As you all know, Android device apps have like APK extension. However, for iOS, IPA extension is used for application format type. To install an application on your Android is very simple like saying hello, just go to a store like Play Store search applications then double-click on the APK and BAM it’s done unfortunately it’s not the case for IPA files on IOS, it will be necessary to use Cydia impactor
In this article, it’s about showing you how to install an IPA file on your iOS Mobile Devices.
Who Cydia Impactor really serves
Cydia Impactor allows you to install APKs without root access on your Android from a computer but also to install IPA files on iOS devices without Jailbreak.
Cydia Impactor is available under the Mac OS X operating system, All versions Windows 10/8 / 8.1 / 7 (32/64 bit), Linux (32 – 64-bit).
IOS mobile devices compatible with Cydia impactor
Here is the complete list of iOS devices compatible with Cydia impactor:
- iPhone 6S / 6S Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
- iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPad Mini 4
- iPad Air 2
- iPad 2017
- iPad Pro
- iPod touch
- and all recent products on iOS
Download Cydia Impactor for Windows | Linux | Mac OS X
Use the button below to download the latest version of Cydia Impactor from its official website
Where to download IPA files
On the web, there are over a hundred sites where iOS applications can be downloaded as an IPA file. But the most widespread and popular are: MOB.ORG or IOSNINJA.IO
How to install an IPA file on your iOS with Cydia Impactor
Step 1: iTunes or an alternative must be installed on your PC. Then unzip the Cydia Impactor zipped file that you downloaded.
Step 2: Connect your iOS to Computer and launch Cydia Impactor, it should automatically recognize the device
Step 3: It’s time to drag and drop the IPA file into Cydia Impactor
Step 4: Enter your Apple ID and password in the Cydia Impactor application to assign the IPA file. This step requires an internet connection.
Step 5: Wait a few minutes for the installation to finish
Step 6: Once, The .IPA application installed on your iOS device. You will get the message “Complete” so everything went well.
Step 7: If you try to access the app on your iOS, you will get the message Developer Not Approved. To set this up, go to Settings -> General -> Profile Management and there you will find a profile with your email address as your name. Click on it and select Trust.
It should be noted that the profile is revoked by Apple 7 days later, it is necessary to remake the trick from step 3.Note: Modified applications such as WhatsApp ++ do not pass with Cydia Impactor. It will then use TweakBox to install these apps