Icy, Sleek Cydia Alternative, Available Once More for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch on iOS 4.3.x!



Icy, a faster, sleeker alternative to Cydia, was a popular choice for jailbreakers before the introduction of RockYourPhone. After Rock and Cydia merged, alternative installers became almost non-existent, as development for Icy was halted after iOS 3.1.3. Almost, but not quite. Icy is coming back, with full support for all firmwares, even up to the latest, version 4.3.2.

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The new Icy will be official next week, but you can download a beta version early by adding https://repo.ispazio.net to your Cydia repositories and searching for ‘Icy’. There are even plans to, like geohot’s Blackra1n tool, have a PwnageTool or Redsn0w bundle that would install Icy upon jailbreaking.

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Do you plan to give the new Icy a try when it’s officially available? Feel free to leave a comment below!

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