AltStore is an alternative app store for iOS devices.

A famous iOS app developer Riley Testut developed AltStore as an iOS app which you allow to sideload IPA files on your iOS device by signing your own Apple ID. This is quite similar to the Cydia Impactor method. 

Specialty of this Altstore is that most of the third-party app stores are revoked by Apple but Altstore never gets revoked. AltStore apps prevent app expiring issues as it uses to resign apps with personal development certificates over iTunes WiFi sync through AltServer. The other important thing is it can continue app updates directly through AltStore.

Altstore download

First you need to download AltServer on your computer. AltServer is a sandboxed application for macOS or Windows operating systems. It requires a MAC or Windows computer to install Alt Server. Then you can install Altstore on your iOS devices.

Tap below buttons to Download Altserver on your computer.

Altstore Apps list

Currently, it has few apps listed under Altstore. It will add more apps soon.

  • Delta

Delta is an all in one emulator. It is compatible up to iOS 13.7. This is support for more games systems such as Nintendo & Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo 64, Game boy and many more. This allows you to sync data between all your devices.

  • Delta Lite

This also supports both NES games and GBC games.

  • Clip

Clip is a Clipboard manager which can run in the background. 

Also you can sideload apps and Jailbreak IPA files to install additional apps.

  • Altstore unc0ver

Currently, AltStore is getting more attention because users can sideload Unc0ver jailbreak iOS 13 – iOS 13.5 IPA through Altstore. This is only a successful method, hence every other method is getting revoked issues. On the other hand IPA+Cydia Impactor method also has issues. 

So, Altstore is the only solution to install Unc0ver Jailbreak on your iPhone / iPad.

Install unc0ver with AltStore

You should have set up the Altstore on your device before proceeding the Unc0ver. Use the altstore guides to set up AltStore. (link to no follow page)

Step 01 – Visit this pangu8 site, Download tab, then Unc0ver Jailbreak page and download Unc0ver IPA in Safari on your iPhone or iPad and tap the following Unc0ver IPA button.

Download Unc0ver (button with link)

Step 02 – Now tap the downloaded unc0ver.ipa from Safari’s download manager.

Step 03 – Now tap on the Share button, then Copy to AltStore button.

Step  04 – Altstore will Open now. Enter the same Apple ID & Password to begin the side load unc0ver.ipa file and then tap on the Sign In button.

Step 05 – Once the process is complete, the unc0ver app will appear in your list of apps.

Step 06 – Now run the uc0ver app from homescreen, and tap on the Jailbreak button to start the Jailbreak process. 

Step 07 – Once complete the Jailbreak process Cydia will appear on your device homescreen.

Altstore expires in 7 days

Normally, the apps you have installed using non-developer Apple IDs are only valid for 7 days. Those apps  will no longer open. AltStore will refresh your apps in the background from time to time to resolve this. Once refreshed, they will not expire for another week. Also it can manually refresh your apps from within AltStore.

AltStore Alternatives

  • zJailbreak

zJailbreak is the most popular 3rd party application manager for latest iOS devices. This is the real alternative for the AltStore. Because it is available in almost the same apps as well as more than AltStore apps under the zJailbreak app store.

zJailbreak is compatible with latest iOS versions and iOS devices. you can install zJailbreak apps for iOS beta versions too. Jailbreak app installers, Online untethered / semi-untethered jailbreak tools including Unc0ver Jailbreak, game apps, movie apps, theme apps and many more apps are available under zJailbreak app store. 

  • Hexxa Plus / Hexxa

Hexxa Plus and Hexxa are jailbreak repo extractors which you are able to extract repos to install jailbreak apps to non jailbroken iDevices. It has many jailbreak apps, tweaks, game tweaks, themes and more under this repo extractor. Hexxa Plus supports for iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 Jailbreak and Hexxa is supported for iOS 12.2 to iOS 12.4.8 Jailbreak. It is also available Online jailbreak tools such as Unc0ver, Chimera, Electra and more.

  • BuildStore

It can install hidden iOS apps for non jailbreak iOS devices with BuildStore. BuildStore consists of many favorite apps, Games, Emulators, Tweaks and more. 

Unc0ver JB, Youtube++, Popcorn Time TV, Movie Box, Media Box, iPlay TV and many famous apps are available under the BuildStore app. 

  • TweakBox

Tweak Box is another alternative third party app store for Altstore. It has thousands of exclusive apps under Flash apps, iOS apps, Tweakbox apps and Tweaks categories.  You don’t need to Jailbreak your device to install tweakbox and it is compatible with all latest iOS versions/device models. Also, you can find apps and games easily using the search feature.

  • AppValley

AppValley is very famous for tweaked apps. Other than the tweaked apps, you can download iOS apps, game emulators, screen recorders, Cydia apps and tweaks

It doesn’t need a jailbroken device to install AppValley. All the latest iPhones and iPads are compatible with this. AppValley is a real alternative for AltStore. Most AltStore apps and tweaks are available under the AppValley app store.