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We have listed safe methods to download Cydia for the latest iOS 17 – iOS 17.4, iOS 16 – iOS 16.7.6, iOS 15 – iOS 15.8.2 and older versions to get third-party apps, tweaks.

Normally, you have to Jailbreak iPhone or iPad to download Cydia automatically. But some iOS versions or device modes can not jailbreak. At that point, you need to use  jailbreak alternative methods to download & install Cydia. Even though there are many Cydia download sites available, many of them are not working or unsafe. Therefore we have listed the 100% safe Cydia download methods only. 

zJailbreak provides support for Cydia download through semi-untethered / untethered jailbreak tools or through jailbreak alternatives according to the iOS version and device model. It has a completely online (No PC) process. First install zJailbreak by tapping the button below.

How to Download Cydia through zJailbreak

If you have downloaded the zJailbreak, you can download Cydia using any of the following methods. Out of all Cydia download methods, here are the most popular methods exclusive on zJailbreak for latest iOS versions as well as older iOS versions. 


You can download the Cydia on iOS 16 – iOS 17.X versions using Sileem, just extract the Cydia repo. Sileem is an advanced Jailbreak repo extractor with a user-friendly interface specially created targeting iOS 16. Now it’s upgraded for iOS 16, iOS 16.0.1, iOS 16.0.2, iOS 16.0.3, iOS 16.1, iOS 16.1.1, iOS 16.1.2, iOS 16.2, iOS 16.3, iOS 16.3.1, iOS 16.4, iOS 16.4.1, iOS 16.5, iOS 16.5.1, iOS 16.6, iOS 16.6.1, iOS 16.7, iOS 16.7.1, iOS 16.7.2, iOS 16.7.3, iOS 16.7.4, iOS 16.7.5, iOS 16.7.6, iOS 17, iOS 17.0.1, iOS 17.0.2, iOS 17.0.3, iOS 17.1, iOS 17.1.1, iOS 17.1.2, iOS 17.2, iOS 17.2.1, iOS 17.3, iOS 17.3.1, iOS 17.4

Step Guide – Get Cydia with Sileem

Step 01 – Download zJailbreak app from above button, Open the downloaded zJailbreak Pro app > Tap the Sileem > Install > Allow > Close

Step 02 – Sileem profile will download to the device settings. 

Step 03 – Go to your device Settings > Profile download > Enter the Device passcode.

Step 04 – Sileem Install Process will complete within a few seconds. 

Step 05 – Go to your iOS 16 device homescreen, You can see the Sileem app.  

Step 06 – Open the Sileem app. Go to All repo urls, tap the Jailbreak app manages,copy the

Step 07 – Go back to Sileem home page. Tap the “Extract a Repo” tab. Paste the copied repo url there. Click ok to extract a repo. Then install Cydia.

Find more details about Sileem from the following pages.

iOS 17.4 Jailbreak

iOS 17.3/iOS 17.3.1 Jailbreak

iOS 17.2 / iOS 17.2.1 Jailbreak 

iOS 17.1/iOS 17.1.1 Jailbreak 

iOS 17 – iOS 17.0.3 Jailbreak

iOS 16.7-iOS 16.7.6 Jailbreak 

iOS 16.6/iOS 16.6.1 Jailbreak

iOS 16.5/iOS 16.5.1 Jailbreak

iOS 16.4 / iOS 16.4.1 Jailbreak 

iOS 16.3 / iOS 16.3.1 Jailbreak 

iOS 16.2 Jailbreak 

iOS 16.1 – iOS 16.1.2 Jailbreak,

iOS 16 – iOS 16.0.3 Jailbreak

Unc0ver Black Edition for Cydia

Unc0ver Black Edition is specially designed for iOS 16 & higher versions. At a glance it’s like an Unc0ver semi-untethered dark version, but that is not the same tool. This is just a web-based process that lets you jailbreak virtually and install Cydia on the latest iOS 16 versions. It’s a Cydia black version. Uncover Black works with all iOS 16 versions as well as all latest device models including iPhone 13 and iPhone 14. Now it is upgraded for the latest iOS 17 – iOS 17.4 too.

