LinkTunes is one of the best Cydia apps for Apple users who want to download free songs or free music from iTunes Store. So far, LinkTunes has been rated as a 5-star app for music lovers because it works flawlessly on the latest iOS 8.5, iOS 8.4, iOS 7.1.2 as well as earlier iOS 6. Other than songs, you can also download videos from iTunes Store using LinkTunes to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch without paying a single cent.
It is very simple to download LinkTunes. First, you will need to jailbreak your iOS device and download Cydia on it. LinkTunes only works on jailbroken device and it doesn’t work on iDevice with no jailbreak. For iOS 8.4 users, you can download Cydia on iOS 8 with TaiG jailbreak tool. As for iOS 7.1.2 users, you may consider to use Pangu jailbreak tool to download Cydia on iOS 7. Once you are jailbroken, you can follow the step by step guide here to add LinkTunes Cydia repo to your iOS device and then begin to download songs or videos you like for free.
Step 1: Open your Cydia and go to Manage -> Sources -> Edit -> Add. Please refer to a detail guide on how to add a Cydia repo.
Step 2: You will see a pop up message “Enter Cydia/APT URL”. This is where you need to add the right LinkTunes Cydia repo. HackYouriPhone is the one and only Cydia repo that is recommended for LinkTunes. Enter http://repo.hackyouriphone.org to the text box and tap Add Source.
Step 3: Tap Add Anyway if you are prompted with a Source Warning message. Wait for the process to update your Cydia sources.
Step 4: Now go back to Cydia -> Manage -> Sources and search for HackYouriPhone repo. Tap on it and use the search bar to search for LinkTunes. Install LinkTunes iOS 8.4 if you are running iOS 8 on your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air or iPod Touch. You will get LinkTunes within a minute.
LinkTunes Not Working
LinkTunes has been proven to work on iOS 6, iOS 7, iOS 7.1.2, iOS 8, iOS 8.4, iOS 8.5 and also Android. There is only one reason if LinkTunes is not working on your device. Check if you have AppSync in your iOS device. Make sure you have AppSync iOS 8 installed if you are planning to run LinkTunes iOS 8.4.
For any reasons if you don’t prefer to use LinkTunes tweak, you may try some of the best LinkTunes Alternative: MiniPlayer, Musiex, Aria, Colorize, Articon, Pluck 2, Lyricalizer, MusicAppMods, CustomCover, MusicGestures, or EqualizerEverywhere. Some of these jailbreak music tweaks are not free but they are definitely the best alternatives for LinkTunes.
Last but not least, if you are having problems or issues to use LinkTunes to download free songs or videos from iTunes Store to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, please leave a comment here. We can discuss and find the best solution.