How to (re)install Cydia for jailbroken idevices ?
“i just jailbreak my iphone 5s ios 8.1.2 using taig jailbreak. after jailbreak i am wrongly remove cydia. plz help me how to reinstall cydiya in my iphone”, “how to re-install cydia if its jail-broken already?”, “I have jailbroken my iPhone 4g using pangu but I have uninstalled cydia app. now I want to reinstall cydia app how to reinstall cydia pls mail me”, “Admin how to install cydia with some option like ifile” – [not edited]
Those are the some of comments we have received during the last few days. According to that, we noticed one of a common problem for many jailbroken users. That’s why we decided to answer the common question, How to reinstall Cydia for already jailbreak iOS devices.
Accidentally, Cydia can be removed from your jailbroken devices. Then, it makes much difficult to find, download & install jailbreak packages for your idevice. There is not worth a jailbroken device, without Cydia in it. You can not arrange and customize your device without help of the Cydia app.
However, you are fortunate to get Cydia back on your idevice without doing rejailbreak. There are few ways to install Cydia again and try one of them with more appropriate.
Install Cydia using iFile
If you have already installed iFile on your device, you can easily install Cydia using that. Open mobile Safari browser and go to this URL;
http://apt.saurik.com/debs/cydia_1.1.16_iphoneos-arm.deb & install using iFile. (it may warning about missing dependencies, but it will install Cydia successfully. After installed, you are able to install the missing dependencies via Cydia)
Install Cydia using evasi0n7
Install Cydia using redsn0w
If you are with an early idevices, most probably this will work for you. So you can reinstall Cydia using redsn0w jailbreak tool. Download latest version of redsn0w for Windows / redsn0w for Mac on your computer. connect your device through USB cable to the computer and run redsn0w. Make sure to only check “Install Cydia” checkbox and click “Jailbreak” to proceed. Then, Cydia will be installed on your idevice.
Install Cydia using command line
Also you are able to SSH into your device and reinstall Cydia. If you have OpenSSH and APT installed on your idevice, Cydia can be reinstalled with a command. Once after SHH into your idevice, enter the command bellow at the command line or mobile terminal
apt-get install cydia (Hit enter)
su mobile -c uicache (Hit enter)
Cydia will be installed on your idevice.
Install Cydia using SFTP
You may be able to install Cydia using this method. Click here for all information about this.
These are the available methods to reinstall Cydia for jailbroken idevices. We wish one of them will work for you. However, if some one fail of all, you must have to restore your device to latest iOS version compatible with your device using iTunes and rejailbreak with Cydia install.
Following link will be direct you to install Cydia for any idevices with any iOS version running.