Many jailbreak users’ sky turned black when Hackulous announced that Installous will be shutdown forever. They are afraid that they could not find any Cydia app that works awesome like Installous. Fortunately, the moment we say goodbye to Installous, vShare and AppCake were introduced. As time goes by, the team who developed vShare had improved the app with many advance yet simple-to-use features. Besides simplicity design, vShare is also famous for its super easy three steps installation. If you are wondering how to download vShare on iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch from Cydia, you are standing at the right place to learn how to do it. Let’s follow the steps below and get vShare installed now!
Steps to Download vShare
Step One: As this is a tutorial to download vShare from Cydia, you must first jailbreak your iOS device and install Cydia. If you are not familiar with Cydia, you may read some of our previous articles: How to download Cydia for free, How to download and install Cydia on iPhone 4, Best Installous Alternatives, and How to install Cydia without jailbreak. Install AppSync once your iOS device is jailbroken and installed with Cydia. Now your device should be jailbroken with Cydia and AppSync installed.
Step Two: Launch your Cydia from your iOS device and tap on Manage then Sources then Edit then Add. Type the Cydia repo for vShare (http://repo.appvv.com) into the text box and tap Add Source. Make sure the spelling is correct and then your iOS device will verify the URL automatically. Generally, a source warning message will be appeared. Tap on the Add Anyway button to continue download vShare to your iOS device. Tap Return to Cydia once the button is appeared.
Step Three: Last but not least, go to Appvv repo which you have just installed and look for vShare. Tap on the latest version and download it to your iOS device. vShare will be installed in less than a minute. Please make sure your internet connection is stable otherwise vShare may not be properly installed. Now, launch vShare and try to download some apps you have been waiting for. Try to reboot your iOS device if vShare crashes when you launch it. It is common that you have to re-run step two to reinstall vShare if it is not working appropriately.
What’s good about vShare?
vShare (formerly known as AppVV) works well on iOS 4, iOS 5, and iOS 6 (Updated March 24, 2016: vShare is now working on iOS 7.1.2, iOS 8.4, iOS 9.0.1, iOS 9.1, iOS 9.2.1 and iOS 9.3. iOS 9.3 jailbreak is not yet available therefore you can only use vShare without jailbreak for iOS 9.3). Compared to Installous, the user interface is much easier to be used and it definitely works faster thanks to the direct download website links. Apps wise, it offers a huge range of apps from games to themes for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. In a nutshell, vShare is 100% a good app from Cydia if you use it wisely. If you are about to buy an app from App Store but wondering whether it is worth or not, you may download it from vShare and try it out for a period of time. It is highly recommended to buy it from App Store if the app is satisfied. This is to show some respect to the developer who spent not just time but effort to develop such great apps.