iOS developer Conor (@ConorTheDev) released a package manager for RootlessJB under the name Packager. Here’s how to download and install Packager on iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.2 with RootlessJB.
RootlessJB is a revolution in jailbreak community which allow us to jailbreak iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch devices running on iOS 12. The only down side of this application is, It does not come with built-in package manager. So, it will be difficult for new jailbreak users to install Cydia tweaks. Moreover, It will take some time to copy file here and there and to install the tweaks manually.
PACKAGER – THE PACKAGE MANAGER FOR ROOTLESSJB
Now we don’t need to go through all these processes as this package manager for RootlessJB can install all tweaks with single click. Though it is not full fledged package manager at this moment, It simply tweaks installation process to the great extent.
It can only install patched tweaks at this moment. The developers will soon add support for unpatched tweaks. Though it is the first version, its working very well. It may take more than 10 minutes to install tweaks manually through Filza. But if you use Packager, any tweak can be installed within seconds.
It needs the direct download link of patched tweak in ZIP format to install it. You don’t need to worry about patched tweaks as we got a simple way to get them.
Before going to install the application, Make sure Packager will compatible with your device.
This package manager is compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running on iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.1. But all these devices must be of A 11, A 10 or A 9. It’s compatible with A 12 devices like iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR.
- Computer or Laptop running on Windows, Mac or Linux platform.
- iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch device running with RootlessJB.
- Internet connection.
HOW TO INSTALL PACKAGER ON IOS (IPHONE/IPAD/IPOD TOUCH)
We can install this application directly as no signing service have this application. We need to install it manually using computer. Here’s how we can install this app.
- First of all, download the Cydia impactor on your computer. You can get it from here. Make sure you get the compatible version for your computer or laptop.
- Now download the Packager.ipa V0.1 from here.
- Connect your computer with iOS device with the help of USB cable.
- Launch Cydia impactor on your computer.
- Please wait for few seconds while Cydia impactor detecting the iOS device. Once it is detected, It will show the iOS device name on the Cydia imactor drop down menu.
- Now navigate to the folder in which Packager ipa file saved. Drag the IPA file and drop it on Cydia impactor interface.
- Cydia impactor will ask Apple ID and password. Enter them and click OK.
- App will be installed on your iOS device within few seconds.
- Now Go to Settings>> General>> Profile and Device Management. Find the profile for this app. Select and trust it. Tap trust option one more time on the prompt appeared.
Now you will be able to open the app. Here’s is quick tutorial on how to use it to install the tweaks.
Update on 14/02/2019: This app is now signed by iTweakOS. You can directly side-load it from them if you don’t have PC.
HOW TO USE PACKAGER TO INSTALL CYDIA TWEAKS ON IOS 12 WITH ROOTLESSJB
- Launch the application from home screen.
- Tap proceed button on the home screen of the app.
- You can find the all tweaks compatible with RootlessJB on the next screen.
- Tap Install Patched Tweak option at the bottom of the screen.
- Now open safari browser on your iOS device and go to silzee.com.
- Scroll down and tap on patched tweaks option.
- Now you can see all compatible tweaks on that page.
- Simply tap the tweak you want to install.
- Hold the URL for moment and copy it.
- Now get back to Packager and paste the URL in the box appeared. Tap download and install option.
- It will take a while to finish the installation process.
- Once the installation process finished, You will get the confirmation message on the screen.
- Respring the device to apply all the changes.
- Now your tweaks should be working. Go to Settings and check if it working or not.
- If the tweak is not working, Reboot the device.
Though Packager is in the initial stages, It make the tweak installation process very simple. As the developer is working on it, It will get better with each update.