Want to install an app not listed on App Store? Is Xcode getting too complicated for you and you are in no mood to Jailbreak your device? Let’s see how to Sideload Apps On iPhone Without Xcode the easiest way.
iOs is surely one of the most intuitive operating system but still not as flexible as Android. In my Android days, I still remember sideloading an app was never a problem, get an apk file and you are done. But in case of iOs, things are not that simple. Moreover in case you are a windows user, how are you feeling in absence of Xcode? Relax, I am here with you.
For those who have a Jailbroken iOs device can just head over to the article 2 Ways To Install IPA Files on iPhone [Jailbreak Required] and that’s it! You are done. And the rest who neither wants to Jailbreak their devices nor there’s any desire to use Xcode, just be with me for next couple of minutes and you’ll end up installing .ipa without Xcode and Jailbreak :
Pre-requisite Before You Sideload Apps On iPhone Without Xcode :
- It doesn’t matter if you are using a Windows or a Mac, sideloading apps on iOs device will work on both.
- A lightning cable to connect your iPhone with respective desktop OS.
- ipa file of the app you want to sideload on your iOs device. You can search for the ipa file name on Google and it’ll be readily available for download.
- Cydia Impactor is the application available for both Windows and Mac. Please download and install it for your respective Desktop OS.
How To Install 3rd Party Apps on iPhone Without Jailbreak :
Step 1 : First and Foremost step is to check whether you have installed Cydia Impactor on your Desktop or not. If not, please head over to the links mentioned above and install it for your respective Desktop OS.
Also make sure you are ready with the ipa files which has to be sideloaded on your iOs device.
Step 2 : Connect your iOs device with your desktop via lightning cable and launch Cydia Impactor.
Step 3 : Now drag the ipa file you want to sideload and drop it to the Cydia Impactor Window. Next, Cydia Impactor will ask you for your Apple ID and password. I recommend you to create a dummy Apple account and use it for the purpose of sideloading apps.
Once you have entered the Apple ID and password, wait for few second while Cydia Impactor helps you to install ipa without Xcode. (Follow the gallery for Screenshots)
Step 4 : As soon as Cydia Impactor stops executing the instruction, disconnect your iOs device. Head over to Settings -> General -> Device Management.
Step 5 : Finally Tap on Trust “YourAppleID”.
That’s it! This is how you can easily Sideload Apps On iPhone Without Xcode and Jailbreak. In case of any doubts or queries, just comment down below and I’ll try to get back asap. For any other queries, just shoot me a mail via Contact us section.