Today we will be talking about the use of Cydia Impactor tool and the best part is no jailbreak will be required for it. With IPA files and apps on Apple’s phone/iPad using Xcode, has the limitation to use either on Mac or running on Hackintosh. Therefore, we are going to talk about achieving the same result but bypassing the limitation and have freedom using the extremely powerful Cydia Impactor tool.
This software is also known as Cydia Eraser. You can install any application using this application using this software. All you need is IPA file like Apk file for Android devices. There are many websites to download IPA file for any application on the internet. If you don’t own a PC, You can achieve the same result using iApps4you iOS app store. You can also use Haimawan for iOS as a great alternative to this software.
Download Cydia Impactor Tool to install IPA files on iPhone/iPad:
1)First of all one needs to download the Cydia Impactor tool. It is available to download totally free of cost and it is also available on cydiaimpactor.com. At the same, it is also important to download the right version for iOS, Windows or even for MacOS for that matter. Once you have completed that, you will be required to extract the contents of already downloaded Cydia package and ensure that files are saved safely somewhere in the machine.
2)Once you have completed that, you will be required to extract the contents of already downloaded Cydia package and ensure that files are saved safely somewhere in the machine. Next step is to download IPA file.
Where to get IPA file for Any application?
Next step will be to have the IPA file of the app in question that you want to install on your iOS device. And this IPA will be totally different for every application, but it would have created in the same manner. Please note that DEB files don’t work with Cydia impactor.
You can download IPA file by simply typing in App name.IPA (for example Pokemon Go.ipa) in Google. There is no single source which can provide all IPA files at single place. In my experience, the 4shared community is also a very good source to download IPA file.
How to install any app without Jailbreaking for free using Cydia Eraser:
1)The first step is to, launch Cydia Impactor executable file from stored files downloaded above. When Cydia Impactor is launched, select the connected device from the first dropdown.
2)After that, you will need to drag and drop the downloaded app’s IPA file into the window (Cydia Impactor). Then you will be asked to enter a valid apple id of an apple developer account (it could be paid or free) to log in the app for sideloading the device.
3)Then enter a valid apple id and password. Please note that if the apple developer account is free, the app’s certificate will expire in 7 days and after that same process will be required to be repeated. A valid which is a paid account lasts for a year.
4)Meanwhile, Cydia app will take care of the heavy lifting of the applicable certificates from Apple’s developer portal and it will also digitally sign the IPA to authenticate it. This may require few seconds so please wait for it patiently until it is done.
5)On the next step, you will receive a pop-up advising that existing certificate will be revoked or replaced, select OK to continue. Once the app has been sideloaded you will see its icon on the home screen of your phone. Now go to Settings > General > Profile & Device Management and find the profile for which it was just installed. Please tap on trust the certificate to permit it to run
6)That’s all. Now you can go back to the Home Screen and tap on app’s icon and launch it on your non-jailbroken iPhone or iPad.
How To fix Cydia Impactor Error or Not Working:
While installing any application using this software, you many end up with the error given below. This error many is very common and you can ignore it. If you have any trouble with Cydia Eraser tool, you can simply uninstall old application and try to install a new one.
Cydia Impactor is a power software to install any IPA file on your iPhone/iPad. You can use this tool to install apps like Pokemon Go, Minecraft for free. Any trouble while installing any app using this software? Feel free to comment below. We will be back to you with a proper solution. Please share this article to help the developers.