We know that there are a number of third-party applications that we cannot install easily on our devices. To install such applications we use Cydia impactor application to proceed with the process easily.
The third-party applications are known as the IPA files. To download these files with the use of Cydia Impactor is known as sideloading.
The Cydia impactor helps in the installation of a number of third-party applications which we will be discussing in this article.
There are certain conditions that you need to follow before using the Cydia impactor.
These conditions are:
- You should have a working apple account. You need to fill in the details of your Apple account.
- If you are using a free apple id then the certificates can expire in a week or 12 days.
- Also if you are using paid Id then also the certificates may expire.
- Another important condition for it is that you should have iTunes working on the device.
PROCESS OF DOWNLOADING CYDIA IMPACTOR
In this section of the article, we will be seeing how to download the Cydia impactor. For downloading the Cydia Impactor you require a Mac device or a pc.
Let us proceed with the steps that you need to follow.
Step 1: The first step that you need to follow is to download the Cydia on your Mac device through the link.
Step 2: The second step will be to download the iPA file for the application that you have selected for sideloading.
Step 3: After this connect your iOS with the Mac device.
Step 4: Now you need to launch the application. While do so you need to make sure your device has been connected.
Step 5: After this you need to drag the IPA file to the Cydia Impactor.
Step 6: After this your next task is to enter the details of your Apple account.
Step 7: Now proceed further. You need to go to the general settings menu in your device.
Step 8: Here you need to tap on profile and device management.
In this you need to trust the certificates and exit the screen. Now after downloading the Cydia let us know what are the features of this application.
The application is continuously working upon its features to increase its popularity. Some of the important features that you should be aware of are:
One of the most important features of the Cydia impactor is the bridging feature. The Cydia will make it easy for you to bridge the connections through the computer to your device. But to do this you require the port number. Rest the feature is a good one.
This is also an interesting feature. You need a identifier token that will help you to generate the bootloader file for your device. You can lock it or unlock it.
If you are using an android device 2.3 then you can use the Cydia impactor for the rooting purpose.
The Cydia impactor will provide you with inbuilt USB’s. So that you do not need to find it.
Next after knowing about the features of Cydia let us discuss the error that is created by Cydia.
Errors in Cydia:
So, while using the Cydia impactor a number of users have faced the not working or not connected issue. This might have occurred due to some reasons that are valid for the error to occur.
Since for the Cydia Impactor to work it is a condition to have iTunes working on your device so you need to have it on your device. If it is not installed you might face the error.
Second, it might have occurred if you have not connected your device properly to your computer.