Cydia

Cydia 1.1.20 update released to fix bugs and crash issues

Cydia 1.1.20 update released to fix bugs and crash issues

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.

Cydia installer has now been updated to version 1.1.20 to address some of the known bugs and an issue that caused Cydia to crash.

Cydia 1.1.19 update allows tweaks and themes to modify the look and feel of Cydia

Cydia 1.1.19 update allows tweaks and themes to modify the look and feel of Cydia
Jay Freeman aka saurik has just released a major update for Cydia.

Cydia 1.1.19 now runs as “mobile” rather than “root”. This means that jailbreak tweaks and themes can modify Cydia, just the way they can modify iOS and other apps.

Amazon has been removed as a payment option from Cydia

Amazon has been removed as a payment option from 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.

The Top 12 Cydia Tips and Tricks that you should know

The Top 12 Cydia Tips and Tricks that you should know

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 updated to v1.1.17 to support iOS 8.3; fix ‘cannot identify your device’ issue [Updated to v1.1.18]

Saurik has just released an update for the Cydia Installer (v1.1.17) to make it compatible with iOS 8.3. The update will fix the issue where Cydia would report that it “cannot identify your device” when you try to access your Cydia account.

CyNotifier: Jailbreak tweak enables Notifications for Cydia updates in iOS 8

CyNotifier: Jailbreak tweak enables Notifications for Cydia updates in iOS 8

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.

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.