Everyone in the iPhone community is aware that you can’t install apps on your iOS device from anywhere besides App Store. Moreover, only those apps make to the shelves of the App Store if they meet the App Store guidelines. So apps like emulators, app patches, tweaks etc. aren’t available at App Store. The common way to install these apps would have been to jailbreak your iOS device. Then you could download those apps from Cydia repositories. But many users don’t want to jailbreak their devices while not giving up on these apps. So, these users can use Cydia Impactor to install third party apps on their iOS devices.
What is Cydia Impactor
Cydia Impactor is a utility tool that allows you to sign and install any app on your iOS device in the form of IPA file. The Developer of Cydia, Saurik is also the mind behind Cydia Impactor. It can also be used to root Android smartphones and perform Android’s Master Key exploit. Cydia Compactor is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems. Follow the post to know how to Sideload iOS Apps on Windows, Mac with Cydia Impactor Without Jailbreak.
Though at the time Cydia Impactor has many features, it still isn’t a complete tool. This is the reason that users encounter many types of errors and problems while using Cydia Impactor. Most times users could get around a fix for these errors and work with Impactor just fine. But now any users have been complaining about not able to fix the CPP 160 error. You can also use AppValley for iOS to download third party apps like emulators, games patches, etc.
How To Fix Cydia Impactor “http-win.cpp:160 CPP 160” with Patched Version [Steps]
For the past week, users have been complaining about CPP 160 error when trying to sideload apps on their iOS devices. They have been unable to install IPA files on their iOS devices with Cydia Impactor due to this error. It has been found that only the Windows and Linux users are encountering this issue. There are still no reports yet about this error on Mac OS. So Mac OS users are still able to use Cydia Impactor to install IPA files on their iPhone.
Even with such an uproar, there still hasn’t been much progress on a solution to the CPP 160 error. No one has been able to come up with a reliable solution to this problem. Though a developer named Umang Raghuvanshi has taken on the work to find a solution to this issue, albeit temporary. He has released a patched version of Cydia Impactor for Windows and Linux.
Patched Version of Cydia Impactor for Windows :Download Here
Patched Version of Cydia Impactor for Linux: Download Here
Also see the post – Fix Cydia Impactor.exe Has Stopped Working Error on Windows PC.
Users can download and install these patches to fix the error CPP 160. Some users have been successful to use Cydia Impactor by setting up a Mac OS virtual machine. But not everyone has been able to fix the problem with just that as failure rate is as much as success rate. Speculation is that Saurik himself has to step up to rectify this problem, but chances are quite a low pertaining to his long absence.
Conclusion: Cydia Impactor CPP 160 Error Fix [Update]
The CPP 160 error has become a nuisance in the Apple community for quite some time. Though many developers have made attempts to fix the issue, no one has been successful yet. Still, developer Umang Raghuvanshi has been able to fix the issue, even though it is a temporary solution. So, in regards to a permanent solution, we will just have to see whether Saurik himself fixes the problem or some other developers become a savior.
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