Download AppCake to iPhone in 5 Minutes

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Boys and girls, Mister and Miss, please don’t be depressed if you couldn’t find a way to install cracked apps. Ever since Installous is gone, AppCake is well-recognized as the best Installous alternative. Although we don’t recommend our readers to use cracked apps except for testing purpose before buying them, we have to give a double LIKE to AppCake because of its unique functions and special features. In our opinion, AppCake is not just the best Installous alternative but a better Installous. For those who want to install cracked apps, you may follow the step by step guide below to download AppCake to iPhone in just 5 minutes without using iTunes.

Step 1: Get Everything Prepared

Without using iTunes or Installous, SSH is a great way to install IPA files to your iPhone or other iOS devices. Cyberduck is highly recommended if you are running on a Mac OS while Winscp or Filezilla is recommended for Windows users. As for your iPhone, you must first jailbreak it otherwise you can’t proceed to step two. Install OpenSSH to your iPhone once you have jailbreak it. The installation can be done through Cydia.

Step 2: Download AppCake IPA files

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Go to iphonecake.com/i/ to download the latest AppCake version. Remember always download the latest version otherwise you will have to update it once it is installed to your iPhone. AppCake V3.93 is the latest version at the time of this writing.

Step 3: Connect both devices with SSH

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You will need to connect both devices with SSH in order to transfer AppCake IPA file to your iPhone. This can be done by connecting your iPhone to the same WiFi network that you PC is connected to. Check the IP address of your iPhone at Settings -> Wifi once your iPhone is connected. Now launch the SSH program in your PC (you downloaded in step 1) and enter the IP address you get it from your iPhone. Put root as user name and alphine as password. You should be able to see a screen like the screen shot below once both devices are connected.

Step 4: Upload AppCake files to your iPhone

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In order to speed up your AppCake installation, you can rename the IPA file extension from “.ipa” to “.app.zip”. This is one fastest method to get the app our of the IPA file. Now extract all the files in the “.app.zip” using any unzip program. There is only 1 folder which named Payload. Access the folder and you will see AppCake3.app folder. Upload the AppCake3.app folder to your iPhone file directory (stash/Applications). Once the entire folder is uploaded to your iPhone file directory, right click the folder and change the file permissions to 0777 instead of 0755.

Step 5: Reboot and enjoy AppCake!

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Last but not least, reboot or respring your iPhone and you will see AppCake is now installed on it. For beginners, it may take you more than 10 minutes to figure out how to download AppCake to an iPhone but all it takes is just 5 minutes when you already understand the steps.