This guide uses screenshots from Windows PC, Mac and iPhone.
Download and Unzip/Extract ZIP file
Windows users - Unzip the
impactor_0.9.XX.zip file into a folder.
Mac users - Double click on the downloaded
impactor_0.9.XX.dmg and it will mount a disk image on your desktop. Drag-n-drop the Cydia Impactor App into Application folder.
Skip this and go to next step if you have already gotten this done.
You need drivers from iTunes to connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer. You can install iTunes from HERE
Go to next step if you have already gotten this done.
Run Cydia Impactor
Double click on the Application icon to run Cydia Impactor. Click
RUN if asked to confirm.
Connect Phone to Computer via USB
iTunes should pop up automatically.
a. However, Cydia Impactor does not recognize your device ID at this point. iTunes makes it recognize.
b. in iTunes - Click
Continue to allow access.
c. on iPhone - Tap on
Trust to trust this computer.
You will know it is successfully connected when you see your phone name appear in the Cydia Impactor menu.
DO NOT CLICK on START button. That is for installing Cydia Extender. That is not what we are doing this for.
Now we are ready to impact.
Drag and Drop the IPA/APK file onto Cydia Impactor Window
*Must Drag-n-drop the file, and NOT clicking on that Start button.
Key in Apple Developer ID & Password
Your iTunes email login and password. If you don't have one just go SIGN UP one.
Wait for Cydia Impactor to finish loading.
This could take a minute or more.
Tap on the App Icon on Your Phone.
You might get this
a pop up.
b. Go to Settings
c. Go to General, then scroll down until you find
Device Management and your Apple ID.
Run your App.
You should be able to run your App now.
App signing with free Apple ID only last 7 days. You have to reimpact every 7 days in order to run the App. However, a paid Apple Developer ID last a year before needing to reimpact.