European Union’s New Bill That Would Allow Sideloading on iPhone and iPad Devices
The European Union is planning to pass a bill that will allow sideloading for iOS devices.
It started last 2020 when the commission adopted a proposal for a Digital Markets Act also known as DMA.
To know more about this regulation and proposal, you can see the Digital Markets Act full article.
The main purpose of this act is to let people have their own rights to install what they want on their iOS devices.
It is said that the European Union will pass the bill early this year.
How is This Important?
If you are an iOS user living in countries under the European Union, this will benefit you a lot. As we all know, Apple App Store has limited apps that you can use.
This new bill will allow you to install 3rd party applications on your device. Sideloading is really not available on iOS devices. It is more popular and appropriate for Android devices and Amazon Firestick.
In order for you to sideload 3rd party applications to your Firestick, you will have to Jailbreak it first and use the Downloader app.
It is possible for you to jailbreak your iPhone as well. Learn how on the link below:
If this bill will be passed and approved, it will take effect in Europe in early 2023. This is the interesting part. Even if you are not in Europe, you can use a VPN and connect it to a European server. Because of this, you can also do iOS sideloading anywhere.
We suggest using Surfshark for a fast and reliable connection. We will show you how you can install Surfshark on your iOS device.
How to Install Surfshark on iPhone
- Go to Apple App Store
- Search for Surfshark
- Click the Get button
- Then click Install
- Click Open
- Wait for the app to be installed
- Launch the app
- Login to your Surfshark account
- Connect to any possible server location
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How to Install Surfshark on iOS (With Screenshots)
1. Open the Apple App Store
2. Go to Search
3. Search for Surfshark
4. Click the Get button
5. Then click Install
6. Click Open
7. The app will then launch
8. Tap “Log in” then input your Surfshark account details
9. You may choose to log in with Apple, Google, credentials, or code
10. Click Quick-connect
11. Then click Continue
12. Select Allow
13. That’s it, you’re now connected to the fastest server available
If this bill will take effect, Apple will pay billions of dollars if it will not follow the legislation. This is great for all iOS users out there.
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