As promised by the AppTapp team, the first developer beta of Installer 5 has been released. Billed as the Cydia alternative, Installer 5 is a fully featured package manager for jailbroken iOS devices running iOS 8 – iOS 11.
At the tail end of 2017, we covered the news about the AppTapp team working on a Cydia alternative called Installer 5. The alternative App Store for jailbreak apps and tweaks for iOS 10 and iOS 11 has been long under development. Today, the AppTapp team has announced that they will be releasing the first developer beta of Installer 5 tomorrow (i.e. May 22).
Jailbreaking your iPhone opens the door to endless customizations which is quite exciting. Users who jailbreak their iOS devices often end up installing a bunch of jailbreak tweaks to customize their device and add new features to it.
How to Fix ‘provision.cpp:168’ Error in Cydia Impactor While Jailbreaking iOS 10 – iOS 10.2 Using Yalu
Installing the Yalu jailbreak app onto your iOS device requires you to use a software called Cydia Impactor. This allows unsigned iOS apps to be sideloaded onto your device with a free or a developer account. Apart from the Yalu jailbreak, you can install many other unsigned iOS apps such as Snapchat++, Instagram++, EveryCord, and so on.
When you open Cydia, it refreshes all the added repositories to fetch the new packages that have been added since your last visit. A common issue that most users face is that some repositories take a very long time to refresh.
In case you were busy this week and didn’t get a chance to check Cydia, don’t worry as we have compiled a list of all the new tweaks that were released in the week which are worth checking out.
While the Yalu jailbreak for iOS 10 – iOS 10.2 has been out for quite some time, users have been unable to purchase any tweaks from Cydia. This is usually the case with a new jailbreak. Purchases are disabled to prevent users from buying incompatible packages that could create issues.
Users who’ve jailbroken their iOS 10.1.x devices using the Yalu jailbreak have been facing a number of issues with Cydia. A common problem is Cydia crashing when attempting to respring after a tweak finishes installing.
Just a few days ago, we reviewed an upcoming jailbreak tweak called Reflectrix that brings Top Charts and Featured Tweaks section to Cydia. It was in closed beta and available to invited users only, but the developer has now opened it to the public for testing.
Ever since Cydia was updated to run as “mobile” rather than “root”, many developers took the opportunity to create amazing tweaks that brought new features to Cydia and improved its design. Now an upcoming jailbreak tweak that is in closed beta promises to add Top Charts along with Featured Tweaks section to Cydia.