Can I get Cydia without jailbreak?

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  1. Craigmill

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    I had an iPad2.16gb jailbroken on 8.1.3, but with a minimal amount of apps and very little memory left. So, I tried to find out why - I will save you the long saga but I now have an iPad2 with ios 9.1 with no chance of a jailbreak in the near future!
    I would like to install iFile but it was my understanding that you needed Cydia for that. I have seen many sites that offer Cydia without jailbreak. Is this really possible? If yes, what is the best method?

    PS - One good thing - prior to messing about I only had 250Mb free, but I now I have 9.81Gb.
     
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    You'll need a jailbroken iPad in order to install Cydia and any jailbroken apps. You'll have to wait for the release of the iOS 9.1 jailbreak.
     
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    I thought as much - many thanks for your prompt reply!
     
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    Cydia will not work with a non-jail broken device. It can't even be accessed from a non-jail broken device. The jailbroken apps and tweaks available through cydia and the various repos cannot be installed on a non-jailbroken device.
     
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