Cydia

How to install Cydia manually if you deleted it by mistake

How to install Cydia manually if you deleted it by mistake

Oops! If you have a jailbroken device you know that Cydia is the life-line to all your jailbreak needs. Cydia is where you install your tweaks, update apps, and purchase items and it is never a good idea to delete it. So, if you accidentally deleted it, “oops” won’t be the only four-letter word coming out of your mouth. Nevertheless, if you have somehow removed Cydia from your device there are a few ways for you to bring it back.

Comex’s Cydia Substrate alternative Substitute now available in alpha

Comex’s Cydia Substrate alternative Substitute now available in alpha

Substitute, the Cydia Substrate alternative being developed by famed iOS hacker Comex, is now available in alpha. Jailbreakers can download the package from GitHub to try it out on iOS 8, but Comex warns that it has not been tested and is nowhere near stable.

Cydia Jailbreak Store updated with all-new design

Cydia Jailbreak Store updated with all-new design

As promised, Jay Freeman aka saurik has rolled out an update for Cydia, giving it a flatter and a more modern look.

Famous iPhone Hacker Comex working on Cydia Substrate alternative called Substitute for iMods

Famous iPhone Hacker Comex working on Cydia Substrate alternative called Substitute for iMods

Last month, we brought you an exclusive hands-on of iMods, a promising alternative to Cydia, which has the cornerstone of all things jailbreak.

In an interesting development, Nicholas Allegra a.k.a Comex, a well-known hacker, and is helping the iMods team.

iMods: Hands-on video of upcoming Jailbreak Store for iPhone and iPad

iMods: Hands-on video of upcoming Jailbreak Store for iPhone and iPad

Cydia is the cornerstone of all things jailbreak. There’s no denying that. Every year when a new iPhone comes out or a new iOS, we wait with bated breath to see someone post a video or a blog post with that brown icon in the thumbnail telling us that we can jailbreak. Maybe that never changes. Maybe Cydia is so rooted into the jailbreak community that it’s loyal followers will never stray from the beaten path. But, iMods, a brand new jailbreak store, is willing to find out.

Cydia 1.1.16 update fixes the ‘Restore from Backup’ bug on iOS 8 and more

Cydia 1.1.16 update fixes the ‘Restore from Backup’ bug on iOS 8 and more

Saurik has just released another update for Cydia, which fixes a number of bugs. Cydia 1.1.16 includes a fix for a critical “restore from backup” bug, increases the multitask timeout interval, improves App Store redirect block and also fixes the issue with login dialog on iPad.

Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 updated to v1.1 with Cydia, English support and other improvements

Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 updated to v1.1 with Cydia, English support and other improvements

As promised, the Pangu team today updated Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 to version 1.1 with Cydia.

Cydia updated to v1.1.15 with iCleaner fix, landscape mode for iPad and iPhone 6 Plus only and more

Cydia updated to v1.1.15 with iCleaner fix, landscape mode for iPad and iPhone 6 Plus only and more

Soon after releasing Cydia 1.1.14, saurik has quickly issued another update to the Installer, fixing a bug with cache cleaning apps like iCleaner, restricting rotation only on iPad and iPhone 6 Plus and a change to the Installed tab icon.

How to install Cydia on iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 using Pangu app

How to install Cydia on iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 using Pangu app

The Pangu team released their iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 jailbreak last week, but did so in a hurry, which meant that Cydia wasn’t available right away. While saurik made Cydia available quickly, it had to be manually installed.

Install Cydia the easy way on your jailbroken iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 device with the Pangu app

Install Cydia the easy way on your jailbroken iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 device with the Pangu app

The Pangu team will be updating their desktop jailbreak app with Cydia tomorrow, but they’ve already made Cydia available for download via the Pangu iOS app, that is installed on all jailbroken iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 devices.