Cydia is not available in Apple's App Store, nor is it a website: it is installed on your device using a jailbreaking tool, such as Pangu
or TaiG
For help with jailbreaking, see /r/jailbreak on reddit

PkgBackup alternatives

  • redsn0w

  • redsn0w is a utility that will jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch, allowing it to run apps that are not approved by Apple.

    tags: jailbreaking ipsw pwnagetool iphone-dev-team save-shsh-blobs
  • TinyUmbrella

  • TinyUmbrella saves the "SHSH blobs" of your Apple device (i.e. iPhone, iPod, or iPad), allowing you to bypass Apple's servers and downgrade your firmware through iTunes, whenever you want. Your device does NOT have to be jailbroken for TinyUmbrella to work.

    tags: Portable jailbreaking save-shsh-blobs ios-downgrade
  • AptBackup

  • With AptBackup, you can backup the Cydia apps on your jailbroken iOS device. After you restore your iPhone in iTunes, redownload AptBackup, and it will redownload all of your other Cydia apps.

    tags: Jailbreak backup-and-restore backup-apps cydia-apps iphone-apps
  • xBackup

  • xBackup is a simple app that will allow you to back up your Cydia sources and installed packages. So when you have to restore your device, you can get all your apps installed automatically, without having to install them individually from Cydia.

    tags: Jailbreak apt backup-and-restore backup-apps cydia-apps
  • iSHSHit

  • iSHSHit allows you to backup your SHSH blobs from Apple directly on your iDevice for later downgrading.

    tags: Jailbreak save-shsh-blobs shsh-blobs shsh ios-downgrade
  • iFaith

  • iFaith is a program that can save the SHSH blobs of the current version of iOS that's running on your jailbroken iPhone. It will work any version of iOS, whether or not that version is still signed by Apple. Saving your SHSH blobs allows you to restore your device to the saved version of iOS at anytime, even when Apple has stopped approving restores to that version.

    tags: jailbreaking ipsw save-shsh-blobs ios-downgrade shsh