Top 5 Best Installous Alternatives For iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad : Install IPA Files

If you are a user of any Apple device like iPhone 5, 4S, iPod Touch 5G and iPad then you must know how to install cracked apps on iOS 6 or any earlier versions using Installous which was a very well known cracked apps downloader developed by Hackulous team, a popular jailbreak community. But most recently this best third-party app downloader for jailbroken iOS devices is Outdated / Not Working and many of you might want to install a best alternative to installous app downloader. Using installous which is basically a best Cydia tweak that enables iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to directly download and install IPA files on iOS. Since the is not interested in developing Installous any further, there is no proper availability of related tweaks and repos on Cydia.



The main advantages of finding alternatives for Installous are to avoid and fix invalid IPA and Unavailable API errors & bug issues. We all know that Installous was a piracy app store for iDevices which allowed to download iOS apps for free of cost. When installous was available many quit downloading apps from iOS App Store where you need to pay for the apps. Though Installous is not working anymore and dead already, Evasi0n jailbreak released by Team Evad3rs a few days ago proves that Piracy isn’t stopped yet. Jailbreakers always find ways to install pirated apps on latest iOS devices so that users can easily customize apps on their Open iOS devices.

Disclaimer : don’t encourage users or recommend them to use Installous app downloader or any of its alternatives to install .Deb & .IPA files on iOS devices. hold no responsibility for your usage of these apps or we are not affliated with any developer mentioned in the post. This post is to provide you a detailed information about the updated content on the Internet. There are many developers who are putting their efforts to build or create iOS Apps for Apple iTunes Store. So we recommend you to pay a couple of bucks or dollars and buy the genuine apps instead of piracy-related apps.

Below given is a list of 5 Best Alternatives For Installous App Downloader for Jailbroken iOS devices.

1. AppCake

Appcake REPO

AppCake was launched in the year of 2008 and is a most similar app to Installous. It supports full English unlike vShare app which we are going to know about. Since Installous stopped working, AppCake become so famous and it is available for download at iPhonecake repository.

How To Install AppCake ? First you need to add the repo

Cydia -> Sources -> Manage -> Edit -> Add –

Then start searching for the AppCake app to download and install. AppCake will be appearing on your springboard once you are done with a quick reboot. If you want to download AppCake+ then use (


2. vShare

vShare or AppVV

vShare is one of the best cydia tweaks that is same as Installous. There is a difference between using vShare and Installous when the interface UI & several variations are considered. It is formerly known as AppVV and a common resource was used by the’s Installous too. AppSync on Cydia is required to make vShare app to work i.e., installation of “” repository is needed.

How To Install vShare ? As usual you have to add the repo

Cydia -> Sources -> Manage -> Edit -> Add –

Then start searching for the vShare app or AppVV to download and install. vShare will be appearing on your iDevice springboard once you are done with a quick reboot.


3. Zeusmos

Zeusmos iPhone 5

Just like Installous, Zeusmos is an appdowloader created and designed for iPhone, iPod and iPad devices to download Paid iOS apps for free. Though it is not having that good interface than AppCake or AppVV you can still try it.

How To Install Zeusmos ? You can download it by adding the below given Cydia repo

Cydia -> Sources -> Manage -> Edit -> Add –


4. i-Fun Box

i fun-box

iFunbox that comes as a desktop app is one of the top alternatives of installous app which makes it easier to Install IPA files on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices. You need to do a little search on Google to download i-FunBox app for iOS.


5. IPA Search

When compared to other alternatives to Installous App this is not a famous one. Using server through IPA Search you can instantly find IPA files for iPhone. If you need to download IPA files directly onto iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad then this app might be useful.

You can also make use of IPA Installer Console via Big Boss Repo using which you can bypass app updates check and edit iTunesMetadata.plist along with the installation of IPA files ( play & run apps ) which is not usually possible with default repos.

Caution :

Usage of Cracked applications is strictly illegal. The whole premise behind cracked applications is to test an application before purchasing it via the Apple App Store. It is expected that after you download cracked apps to your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad running the iOS 6 firmware that you either delete the app after testing it or must purchase it from the App Store.