For all the iPhone fans and fanatics who got their hands on the latest version of iPhone recently, which is the 5s, today is your lucky day, because you will figure out just how easy is to use the Cydia App Store to download Cydia apps for free. The Cydia App Store has a lot of things in common with the Apple App Store, if not most things, with a few exceptions sush as the source of apps and their number, and also, a pretty big difference being the price of apps. Even if you are a very big fan of the Apple concept, you still want to give it a hint of yourself and customize the look of your iPhone 5s, and with the Cydia App and Apptrackr you can do that for free, and also get hundreds of apps which usually are not allowed in the Apple App Store.
Another plus to using the Cydia App Store is that you can download for free a lot of paid games and apps. The only trick is that to do so, you need to jailbreak your iOS device, and from then on you can use Cydia as much as you want to achieve your goals. Now, if you’ve already jailbreaked your phone, and you don’t know quite how to use Cydia to download the apps you want, surely these following steps are going to be very useful for you.
What is Cydia?
First and foremost, it is very important to know and understand what Cydia is. Lets start by saying that Cydia is a software that will allow you to install third-party apps to your iOs device. Cydia App Store is the place where every developer in the world is allowed to develop and obviously upload his apps, containing thousands and thousands of apps, mods, wallpapers, games, ringtones and tweaks, pretty much everything your phone needs. Cydia is also viewed as the best alternative for the Apple App Store, with over one million users from all around the world.
How you can download Cydia
Now this step is really easy, meaning that you can download and install Cydia to an iOS device such as iPhone, iPad or iPod with touch as soon as the iOS7 jailbreak is released. The best part is that almost all of the jailbreaking tools come with Cydia so you can use any of the following tools or programs to automatically install cydia during your jailbreaking process : Redsn0w,Evasi0n, Absinthe, Seas0npass, P0sixspwn, AppTrackr or JailbreakMe. These are just a very few examples of what there is available on the market, and also, while some of the jailbreak tools are for free, some of the are not.
How you can Update Cydia
With every day that passes by, the technology is advancing more and more and at the same time changing, but it is not that hard to keep up with it or at least try. If your Cydia needs updating or if it is out dated, you will be seeing a message appearing on your screen when opening Cydia saying “Upgrade Essential”. The only thing you have to do is tap on that button and just let your iOS device do its job and wait, this being the easiest possible way for you to update the latest version of Cydia.
How you can reinstall Cydia.
For some reasons, or for no reasons, there is a slight possibility that Cydia might not function or crash when opening it. The wise thing to do in this case will be to reinstall it so the next step will be for you to go to Saurik official website and just download the latest Cydia DEB file, this being the fastest way to get your Cydia Installer for free. Next you will have to just connect your iOS device to your PC and simply drag it to your device at the following path /private/var/mobile/documents/ then all you have to do is to access the DEB file from your device, just tap on the Installer button and then it will reinstall itself.
How you can add Cydia Sources/Repository
The way to ass a Cydia Source or a Cydia repo, is by opening up Cydia and just Tap Manage -> Sources -> Edit -> Add -> Enter the APT URL -> Add Source ->Return to Cydia. After all this you can now train yourself by just adding one of the most desired Cydia repo, that being AppAddict
How you can install free Cydia Apps?
For a very long period of time, the top rated program for free apps was Installous but that doesn’t exist anymore, regardless, there are still a lot of other alternatives for getting free apps such as the following?AppCake,?HipStore,Zeusmos,?vShare,?Kuaiyong,iFunbox,?Pandaapp,?Apptrackr, and many more others. The cool thing about Kuaiyong is that it gives you free apps without having to jailbreak, but as far as AppCake, Zeusmos, HipStore, and vShare are concerned,before you can use Cydia you will be needing to add the repository to it. Last but not least, iFunbox and Pandaapp are both two amazing portals that allow you to install apps from the web.