Cydia Apps

iTransmission Gives You Torrents on iPad


Want to know how to download torrents on iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch with Cydia? There is one genuine way to do so – download iTransmission on your iOS 8 devices. iTransmission is a very popular Cydia app that gives you to ability to download torrents on iPhone, iPad and any other iOS 8 devices. As this is a free Cydia app, it is a must to jailbreak your iOS device. It is not possible to use iTransmission with no jailbreak. Now here is a simple guide on how to download torrents on iPad with iTransmission. On the other hand, you may follow the second tutorial to download torrents on iPad without jailbreak. Jailbreak or not, the choice is in your hand.

Download Torrents on iPad with iTransmission

iTransmission 4 is the latest version and it works on all iOS 8 versions such as the iOS 8.3, iOS 8.2, iOS 8.1.3, iOS 8.1.2 and others. Besides, it also works on iOS 7.1.2 and also earlier iOS versions. If you have a jailbroken iOS device and already download Cydia to it, you may follow the steps here to download torrents to your iOS device with iTransmission.

Step 1: Go to the app screen of your iPhone or iPad and open Cydia.

Step 2: Go to Manage and then Sources. iTransmission 4 is a free app available in BigBoss repo, thus, you need to go through your Cydia sources list and see if you already have it. BigBoss is one of the default Cydia sources so most probably you will have it. Skip Step 3 if you already have it.

Step 3: Tap on the Add button and then enter BigBoss repo URL to add this repo. Follow our previous tutorial to add a Cydia repo for more details guide and images.

Step 4: Access to BigBoss repo and search for iTransmission 4. It is the newest iTransmission version and it works well on the latest iPad Air, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or similar devices. Tap on it to install iTransmission 4 to your iPad or iPhone.


So far, iTransmission is widely regarded as the best torrents downloader for iOS users regardless of iOS 8 or iOS 7.

Download Torrents on iPad with No Jailbreak

For any reasons if you want to download torrents on iPad without jailbreak, you may follow the tricks here. It works well but it doesn’t come with user friendly interface like the one we had in iTransmission 4.

Step 1: Open a Safari Browser in your iPhone or iPad. Safari Browser is a default program for all iOS users and you don’t have to download it.

Step 2: Enter the URL of any Torrent downloading site you prefer. We recommend, Piratebay or

Step 3: Search for the torrents you want to download to your iPad.

Step 4: Locate the download link and just tap on it. The torrents will be downloaded to your iPad within a few seconds. At most time, you will be able to download torrents on iPad but sometimes you will only be able to stream it from Safari.

Is both the above-mentioned methods work for you? If so, leave a message here. Otherwise, you may also recommend our readers if you found a better way to download torrents on iPad rather than using iTransmission.