Last time, we brought to you a tutorial on how to get Installous 5 from Cydia on iOS 5.1.1. Installous is undoubtedly one of the most popular jailbreak apps that folks choose to download for their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. In fact, I won't be surprised if there are those with the main reason for jailbreaking is that they could access the features of Installous. In this post, we will teach you how to Use Installous 5 to Get Cracked Installed on Your iPhone.
In case you don't know, Installous is an app used to download apps that are otherwise aren't allowed in the iTunes App Store. However, one can also download apps that are being sold in the App Store, for free. This unfortunately counts as a negative connotation for Installous as such act is considered to be piracy.
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Jaxov does not condone or encourage the act of pirating apps. We are only sharing this for the sake of sharing information. The app should be mainly used for app trials and see how you like it. Should you find an app that you really like, do the right thing and support the hardworking developers and purchase it via the App Store. Keep in mind that in some countries, downloading cracked apps via Installous is an illegal act, so use it at your own risk.
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How to Use Installous 5 to Get Cracked Apps Installed on Your iPhone?
- It goes without saying that you should have a jailbroken iPhone before you can install Installous, let alone download cracked apps. If you some useful reference on how to jailbreak, check out these guides: Absinthe | Redsn0w | Sn0wbreeze | Cinject
- Upon installing Installous 5, launch the app from your Springboard.
- Tap the Search tab which can be found at the bottom of the screen. Search for your desired app by typing its name into the search field. In this case, we'll be using the ever popular Angry Birds as an example.
- Once the search results are in, tap your desired app and then tap Download. Select the file hosting site that you wish to download from.
- Installous will launch another browser window for downloading the cracked app from different sources on the web. To continue with the download, you will usually need to enter a Captcha code. Be sure that you enter the code accurately and note if the code is case sensitive.
- Depending on the file hosting site you have chosen, the interface will vary from one to the next. But in general when clicking on links, be sure that you don't get fooled by advertising tricks.
- After you have successfully navigated to the download section of the file host, the browser will be terminated and you will be back in Installous. If everything goes well, your download should initiate.
- Once the download is finished, you will be notified.
- Tap the Downloads tap at the bottom of the screen to view the completed app. Look for your downloaded app, tap it and select install.
How to Remove Installous 5 Apps?
After successfully installing the app, you can choose to delete the IPA files downloaded via Installous. Unless you really need them in the future, it is safe to delete them and you will be able to free up some useful disk space. To remove Installous apps, just go to the Downloads section, find the app that you are going to delete, perform a slide gesture across the name of the app and it should bring up the delete button. As an alternative, you can delete the IPA files via SSH.
About Installous 5 Settings
This is a quick rundown of Installous 5's settings. Install Automatically is an option that will automatically install any downloaded apps via Installous. Enabling the Delete Automatically option will instantly delete the app after it was installed by the user. iTunes Sync is quite an important setting and it should be left on. This setting will enable you to sync your cracked apps in iTunes. Otherwise, the apps will be deleted by iTunes.
If you want local file sharing, just enable LocalSharing. If Remove Metadata is enabled, iTunes will not try to update the apps that are downloaded via Installous. The Username and Password is for your login credentials for AppTrackr, if you have one. If you want support for local notifications, just enable Local Notifications. To reload Installous categories, just tap Reload Categories. It can also be used to fix Installous 5 crashes.
If you follow this guide to a T, you should be downloading cracked apps on your iPhone in no time. Just be aware of the legal consequences of using Installous, so use the app at your own risk. And that's pretty much it for this Installous 5 guide, let us know if you have questions.Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback