbreak tools, all iOS 16.5 to iOS 16 users can install the Cydia package manager. This virtual jailbreak tool has no limitations and all iPhone and iPad users can use the Checkra1n or Unc0ver virtual jailbreak tools. Also, this method support to iPhone 14 jailbreak and iPhone 13 jailbreak.
The Checkra1n and Unc0ver virtual jailbreak tools can install from the Zeon repo extractor method. Then follow the jailbreak guide to download the cydia.
If you do not want to get Cydia for iPhone or iPad, You can use the CowaBunga lite tool to get Cydia features for iOS devices. Also, the Misaka Tweak Manager supports getting Cydia features from iOS 16.1.2 to iOS 15.
If you want to check more about the latest iOS versions of jailbreak, refer following jailbreak pages.
iOS 16.5 Jailbreak
iOS 16.4.1 -16.4 jailbreak
iOS 16.3.1 - 16.3 Jailbreak
iOS 16.2 jailbreak
How to use Virtual tools for Install Cydia
- Download Zeon repo extractor from above button.
- Then open the Zeon repo extractor.
- Now tap all Repo.
- Copy the Checkra1n or Unc0ver jailbreak repo URL.
- Paste the URL to extract.
- Now install the Checkra1n or Unc0ver jailbreak tools to your iPhone or iPad.
- Now open the jailbreak app and complete the jailbreak process.
Install Cydia for iOS 15.7.6 to iOS 15
The Dopamine jailbreak has already been released for iOS 15.7.4 to iOS 15 versions. But the dopamine jailbreak does not support iOS 15.7.5 and iOS 15.7.6 versions. Also, dopamine jailbreak does not support Cydia. The Sileo and Zebra are the default package managers for the dopamine tool.
If you want to check more about the latest iOS 15.7.6 - 15.7 versions of jailbreak, refer following jailbreak page
But iOS 15.7.5 to iOS 15 users can install from the zJailbreak app store. The zJailbreak Cydia method is very easy to use and it is an online method.
All iOS 15.7.5 to iOS 15 users can use this method without any limitations.
Install Cydia for iOS 14.8.1 to iOS 14
The Unc0ver jailbreak and Checka1n jailbreak supports iOS 14.8.1 to iOS 14 The Checkra1n jailbreak is not an online method and is only available for the macOS computer. The Unc0ver jailbreak tool is an IPA tool and can install through Online / TrollStore / AltStore methods.
Install Cydia for iOS 13.7 to iOS 13
The Checkra1n jailbreak and Unc0ver jailbreak tools fully support to iOS 13.7 to iOS 13 jailbreak. If you want to install sileo for these versions, you can use the Odyssey jailbreak tool.
The Checka1n jailbreak always needs to macOS PC and Unc0ver has many methods to install. If your device support to both jailbreak methods, use the Unc0ver jailbreak method.
The Checkra1n Jailbreak is only for the A8 to A11 devices.
Install Cydia for iOS 12.5.6 to iOS 12
Like previous iOS versions, iOS 12.5.6 and iOS 12 users can install the cydia from the Checkra1n or Unc0ver jailbreak tools. The Checkra1n jailbreak is a semi-tethered tool and Unc0ver is a semi-untethered jailbreak tool.
So if your device is compatible with these both jailbreak tools, we recommended using the Unc0ver jailbreak tool.
Install Cydia for iOS 11.4.1 to iOS 11
Electra jailbreak tool supports iOS 11.4.1 to iOS 11 versions. 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.
Install Cydia for iOS 8.4.1 to iOS 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.
Install Cydia from Sileo
This is another method to get Cydia to your iPhone. This method only vailed for some older jailbreak tools such as Chimera.
The sileo is the default package manager for the Chimera jailbreak and after completing the below guide, you can install Ctdia also.
- First, jailbreak your iPhone or iPad from the Chimera jailbreak tool.
- Then open the Sileo package manager.
- Then go to the Sileo search option and type cydia installer.
- Install it.
- Wait for the process complete and open the Homescreen.
- Now you will have a Cydia package manager along with Sileo.
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.
Cydia install method is not available for the latest iPhone and iPad versions. But, you can install the below stores as a Cydia alternative. Some of the below methods do not require a full jailbreak.
The CowaBunga lite is the updated version of the dirtyc0w cowabunga. The CowaBunga lite is the macOS support method. From the CowaBunga lite package, you can install jailbreak themes and tweaks for iPhone and iPad.
Misaka Tweak Manager
The misaka is the tweak manager for the Dirtyc0w exploit. So you can manage all dirtyc0w exploit tweaks and apps directly from the misaka tweak manager. The misaka tweak manager supports all the latest iPhone and iPad devices running iOS 16.1.2 to iOS 15. The Misaka tweak manager is the perfect solution for iPhone 14 jailbreak and iPhone 13 jailbreak.
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.
- 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.