Recently Hackulo.us has shutdown and many users were unable to use Installous. The quest to find an Installous replacement went under way and we found vShare, possibly the best Installous alternative simply for its simplicity.
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vShare or formerly known as AppVV, is pretty simple to use. One major plus is when you select an application, it downloads straight away. It’s basically just like Installous, just without those annoying captcha’s and wait times.
This is the latest and easiest way to download vShare. Before you can install vShare you still need to have the following:
- iOS 4.3 and above
- Installed AppSync from Cydia (See installing AppSync below)
Once you have all the requirements above, you can proceed to the following website and install vShare over the air. It is much safer to get vShare from the official website.
vShare website – http://v.appvv.com/en/
Common error messages
- Jailbreak Need – could not be installed at this time
- This basically happens when you’re downloading vShare and you get an error. This is due to a server load and the files could not be downloaded. Try again at another time.
vShare installation requirements
- Jailbroken iPhone or iPad. Learn how to Jailbreak iOS 7 here.
- Internet connection
- Cydia installed
- Open Cydia and go to Manage – Sources – Edit – Add
- Choose one of the following repo.
- http://repo.appvv.com [official]
- Add Source to add the repo of your choice
- Search for AppSync for iOS 6
- If having issues installing AppSync you can see this step by step guide on how to install AppSync with images.
- Open Cydia and search for vShare – AppVV
- Click and install vShare
That’s it! vShare is installed. Again, if you like what you download, buy it. Developers spend endless ours creating great applications and that should not go unrewarded.