Update: Pangu has been updated now. You can install Cydia from within the Pangu app itself (no need to SSH and install manually). Here’s how to install Cydia with the Pangu app and here’s how to jailbreak iOS 8.1 using Pangu (in case you are starting from scratch).

Pangu – Chinese jailbreak team has released jailbreak tool for iOS 8.1. However, this jailbreak tool is not yet bundled with Cydia. Cydia allows to enjoy your jailbroken device at its best. So there is no meaning to jailbreak your iOS device without having Cydia.

However, good news is that you can install Cydia manually on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad running iOS 8/8.1. Thanks to Saurik to quickly update Cydia to support iOS 8. Pangu team will also release updated jailbreak tool very soon so you won’t require to install Cydia manually. If you can’t wait for updated version, follow below guide to install Cydia manually on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad.

Jailbreak iOS 8 with Pangu

How to Install Cydia After Jailbreaking iOS 8.1 with Pangu:

Step 1: Make sure your iOS device is jailbroken with this guide

Step 2: Open Pangu App on your device and install OpenSSH

Step 3: Download and install CyberDuck SFTP client from here

Step 4: Find out WiFi IP address of your iOS device from Settings -> Wi-Fi-> and tap on “i” next to your connected Network.

Step 5: Open CyberDuck to connect with your iOS device’s IP address

Step 6: Download required Cydia files from here and place them on your iOS device with CyberDuck.

Step 7: Once CyberDuck is open, click on Go -> Send Command and run the following command and then click on Send.

[quote_box_center]dpkg –install cydia-lproj_1.1.12_iphoneos-arm.deb cydia_1.1.13_iphoneos-arm.deb[/quote_box_center]

Step 8: Click again on Go -> Send Command, type restart and click on Send to reboot your iOS device.

That’s all. Now you can see Cydia icon on your iOS device. Launch Cydia and install tweaks to enjoy your new jailbroken iOS device at its best.

Did this guide work for you to install Cydia? Let’s know in comment below.

  • Lee

    Doesn’t work. dpkg issues an error

  • Kha Liid

    it isn’t work on Windows !!?

  • Rana Usman

    ( Ios 8 boot loop fix )
    There is a big error that i wass getting from pangu still not fix:
    After jailbreak and when we install cydia its go to boot loop and stuck on apple logo after reboot .

    How to fix:

    1: Restore your iphone with latest version of itunes
    2: After restore just disable find my iphone
    3: remove iphone passcode lock
    4: than jailbreak with pangu
    5: after jailbreak do not enable find my iphone and iphone passcode lock otherwise you will go to boot loop

    ThankYou :)
    )

  • Hot damn! this is too complicated, I better way for Pangu to release one Jailbreak with the Cydia included.