Tutorial: How you can Install Cydia After iOS 8 – 8.1 Jailbreak [updated]

As you’ll likely have gathered now, the Chinese jailbreak clothing Pangu launched an all-new device previously on that facilitated the untethered jailbreak of any kind of device running iOS 8.0 through the most up to date iOS 8.1. As a result of its fledgling, mainly unfinished state, though, it still has a variety of bugs and also limitations, significantly that it’s Windows-only and also does not set up Cydia. Nevertheless, there is now a method to obtain Cydia working on your freshly-jailbroken phone, as well as below, we’ll show you ways to deal with it.

Allow’s not elude; here’s ways to mount Cydia on your just-jailbroken device.

Install Cydia


  • A extra iPhone, iPad or iPod touch jailbroken on iOS 8.0-8.1 making use of Pangu8. We highly dissuade anyone from undertaking this tutorial on a “daily driver.” To jailbreak, follow our tutorial: The best ways to Jailbreak iOS 8.1 Untethered Making use of Pangu8
  • Said device should be correctly backed up.
  • A PC or Mac connected to the exact same  Wi-Fi hotspot as your iOS device. This component is important for SFTPing your Cydia file.
  • Patience. This process, like the jailbreak, is a little raw, and thus, it should be kept in mind that points might not run as efficiently as with, state, Pangu for iOS 7.1.x.

Install OpenSSH

First and leading, you’re going to download as well as install OpenSSH.

Step 1: With your iOS device hooked up to a Wi-Fi network, tap on the Pangu icon on your home screen.

Step 2: Now tap on the OpenSSH option.


Step 3: Tap on Install on the top right-hand edge of the screen.


Let the installation process complete before moving on.


Install Cydia After iOS 8 – 8.1 Jailbreak

Step 1: If you have not already, make a data backup of your device’s content.

Step 2: Download and install the most recent Cydia.deb documents from here.  You’re also going to be download the cydia-Iproj file from here.

Step 3: When the.deb files are on your device, you’ll have to SFTP the data onto your device. To do this, Mac users must select Cyberduck, while those on Windows are suggested to utilize WinSCP.

Step 4: On your device, navigate to Settings > Wi-Fi, and also locate the hotspot that both your device and PC/ Mac are connected to. Next to the connection’s details, hit the “i” and make note of the IP address.

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Step 5: Using your SFTP client, key in the IP address as well as “root” for username and also “alpine” for the password; ignoring the quotations, naturally.

Step 6: Once the file browser shows up, drop the.deb files in the root folder of your device.

Step 7: This is where things may obtain a little challenging. Next off, you’ll be firing in commands that you could not be acquainted with, so make certain to watch very closely if you’re not aware of this procedure. To start an SSH command line session on Windows, hit Ctrl +T and on Mac, hit ⌘ +T.

Step 8: Finally, you ‘ll have to run the command:

dpkg -i cydia-lproj_1.1.12_iphoneos-arm.deb

Now run this command:

dpkg -i cydia_1.1.13_iphoneos-arm.deb

Step 9: Reboot your device.

And that’s it! It’s not the most seamless jailbreak device we’ve ever used, however it does function, and also ideally, the Pangu8 device will be updated soon and extra users of the painstaking hands-on process involved here.

It is necessary to note that Cydia Substrate hasn’t been updated yet for iOS 8. Consequently not all of your favorite jailbreak tweaks will work.


Update: There is another easier way to install this, copy the .debs in /var/root/Media/AutoInstall/. If the folder does not exist, create it. Once done, reboot your device. Cydia should now be there on your screen.


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