AltStore AppStore (iOS 16, Download, 2023)

AltStore is a third-party app installer available to download bundles of modded apps, games, and emulators. Also, you can install the IPA files through it as well.


Moreover, it adds excellent features to your iOS devices. When you download AltStore, you can enjoy these additional features and choices without jailbreaking your iOS devices.

Download ( macOS )

Download ( Windows )

AltStore Requirements:

Operating SystemmacOS 10.14.4 and up or Windows 10
Required SoftwareFor Windows, iTunes, and iCloud
Compatible iOS VersioniOS 12.2+

AltStore Features:

  • It uses your Apple ID to design and install the apps
  • Installs apps via Wi-Fi 
  • Regularly refreshing apps in the background to prevent getting expired
  • Checking apps for updates
  • Provides a vast library full of modded apps and hacked games
  • Allows you to download apps and games without any cost
  • Can sideload apps (.ipa files) to iOS devices

Read: Download and Install TweakBox App Store in 2022

How to Install AltStore on macOS?

  1. Download the AltServer macOS version from the above download link.
  2. Copy the “” file into your Applications folder.
  3. Now AltServer icon will appear in the menubar.
  4. Connect your device to the computer while making sure it is unlocked.
  5. Open iTunes and enable iTunes Wi-Fi sync (Mojave only).
  6. Open Finder and enable “Show this iPhone when on Wi-Fi” (Catalina only).
  7. Click on the AltServer icon, select “Install AltStore,” and then choose your device.install altstore mac
  8. Enter your Apple ID and installation permission mac
  9. Then, AltServer will ask you to install a Mail plug-in (Use the below installation guide to install the Mail plug-in).install mail plug-in altstore
  10. Wait for the installation to be completed, then the AltStore icon will appear on your device.

How to Install the Mail plug-in for macOS?

  1. Firstly, Click on the “Install Mail Plug-in” from the AltServer menu.mail plug-in on mac
  2. Enter your password to give installation permission to AltServer to install the plug-in.
  3. Now, go to Open Mail >> Preferences.
  4. Click on the “Manage Plug-ins…”
  5. Enable “AltPlugin.mailbundle.”altplugin mail bundle enable
  6. As the final step, click “Apply and Restart Mail” to complete the installation.

How to Download AltStore on Windows?

Before you, Installing AltStore on Windows needs to download the latest version of iTunes and iCloud from Apple.

  1. Download the AltServer Windows version from the above download link.
  2. Now, extract the downloaded “” file.
  3. Open “setup.exe” and follow the installation instructions.
  4. The AltServer icon will appear in the Notification Area.
  5. Open iTunes and enable iTunes Wi-Fi sync.
  6. Click on the AltServer icon in the Notification Area, select “Install AltStore,” and then choose your device.install altstore windows
  7. Enter your Apple ID and app install authentication windows
  8. Wait for the installation to be completed, then the AltStore icon will appear on your device.

How to use AltStore App?

  1. First, Go to Profiles through Settings >> General, and Profile and Device management subsequently. Click on the AltStore profile and tap on Trust.
  2. Now open the AltStore App on your device.
  3. Go to Settings >> Account >> Sign In and use your Apple ID and password to sign. 
  4. Click on the browse tab, select your favorite app, and tap on “FREE” to install it.
  5. Once it is complete, you can use it on your device.altstore home

Frequently Asked Questions:

Users mostly ask the following questions when it comes to installing AltStore App.

Is it a Jailbreak Tool?

No, It is an IPA installer that allows you to install any .ipa files of an app or tweak.

What type of Apps is included in AltStore?

It has not much to offer, but more apps will surely come shortly. However, you can sideload any IPA file. Here are some most downloaded apps:

  • Happy Chick Emulator
  • iNDS
  • GBA4iOS
  • Unc0ver

Can it be Revoked?

This app is not using enterprise certificates, and each user has its signing certificate. So it cannot revoke.

Why Apps will expire in 7 days?

There are apps installed using non-developer Apple IDs that are only valid for 7 days. To fix this problem, AltStore will periodically attempt to refresh your apps.

Do I always need to run AltServer?

You don’t need to run it always. Make sure to set automatically run AltServer in the background when turning on your computer. Otherwise, apps will expire.

Why Need Apple ID to use AltStore?

Apple allows anyone with a valid ID may install apps onto their devices for testing. Apple provides these features to the developers. Developers use your Apple ID in AltStore to communicate with Apple servers and let you get the apps installed on devices.

Also try: EonHub App Store – Download, iOS 16

If you are interested to know more information about AltStore, visit the developer’s official social account Twitter.

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