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How to Add Missing ModMyi Repo (Source) to Cydia?

After BigBoss repo, ModMyi is probably the largest repo out there carrying hundreds of packages including themes, wallpapers, tweaks and soundboards. Though ModMyi repo is added to Cydia by default whenever you jailbreak your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad but some users were unable to find ModMyi repo after jailbreaking their device with tools like Spirit, JailbreakMe and Limera1n.

Adding ModMyi repo directly by using as Cydia/APT URL will result in Did not Find Repository error as shown in the screenshot below:

ModMyi Repo Error
In-order to add ModMyi source to your jailbroken device, follow the steps below:

  1. Open Cydia, search for OpenSSH and install it
  2. OpenSSH Cydia

  3. Download from here and jump to step 5
  4. Now create a text file on your desktop using Notepad on Windows (TextEdit on Mac) and put the following code in it as shown in the screenshot below:
  5. # do not edit this file to add your own custom sources
    # this file is subject to be upgraded as part of a package
    # either add your own .list file to /etc/apt/sources.list.d
    # or add your entry to the global /etc/apt/sources.list file

    deb stable main

    Adding ModMyi Repo to Cydia

  6. Go to File menu, choose Save As... and name the file "" (including quotes)
  7. Save As

  8. SSH into your iDevice using WinSCP, CyberDuck or DiskAid, navigate to root->private->etc->apt and place file in sources.list.d directory.
  9. Cydia Repos

  10. Thats it. Reboot your device and you are done!

Update#1: Add ModMyi or BigBoss Repo to Cydia directly from Saurik repo. Read details here.
Update #3: Cydia Sources 2011
Update #4: Cydia Sources 2012

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    JomelDuka3 years, 3 months ago

    why do it the hard way? just go to cydia home about in the middle of the page tap more packages then tap the modmyirepo at the top then it will bring back the repo

      IrelMattola3 years, 2 months ago

      Great. Thank u dude.

      kuneru2 years, 9 months ago

      thanks sir great help…

      ester2 years, 5 months ago

      awesome, thanks!

    Linn Maung Maung3 years, 8 months ago

    That work on my iPhone 4 iOS 6.1.2
    Thank a lot.

    Scott3 years, 9 months ago

    has anyone found out a way to do this i have tried several different ways and still can’t get modmyi to reload/update in cydia

    Brian3 years, 11 months ago

    I was able to reverse the damage thank god.

    Brian3 years, 11 months ago

    I followed the instructions to a “T” and now all my sources are empty with no packages and my iPad keeps crashing to safe mode.  DON’T DO THIS!!!

    janjan4 years ago

    doesnt work on my iphone 4s there is the modmyi in cydia but no packages please help

    FelineBlu4 years, 1 month ago

    You can also login to root via mobile terminal, and echo “deb stable main” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/

    jd311z4 years, 1 month ago

    omg thank you!!!!!

    puturra4 years, 6 months ago

    Here, u r the king

    Bijo5 years, 2 months ago

    thanQ very much

    Foodarcade5 years, 2 months ago

    Great man. Good job

    Iphoonnoob5 years, 2 months ago

    thnx :)

    BAD_bOy_12m5 years, 3 months ago

    thank you so so so so so muck you guys are the bestt :D

    Gino5 years, 3 months ago

    This didn’t work with my iPod Touch. Looks like modmyi changed their url. I tried but it came empty.

    Sam5 years, 4 months ago

    Thanks a lot
    It worked
    iOS 5.0.1 cydia untethered by corona

    lord klaus5 years, 4 months ago

    you the best man!!!!!!

    Marcel5 years, 5 months ago

    If you’ve uninstalled the Modmyi repository (or another one of the default community sources), you can reinstall it by opening Cydia and choosing “More Package Sources” from the homepage. The missing source (if any) will display at the top of the page and you can tap it to reinstall.

      Pramod5 years, 5 months ago

      Yep, that’s far more easier & better.

      Rodrigo5 years, 4 months ago

      Tks a lot !!!

      CiFreKaS4 years, 8 months ago

      This man speaks the truth. This is by far the easiest way to do this

    cammie lol5 years, 8 months ago


    Michael Banks6 years, 4 months ago

    Well Done! Now CYDIA WONT OPEN :(