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Installous Alternatives for iOS 7

Installous is no longer available on this planet while Apple gives birth to iOS 7. Everyone who have used Installous before are dying to know the best Installous alternatives when Hackulous declared that they are going to retire. Now, the jailbreak for iOS 7 is released and people still download Cydia to their iOS 7 device. The number of Cydia users is increasing. Hence, there is a need to sort out the best Installous alternatives for iOS 7 so that everyone can continue to enjoy the features provided by Installous. Now get ready of your plate and pick any of these alternatives. All of them are yummy and mouth-watering. The list here is sorted from A to Z and there is no ranking involved.

Installous iOS 7


It would be funny if you said you are a huge fan of Installous but never heard of AppCake. AppCake has almost everything Installous has. It is now the closest app we can get in the market after Installous is gone. Free apps, themes, tweaks, games, ringtones, and many things are available with AppCake.


Some called it HipStore while some called it Hip Store. This app allows iOS 7 users to download and install IPA files to their device. It works only on a jailbroken iOS device, thus, jailbreak is a must in order to use HipStore. A user is allowed to download any apps as long as the IPA file is available to download from HipStore.


iFunBox is repeatedly bring up when the topic is related to Installous alternatives. This is because iFunBox allows any jailbreak user to download and install cracked apps. iFunBox is not made available as a mobile app but you can download the Desktop version to download free apps and then transfer it to your iOS 7 device.


Kuaiyong is one of the best Installous alternatives and everyone deserves a chance to try it at least once in a lifetime. The number of Kuaiyong users is on the rise when it was first release 2 years ago. Kuaiyong allows you to download free apps without jailbreak! It works almost similar to iFunBox where you need to use Kuaiyong software to transfer your dream apps to your iOS device. Hence, it works without jailbreak.


vShare, we Share! It sounds like we share the app we have! Alright, it is just a coincidence in naming this awesome app. vShare is also known as AppVV. It is a cool app that gives you millions of free apps. From games to themes to apps, vShare has it all.


Last but not least, one very important yet cool Installous alternative is Zeusmos. Zeusmos is important to be mentioned here because it has the capability to grant you the power to download apps from App Store for free. Once you have installed Zeusmos, open it and search for the app you want at the search bar on top. You can search by popularity or category. Then? One tap to install it.

Other Installous Alternatives for iOS 7: IPAStore, IPA Installer Console, AppTrackr (dead), AppAddict, and PandaApp. See also: Installous for Android.


How to Install AppCake from Cydia

It doesn’t get much better than this article if you are finding how to install AppCake to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Basically, there are two major ways to install AppCake. The tough one that requires some manual steps to download AppCake and upload the IPA files through SSH has been shared in a previous article. In this article, a three-minute method to install AppCake from Cydia will be shared if you think five minutes job is too tough for you. With Cydia, the steps to install AppCake will never be a hard job.

Step 1: Jailbreak, Install Cydia and AppSync

Almost anyone who loves cracked apps will have to learn how to jailbreak their iOS devices. There are tons of software to jailbreak an iOS device and install Cydia to it, for example, RedSn0w, Greenpoison, Sn0wbreeze, Jailbreak Unlock, Apple Unlocker, iJailBreakTool, and others. You may pick any of them to jailbreak your iOS device and get Cydia Installed. Install AppSync if this is your iOS device is still a virgin (never been jailbroken before).

Step 2: Install AppCake Repository

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In order to get AppCake, you must first install AppCake repo. This can be done easily from Cydia. Launch your Cydia by tapping the iconic brown icon on your Springboard. Go to Manage and then Sources. Tap on the Edit and then Add. A standard “Enter Cydia/APT URL” dialogue box will be appeared and that is where you need to key in AppCake repo which is as shown in the image below. Click on the Add Source and your iOS device will start to verify the URL. This usually will take a few seconds and a source warning message will be appeared to ask if you want to add the source or not. Continue to add the repo by clicking the Add Anyway button. Your iOS device will start to download AppCake repo and sources and load them in less than a minute. Click on Return to Cydia once the process is finished.

Step 3: Install AppCake

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Now go back to the source page and click on the AppCake repo you just downloaded to your device. It should be A list of Cydia apps under this repo will be appeared and you should be able to see AppCake+ is appearing at first place. Ignore the AppCake+ HD if you are not installing it to an iPad HD. Click on the AppCake+ and click on the Install button located at the top right of the screen. Again you will see a black screen with lots of white color words running, you could just ignore that as it is the installation process. Click on the Return to Cydia button when the installation is finished.

Step 4: Reboot and Start Using AppCake

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Lastly but not to be missed, it is a must to reboot your iOS device otherwise AppCake will not work properly or it crashes when you try to launch it. That’s how you install AppCake from Cydia. Too easy? What else you expect?