Are you are looking forward to installing jailbreak apps on iOS 5.1 using Installous? Here, is a complete guide on how to install jailbreak apps using Installous.
Installous could also be used for accessing pirated Apple App Store apps and this guide is strictly against it. At the most, you could use Installous for testing the Apple Store apps and later, either delete it or purchase it.
This guide believes that the user will only use Installous for installing the jailbreak apps
Before you can install Installous, you require to jailbreak your iOS 5.1 device. Use any jailbreaking tool you are comfortable with to jailbreak iOS 5.1 on your device.
Absinthe is the best suggested tool for untethered jailbreaking your iOS 5.1 powered devices, but Redsn0w is equally good and can be used for this purpose.
After you have jailbroken your iOS device, Cydia will be installed automatically on your iOS device and will be available on your device’s home screen.
Tap the Cydia icon to launch the application.
To install the Installous, you need to add respective sources to the Cydia search option. Check the ‘Manage’ link and further select ‘Sources’.
Under ‘Sources’ link, select the ‘Edit’ and then further click ‘Add’ to add a source address to the Cydia repository. When prompted to add the link, provide the following link in the add source field ‘http://cydia.hackulo.us‘. This will add the required link to the Cydia repository.
Now, that you have added the Installous source repository to the Cydia, click the search option on Cydia. Key-in the Installous in the search field and press the search button. From the search results, select the Installous software application from Docmorelli.
Click on Install link to install Installous to your iOS 5.1 powered device. When prompted for any confirmation, provide an affirmative response. Within no time, Cydia will install the Installous software on your iOS device.
After the installation of Installous has finished, quit Cydia and launch the application. Wait for some time for the software to download resources and gather information.
From the search option, enter keywords for your desired application or game. From the search results, choose your software and its version from the respective tabs. Go in for the latest version and if it gives trouble, shift to earlier versions.
Next, you will be prompted to provide your mirror preferences. Choose any mirror you are comfortable with. It will offer a choice of both install and download. Pressing download will only initiate download and will not automatically install the software. Whereas, choosing the install option will download and then automatically install the application.
Choose any of the two options and wait for the download to finish. If you have chosen the install option, when the download will finish, Installous will automatically initiate the install. When the software gets installed it will show in your iOS device’s home page.
As a word of caution, using cracked apps is illegal and should not be attempted. Here, the details on installing Installous on iOS 5.1 powered device is just for information purpose and does not support piracy.