Jailbreak tweaks of the week: MoonPhase, Pasithea 2, Temporal, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 12, 2017

It’s been a nice breath of fresh air for the last few weeks as the Yalu jailbreak for iOS 10 has helped keep the jailbreak community afloat. While the relentless releases of jailbreak tweaks have been a lot to keep up with, no one here at iDB has anything bad to say about that!

In this roundup, we’ll go over all the jailbreak tweaks that are new in Cydia as of this week, starting with our favorites and then moving on to everything else afterwards. Read More


Acapella III lets you control your music with gestures instead of buttons

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 12, 2017

Music lovers can make great use of Acapella III, the third iteration of the popular jailbreak tweak series by Pat Sluth that gives power users a way to do more from the Now Playing interfaces in iOS by way of gestures.

You can use these gestures throughout iOS, whether you’re in Control Center, on the Lock screen, or viewing the Now Playing interface or the mini player in the Music app, and as a result of the new gesture-driven music controls, most of the button-based controls are removed from the iOS interfaces. Read More


DragMeDown supercharges your App Switcher with new and useful functions

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 12, 2017

The stock App Switcher serves as a way to force quit applications when you need to, but the interface has so much untapped potential to offer more features to the end user.

Since iOS developer ijapija00 noticed there was room for improvement, he created a jailbreak tweak called DragMeDown (iOS 10). Read More


StoreSwitcher lets you easily switch between App Store accounts

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 12, 2017

If you have more than one Apple ID associated with your iPhone for downloading apps from the App Store, then having a way to switch between your accounts more easily might be at the top of your wish list.

A new jailbreak tweak called StoreSwitcher by iOS developer Ori Kadosh is a new release that was designed with these kinds of people in mind. Read More


Customize the colors of your Home screen folders with FolderColor

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 12, 2017

With a new free jailbreak tweak called FolderColor by Lizynz, you can add a splash of color to the folders you use to organize your device’s many apps.

The tweak comes with a bevy of colorization options for various elements of the folder interface, which allows you to get a look and feel unique from everyone else’s. Read More


Saurik updates Cydia Impactor, releases Cydia Extender

By Joaquim Barbosa on Mar 11, 2017

Today, Cydia creator Jay Freeman (Saurik) released an update to his tool Cydia Impactor, which allows the signing and installing of .ipa files to iOS devices.

With it comes a new tool called Cydia Extender, which allows installing and re-signing of .ipa files on-device. However, don’t get too excited by this news; it is not the solution to the 7-day signing problem that many have been waiting for.

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Manage your iPhone clipboard more efficiently with Pasithea 2

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 11, 2017

Anyone who does a lot of texting or typing on their iPhone or iPad knows that iOS’ copy and paste system leaves a lot to be desired.

Fortunately, a jailbreak tweak called Pasithea 2 by Cannathea can help make using the pasteboard less of a hassle by integrating it right into the keyboard itself. Read More


This tweak is jam-packed with colorization options for your 3D Touch menus

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 11, 2017

One of the things Apple included on devices with the 3D Touch display is the ability to use a firm press gesture on an app icon to reveal a bevy of app shortcuts right from the Home screen. While this is useful, the menus have always looked pretty bland.

A jailbreak tweak called 3DColorChanger10 by gilsharhar7 fixes this problem by offering a myriad of comprehensive customization options that dwarf any tweak in its department. Read More


Temporal adds your world clocks to the Lock screen (and supports a good cause)

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 11, 2017

If you ever wanted to know what time it was in a different part of the world, you would typically resort to asking Siri or launching the Clock app from your Home screen to see your saved time zones.

On the other hand, a new jailbreak tweak called Temporal by ridn puts that information right on your Lock screen so it’s the first thing you see when you wake your device up from a sleep. Read More


Add a Moon phase indicator to the Status Bar with this tweak

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 11, 2017

One of the features that comes standard on the Apple Watch that doesn’t come on the iPhone is Moon phase tracking. This lets you keep track of the Moon, whether it’s getting a full or new Moon, or anything in between.

If you’ve always wished your iPhone could do this too, you can use a new jailbreak tweak called MoonPhase by rainwolf. This will add a new icon to the right of the time in the Status Bar that reflects upon the current Moon phase. Read More