How to use Cydia

Below you will find the guide for a beginner to learn how to use Cydia.

How to use Cydia for Beginners :

First, open Cydia. You can open it by tapping the Cydia Icon in you Homescreen.

cydia iconOnce you tap the icon, the Cydia app will load. For the first time, it will take some time to load. You need to be connected to Internet in order to use Cydia.

Once you open it, your Cydia home sceen will look like this :

Cydia Home Screen- How to use Cydia


On the footer, you see 5 sections, which i will explain it here:

  • Cydia – Homepage
  • Sources – Your list of Repos; You can Add & Remove sources in this section.
  • Changes – New tweaks from repos and any upgrade for installed ones will be shown here.
  • Installed – Here is the complete list of installed tweaks in your iDevice.
  • Search – Search feature to find any tweak you want.


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