Installous is a widely used installation program made for Apple products such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod. Installous makes is possible for its users to install apps and other programs that are free and not usually found in the Apple iTunes store. They can also install other unofficial applications that have been cracked by other Apple users for use on all Apple devices.
Installous is a free program and can be acquired by going through a downloading process via Cydia, which is the online database of various applications for Apple devices and other portable media. Having Installous in your mobile device is classified under “jailbreaking”.
Before, authorities consider this as an illegal act but now, it is widely accepted.
Steps on how to install Installous:
- Make sure that your iDevice has undergone the jailbreak process for iOS 4.3.3.
- Begin Cydia on the iDevice that has been jailbroken.
- Choose “Manage”, and then select “Sources”. From here, type in http://cydia.hackulo.us in the text box and then choose “Add Source”.
- From here, Cydia will automatically update the repo list. When this is finished, choose the Search tab, and then type “Installous” in the search text box.
- Choose Installous 4.4.2 from the list of search results and then install it in the jailbroken iDevice.
- Once you see the notification saying that the installation has been successful and done, turn off your iDevice and turn it back on.
Installous is very useful in searching for other jailbroken applications that you can utilize on your Apple device via Cydia and other major catalogues for mobile apps. It is just as easy as searching for the app that you want and then downloading it directly to your device. Installous can easily download the installation pack for the app and then carry on with the installation and the other system changes in your mobile device. Think of Installous as a similar program to a Windows Installer. However Installous is most compatible with gadgets made by Apple.
How to Install Installous
Having Installous on your Apple device, most especially on the iPhone and iPad, will make it possible for you to enjoy a lot more applications that other underground or homebrew developers have made. Installous does not require a lot of memory in your device which makes is more convenient for you because you do not need to expand the memory of your Apple device. And because you will have a lot of memory left on your phone, you can install a lot more apps of your choosing. You can then install games, task organizers, photo editing apps, and other fun apps that you might find enjoyable.
You should remember that Installous should not be used to download Apple software that is normally free for Apple users. You can only install apps that other developers have made. There have not been any cases of illegal acts concerning Installous but it would be wise to remember to use it the right way all the time to avoid inconveniences.