Rocket Instagram is a great tweak that will add new features to your favorite photo and video-sharing social networking service. This tweak version can be installed via Cydia Repository on jailbroken devices, or you can sideload the IPA file with AltStore. Rocket for Instagram is the only tweak you’ll need for Instagram.
What is Instagram Rocket?
Instagram Rocket is the all-in-one tweak for Instagram app. The tweak adds a lot of features to the original AppStore app including Anonymous Viewer (view other users’ stories and messages without notifying them), Grid Feed Layout (grid layout for the home feed), and Friendship Status (check is users follow status).
- Save photos and videos to your device
- Download and save IGTV videos and stories
- View your Instagram feed in grid layout
- Copy the caption of a post
- View profile photos in full size
- Repost any posts from your feed
- Play videos in high quality when on Mobile Data
- Disable screenshot notification in Direct Messages
- Disable read receipts in Direct Messages
- Mute and unmute stories
- Disable automatic advancing of stories
- View if a user is following you
- Save any photo or video to Camera Roll
- Hold down on an image or video to view high resolution version of i
- Double tap or hold on a profile picture to view it in full-screen
- Mute and unmute users from home and activity feed
- Hide sponsored ads
- Show following status on user profile
- Share images with third-party apps
- View direct messages without notifying sender
- Change feed layout between grid or list view
- Shows confirmation message when double tapping a post to like it
- View exact timestamp of a post (date and time)
- View stories without marking them as seen
- Download photos and videos from stories
- Manually mark stories as seen
- Show entire gallery instead of last 24 hours in story maker
Download Instagram Rocket
How to Install
AltStore can install almost any IPA on your iPhone using the free certificate. Every 7 days after installing Instagram Rocket, you need to resign the app and send it to the AltServer (running on PC or Mac), which installs the resigned app back to your device using iTunes WiFi sync (works also using a USB cable).
Step 1: Download AltStore and install the app on your PC or Mac.
Step 2: Open Safari and download Instagram Rocket IPA (63 MB).
Step 3: Select the downloaded IPA file version v3.7.3 to install.
Step 4: Tap on the share button available in the right corner.
Step 5: Select “Copy to AltStore” from available options.
Step 6: AltStore will start installing Instagram Rocket app.
Step 7: The app will be available from your home screen.
Rocket for Instagram installed on iOS
You are just a few steps from installing the tweak from Cydia Sources. To add Instagram Rocket Repo to your list of Cydia Sources follow our step-by-step guide.
Step 1: Open the Cydia app on your device.
Step 2: Tap Sources Edit Add the official Instagram Rocket Repo.
Step 3: Switch to Search Tab and enter Instagram Rocket.
Step 4: Tap the Install button.
Install Instagram Rocket on Jailbroken Devices
If you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad, then the process of installing Instagram Rocket is much easier and straightforward.
- Open Cydia on your device and go to the Sources tab.
- Tap the Edit button, then choose Add.
- Enter the following source: https://apt.alfhaily.me
- Once the new source has been added successfully, go to the Search tab, search for Instagram Rocket, and install it.
- This is how you can install Instagram Rocket on a jailbroken iOS device. You can now open the Instagram app and enjoy all the amazing new features that this tweak offers.
How to update Instagram Rocket?
In order to update Instagram Rocket, you have to download its latest IPA file and install it via AltStore. You can check our IPA Library to know if an update for Instagram Rocket is available.
If you installed Instagram Rocket via Cydia, then the update will appear in Cydia whenever there’s a new version available.
Is the app safe?
Using Instagram Rocket on iOS is absolutly safe. Of course, you should be aware that there is always a risk when using this kind of tweaks to get your account banned. However, from my experience the application is safe to use no matter if you are jailbroken or not.
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How to remove ads?
In order to remove the displayed ads, you have to buy the PRO version of Instagram Rocket. Navigate to the settings page of the tweak and you’ll find an option to upgrade to the PRO version. On jailbroken devices, you can finds hacks to disable ads displayed in the app.
How to re-sign Instagram Rocket once it’s expired?
If you installed it via AltStore, you can go to the “My Apps” page in AltStore, then tap the “X days” button next to the app to re-sign it for another 7 days.
If you installed it via Cydia Impactor, you have to do the process of all over again, which involves connecting your device to your compute and installing the IPA with Cydia Impactor.
Is Instagram Rocket better or Instagram++?
Both apps offer more or less the same features, but Instagram Rocket receives regular updates and is always updated. Instagram++ has been abandoned for several months now and it works on an older version of Instagram app.
How to delete
If you installed Instagram Rocket via AltStore or Cydia Impactor, you can simply delete the app from the Home screen just like any other app. Once deleted, you can install the original Instagram app if you wish.
If you installed the app via Cydia, then go to your list of packages in Cydia, open Instagram Rocket, and uninstall it from there.
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