How to install/backup apps without iTunes in jailbreak iOS devices for Windows users

In Apple device on 05/10/2010 at 1:59 AM

Caution: You need to jailbreak your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch first before you can follow these steps. Beware that when jailbreaking your devices, you will void Apple warranty 😦 This guide was original created by Cydia in “User Guides” section, i only rewrote so everyone can follow the guide. Enjoy !


  • Windows OS
  • Cydia
  • Installous

What I need to do ?

  • Run Cydia—>Manage—>Packages. If you see a package named: “afc2add” you are ready to go to the next step.
  • Otherwise install it from Cydia—>Serach—> type in “afc2add” and click install
  • Download “iphonebrowser” from
  • Extract and install “iphonebrowser”

How can i do it ?

  • Run “iphonebrowser” and follow the links to:
  • Copy/install/backup your apps library: var/mobile/Documents/Installous/Downloads
  • Copy/install/backup Ringtones/Pictures: Select Goto Location

Remember if you want to save apps/pics… to your computer. Right click—>save as

If you want to install apps. Drag the ipa/jpeg/mp3 to their respective folders

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