Safari is default web browser of iOS devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It is great browser with lot of focus of speed. The only downside of Safari is no download options. Yes, you cannot download any media file in Safari web browser on your iPhone.
Apple has improved Safari a lot. Lot of new features are added to Safari in new iOS versions. However, the download feature is still lacking. Do not worry as the problem is solved now.
Safari Downloader+ Cydia Tweak
Thanks to a new tweak called Safari Downloader+. It allow users to download any file like Mp3 or other media file on their iPhone in Safari browser. Another good thing about Safari Downloader+ Cydia tweak is no jailbreak is required.
Apple do not allow users to download files from web because of security. iOS is very close mobile operating system. Only because of that, it is very stable. Due to such restrictions, people jailbreak their devices to remove them.
How to Install Safari Downloader+ without Jailbreak on iPhone/iPad
If you have already jailbroken your iPhone or iPad, it is very easy to install this tweak. Simply launch Cydia and install Safari Downloader+. However, if you like Apple restrictions in iOS 10 and do not want to jailbreak it, follow the steps below:
- First of all download Safari Downloader+ IPA file.
- Place that file on your desktop.
- If you are on Windows, install Cydia Impactor.
- Launch Cydia Impactor and connect your iOS device to your PC.
- Push the Safari Downloader+ IPA inside Cydia Impactor to sideload it.
Wait few minutes until the installation is completed. Once done, you will see Safari Downlaoder+ in your browser.
Simply visit the website you want to download anything from. Safari Downloader+ will allow you download any file from web on your iPhone/iPad.
After downloading is complete, you can export the downloaded file to dropbox or VLC. If it is media file, you can open it in VLC. Those users that want to download Youtube videos will be glad to know that this tweak support YouTube. Simply open the YouTube app and open the video you want to download.
To conclude, Safari Downloader+ is great tweak which is compatible with all iPhone models. It can also be installed on iPad and iPod Touch. If you have any question related to Safari Downloader+, feel free to ask.