Cydia is the best application that you can install on your iPhone or iPad to use the smartphone to its full potential. If you own an iPhone or iPad and you don’t know anything about Cydia, then you have no right to have an iPhone with you.There are many benefits of jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad, and the one reason that everyone jailbreaks their iDevices is that they get Cydia app on their smartphone once they jailbreak their phone. There are many people who buy unlocked and jailbreaked iPhone, but when they see Cydia installed in their device, they have absolutely no idea what it does. Today in this post, I am going to tell you what Cydia for iPhone is?With Cydia app installed in your device, you can install latest tweaks and themes to make your smartphone more attractive. With the app, you can install various tweaks that can increase your device’s performance and the tweaks that are not available in a normal iPhone and iPad. So today we are going to see what Cydia is and how to use Cydia for iPhone.
What is Cydia for iPhone and iPad?
Cydia is a third-party app installer for iDevices developed by Jay Freeman, also known as Saurik. The app lets you install various applications and tweaks on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to customize the user interface and experience.
Cydia app resembles the official app store but it is different from it in many aspects. It lets you install various apps and games, both free and premium, on your smartphone. This apps and games are cracked and hosted on various free hosting sites. (Note: We do not encourage piracy and advice you to always spend some money to buy the premium stuff. Respect the developers’ hard work)
Not only does it allow you to download free apps and games, it also offers you various tweaks that you can install on your device to improve your smartphone’s performance to a greater extent.
So now that you have an idea of what Cydia app is capable of doing, let’s see how you can use Cydia for iPhone and iPad.
How to Use Cydia for iPhone and iPad?
If you already have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad, then Cydia app will be present on your smartphone. If you are not sure where the app is, you can do a quick search on your smartphone for the app and you will find it.
Once you find the Cydia app in the application drawer, hit the icon to open it. For the first time, it will take some time to load and will require an Internet connection to load. So make sure to have a working Internet connection when working with Cydia.
It will take some time to load the application completely so be patient and don’t panic. Once it is loaded completely, you will see the homepage of the app on your screen with 5 different sections at the bottom that we will use for navigation purpose.
Cydia: This the homepage of your app. When you tap on it, it will take you to the homepage of Cydia where you will see the tweaks that you have installed on your device.
Sections: This is the place where you can find various apps, games and tweaks for your smartphone by browsing through different categories. All the apps and tweaks are being separated based upon which category they fall under for easy navigation.
Changes: This is the page where you will see if there is any update or change available for the installed tweaks and apps on your smartphone. You can even find some newly released tweaks in the section.
Manage: To use Cydia to its fullest potential, you need to add various repos to your smartphone. By adding some great repos to your smartphone, you will be able to download the best tweaks from the best sources. You can add, remove and manage the repos in the manage section.
Search: This is used to search for a particular tweak or app in the market.
So now I think that you won’t face any problems in using Cydia for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch after reading this article.
You can now start using the Cydia application on your iDevice to its full potential. If you have already jailbroken your smartphone, you can start using the app right away. I hope that after reading this post you will be easily able to use Cydia for iPhone. If you liked the article then do share it with your friends as well!