Majority of the people prefer Apple devices over any other devices as they serve them extraordinary functions, features, and options of customizations. The count of extraordinary features can be increased by Jail Breaking; it also allows the user to operate applications that are not uploaded on the app store yet.
Anyhow, most of the Apple users don’t prefer jailbreaking. There is a way out for those people as well. The modded and unofficial applications can still be installed without getting the jailbreak. The procedure of it is discussed below. Make sure to check it if you have an interest in installing modded and unofficial applications.
Step 1 – the first most step is to download the Cydia Impactor program for iOS.
Step 2 – the program will be downloaded in DMG file; double click on it in order to open it and then simply drag the Cydia Impactor icon into the Application folder.
Step 3 – Now the IPA file of the application (the one you are trying to sideload) is required. It can also be termed as installer file for the iOS applications.
Step 4 – Connect your iPad or iPhone with the Mac or PC with the help of USB cable and close all the programs that will be opened automatically i.e. iTunes
Step 5 – Launch the impactor and click on the “Open” button (you might need to a bit more for launching as per security configuration.
Step 6 – be certain about the fact that your iOS device is spotted under the drop-down menu of Impactor
Step 7 – Drag the IPA file you downloaded into Cydia Impactor window.
Step 8 – as soon as you will drop the file into the Impactor window; it will ask you the Apple ID and password. (There is nothing to be worried about as Cydia Impactor does not save any such information.
Step 9 – a warning notification might appear appealing that previous ID’s will be removed; now either click on OK or just restart.
Step 10 – sit back and relax till Cydia install the IPA within the device; you can safely detach the device once you have found the icon of application in the device.
Step 11 – go in setting > General >Device Management; tap on the Apple ID which you used and click on Trust.
Step 12 – the last step is to confirm that the application installed by that user is approved and trusted by you.
- Make sure to download the IPA file from a trusted source as it requests the access of sensitive data present in the device
- Uninstall all the legitimate application that you are going to replace on iPad or iPhone
- Detach all the other devices connected with the computer for avoiding confusion.
It was the complete guide of installing the modded application into iOS 12. In case your concern about downloading any then do follow the steps above ditto and appropriately. A little here or there can attract new problems.