saurik, founder of Cydia, has released a powerful new tool called Cydia Impactor. It allows you to remove the jailbreak from your jailbroken device and return it to stock Apple iOS software without the need of restoring (updating) it.
Saurik releases Cydia Impactor which allows you to remove jailbreak without updating to a new version of iOS
Cydia currently displays a recommended list of packages labelled as ‘Featured’ for new users to install on their device. However, there’s still no way that you can find out which are the top paid and free packages just like the iOS App Store. Indulge is a new jailbreak tweak by Cydia developer Steven Rolfe that brings this much-awaited feature to Cydia.
Recently, Saurik updated Cydia to version 1.1.23 which brings a few new major features. One such feature includes the ability to downgrade Cydia packages if an older version is available on the repository where the tweak is hosted. This is a useful feature as some upgrades can make packages unstable on your device so its important to downgrade them back to the previous version.
Saurik has been busy lately updating Cydia to provide a better user experience. Cydia 1.1.19 was a major upgrade made to Cydia making it run as mobile rather than root. A few more updates were followed to fix all the known bugs in the app.
Just recently, Saurik released Cydia 1.1.19 update which runs as mobile rather than root allowing developers to create jailbreak tweaks and themes that modify Cydia.
Up until yesterday, Cydia allowed you to make purchases using either your Amazon or PayPal account. However, things seem to have changed now as Amazon is no longer a payment option in Cydia starting from today. This means that the only way you can purchase packages is through PayPal.
Now that you have jailbroken your iOS 8.3 device, you will be using Cydia frequently to install new packages. Apart from purchasing and installing jailbreak tweaks, Cydia offers a handful of other functionality as well which might go unnoticed. So we have prepared a list of useful tips and tricks that will improve your experience using Cydia.
Cydia updated to v1.1.17 to support iOS 8.3; fix ‘cannot identify your device’ issue [Updated to v1.1.18]
Cydia packages receive frequent updates which can include security fixes or the addition of new features to your already installed tweaks. If you forget to check Cydia for a few days, you can have a bunch of packages waiting to be updated. CyNotifier is a new jailbreak tweak for iOS 8 and later that will help you keep all of your installed Cydia packages up-to-date.