How to Install a Cydia iFile on Your iPad

By Matt McGew

The iFile program is a free application you can download from the Cydia store and install it on your jailbroken iPad. It requires a jailbreak, and while this process is legal, jailbreaking will void the terms of your device's warranty. The application is a file manager and viewer for your iPad that allows you to view and access root files from your device's home screen.

Step 1

Tap the "Safari" browser on your iPad.

Step 2

Enter "" in the search bar.

Step 3

Tap the "Install" button.

Step 4

Tap the "Confirm" button to jailbreak your iPad. During the jailbreak process the Cydia store will automatically install an icon on the home screen of your iPad.

Step 5

Tap the "Cydia" icon on your iPad.

Step 6

Tap the "Search" icon.

Step 7

Enter "iFile" in the search bar.

Step 8

Tap the "Install" button.

Step 9

Tap the "Confirm" button to install the iFile application on your iPad.

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