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Can I sideload apps on iPhone without jailbreaking?

Can I sideload apps on iPhone without jailbreaking?

Maria Diaz/ZDNET Apple has been forced to allow sideloading apps in the European Union (EU) to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The sideloading feature is not available in the US and is restricted to the 27 countries that comprise the EU. But the existence of this feature may make you wonder if there are ways to circumvent the regional restriction and sideload apps outside the EU.  The ability to sideload apps onto an iPhone arrives with iOS 17.4, currently available in beta, for countries within the EU. If you’re thinking of getting a VPN for your iPhone to test it out, you may want to think twice. A person using a VPN would be unable to sideload apps on an iPhone outside the EU, at least according to Apple’s comments to ZDNET.  Also: Ring removes tool police used to request camera footage in Neighbors app Before an iPhone user can even try their hand at sideloading apps, Apple will automatically check that their device meets a list of different requirements, including the user’s …