How to turn off iMessage notifications for unknown senders

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 9, 2017

Your phone is a communication tool, and sometimes you have to give your number out to people that you you’d never add to your contacts.

If you don’t want to get constant notifications throughout the day from people you’re not familiar with, you’ll be happy to know that you can configure your iPhone to suppress iMessage notifications from non-contacts. We’ll show you how in this tutorial. Read More


Harp brings haptic feedback to your music controls

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 8, 2017

The haptic feedback trend continues with the release of a new free jailbreak tweak called Harp by iOS developer candoizo.

This tweak generates a soft ‘buzz’ in your hand whenever you interact with your iPhone’s music controls from your Now Playing interfaces in Control Center or on the Lock screen. Read More


HapticKeyboard enables haptic feedback as you type on your iPhone

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 9, 2017

If you’re into the haptic feedback craze and enjoy feeling the ‘buzz’ in your hand when you perform actions on your iPhone, then you’re going to love a new free jailbreak tweak for called HapticKeyboard by developer Cole Cabral.

As the name suggests, this tweak enables haptic feedback as you type on your keyboard on your iPhone. Read More


This tweak brings haptic feedback to your iPhone

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 31, 2016

If you love haptic feedback and you’re now happily jailbroken on iOS 9.3.3, then you ought to check out a new free jailbreak tweak in Cydia called HapticFeedback.

With this tweak, you can receive small haptic vibrations from performing miscellaneous actions on your iPhone. Read More


Tip: create custom vibrations for messages and phone calls on your iPhone

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 6, 2016

Your iPhone is probably your number one tool for communication between yourself and your friends or family, but out of the box, every vibration you get from a text message, whether it’s an SMS or iMessage, or a phone call, vibrates exactly the same way.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how you can create a custom vibration on your iPhone and assign it to any contact(s) you may have. Read More


Rumor: iPhone 7 will enable more complex tactile vibrations via improved Taptic Engine

By Christian Zibreg on May 31, 2016

Mentioned as a side-note in today’s Nikkei report about Apple ostensibly switching to a three-year upgrade cycle for the iPhone is a brief mention of a supposed iPhone 7 enhancement that we haven’t seen detailed in prior reports and rumors: a “high-performance motor” that should enable richer tactile vibrations throughout the system. Read More


How to stop your iPhone from vibrating when your alarm rings

By Anthony Bouchard on May 12, 2016

By default, any time you set an alarm on your iPhone, it’ll vibrate when the alarm goes off. For some people, this is a good way to help get woken up, but for others it’s a waste of battery and can be completely annoying to hear that loud vibration on the night stand.

In this tutorial, intended for iPhone users only, we’ll be showing you how you can set up an alarm so that your iPhone doesn’t vibrate when it goes off. Read More


Tip: prevent your iPhone from vibrating when it’s on mute

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 24, 2016

Toggling the ringer switch on your iPhone is not enough to make it completely silent: the phone will still be quite noisy when it buzzes as you receive a notification or a call.

According to Apple, in ring mode your iPhone plays all sounds and in silent mode it doesn’t ring or play alerts and other sound effects, but it “may still vibrate.” Thankfully, you can change this behavior with a quick toggle in Settings that’ll prevent your iPhone from vibrating when it’s silenced, here’s how. Read More


How to turn off all vibration on your iPhone

By Christian Zibreg on Jan 11, 2016

The Taptic Engine inside your iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus has replaced tiny rotary vibrators found on prior iPhone models (iPod touches and iPads lack a vibrator motor of their own).

Its primary function, however, has remained unchanged: to provide optional vibratory alerts when a phone call or a notification comes in, depending on the state of Vibrate on Ring and Vibrate on Silent switches in Settings → Sounds.

Prior to iOS 9, you couldn’t turn off vibration completely for things like emergency alerts. In iOS 9, there’s a new master switch to turn off all vibration on your device.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to disable all vibration on your iPhone, including those for various emergency alerts, with just a few quick taps. Read More


Calmi: toggle vibration with the silent/ringer switch

By Jeff Benjamin on Apr 15, 2013

I rarely use ringtones with my iPhone. In fact, I can’t even remember the last time I’ve heard my ringtone, because my iPhone stays on silent mode 99% of the time.

Sometimes I find that even the motor from the vibration is too much for me, so I quickly tap the volume buttons to completely silence the phone. Calmi is a jailbreak tweak for people like me. It’s a tweak that allows you to turn the ringer/vibrate switch into a vibrate/silent switch. Read More

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