Step Guide – Download Cydia with Unc0ver Black

Step 01 – Download zJailbreak from above button going through the simple installation process.

Step 02 – Open the zJailbreak, Go to  Jailbreak category, tap Unc0ver Black edition >tap Allow > Ok > Install > Allow to download the profile.

Step 03 – Go to settings, tap on the profile. Tap Install > Enter device passcode > Install > Done.

Step 04 – When the process completes, the Unc0ver dark app will appear on the device homescreen.

Step 05 – Open the Unc0ver dark app, then tap on the start button. Once completed it will offer you the Cydia download button. Go ahead with the installation process.


Zeon is a popular Jailbreak repo extractor. It was introduced with iOS 14 for the very first time. Then it was upgraded up to iOS 14.8.1, then iOS 15 – iOS 15.8.2 & iOS 16 – iOS 16.7.6 versions. It even perfectly works with the latest iOS 17 and higher versions too. Zeon lets you download Cydia by extracting the Cydia repo. This is the best way to install Cydia for the latest device models running on iOS 15 – iOS 15.8.2, iOS 16 – iOS 16.7.6 and iOS 17 – iOS 17.4 because there is no proper jailbreak tool.

Step Guide – Get Cydia with Zeon

Step 01 – Install zJailbreak first using the above button if you haven’t installed it before. 

Step 02 – Launch the zJailbreak. Zeon is available under the most popular Category, tap to install it. It will be downloaded to your device settings. 

Step 03 – Go to Settings > Profile Download > Install > Enter the Passcode > Done

Step 04 – Once done, Zeon app will be available on your device home screen.

Step 05 – Open Zeon > Repo Extractor > Get Repos > App Managers.

Step 06 – Then copy the repo, go back and paste it on repo extractor. 

Step 07 – Cydia repo will be extracted and it will redirect to the Cydia installation page. Tap on download to get it to your iOS device.

If you find more details about iOS 14 – iOS 15.8.2, please refer to the following pages. 

iOS 15.8-iOS 15.8.2 Jailbreak

iOS 15.7- iOS 15.7.9 Jailbreak

iOS 15.6 / iOS 15.6.1 Jailbreak 

iOS 15.5 Jailbreak 

iOS 15.4 Jailbreak

iOS 15 – iOS 15.3.1 Jailbreak 

iOS 14 – iOS 14.8.1 Jailbreak


Hacksn0w is a newly released Semi jailbreak method for iOS 16 & higher versions. You can download Cydia lite, Cydia 2, Cydia black or even Sileo with this Method. Please note that all app managers are limited functions.

Download Cydia with Hacksn0w – Step Guide

Step 01 – Download zJailbreak using the above button.

Step 02 – zJailbreak will download to your device settings. Go to your device Settings > Profile download > Enter the Device passcode. zJailbreak will appear on your device homescreen within a few seconds.

Step 03 – Open the zJailbreak, then go to Jailbreak category.

Step 04 – Tap Hacksnow, Allow, OK, tap install, Allow to download the profile.

Step 05 – Again, go to your device settings, tap on the profile, Install, Enter device passcode, Install, Done.

Step 06 – Hacksnow app will be available on iPhone or iPad homescreen.

Step 07 – Run hacksnow, it will check the device compatibility, if compatible tap “Start now”, It will take a few seconds to complete the jailbreak process.

Step 08 – Now tap the “Continue” button. You can see the Cydia, Cydia 2, Cydia Black and Sileo buttons. Select the package manager as you preferred, then complete the same installation process. 

Hexxa Plus/ Hexxa

Hexxa Plus is a Jailbreak Repo extractor. You can download Cydia by extracting the Cydia repo using Hexxa Plus or Hexxa. Other than Cydia, you can download many Jailbreak apps. This came as Hexxa for iOS 12 – iOS 12.5.7 as the initial version. Later, it was upgraded for iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 & iOS 14 – iOS 14.8.1 as Hexxa Plus. Hexxa Plus is compatible with iOS 15 – iOS 16.7.6. 

