How to Install .IPA of iPhone Apps without Jailbreak – Mostly iPhone users need to firstly jailbreak their device in order to be able to install .IPA files. Apple .ipa is a file format used by every iOS apps. Normally the app will automatically be downloaded and installed via iTunes without you knowing what is it like the .IPA file is. But however when it is said “.IPA” mostly will refer to a unofficial, third-party, cracked, or even unapproved apps. Where to get iPhone apps .ipa files? Googling around will be so helpful but mostly on apptrackr, appcake, etc.
For you non-jailbreaker, fortunately there is a trick how to install .IPA file – of cracked, unapproved, third-party apps – without jailbreaking your iPhone. And this trick should work using iResign tool (Mac) and UDID. iResign is a cracked iPhone app installer which works on both iOS 4 and iOS 5 firmware.
Note: This article is posted as informational purpose only without encouraging readers to use cracked apps. However, proceed with your own responsibilities.
Install Cracked iPhone .IPA App
1- Download the .IPA file(s) you want to install it
2- Download iResign (iResign.zip) file [link]
3- Get and Register UDID [link]
4- Launch iResign tool and browse for downloaded .IPA file of the app you want
5- In the second field make sure you have Keychain Access for your certificate.
e.g: iPhone Developer: Alichia Joahar (I7Uxxxxxxx)
6- Finally click on [ReSign] and wait for the tool to do its job.
Behind the screen: iResign will perform a series of procedures like extracting the original app, codesigning, verifying and then saving automatically to your desktop.
7- Walla! IPA file of the app is now re-signed.
8- Finally simply drag the resigned copy of the iPA into iTunes
9- Then now Sync your iPhone to install new app on your device
Also don’t forget to download your mobile provision by emailing it to yourself then open it via your email on Safari app and not the mail app. Finally simply download the mobile provision.
Confused? simply watch the video guide below..