How to Download VLC media Player on iPhone from Cydia

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.

Step by Step guide to Install VLC media player on iPhone

Open Cydia on your jailbroken iPhone and in the sources field add


After adding this new repo, go to search in Cydia and search for VLC media player.

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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.

Article by Harsh Agrawal

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  • joe silup January 16, 2011, 10:27 am

    Is anyone try it on iphone 3G? Seems like i cant install it on 3G.
    Tell me otherwise is someone had try it on 3G…..

  • Balu January 17, 2011, 11:24 pm

    It’s not working on 3g ios 4.2.1. Am getting gsc.armv7 dependency any solution plz help..

  • J January 24, 2011, 2:24 am

    I also am getting that dependency gsc.armv7 error.

  • Jake February 11, 2011, 4:37 am

    Me three with the unfixable gsc.armv7 dependency.

  • Danas February 26, 2011, 2:04 am

    Same here – can’t install on 3G – get the dependency error

  • Bob July 21, 2011, 5:58 am

    Same dependency error on 3GS…

  • buzaire September 17, 2011, 12:40 am

    mee too gettting the same error.
    also please let me know how avi movie will be copied into iphone?