How to add iPad styled popovers to the iPhone

By , Jul 23, 2013

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Have you noticed how iOS differs between the iPhone and the iPad when it comes to things like sharing images via the Messages app? On the iPhone, you’re greeted with a simple sheet that slides up from the bottom of the screen. On the iPad, you’re met with a popover style set of buttons. Both methods allow you to perform the same actions, but each has been designed to suite the screen size of the device in question.

What if you wanted to adopt the iPad’s style of popovers on the iPhone? Now you can, with a new jailbreak tweak called Popoveractions. Check past the break for more details via our video walkthrough…

Popoveractions is an extremely simple jailbreak tweak that begins working immediately upon installation. There are no options or settings to configure, you just install it and go.

While I like the popover style on the iPhone, I still believe that Apple made the right decision to use a slide up sheet on devices with smaller real estate. What do you think? If you want to know more, head over to Cydia’s BigBoss repo where it can be downloaded for free. Be sure to share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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  • ??

    I downloaded this but nothing changed? I guess it’s only compatible with iOS 6? It didn’t say so I can only assume since I’m on iOS 5.1.1.

  • TeddyBearStand

    It looks sort of nice, but its more cumbersome than anything.

  • Álvaro Morales Navarro

    I would be thankful if Jailbreak related posts are marked as such. I respect Jailbreaking, but prefer to be on the other side. :o)

    It’s something this blog made some time ago.

  • Diego Gastón Milano

    How does this work with apps like Clock where you need to scroll a lot to set an alarm? Or even on the Lockscreen for passcodes?

    • Emm Bee

      Doesn’t affect them.

      • Diego Gastón Milano

        Cool, good to know. Thank you.

  • Tony Klapatch

    Awesome free tweak.

  • Gorgonphone

    ii lke it cause the UI looks nicer

  • fasih

    Doesn’t works with Exigency!!