It seems such a long time ago that we got an update to Cydia and, with iOS 10 now over 3 months old, some users are getting a little impatient. We have become used to jailbreaks being released quite quickly but Apple did promise to put a spanner in the works; according to Luca Todesco, iOS 10 is not going to be an easy firmware to jailbreak but he has come to the rescue with a new jailbreak that will let us download Cydia for iOS 10. It is called Yalu and you can use one of the following methods .
Image : Cydia iOS 10 Download Update
Method 1 : Safari Browser [ Easy Method ]
If you are looking to get Cydia on iOS 10 quickly without a computer, then this tutorial will come in handy. Internet connection on your iOS device is however required.
- Make sure you have iOS 10 firmware running on your iPhone or iPad that you intend to install Cydia on . This tutorial is specifically designed to supports iOS 10 devices.
- Open Safari web browser on your iOS 10 device [ iPhone or iPod Touch].
- Now simply open this url in your safari browser cydiaios7.com as shown here . This will take you to a page on the website specially designed for iOS 10 Cydia support . Confirm that the URL says cydiaios7.com as indicated in the image below.
- Now tap the UP arrow at the bottom of the screen as shown here .
- On the next screen, tap on Add to Home Screen
- This will save the Cydia app icon to your home screen but first you must name it . Call it Cydia for ease and tap on Add
- The Cydia app should now be installed on your iOS 10 Homescreen. Open the app to stay updated to Cydia iOS 10 status .
Video : Here is the above process step by step on video
Method 2: Configuration Profile [ Advanced Method ]
This is not quite so straightforward as the previous methods, so it is important that these steps are followed carefully:
- Launch Safari and then open this [ link ]
- Wait until the information page has loaded and then tap the link to Install Directly on your iOS device so that the profile may be installed
- Now your Settings app is going to open; tap on the link to Install Profile
- Input your passcode and wait for Safari to open
- Now tap on Install Cydia and then Install to confirm your actions
- Settings open automatically again; tap on Install > Next > Done
- Wait for Cydia to install and then you can download your tweaks
If it doesn’t install, you will need to go through the steps again
Method 3: Yalu Jailbreak [ Expert Method ]
Before you get too excited about installing Cydia for iOS 10, be aware of what Todesco has to say about the jailbreak. Apart from saying that this is likely to be the only jailbreak we get for now, he does warn us that it is in beta and may cause problems on your iOS device. He is working on an update so, if you can wait, do. It is also a semi-untethered utility, requiring you to jailbreak every time your device reboots and, to get it onto your iPhone or iPad to start with, you will have to use Cydia Impactor to side-load it. If that hasn’t put you off, check out the links below for all the information you need to download Cydia for iOS 10 .
Image : Yalu Jailbreak
Fix Cydia Not Working Issue :
Cydia is welcomed by all who download it but there is one issue that needs fixing , it will stop working in a few days and, no matter how many times you reinstall it and all your tweaks again, it will continue to crash. Why ? Because Apple will revoke the certificate, and this will stop Cydia from working. You can fix this by downloading NessTool, a powerful VPN tool that stops Apple from doing this, so you don’t have to keep installing Cydia. How? Check out the link for more details and a NessTool [ext link] download tutorial.
Cydia Alternatives :
Cydia is not compatible with all iOS devices and if yours is one of those, you will be left without your tweaks. Luckily, there are some app installers that give you some Cydia tweaks without the need to jailbreak and these are just two of them:
AppValley is a great installer, offering a comprehensive range of Cydia tweaks, paid apps for free, and a good selection of some of the best ++ modified apps, like Snapchat++, Spotify++, and Pokémon Go++. There are also plenty apps and games to choose from so click on the link to find out how to download AppValley [ext link] on your iPhone or iPad.
An installer that is slightly different from the others, TweakBox is very simple to navigate. This is because all of the apps, and there are millions of them, have been sorted into easy categories so you can find what you want easily. Look at categories like modified apps, tweaked apps, flash apps, app store apps, and more. Get TweakBox [ext link] on your iOS device by following the guide at the link
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