Reinstall Cydia: Quick And Easy Method For You

Reinstall Cydia: Quick And Easy Method For You – People jailbreak their iDevices for many reasons. The main reason is to have Cydia installed on their gadget. With Cydia installed, users can download paid apps and games for free. Developers from all over the world also use Cydia to upload their apps. Cydia has tons apps, games, mods, ringtones, tweaks and wallpapers for your iOS devices.  Also, device owners can install apps not officially available from the Appstore. Cydia is hailed as the best Appstore alternative.

Note: icydiablog does not condone piracy. Downloading and installing cracked software may damage your files. Do this at your own risk. 

What if you found Cydia missing from your iDevice? Below are some of the scenarios you may encounter:

  • You looked for the Cydia icon but you can not find it anywhere on your device.
  • You see the Cydia icon but tapping it doesn’t do anything.
  • Tapping the Cydia icon opens the app but it hangs.
  • Cydia opens when you tap the icon but it doesn’t load/install the downloaded packages.

Perhaps you accidentally deleted Cydia or the jailbreak tool you used didn’t complete the Cydia installation successfully. In these situations, you would have to reinstall Cydia to enjoy all the benefits the app has to offer.

Reinstall Cydia

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For this article, I am going to show you the easy method you can use to reinstall Cydia on your iDevice. Just follow the simple steps below and you will have Cydia re-installed in no time.

Reinstall Cydia: Quick And Easy Method For You

Using YaluFix

YaluFix is an improved version of the Yalu jailbreak that fixes all Cydia problems. The jailbreak tool does this by installing Cydia without the need to re-jailbreak your device.

You can use this tool if :

  • You accidentally deleted Cydia
  • Something went wrong with the Cydia installation during jailbreak
  • A lot of error keep showing up
  • Cydia’s file system was corrupted/damaged

Take note that if you use this Yalufix on a working jailbreak you will lose all your tweaks. This is the only disadvantage when using this tool. If you are a newbie jailbreaker or someone who is not comfortable/familiar with command line or Secure Socket Shell (SSH), then Yalufix is the best way to reinstall Cydia.

What You Need

You should have your Yalu Jailbreak compatible iOS device and a computer/laptop running Linux, MacOS or Windows. Two files are needed – Cydia Impactor which you can download from this link, and the YaluFix ipa file (get it from this link). Save both files to any convenient folder on your computer.

You can follow the steps below to reinstall Cydia on your iDevice now that you all your requirements at hand.

Step 1. Connect your iDevice to your computer using the right cable. Close iTunes if it opens.

Step 2. Open the Cydia Impactor tool you downloaded.

Reinstall Cydia

Related – Yalu Jailbreak Download for iOS 10.2 on iPhone and iPad with Cydia Impactor

Step 3. Find the YaluFix ipa file you downloaded and drag it to the open Cydia Impactor windows to install it. You can also click on the second box to manually search for the file. Click the “Start” button to begin installation.

Step 4. You will be prompted to login using your Apple ID via pop-up window. Cydia Impactor will sign the Yalufix ipa file (package).

Step 5. On your device, go to “Setting” > “General” > “Device Management“.

Step 6. Choose the “Trust Profile” option.

Step 7. Safety eject and unplug your device from your computer.

Step 8. Tap on the “Go” button on your device to begin reinstalling Cydia.

Step 9. Look for the “Cydia” icon on your device and tap to open it. Cydia should now be working.

Step 10. The YaluFix tool installed an older version of the Cydia app. You now have to update Cydia to the latest version. If Cydia won’t update properly, just exit the app and open it again.

Step 11. Add/update your repositories in the Cydia “Sources” section.

Step 12. Uninstall the YaluFix tool from your device after you have finished reinstalling Cydia.

You can watch the video below to see how the complete procedure is done.

Not only does this method reinstall Cydia but it also fixes all Cydia related problems. YaluFix is the easiest and the most newbie-friendly method of reinstalling Cydia on your jailbroken iDevices.

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