How to sideload Snapchat++ on iOS without jailbreaking device

The latest version of Snapchat++ is now available to download for iOS devices.

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The logo of messaging app Snapchat is seen at a booth at TechFair LA, a technology job fair, in Los Angeles, California, US 26 January 2017 (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

The latest version of Snapchat++ is now available to download for iOS devices. The modified version enables you to experience customised features that cannot be found on the official app.

Some of its custom features include the ability to choose which automatically save and the location they should be saved to. Also, the Snapchat+ Media Vault allows users to control incoming and outgoing saved Snaps.

How to sideload Snapchat++ on iOS

Here's a step-by-step guide on you can install the latest version of Snapchat++ on your iPhone or iPad:

Step 1: Uninstall the Snapchat app from your phone.

Step 2: Download the Snapchat++ IPA and Cydia Impactor files to your computer.

Step 3: Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable and launch Cydia Impactor.

Step 4: Drag and drop the Snapchat++ IPA file to the Cydia Impactor window.

Step 5: Enter your Apple ID and password when prompted or create a new one for this purpose.

Step 6: Cydia Impactor should start installing the hacked version of Snapchat on your phone. Wait until the installation completes and then the Snapchat icon should appear on your iPhone's Home screen.

Step 7: Head over to Settings > General > Profiles or Device Management. Launch the profile linked with your Apple ID. Tap the Trust button to allow the action.

Step 8: Go back to the Home screen and open Snapchat.

One final reminder: The Snapchat++ app has to be reinstalled once every seven days to avoid crashing it at launch.

This article was first published on September 23, 2017