Cydia apps: Using Installous

Update: Installous has shut down

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If you’re like me and your main reason to jailbreak your iOS device was to download paid apps for free, then you’ve come to the right place. Today, I will show you how to install and use Installous 5.
You will need a jailbroken device for this. To learn how to jailbreak your iOS device, click here.

First, launch Cydia on your device. Once loaded. go to Manage>Sources>Edit>Add. If you’re on a iPad. you can go directly to Sources>Edit>Add. Once the window to add an url comes up, type in:


Once typed in, press Add source. After that, a source warning will come up. Press “Add anyway”. It will start to download packages. Once it has completed, click on return to Cydia. Search for Installous in the search window. 

Once you have found it, open it and click on install. It will take around 5 minutes to install. When it has installed, your device will restart. 

Congratulations, you have now installed Installous. It should be located on your home screen.
Open it, and you will find a window similar to this:
On iPod or iPhone
On iPad

Now, you may find any app and download it for free, regardless of the real price.

I’ll write about more cydia tweaks and apps in the following weeks. If you liked this, you’ll sure the other ones I will write about.

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