Cydia is a third party application manager for iOS devices. It consist thousands of apps for iPhones, iPads and iPod touches in hundreds of repositories. Jay Freeman (AKA Saurik) is the creator of Cydia app and you can visit the official Cydia site by https://cydia.saurik.com/
Cydia is a Application Manager or simply an App Store for jailbroken iPhones, iPads and iPods. It contains apps not available in Apple App Store and some paid apps also available free on Cydia. To download Cydia, you have to jailbreak your iDevice and many jailbreak tools install Cydia automatically after the jailbreaking process.
Cydia for iOS 11.1 / iOS 11.1.1 / iOS 11.1.2
Cydia download for iOS 11 - iOS 11.1.2 is not available at the moment of writing this article. Because, iOS 11 jailbreak or iOS 11.1 jailbreak was not released to the public yet. But, there are some other ways to install jailbreak apps on iOS 11 - iOS 11.1.2 in few easy steps such as Yalu TweakMo and Taig Zenith. Taig Zenith offers popular jailbreak app stores while Yalu TweakMo offers jailbreak apps with UDID registration. Which means, you will not have to worry about certificate expire issues with TweakMo.
Cydia for iOS 11 / iOS 11.0.1 / iOS 11.0.2 / iOS 11.0.3
Cydia app is not available for iOS 11 - iOS 11.0.3 as a jailbreak tool is not available for these versions. Fully functional Cydia will only available for jailbroken iOS devices, but there are some Cydia alternatives available such as TweakMo which allows you to install jailbreak apps on non-jailbroken iDevices. Also TweakMo has a limited functionality version of Cydia, so that you can try it without a actual jailbreak.
Cydia for iOS 10.2.2 - iOS 10.3.3
Jailbreak for iOS 10.2.1 - iOS 10.3.3 is not released and therefore we can’t install fully functional Cydia on these iOS versions. If you are looking for a way to install apps not available in Apple App Store, you may need to go for a jailbreak alternative which allows you to install apps only available in jailbreak community. Taig Zenith offers popular jailbreak app stores while Yalu TweakMo offers awesome jailbreak apps such as iFile, WebSSH and MiniOS.
Cydia for iOS 10.0.1 - iOS 10.2
You can jailbreak your iDevice running iOS 10.0.1 - iOS 10.2 using the yalu102 IPA. Install TweakMo and find the Yalu iOS 10.2 jailbreak under the Jailbreak Apps category. You can jailbreak the supported devices using yalu 102 of TweakMo.
Step 1 :
Open TweakMo VIP app and find the Yalu iOS 10.2 Jailbreak under the Jailbreak Apps category
Step 2 :
Step 3 :
Find the Yalu 102 tool on Homescreen
Step 4 :
Yalu 102 for iOS 10.2 is the latest jailbreak available to the date. Therefore, later iOS 10.2 devices can’t jailbreak yet as there are no jailbreak tools available. But there are some Cydia alternative solutions available, so that you can install jailbreak apps easily on your iPhone or iPad running newer versions of iOS.
|iOS Version||Jailbreak Tool||Cydia Availability||Cydia Alternative|
|11.1 - 11.1.2||Not Available||No||TweakMo / Zenith|
|11 - 11.0.3||Not Available||No||TweakMo / Zenith|
|10.2.2 - 10.3.3||Not Available||No||TweakMo / Zenith|
|10.2.1||Saigon||Cydia is Available||-|
|10.0.1 - 10.2||Yalu 102||Cydia is Available||-|
|10.0.1 - 10.1.1||Yalu mach_portal||Cydia is Available||-|
TweakMo is such Cydia alternative app, which offers jailbreak apps with UDID registration. UDID (Unique Device IDentifier) is universally unique for your iDevice. TweakMo registers your device’s UDID with Apple Developer Accounts (which usually costs $99 annually), so that you can install apps in TweakMo app store without worrying about certificate issues.