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Here are the all the essential facts about Cydia Impactor. It allows installing IPA files on iOS and APK files on Android.


  • What Is Cydia Impactor
  • Features
  • Compatibility
  • Downloads
  • Download Process and Update Process

What Is Cydia Impactor

Cydia Impactor was created by Mr Jay Freeman who works as a technologist and an entrepreneur in America. Cydia Impactor is currently being used as a GUI (Graphical User Interface) tool for all the mobile devices. Though it has been improved a lot still in progress and continuously developed by Freeman. Cydia Impactor can be used on both iOS and Android device to install IPA files and apk files. After installing Cydia Impactor on the computer users can communicate with their mobile devices through it and install the preferred app.


  • Install Jailbreak Apps - Cydia Impactor is very popular in sideloading IPA files on iDevices.Cydia Impactor is widely used to install jailbreak applications on iDevices.without jailbreaking them
  • Unlock Bootloader - It can unlock or lock the bootloader
  • USB drivers included - Cydia Impactor installs universal USB drivers for all kind of mobile devices
  • Install Packages - It flashes Stock ROM, Custom ROM, Root package or updates
  • Root Android devices - Ability to root Android devices

How Root An Android
Enable USB debugging mode
Connect the Android device to the computer
Click the "Start" button and proceed


Cydia Impactor can be installed on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux (32-bit), or Linux (64-bit)

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Mac OS X, Windows, Linux (32-bit), or Linux (64-bit)

Download Process

  • Download latest version of iTunes on the PC
  • Download latest Cydia Impactor according to the operating system
  • Extract the zipped file to the desired location
  • Go to the location where file has been extracted and launch the Cydia Impactor application
  • Allow Cydia Impactor to identify the mobile device
  • After successful identification proceed

How To Update Cydia Impactor

At the very beginning when the Cydia Impactor is installed the permission will not be asked since Cydia Impactor can be executed directly using the computer operating system. Once Cydia Impactor is downloaded it will ask to select the mode of the update. either "Check automatically" or "Do not Check" can be selected. Also, the option can be skipped and select the desired option later.

Note: Always update the iTunes before install the Cydia Impactor. Also in some cases, the Windows platform indicates error named "CPP:158". When the issue comes across, remove the app and install again.