Very few applications have been updated for iOS 8.1. However; the sad news is that many of popular apps for the jailbreak devices will not be able to work on iOS 8. Saurik has already updated Cydia for iOS 8 and still working to make it more flexible for all the users. If you want to install Cydia on your iOS 8, you just have to follow the following steps.
Instruction to Install Cydia for iOS 8
First of all you have to launch the Pangu application as well as have to install OpenSSH. You can do this this simply by tapping the download icon, after that hit Install. When it will be installed, just click Ok. If you see Reinstall at the right top, this means that you have installed pangu application successfully.
Come to the side of the computer, you will first want to install Cyberduck for your Mac or even for your Windows. File transfer protocol application should do, these two are like the internet seems and they are very similar.
You may also need to download the Cydia files before you download and install the software. You have to save those files somewhere that you can remember. Desktop is the most popular area to save your downloaded file!
Your computer as well as your iDevice needs to be available on the same WiFi network. Do not for get to enable WiFi. After connecting your WiFi, tap “i” Button on the right side of your network you have already connected to. Do not forget to look the IP address of your device.
On side of your computer , we will use Cyberduck as FTP client. You will want to Open the Connection as well as also select SFTP. In the Server, enter the IP address of your device. In the section of username, type ‘root‘. password, ‘alpine’. and connect it.
You may receive ‘Unknown fingerprint’ error, just hit Allow.
You will see underlying filesystem for the iPhone. It’s time to return to your Cydia folder that you downloaded earlier, you will get .deb files. Select them all and drag them into FTP client window. Your device innards should be something like /private/var/root. You will see ‘fingerprint’ error message, hit Allow.
Now you have to to navigate to menu bar and click Go, after that Send Command, Enter the following
dpkg –install cydia-lproj_1.1.12_iphoneos-arm.deb cydia_1.1.13_iphoneos-arm.deb
Next command is ‘reboot’. It will help to restart the device. Upon restart you will be able to see Cydia icon. Just tap it. It will prepare all the filesystem.
Congratulations, you have successfully installed Cydia on your device.
Read our previous post How to Install iOS 8 Jailbreak.