Through the years, Torrent has been extensively used to upload and download files. iTorrent is a torrent client that allows you to download content conveniently. Though torrent is a legitimate way to share copyright-free, legal content, it has lately been associated in line with the dereliction of third party rights. This aspect bars any torrent client from making it to the App Store.
One way to use iTorrent on your iPhone or iPad is by jailbreaking the device thereby exposing it to various security risks. Moreover, official support from Apple may be revoked.
In this article, we will explore how to install iTorrent on your iOS device without jailbreaking it.
Install iTorrent without jailbreak
BuildStore, a third-party app store, allows its users to download apps that are not available on the App Store. iTorrent is one such app in BuildStore’s repository. You can directly install the app on your non-jailbroken iOS device, without requiring a computer (Mac/PC). To install apps from BuildStore, you need to subscribe to their service for a fee of $14.99 / year per device.
The following steps will guide you to install iTorrent in your iOS device:
- Sign up for a new BuildStore account and register your iOS device.
- On your registered iOS device, open Safari and navigate to the iTorrent app page.
- Tap on the Install button.
iTorrent will be installed on your registered iOS device.
Features of iTorrent
On installing iTorrent on your registered iOS device you can use the client to download torrent files on the go. You can make use of the additional dark theme to save eye strain and also to save battery.
Other salient features include:
- Background downloading or seeding.
- Adjust upload/download speed depending on the connection speed.
- Select/deselect multiple files from a torrent to be downloaded.
- FTP Server.
Is iTorrent safe to install
BuildStore’s content policy states that any application available on their third party app store “MUST NOT harm the device or device owner”.
According to BuildStore, the apps available on BuildStore are reviewed internally for malicious code and stability. We have spoken to a company representative on the matter, and this is what he had to say: “We guarantee that using the apps from the BuildStore is safe for the gadget and users’ private data.”
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Disclaimer: The article is only intended as a knowledge base for installing iTorrent on non jailbroken iOS devices. 7labs may not be held responsible for any violation of terms and conditions by app developers or any violation of law against piracy as laid out by the government, ISPs or any other organization.