How to Remove Cydia and Uninstall Cydia Apps


For some reasons if you would like to remove, uninstall or delete all the Cydia apps and Cydia tweaks in your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, you can follow the How to remove Cydia apps tutorial below to do so. It is enormously easy to uninstall all the Cydia apps at once. Within a few taps on your screen, you can remove Cydia apps and make your iOS devices run faster. It is guaranteed that your iOS 8 device will run faster when all the Cydia tweaks and games are gone because they usually take up a lot of memory space in your phone. You can even delete Cydia if you still feel your jailbroken iPhone 6 is slower than usual. However, it is recommended to keep your phone in jailbroken mode with Cydia installed because you can still get any cracked apps you want in the near future.

How to Remove Cydia Apps at Once

Generally, a jailbroken iOS device will have at least 30-50 Cydia apps, tweaks, games installed. Most of these Cydia tweaks are those paid tweaks in the App Store and that’s the reason people enjoy using Cydia. It is quite monotonous to remove these Cydia apps one by one thus you can follow the steps here to remove Cydia apps at once. All Cydia apps will be gone but not the Cydia Sources. There won’t be any Cydia tweak left with this method so it is recommended to check everything before you do this job.

Step 1: Open Cydia and Tap on Manage.

Step 2: Tap on Packages. You will also see Sources and Storage at this page, just ignore both of them.

Step 3: Scroll down and search for Mobile Substrate. Tap on it and Tap on Modify. The Modify button is a small button located on top right of the page.

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Step 4: At Mobile Substrate detail page, you should be able to see Reinstall, Remove, and Cancel buttons as shown in the screenshot here. Tap on the Remove. Tap on the Confirm to remove Cydia apps at once. The screen of your iOS 8 device will turn black with many lines of words when the deletion begins.

How to uninstall Cydia apps

Step 5: All Cydia apps, Cydia tweaks, Cydia games, and Cydia themes will be removed after the process is done except Cydia Sources. Tap Restart Springboard once it is done.

That’s the five easy steps to remove and uninstall Cydia apps within 5 minutes. It is quite a useful thing to do especially when your Cydia Sources not working. This is because you can find out which Cydia apps are giving you the problem.

How to Uninstall Cydia Tweaks One by One

If the number of apps is not a lot in your Cydia and you would like to remove only a few Cydia apps, you can use the method here. It is as simple as cutting an apple.

Step 1: Open Cydia and tap Manage.

Step 2: Tap Packages.

Step 3: Scroll through your installed packages and look for the app you want to uninstall or remove.

Step 4: Tap on the app and then tap Modify. Modify is a small button located at the top right corner.

Step 5: Again, you will see Reinstall, Remove, and Cancel button. Tap on Remove and then Confirm.

That’s how to uninstall Cydia apps one by one. Instead, you can also check out how to reinstall Cydia if your Cydia is having problem or crashed.