How to install Cydia for iOS 8, iOS 8.1 devices with Pangu Jailbreak.

Cydia for iOS 8.1

One of the most quickest Jailbreaks has been released by a Chinese team Pangu for all iOS 8 versions including the iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 which has been updated recently. With the release of the Pangu Jailbreak tool we just have published the guide to how to Jailbreak your iOS devices running the latest iOS 8- iOS 8.1 version of the operating system.

The Pangu Jailbreak tool for iOS 8.1 misses the most important element and that is the Cydia app for the Jailbreak device. In this guide we will let you know how to download and install the Cydia App for the Pangu Jailbreak iOS 8- iOS 8.1. This has happened due to the efforts by Suarik which has updated the Cydia app quickly and made it compatible with the iOS 8 devices. You can download the app from the official link posted below.

Moving to the installation of the Cydia for iOS 8 you have to follow these steps but make sure to understand that the process below is quite complex, unless you’re familiar with SFTP and SSH. It also involves running commands as root, which can be risky. So we ask you to proceed with caution, and discourage you from installing Cydia the manual way unless absolutely necessary. You should also backup your device, if you haven’t already, should anything go wrong. So we will not be responsible if your Apple device got bricked due to installation errors.

How to install Cydia for iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 devices with Pangu Jailbreak:

All you have to do is follow these steps given here one by one.

Step 1: First of all make sure that you have Jailbroken your iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 device with Pangu Untethered jailbreak tool. If not read this.

Step 2: Now download the Cydia deb file from here and the most needed Cydia-lproj file from here for your PC and Mac.

Step 3: Now you can send these files downloaded in the above step on your PC or Mac to the Jailbroken iOS device via the SFTP. You can send these file to a Mac using the Cyberduck tool, while if you are using Windows the best tool we recommend is the WinSCP.

Step 4: Make sure that to let your PC or Mac and the iOS device use the same WiFi network.


Step 5: Get the IP address of your device from Settings > Wi-Fi  and tap the “i” button against the network you’re connected to. Note down the series of numbers labelled IP Address.

Step 6: Now open the Cyberduck on Mac and the WinSCP on PC and SSH into your device.

Step 7: You should enter the same IP address you have found in the Step 5.

Step 8: Set the username as “root” and Password “alpine” in the required fields.

Step 9: The file browser will pop up you can now drag and drop both Cydia deb files on your device.

Step 10: After that press Ctrl + T or ⌘ + T to start an SSH command line session. Navigate to the same folder (using the cd command) where you had copied the deb file.

Step 11: Make sure to put these commands right and in order given in Bold fonts. dpkg -i cydia-lproj_1.1.12_iphoneos-arm.deb’  ‘dpkg -i cydia_1.1.13_iphoneos-arm.deb.

Step 12: If you encounter the missing Dependency warnings, you can download it manually form here, and repeat the same process.

Step 13: At last now reboot the device.

That’s it you will see the Cydia app installed on your Jailbroken Pangu device. If you have any issues regarding the installation you can comment below.

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