Earlier we informed you about VLC media player is pulled out of app store and those who are looking forward to download and install VLC media player on their jailbroken iPhone, they can do so by using Cydia.
Here is a quick guide which will help you to install VLC media player on iPhone. You need to have jailbroken iPhone in order to follow below mentioned steps. If you have not jailbroken your iPhone, here are few guides which will help you to do so.
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Step by Step guide to Install VLC media player on iPhone
Open Cydia on your jailbroken iPhone and in the sources field add http://rpetri.ch/repo
After adding this new repo, go to search in Cydia and search for VLC media player.
Hit and install and you will have VLC media player installed on your iPhone. For people who are not aware of VLC, it’s one of the best media player for computer and for iPhone.
Now, one VLC is installed on iPhone or itouch, connect your iPhone to iTunes and go to apps tab. Scroll down and select VLC from the apps, you will see an option to add files. Click on Add and browse video files and upload it to VLC library. One of the best thing about VLC is, you can play most of video formats.
Do let us know in case of any problem with installing VLC on your iPhone.