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Download and Install Flappy Bird on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch [Guide]

Posted in Apple8 years ago • Written by Hammad Rafique13 Comments

It’s now confirmed that flappy bird game has been deleted from Google play store and iTunes store as well. It was because of some legal issues with this game, and the developer was forced to take out this game from all stores. This game wasn’t that good, but people were liking it very much because of its small size and simple graphics. If you play this game, you may feel that you are in 1980s, but the only reason of its success was its engaging nature, which made people feel in a fantasy world of jumping.

Flappy bird gameAlso, people installed it previously, before deletion, has it in their iPhones and Smartphones. According to the news, iPhone owners are selling their iPhone with flappy bird game in $20000 on eBay. And now it’s not possible to install it via iTunes store. My guide will help you to install this game on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. May be after getting this game, your iPhone would also worth $20k ;).

First, you need to jailbreak your device, if it is not jailbroken. The good news is that, jailbreak for iOS 7x is still possible for any iDevice. Simply download Evasi0n7 and connect your iDevice via USB cable and click on the jailbreak button. You can also use this guide to jailbreak your iOS 7.1 and 7.1.1 with pangu. Just after clicking it, the process will start immediately and after that just follow the instructions. The whole process of jailbreak will only take hardly 15 minutes. If you don’t want to install this game on your iDevice then, check out our top flappy bird alternative games for iOS.

Update 1x: Flappy bird is now back to app store with a new look and a different name, the developer has pulled back the game to app store with a new name that is Swing Copters. You can play this one instead of installing the old Flappy bird. Install it from here.

Lets start the installation process of the flapping bird game.

Steps to Download and Install Flappy Bird without iTunes

Step 1: Open Cydia store and go to “Sources” section by tapping on manage option.

Cydia sources

Step 2: In sources, many sources are installed already and now you are required to add “iPhonecake source. To perform this task, tap on the edit button, available on the top right of the screen. After that, tap on add button and type this URL in the available field: and hit on Add Source button. It will show a warning message, hit on “Add Anyway”.

Add sourceStep 3: In previous step the source has been added successfully, so now go to the search option of Cydia and type “Appcake” in the search bar and install the appcake application. This application provides various apps free of cost and flappy bird aren’t deleted yet, from this store.

Appcake installationStep 4: After installing appcake, go to home screen and open appcake store and type flappy bird in the search bar and search for it. From the available results shown on the screen, flappy bird game will be on the top of the list, as shown in the below image.

Search flappy birdStep 5: Download the flappy bird game by clicking on any of the available links. And when download completes, go to downloaded tab as shown in the image and install the game by hitting the install button.

Install flappy birdYour flappy bird game is installed on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch successfully. Now your iPhone is very precious, don’t allow anyone to snatch it, and take care of this thousand dollar phone ;). Also, if you are going to remove the evasi0n7 jailbreak, the apps will remain on your idevice. So enjoy this game forever.

Alternate Method to Install Flappy Bird via iTunes

If you can’t find flappy bird game in appcake store, then you can install it via iTunes. Follow the below steps to install flappy bird via iTunes.

Note: Your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch must be jailbroken and appsync must be installed on your device.

Step 1: First you are required to install AppSync on your device. To do this, go to your Cydia app store and install appcake repo by using the step 2 and step 3 mentioned in the first method. It will automatically install Appsync for iOS 7 with appcake.

Step 2: Now connect your device with the PC and open iTunes. Download .IPA file of flappy bird from here or here.

Step 3: Now click on “view” button and select the “show sidebar” option from the drop down menu, it will show sidebar for your iTunes panel.

Show sidebarStep 4: Now Click on Apps button available in the left sidebar, and drag and drop flappy bird .IPA file in your apps section.

Drag-drop flappy birdStep 5: Click on your idevice’s name button and just after that click on Apps button on the top of the panel’s menu. This apps section is to install and remove the apps from your idevice.

Apps sectionStep 6: In the left sidebar, there are available apps (installed and .IPA all), find the flappy bird .IPA from this list and click on install and just after clicking the install button, press the options of “Apply”, available in the footer of the iTunes.

Installing flappy birdIt will install this game in just a few seconds, and you are done.

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