This tweak removes the background mask effect from Spotlight search results

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 15, 2017

We recently showed you a tweak that can remove Spotlight search from your device entirely. On the other hand, if you do use Spotlight, but just wish there was more you could do with it to make the interface look better, then try this on for size…

A new free jailbreak tweak called No Spotlight BG Mask by Justin Petkovic is a minor aesthetic mod that simplifies the way your Spotlight search results look. It removes the background masks that normally appear out of the box, resulting in a new look. Read More

 

BorderIcon+ adds colorized borders to various parts of your Home screen

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 14, 2017

For the folks who like tinkering with the way their iPhone looks and feels, a new free jailbreak tweak release called BorderIcon+ by Pax Cex lets you deck out various parts of your Home screen with customizable borders.

The tweak is fully configurable and can be applied to a number of things including: app icons, notification badges, folder backgrounds, and even 3D Touch menus. Read More

 

NoSpot10 removes Spotlight search from your iPhone

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 14, 2017

If you never really use Spotlight, and it always ends up in your face when you don’t want it to be, then you might want to take a look a new free jailbreak tweak called NoSpot10 by CydiaGeek.

Installing this tweak lets you disable Spotlight in a system-wide manner, leaving you with simpler widget pages on the Home screen, Lock screen, and Notification Center. Read More

 

PulseHUD displays a pulse animation when changing your iPhone volume

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 13, 2017

When it comes to iOS volume HUDs, opinions are all over the place in terms of what it should look like. Apple puts it right in the middle of the screen, while much of the jailbreak community tries to relocate it to the Status Bar, where it’s out of the way of everything.

On the other hand, a new free jailbreak tweak called PulseHUD by Ziph0n takes everything into a completely new realm by displaying a smooth pulse animation in the middle of the screen as you adjust your volume. Read More

 

QuickPowerMode toggles Low Power Mode when you tap on the Status Bar battery icon

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 13, 2017

If you use Low Power Mode to save power when your battery percentage gets too low for comfort, but hate how cumbersome it is to turn the feature on, then a new free jailbreak tweak called QuickPowerMode by Olxios&Nico should be the next thing you install on your jailbroken iPhone.

This tweak makes it easier to toggle Low Power Mode. With it, all you have to do is tap on the battery icon in your Status Bar, and this turns the feature on or off. Read More

 

This tweak removes the dots from the iOS UI

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 13, 2017

All across iOS, from the Home screen, to the Lock screen, to Control Center and so on, dots of all kinds appear whether to indicate a page in a page-driven UI, or to let you know something’s new on your device.

While some people don’t mind them, there are a number of people that hate seeing dots across their operating system, and a new free jailbreak tweak called NoDots10 by harrywantstodev lets you erase the various dots from all over iOS. Read More

 

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