Regular updates, new apps, games and a neat interface are some of the reasons why Installous remained as a favorite app on Cydia for many jailbreakers. But, as many of you know, Cydia’s Installous was discontinued because of the lack of revenue and attention. What next then?
You don’t have to wait for another Installous-like app to pop up on Cydia Store anymore, as we already some programs and websites similar to Installous. In this article, we will walk you through various ways by which you can get iOS apps on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Remember To Support iOS App Developer
If you are going to pirate apps or download them through Cydia or the Internet, always support the developer by purchasing the app from iTunes App Store. That said, below are some of the ways to get apps on your iOS devices.
Installous App Alternative
We have two methods to download apps: one through the repos, and the other through online websites. Let’s look at each of them:
Getting iOS Apps Through Repos
Here are the two best Cydia repos that have Installous-like apps — and yes, they are free to use:
- iPhoneCake Repo
- AppVV Repo
Download iPhone Cake Repo:
Step 1: Install iPhone Cake Repo — Go to Cydia, tap on Manage. Now tap on Sources. On top-right of the screen, you will notice Edit button. Hit the Add button and type the following URL:
Step 2: Install AppCake — Relaunch Cydia. Tap on Search and type “AppCake.” The app will be automatically downloaded and installed on your iOS device.
Step 3: Now use AppCake app — Go to the iOS devices homescreen and look for the AppCake icon. Launch the program and start downloading iOS apps.