Apple manufactured iOS devices are made to work with the apps provided by the Apple developers in the Apple app store. The Apple store contains several apps and games which iOS device users can download and install freely or sometimes at a fee.
Upon the release of the iDevices, many third party developers have sought ways to help in cracking the iPhone platform in order to open and make the gateway free for the installation of third party soft wares and tools.
The jail breaking process is a simple process or thread of instructions through which iOS devices and iPhones can be set free to download and install apps from other companies. The process of jail breaking an iOS device involves a tethered and un-tethered jailbreak. Tethered jailbreak involves you restarting your iOS device by connecting it to a computer and jailbreaking it again. Un-tethered jailbreak involves your Apple device retaining its jailbreak after a re-boot.
Some of the jailbreaking tools include the GreenPois0n, Absinthe and the jailbreakMe apps. The JailbreakMe app is known to be the best and easiest jailbreak tool to use as it simply requires you to visit their site and click on the install button, jailbreaking your iDevice automatically.
Cydia on the other hand is usually an app store installed in jailbroken iDevices and has several great different applications, tweaks, games, themes and other features. In addition, many of these apps are free of charge.
In order to install the Cydia app store, you require to have a Cydia installer. The installer is capable of providing safe jailbreak tools in addition to a thread of instructions on how to download and install Cydia on your iOS device.
The first step involves you searching for the Cydia installer on the web. It is important to note that there are two versions of the installer which includes the Cydia version for Mac and the other version is for Windows. Once you have decided on the one to go for depending on our Apple device, the Cydia downloads as a zipped file folder which you have to click on the icon provided in order to extract the files.
Once you have extracted the files, you can then go to the Cydia installer file and open the Cydia installer to put it in a running mode. It is important that you decide on the jailbroken iOS device to run on this program. The installer will then prompt you to select the model. The step requires high degree of accuracy as a false can make the entire process flop. After that, you will need to select the custom software version which will enable the tool to successfully jailbreak your device and download the Cydia app store on your iOS device.