Step Guide – Get Cydia with Hexxa or Hexxa Plus

Step 01 – Install zJailbreak from above download button. You need to provide your device passcode only. 

Step 02 – Open zJailbreak. Find and install the Hexxa or Hexxa plus from the most popular category of zJailbreak.

Step 03 – Open Hexxa or Hexxa plus. Go to “ Get repos,” Then App manager category. Expand the category and tap the Copy button to copy the address.

Step 04 – Open the Hexxa or Hexxa plus and tap Extract repo.

Step 05 – Paste the copied Cydia repo URL and tap OK.

Step 06 – Tap Download to download and install the Cydia.

Step 07 – Finally, you can see Cydia on your iPhone or iPad’s homescreen. 

Note : All the Cydia functions may not work with this Cydia version.

Find more details about Hexxa Plus from the following pages.

iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 Jailbreak

iOS 12 – iOS 12.5.7 Jailbreak


Bregxi is another jailbreak repo extractor. This was initially released for iOS 12.3, later upgraded up to iOS 16.7.6 support as well. It uses the repo extraction method to install Cydia and jailbreak apps on all iOS devices.

Step Guide – Get Cydia with Bregxi

Step 01 – Use the above button to install zJailbreak first. It has a very easy installation process. 

Step 02 – Launch zJailbreak on your device. Find Bregxi from the Jailbreak category, tap on it to install. 

Step 03 – Once you have installed the Bregxi open it. Go for “All source list” from bregxi home page.  Then tap “Jailbreak apps” Copy the from jailbreak alternative apps. 

Step 04 – Now go back to Bregxi home page. Paste the copied URL and Click the “ Extract Source button.Once extracted it will show the available apps.

Step 05 – Tap on Download Button on Cydia tab. Then tap “Allow.” It will be downloaded to your device settings. Install it providing your device passcode. 

Note : Enjoy Cydia! However, it has limited functions.

Unc0ver Online Jailbreak for Cydia

Unc0ver is available for iOS 12 – iOS 14.8 Jailbreak to download and install Cydia. So, you can download Cydia for iOS 12 to iOS 14.8 all device models using Uncover Jailbreak. This is the standard method to install Cydia. Once you complete the unc0ver Jailbreak process on your iPhone or iPad Cydia will download automatically. Uncover is developed by @pwn20wnd. 

Unc0ver Jailbreak Online tool is exclusive with zJailbreak just for free. 

Please note : Many jailbreak online IPAs work with older iOS versions. At the time you download, some of the IPA may be revoked or removed. If it will revoke the Unc0ver Jailbreak NO PC method, you can find an alternative Unc0ver jailbreak online method from zJailbreak to download Cydia.

Step Guide – Download Cydia with Unc0ver

Step 01 – Install zJailbreak from above button.

Step 02 – Launch zJailbreak and Find for Unc0ver Jailbreak from Jailbreak category. Tap to install.

Step 03 – Once the Uncover app has been installed to your device, Go to Settings > General > Profile and device management and trust the unc0ver app.

Step 04 – Run the Unc0ver app and tap on the jailbreak button to start the Jailbreak process.

Step 05 – Once Finished, It will have installed Cydia on your device homescreen.

Ziyu Repo Extractor

Ziyu is a jailbreak repo extraction method to install Cydia on iPhones & iPads. It extracts special jailbreak repos / sources to install jailbreak apps. 

You can install Ziyu from zJailbreak app store. Ziyu is compatible with iOS 12 – iOS 13.3 versions too. 

Step Guide – Get Cydia with Ziyu

Step 01 – Install Ziyu from zJailbreak app store. Download zJailbreak from the above button.

Step 02 – Open Ziyu repo extractor and click on the Browse Repo List.

Step 03 – Select repo and copy it. 

Step 04 – Go back to the Ziyu app. Click the Extract repo button. Paste the copied Cydia repo into it. 

