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copying a .ipa application file to iPad & how to install it

I got a .ipa app which I suspect is a jail broken app for iPad.

I'm contemplating to get a gadget which could read SD card to
copy this .ipa file over to the iPad.  

Q1:
Must I format this SD card as HFS format (as used in OS X) or
just the basic FAT16 / 32 or NTFS ?

Q2:
How do I determine if an ipa file/app is jail broken?  Must my
iPad 3 's IOS be jail broken as well to run it or as along as the
app is jail broken, it's good enough?

Q3:
After copying the ipa file over, how do I install it?
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sunhux
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaSenior IT TechnicianCommented:
Q1: iPad will read FAT 16/32 best to leave to FAT 32

Q2: I'm not sure how to tell if the app is jailbroken or not; but when you install it - if it IS jailbroken, the app will give an error about the app being not supported on NONE jailbroken device, when you launch it.

Q3: You can install app using iFunBox
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
I'll need some help here with iFunBox as still don't quite get how it helps
me run the .ipa app.  So do I

a) install iFunBox on my iPad
b) then copy the .ipa file to a USB thumb drive that's formatted as FAT16
c) then use iFunBox to install the .ipa  app?
& I'll be able to run the .ipa app using iFunBox?
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaSenior IT TechnicianCommented:
iFunBox is installed on the computer, you then plug your iPad, select install app, navigate to where use saved your .ipa file.

iFunBox will then try to install your app.
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