Manual Cydia Install on iOS 8.1 iPhone and iPad After Jailbreak

The Chinese hackers released their Pangu program which currently doesn’t automatically install Cydia package on a jailbroken iDevice. You can use manual Cydia install instruction and get this popular unofficial app store on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

Follow this how to install Cydia on iOS 8 instruction and you will get the Saurik’s program on your jailbroken smarthone or tablet. You can also wait for Pangu hackers to present the update to their untether tool which would install Cydia automatically.

Manual Install Cydia iOS 8.1 Guide

It is highly advised that you install Cydia on your own only if you understand SSH and SFTP. Pangu team warns users about their jailbreak saying it is meant for developers who can update their tweaks and apps right now. Ordinary users are not advised to jailbreak right now.

How to Install Cydia on iOS 8.1 Devices

Step 1. Use Pangu tool to jailbreak your iOS 8, 8.0.1, 8.0.2 or 8.1 iDevice. This program no supports only Windows PC.

Step 2. Download Saurik’s Cydia deb file: http://cache.saurik.com/debs/cydia_1.1.13_iphoneos-arm.deb

Step 3. Use SFTP to send Cydia deb file to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Download WinSCP: http://winscp.net/eng/download.php for your Windows computer and install it.

Step 4. You need to have the same Wi-Fi network for your computer and iDevice.

Step 5. Launch WinSCP and SSH using your IP address which you can look up in Settings – Wi-Fi – i menu. Use this username: root and password: alpine.

Step 6. The file browser will launch giving you an ability to drag-drop Cydia deb files. Just choose a location you will remember.

Step 7. Click Ctrl + T to launch SSH session and go to the folder where your deb file is saved.

Step 8. Run the two SSH commands:

  • dpkg -i cydia-lproj_1.1.12_iphoneos-arm.deb
  • dpkg -i cydia_1.1.13_iphoneos-arm.deb

Step 9. Reboot your gadget. Cydia icon should now appear on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad home screen.

Note: Users who get the error about dependency missing have to download the dependency: http://apt.saurik.com/debs/ manually and repeat the installation procedure once again.