As you know, the Pangu jailbreak came out this morning and enabled the ability to jailbreak iOS 8-8.1. Unfortunately, the jailbreak wasn’t bundled with Cydia, so it’s not much use to the general jailbreak users by itself.
Thankfully, Saurik quickly compiled a working version of Cydia for iOS 8, which is pretty easy to install if you follow our 8 steps. We show you how in this hands-on video walkthrough.
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Step 2: Install OpenSSH on your device from the Pangu app
Step 3: Download and install CyberDuck SFTP client
Step 4: Find your iOS device’s Wi-Fi IP address via Settings → Wi-Fi → ‘i‘
Step 5: Launch CyberDuck and connect to your iOS device’s IP address
Step 6: Download the needed Cydia files, and place them on your iOS device via CyberDuck
Step 7: While CyberDuck is open, click Go → Send Command and paste the following command and click Send:
dpkg --install cydia-lproj_1.1.12_iphoneos-arm.deb cydia_1.1.13_iphoneos-arm.deb
Step 8: Click Go → Send Command again, and type reboot and click Send. This will reboot your iOS device.
Upon reboot, you should see the Cydia icon on your Home screen. Launch Cydia to initialize and enjoy your new jailbroken iPhone with Cydia!
What do you think? Did this work for you? How does it feel to have Cydia running on iOS 8.1?