iPhone | How to Buy an iPhone App From the Cydia Store

These are instructions on how to buy a jailbroken iPhone application from the Cydia Store.

Before you can begin you must have jailbroken your iPhone.

Step One
Press to launch Cydia from your SpringBoard.

Step Two
Press the Sections tab at the bottom right of the screen.


Step Three
For this tutorial we will install Cyntact so lets choose Tweaks from the list of Sections.


Step Four
Press to select Cyntact from the list of Packages. Notice that its in blue text to denote that its a paid app.


Step Five
You will notice from the Package Details page that the application costs $1.00. If you would like to purchase it press the Purchase button at the top right of the screen.



Step Six
You will be asked to login using your Facebook or your Google account. In this example I will choose Facebook.



Step Seven
If you already have a Facebook account press Log in to Cydia link at the bottom.


Step Eight
Enter your Facebook email and password then press Connect.

Step Nine
Once you have signed in successfully you will be brought to a Link Device page. From here click the Link Device to Your Account button.



Step Ten
You will now be brought to a Payments page. Cydia currently uses Amazon Payments but will support PayPal in the near future.


Press to select Pay $1.00 Now or Pay $1.00 Now and keep my information on file.


Step Eleven
You will now be brought to the Amazon Payments page. Unfortunately, if you don’t already have an account you will need to create one.

Enter your email address and password to sign into Amazon Payments.



Step Twelve
From the Amazon Payments page choose your credit card or enter a new card number then press Continue.


Step Thirteen
You will be brought to a Payment Authorization page where you need to confirm the amount, card, and payee. The payment is made to SaurikIT, LLC.

Click the Confirm button to continue.

Step Fourteen
You will now see a transaction pending window. This window will update every 15 seconds as Amazon tries to process your credit card.



Once the payment has been made successfully you will see a Transaction Status of Success. Press the Close button at the top right of the screen to continue.



Step Fifteen
Notice we are back at the Package Details page for Cyntact. Instead of a purchase button at the top right we now have an Install button. You will also see the name of your account and a Package Officially Purchased message.

Press the Install button at the top right of the window.



Step Sixteen
Press the Confirm button at the top right of the window to begin installation.



Step Seventeen
Once the installation has completed successfully press the large Restart SpringBoard button.



Your iPhone will now take you back to your SpringBoard and you can begin using your newly purchased application!

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