Those who do not have the iPhone 4S and want to install Siri on their old generation devices can use Sara (a Siri clone). Vietnamese developer has developed a new cydia tweak ‘Sara’ – the open virtual assistant like Siri. Sara works on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPad 1G, iPad 2, iPod touch 4G. The graphic and user interface of Sara is almost the same as Siri.
Since Sara jailbreak tweak packs loads of advanced features such as controls your PC, launch applications, search for songs, et cetera, iPhone 4S users can also give it a shot. And those who were unable to install Siri via Spire tweak and Proxy server on their jailbroken iOS device should consider installing this free Sara tweak. Instructions to install it are simple – just follow the steps below:
FEATURES: Cydia Tweak SARA “Siri Replacement”
- Find local business & direction (everywhere, not only US andCanada)
- Search for song from
- Call, message
- View the movie schedule from nearest cinema
- Read newspaper (via RSS)
- Check mail
- Remote control PC
- Search videos from youtube, search google, Wikipedia
- Toggle on/off system functional (wifi, bluetooth, 3G, et cetera)
- Translate, support > 37 languages
- Read barcode, qr code then find price, local business sell this
- OCR feature (Image to text), you can use Sara instead of scanner
- Social network support, user can take a photo then send to their facebook, twitter
- Search product price, local business
- Open apps
How to install Sara cydia app on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
Step 1: Jailbreak your iOS device. If you haven’t jailbroken your iPhone 4 or iPad 2 yet, you may follow our iPad 2 on 5.0.1 on both Windows and Mac using Greenpois0n Absinthe. iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G, iPad 1G can be jailbroken on 5.0.1 using redsn0w 0.9.10b5. For firmware less than iOS 5, you can use redsn0w tool. The app can be installed on older iOS device with WhiteD00r 5.1 installed.
Step 2: Open Cydia and go to the “Manage” tab, then tap “Sources”
Step 3: Tap Edit, then Add, you should get a dialog asking for a URL
Step 4: Enter this URL: http://isoftjsc.com
Step 5: Tap “Add Source” and wait for Cydia to refresh
Step 6: You should now see a list of Sara official Repo with CONSOLE, Sara for iPhone 2G/3G, iPod touch 2G and Sara for iPhone 4S/4/3GS, iPod touch 4G/3G, iPad 2/1
Select the right version of Sara app that matches your iOS device. You can select Console, to send Sara crash logs to developer for troubleshooting.
Step 7: Respring and reboot your iOS device and you are good to go.
You can alternatively install Sara voice assistant manually on your jailbroken iOS device using iFile. Download Sara .deb file 0.3 iPhone 3GS/iPhone 4/iPod 4g – iPad 2. Following are the Sara virtual assistant video installation guides.
Sara cydia repo
Install Sara Video Guide
If you have tried installing Sara on iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2 or iPod touch or to any of your older iOS device, share your experience and opinion with us. In case you are facing issue in installing Sara App, just follow @JAlLBREAKS on twitter and let us know. We will try to get in touch with the developer to iron out the issues, if any.
[UPDATE 1]: GreenRiver’s FREE port Installs Siri on iPhone 4/3GS, iPod Touch 4G – Uses Google Speech. Far better than Sara app