If you’ve been wondering why you do get the error message showcasing an outdated version when trying to update your iOS software through Installous, this is because it doesn’t work anymore. You can visit the outdated version or Installous will Now Terminate for more details. If on the other hand, you are looking for an alternative to Installous, you’ve come to the right place.

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Download AppCake iPhone App

There are several alternatives that empower you to download apps on iDevices that have been jailbroken. A popular choice among the lot is AppCake. Today we’re going to tell you in simple words how to install and make use of AppCake.

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Here is how you can make use of AppCake, which is perhaps the best alternative to the famous Installous which shut down recently.

How to install AppCake iPhone App

Step 1: First jailbreak your device if you haven’t already. It should be running iOS firmware 4.0 or above.

Step 2: Open Cydia and tap Sources.

Step 3: Add: http://cydia.iphonecake.com as the new source.

Appcake App Source

Step 4: Now browse for AppCake. iPad users should select AppCake HD while iPhone and iPod Touch users should go for AppCake or AppCake+.

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Step 5: Restart the device after the installation comes to an end. AppCake will now be displayed on your home screen.

Step 6: That’s it for the installation, now search for the AppCake icon on the Springboard.

Install Appcake on iPhone

After launching AppCake, it should look like this:

You’ll also be presented with a search feature in AppCake which you can use to search for the app you’ve been looking for. You also have the option to search for apps based on categories, which is pretty intriguing if you want to search according to your interests (finance, social etc.)

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However, before you download any app, you need to head over to the Settings section and toggle on the ‘Install After Download’ option before you can download any application.

Appcake Install Guide

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  3. Top 10 Jailbreak Tweaks for iPhone 5, 4S, 4

Follow these instructions and prepare to download apps just like you used to with Installous. Feel free to ask questions and leave your thoughts in the comment box below.

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Stephan Popov
When iDevice users experience problems with the iOS software or unlocking, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My passion is providing answers to your problems. I help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users by recommending fixes for common iOS bugs and tools that improves your experience. I conduct in-depth research for every topic i cover on this blog, to ensure that I cover everything Apple users need to troubleshoot their issues. When not writing for UnlockBoot, i enjoy swimming in my backyard pool. P.S. i prefers the Maldives for holidays. Connect with me on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.