How To download any type of file with Safari Browser?

How To download any type of file with Safari Browser?


Safari is the official browser by apple, built-in browser in iOS firmware. iOS is much different in comparison with android, Safari browser do not allow to download some type of files directly on your iOS, however it allow its users to listen mp3 music online and also able users to watch videos. You cannot download any file as on download it can say “safari is unable to download such kind of file.”  You can bookmark the link to watch later or listen later but there is no any way to download the file directly.

Now the question remain same that How to download any kind of file with Safari?

Here is the answer is that you can able to download any kind of file with safari if you have a jailbroken iOS device. Hats off to Saurik who have created the alternate of Appstore which is known as Cydia. It is the most and much useful for iOS users, it allow users to download and apply some tweaks and apps.

There is also a Cydia tweak which is connected with the Safari, allow its users to download any kind of file with Safari browser. It supports jpg, mp3, mp4, avi, pdf, and many other kind of files you want to download. As we know that iOS has not a file manager like that of android. So after download and see the file we also want a file manager to browse to the file


Tweaks which allow to download file are given below:-

With a jailbroken iOS device, having CydiA open it and tap the search panel and type Safari Download manager , this tweak is not free of cost, But you can get this for free of cost by simply adding repo


After adding this repo simply search again Safari download manager now you can found this 2 times in search install that one which is free of cost, iOS 7 users can download Safari Download manager plus

After installing this tweak you are able to download any type of file with Safari browser, when you open Safari after installing you can find a new icon in bottom toolbar which is downloader


After installing this tweak you can use another cydia app known as ifilewhich act as file manager, you can browse your downloaded file in this app. This app is also paid but you can find this free in the repo you have added above.



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