Difficulty – Easy |

.DEB files are the files Cydia uses to install the package you want. Sometimes  though, cracked Cydia apps appear and the only way to install them is by installing the .DEB file directly from Terminal, iFile or the Cydia autoinstall feature.

First method: Directly from Terminal

  1. Install Terminal from Cydia or if your Cydia is broken, download this and put it in /Applications or /var/stash/Applications.xxxxx (Make sure to chmod Terminal.app to 755 and respring)
  2. If you already have your .deb file, access your device with your favorite SSH Client of with iPhoneBrowser and go to /var/mobile
    1. If you don’t know what SSH is, just take a look at this tutorial
  3. Drop your .Deb file here
  4. Open Terminal from your SpringBoard
  5. Type
    1. su (Press enter)
    2. alpine (or your ssh password and press enter)
    3. You are now logged in as root
  6. Type dpkg -i yourdebfilename.deb
  7. Let it install.
  8. When it is done Respring or reboot your iPod

Second Method: iFile

  1. If you have iFile installed on your device
  2. Make sure the .deb file is somewhere in your device as well
  3. Open iFile and go to the directory where your .deb (mine is in / )
  4. Simply select it
  5. Select Installer
  6. Let it install and respring or reboot

Third Method: Autoinstall Feature

  1. If you already have your .deb file, access your device with your favorite SSH Client of with iPhoneBrowser and go to /var/root/Media/Cydia/Autoinstall (If Cydia folder and Autoinstall folder are not there make a new folder name Cydia and in that folder make another one named Autoinstall (Case Sensitive))

    1. If you don’t know what SSH is, just take a look at this tutorial
  2. Drop your .Deb file in the Autoinstall folder
  3. Reboot your device
  4. Respring your device
  5. Voila you are done
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