Installous 4 Released by with New Features

Installous for iPhone must be the most popular application for jailbroken devices. In fact, first thing that most people do after jailbreaking is download Installous from cydia.

What is Installous for iPhone?


Installous is an iPhone Application which can be used to install pirated iPhone games and applications for free without actually purchasing the app from the App Store. We had earlier posted our guide on How to Download Installous from Cydia on iPhone?, the creators of Installous have just announced that Installous 4 is now out of beta and released publicly.

How to Install Installous from Cydia:

  • Jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch first. Jailbreak guide here.
  • Start Cydia
  • First click on “Manage” tab on bottom, and after that select “Sources”. Add the following source in Cydia
  • If you already have Installous installed on your iPhone just update it. Else install Installous 4.


Installous 4 New Features:

  • Improved Graphics and speed
  • New Homescreen design
  • MobileHunt included: New method to contribute your purchased apps if not already on Apptrackr

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42 thoughts on “Installous 4 Released by with New Features”

  1. everytime i open installous 4 it crashes immediately. have tried reinstalling, and it doesnt work. suggestions?

  2. I already have the previous installous and the repo but installous 4 doesn’t show up on that repo or as an update

  3. I got the same problem… there’s no installous 4 on my cydia… when i open previous version, popup the uptade message but nothin else…

  4. @nan I fixed it. Just add the repo again even though you already have it. It will refresh the repo

  5. I’ve installed installous 4. It doesn’t show the installed app after installing from download tab. Is there anything need to configure?

  6. yall are lucky, after i downloaded it on my ipod touch 4g my ipod crashed and wont turn back on it freezes before it reaches safe mode…

  7. I installed on myiphone and it has a question make what do i do please let me know!!!!!!!

  8. but whats wrong with my devise, every time i try to download the application, the line of download at the bottom just freezes and i have to force restart the whole phone and then try again to download but it keeps freezing and never works :'(

  9. hi can you help me i have installous3 but need to update to 4 how do i do this please i have my ipod touch all ready jailbreak?

  10. I am on Verizon Iphone 4.2.6, I have Installous on my phone but once I download and install the app it never shows up on my springboard. What can be the problem any hints or ideas of what i can do to fix it.

  11. I would suggest just try different download mirrors. Usually have like 5+ different places to download from. Try that, install the new downloads and try turning off/on your phone.

  12. Hi! I just downloaded installous 4 it it was great! I’m using a 3gs iPhone. Actually, I haven’t had finished downloading an app because maybe I’m having a bad connection again but anyway, I tried the search function and it just crashed. I mean, installous 4 closed. Tried doing it again, the same thing happened.

    Please help. I’m really not a “techy” type. I really want this. Thanks in advance.

  13. I wonder if this worked for you because i have the same problem as Ezul and rebooting the phone does not work for me…

  14. ok so i downloaded installous 4 but whenever i try and download anything it cant find it help?

  15. I am also on verizon iphone using the 4.2.6 firware and jailbroken using greenpoison. I have the same problem with the app not showing up on the springboard. how do i fix it, i restored and rejailbroke the phone. i have powered off and rebooted the phone.

  16. I use Installous to test out apps I’m curious about. If I like it when an update comes out I’ll purchase it or if I REALLY like the app I’ll delete it and then purchase it through the app store.

    That’s what Installous was originally created for to begin with.

  17. What should w edo if we get error message “API ERROR – Resource Not Found” while looking for an app?


  18. i try and download apps from installous but whenever i try and download it keeps saying “unexpected content” and it doesn’t download. any tips?

  19. hi can you help me i have installous3 but need to update to 4 how do i do this please i have my i phone 3G all ready jailbreak?

  20. i hve iphone 4 4.3.3 firmware i jailbrek with red snow
    i install installous 4 when i ope\n installous it sys api error API UNAVALIBLE
    i reinstall the App sync but same problem

    i jailbrek wit same firmwre 4.3.3

  21. Hi,

    I need help…I just upgraded my ios to 4.3.3 and jailbroken it…
    but can’t seem to install installous…There’s an error stating old files are still used…currently, there is no installous installed in cydia..

    I’ve previously jailbroken my iphone 4 when i was using ios 4.1….I did not update my installous previously and installous have been removed when i upgrade my software…

    Tell me how to solve this problem…

  22. gud day! sometimes i can download app then sometimes “API ERROR” api unavailable. in my ipod touch 4. ill wait for your reply.. thank you so much .

  23. It works properly on my iPod Touch 4g.. I jailbreak it using windows XP [SP3].. no need to run as administrator

  24. I cant find installous 4. Instead, installous 5.. But I cannot install installous 5. My ios is just 4.2.1 🙁 Help me.

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