How to download and install the Cydia software application for installing packages on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch:
What is Cydia software application?
Cydia is a software application which helps for ios to enable the users to search or install software packages on any jailbroken Apple iOS devices such as iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Digital distribution platform for iOS softwares can also be accessed through Cydia Software. The software’s available through are absolutely free, but few of them are paid. Software packages can be directly installed on the iOS device (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch), where the general Apple’s pre-installed applications are stored. The default directory, can be stored at /Applications directory. It uses Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) which provides graphical user interface for the jail broken devices. It helps you to install the software’s which are not available in App Store. You can install few software packages from Cydia for Standard applications, and few for the applications having software extensions or modifications which provide the interface for iOS devices. MobileSubstrate provides a framework for these modifications. Even you can have UNIX command lines tools through Cydia including bash, coreutils and OpenSSH. When you install all these packages your device gets automatically turned in to a full-fledged UNIX workstation.
Download and Install Cydia software application:
Open Safari on your iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), and search for OPENAPPMKT. Once the OPENAPPMKT page gets loaded, tap on the sharing icon on your current page. Ensure that a pop-up is displayed with a list of options. Tap on Add to Home Screen from the OPENAPPMKT page. Now the OPENAPPMKT page, gets added to the home screen of your device. Launch the OPENAPPMKT page, and in the page search for Cyndia app. Select any app that is available for free in the list. Tap on the Free button in the app details modal. The app gets installed on your device now.
Tap on the Cyndia app on your home screen and launch it. Now, you will be navigated to the Welcome to Cyndia header page. Tap on Sources icon, to find the sources that provide packages to Cyndia. Tap on the Changes icon, to view the changes or modifications done on the software packages. Tap on the Installed icon to view the list of installed packages on your device. Tap on the Search icon to search for the free and paid software packages. Enjoy installing your desired software packages through Cydia.
Originally posted 2014-11-09 05:32:00.