How to Download Cydia on iOS 7
Although a lot of iOS users have upgraded their iOS devices to iOS 8, there is still a big group of people prefer to use iOS 7 especially those who are using iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S. You may follow the step by step guide here to download Cydia on iOS 7 if you are just about to jailbreak your iOS 7 device. All it takes are $0 dollar to jailbreak and download Cydia to iOS 7.1.2 devices. Here you go for the delectable tutorial.
Install Cydia on iOS 7 with Jailbreak Apps
The easiest method to download Cydia on iOS 7 devices is to go through some ready-made yet free jailbreak apps. There are at least three jailbreak apps that will install Cydia to your iOS 7 devices automatically after the jailbreak process. These jailbreak apps are extremely easy to be used. Pick one and you will not regret to jailbreak your iOS 7 device.
Pangu Jailbreak Tool (Pangu.io) – Currently, Pangu Jailbreak Tool (Pangu.io) is the most popular jailbreak tools not just for iOS 7 but also iOS 8 devices. It is extremely easy to be used. With Pangu Jailbreak tool, you can jailbreak and download Cydia to iOS 7 with just a few click on your computer. See Pangu Jailbreak on iPhone 6 with iOS 8 and iOS 7 for more detail steps.
Evasi0n iOS 7.0.x Jailbreak – Evasi0n is the second jailbreak tool you can rely on. It has been in the jailbreak world for quite some time and has enough command to jailbreak all iPhone, iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini and iPod touch models running iOS 7.0 through iOS 7.0.6. Whether you are using Mac OS X or Windows OS, you can use Evasi0n to download Cydia on iOS 7 for free.
redsn0w – redsn0w is the third method recommended by CydiaWater. Judging from the stability and success rate, redsn0w is one of the best jailbreak tools for iOS 7 users. The latest redsnow version allows you to even jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 and also iOS 8.3. Redsn0w supports jailbreak for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S and other iOS 7 devices.
Other iOS 7 jailbreak tools: RageBreak, Absinthe, sn0wbreeze and opensn0w.
Download Cydia iOS 7 Manually
Try these steps to download Cydia iOS 7 manually if you don’t like to use the jailbreak tools above. Jailbreak your iOS 7 device and follow these steps to install Cydia iOS 7.
Step 1: Download a SFTP program to your PC or Mac. WinSCP, Filezilla and CoreFTP are great for PC users and Cyberduck will be the best for Mac users.
Step 2: Download the latest Cydia DEB file from this link. The file name is cydia_1.1.9_iphoneos-arm.deb. It takes only a few seconds for the download if your connection speed is fast.
Step 3: Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your PC or Mac with USB cable. Transfer the Cydia DEB file to your iOS 7 device location at /private/var/mobile/documents/.
Step 4: Tap on the Cydia DEB file from your iOS 7 device and you will see three buttons – ZIP Viewer, Unarchiver and Installer. Tap on the Installer to install Cydia.
Step 5: Tap on Done and reboot your iOS 7 device then you will get Cydia iOS 7.
Download Cydia on iOS 7 without jailbreak
There are many tutorials out there saying you can download Cydia on iOS 7 without jailbreak. Most of these tutorials only allow you to download Cydia icon on your iOS 7 instead of the entire Cydia program. This is because Cydia needs to access your iOS root in order to operate properly. Therefore, it is impossible to download Cydia without jailbreak. Most of the methods available are just a trick to let you install Cydia logo using Safari browser. For some related articles, you may read:
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