Step 05 – Click on the extract button. Then it will begin to extract the Cydia repo to install it.


Anzhuang is an online jailbreak solution to install Cydia. Also, it installs popular jailbreak apps. It is based on the developer code extraction method. You can download Anzhuang for free from zJailbreak third-party app store. It is compatible up to iOS 12.1.4 as a jailbreak app installer. 

Step Guide – Get Cydia with Anzhuang

Initially, you should have to install zJailbreak to your device. You can download it from the above button.

Step 01 – Install Anzhuang.

Step 02 – Open Anzhuang app now.

Step 03 – Tap “Browse jailbreak app” list link.

Step 04 – Go to the App manager category.

Step 05 – Copy the developer code.

Step 06 – Paste developer code on Anzhuang.

Step 07 – Tap install.

Step 08 – Now you will have Cydia on your homescreen.

Cydia Alternatives

Cydia automatically comes after the jailbreak process. It needs semi tethered or untethered jailbreak tools to complete the jailbreak process. Now, it has a Palera1n Semi-tethered jailbreak tool for the iOS 16-iOS 16.7.6 and iPadOS 17-17.1. Even though it defaults with Sileo default app manager, it offers Cydia too. However, you can install Cydia through Sileo up to iPhone X only.  

As a solution, it can use zJailbreak as a real Cydia alternative app to download thousands of apps and more Cydia alternatives to your iOS 15 – iOS 16.7.6 and iOS 17 – iOS 17.4 devices. Download zJailbreak to install many Cydia alternative apps through zJailbreak just for free as follows.

  • Cydia Lite

Cydia lite is the best alternative you can download directly from zJailbreak. There is no need to run a hard jailbreak process. This method is compatible with all the iOS versions up to iOS 17.3. You can download directly to your iPhone or iPad from zJailbreak most popular category easily, just provide the device passcode for the installation process. This Cydia lite version is compatible with all latest device models up to iOS 17.3 with limited features

  • Sileo Lite

Sileo lite is the best alternative for Cydia as well as Sileo that you can download through zJailbreak on all devices up to iOS 17.4. Most important functions are working with zJailbreak Sileo.

Normally, Sileo is automatically installed after the Chimera jailbreak, Odyssey Jailbreak or Taurine jailbreak process up to iOS 14.8.1. Also you can add Sileo with Checkra1n Jailbreak or Unc0ver Jailbreak. Now Palera1n installs Sileo automatically once the jailbreak process is completed on iOS 15 – iOS 16.7.6, iPadOS 17-17.1 on A9-A11 devices. However, all these are computer methods, even though there were online IPA’s, it is getting revoked. 

  • TweakBox

TweakBox is the most popular third party app store for jailbroken devices. It consists of tweaked apps, Hacked games, shortcut apps, Paid apps for free, Sideloading iPA library (Sideloadbox). This is a real Cydia alternative app store, which you are able to download easily.

  • Zestia

Zestia allows you to install paid apps for free. It was previously named X-Cydia. Install Zestia to download unlimited paid apps just for free.

  • AppValley

AppValley is very famous for downloading jailbreak apps as well as games apps. Game lovers can play games with AppValley without any annoying ads. Download AppValley for free.

  • Asterix Installer

Asterix Installer is a top rated app installer to download apps, iPhone themes, tweak apps, game apps and more apps. Asterix Installer recommended as a Cydia alternative just for free.

  • TutuApp

Another third party app store, which you can use as a Cydia alternative. TutuApp app store consists of thousands of games and iOS apps for free.

  • Tweakdoor

Tweakdoor is a third party app installer, which has available apps and tweaks. Install Tweakdoor for many jailbreak and non jailbreak iOS apps.

Other Jailbreak tools for Older iOS versions to Download Cydia

There are two ways to complete the semi untethered or semi tethered jailbreak as an Online or PC support method. zJailbreak was provided online support for many jailbreak tools. But now many old Jailbreak online IPAs are revoked. Here is the list of Jailbreak tools that you can install Cydia on older versions.


