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As of now, all the iOS users are keen on the jailbreaking process and some of the users still suspicious about the process since it is harmful to devices. You might be unaware of jailbreaking if you are a fresh Apple device user. In simple words, jailbreaking is the process which is used to avoid software restrictions which have been placed on Apple devices by Apple Inc. to prevent unauthorized customizations to the devices. But users unveil the full potential of their devices by going through the jailbreak process. Users who do not like jailbreak their devices are now able to download Cydia Impactor which has been designed to work with non-jailbreak devices and install IPA files which are not offered in Apple's app store.

Download Cydia Impactor 0.9.46

Cydia Impactor was created and released by an American national whose name is Jay Freeman and he is also called as"Saurik". He defines Cydia Impactor as a GUI tool for working with Android and iOS mobile devices. Currently, users are able to download Cydia Impactor 0.9.46 with the support of iOS 12 which means you are able to sideload third-party IPA files using Cydia Impactor on iOS 12 without jailbreaking.

App Validity

You have to be informed that apps you sideload on your Apple device using Cydia impactor are only valid for seven days if you are using Apple's regular account and if you are Apple developer account user, you are eligible to have one-year app validity.

Features Of Cydia Impactor

  • Installs third-party IPA files on non-jailbroken Apple devices
  • Roots Android devices which run Android 2.3 or higher
  • Unlocks or locks boot-loader
  • Install universal USB drivers
  • Flash recovery and root packages


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How to Sideload IPA Files using Cydia Impactor

  • Download the latest version of iTunes on your Windows or Mac
  • Install device drivers using Impactor's USB Driver Scan feature if necessary
  • Download the third-party IPA file on your computer
  • Download Cydia Impactor latest version and install it
  • Connect your device to the computer and launch Cydia Impactor
  • Drag and drop the IPA file on Cydia Impactor of after your device is recognized
  • Enter your Apple credentials
  • After installing file, go to "Settings >> General >> Device Management" and tap the installed app profile
  • Tap on "Trust" and validate the app
  • Now, you can run the installed application on your device


Note: Do not run Cydia Impactor as administrator on Windows 10. It may cause disable drag/drop files function

Developer Credit

All the credits belong to Jay Freeman who is the developer of Cydia Impactor