Electra semi-untethered Jailbreak supports iOS 11 to iOS 11.4.1 versions jailbreak. It has Electra 1141 for iOS 11.4.1 / iOS 11.4 Jailbreak, Electra1131 for iOS 11.2 – iOS 11.3.1 and Electra1112 for iOS 11 – iOS 11.1.2 versions. Once the Jailbreak process is completed it will automatically install Cydia.

Compatible Devices : iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 2nd generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 1st generation 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPod touch 6G


Meridian jailbreak released for iOS 10 – iOS 10.3.3 running all 64-bit devices by PsychoTea/@iBSparkes. This is another Cydia installation Jailbreak tool. 

Compatible Devices : iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, iPhone 6S & Plus, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5S, iPad Air 1, iPad Air 2, iPad (2017), iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3,iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro 1, iPad Pro 2, iPod Touch 6th Gen

G0BLIN FOR CYDIA – iOS 10 to iOS 10.3.3

G0blin supports iOS 10.3.3 to iOS 10 but only for 64-bit devices excluding iPhone 7. iOS 10 – iOS 10.3.3 users can install Cydia with the G0blin Jailbreak process.

Device compatible :iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2, iPod touch 6G


DoubleH3lix modified version of H3lix jailbreak tool. DoubleH3lix tool supports iOS 10 to iOS 10.3.3 64-bit devices excluding the iPhone 6s Plus to install Cydia.. 

Device compatible : iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2

iPod touch 6


Saigon Jailbreak was released for iOS 10.2.1 running all 64-bit devices by Abraham Masri / cheesecakeufo. When the jailbreak process is done you can have Cydia automatically with Saigon h=jailbreak.

Compatible devices : iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, iPhone 6S & 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPod Touch 6

Yalu extra_recipe+yaluX – iOS 10.1.1

Yalu extra_recipe+yaluX tool released to jailbreak iPhone 7,7 Plus running iOS 10.1.1 version by Luca Todesco.

Compatible devices : iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

Pangu9 Jailbreak 

The Pangu team has released the English version for Jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 to iOS 9.2 versions running 64-bit devices. 

Compatible devices :  iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s plus, iPhone SE,iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro, iPad mini 2,  iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, iPod touch 6G


LiberiOS supports iOS 11.1.2 to iOS 11 versions. But no stable Cydia for LiberiOS. 

Compatible devices : iPhone X, iPhone 8 & 8 Plus, iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S & 6S Plus, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPad (2017), iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2, iPod Touch 6


H3lix tool supports Jailbreak iOS 10.3.3 to iOS 10 versions running 32-bit devices only. This tool was developed by tihmstar. 

Device compatible : iPhone 5, iPhone 5C and iPad 4th generation


Yalu 102 Jailbreak released for iOS 10 to iOS 10.2 versions running 64-bit devices except iPhone 7 & 7 Plus by Luca Todesco.

Compatible devices : iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2, iPod touch 6G

Phoenix Jailbreak 

Phoenix tool is released to Jailbreak iOS 9.3.5 running 32-bit devices by Siguza and Tihmstar. 

Compatible devices : iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPod touch 5G, iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad 3rd gen, iPad 4th gen

BetterHomeDepot Jailbreak 

BetterHomeDepot Jailbreak is released for iOS 9.1 to iOS 9.3.5 versions running all 32-bit devices by the jk9357 team. 
Compatible devices : iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPad 2, iPad mini 1, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPod touch 5

FAQ about Cydia

Can I install Cydia without jailbreaking?

You can not install fully functional Cydia without Jailbreaking. normally Cydia will install automatically once you jailbreak your device. But it is an available lite version of Cydia which you can download with Jailbreak solutions.

What can you download from Cydia?

You can download 3rd Party applications that are not available with the App store. Also it provides access to paid apps for free.

Is it safe to install Cydia on an iPhone?

It may cause significant security risk when you jailbreak your device and install 3rd party apps through Cydia. However if you are using lite version of Cydia you don’t need to worry. because it does not access your iOS root.