It can be challenging to keep up with the sudden surge of jailbreak news as of late, but that’s what we’re here for.
If you’re ready to trick out that jailbroken iPhone or iPad of yours, then you’ve come to the right place. This jailbreak tweak roundup will recap all the releases pushed through Cydia this week, starting with our favorites and ending with an outline of the rest afterward.
Our favorite releases this week
LockAnim – FREE
LockAnim is a captivating jailbreak tweak that lets you customize the locking animation on your iPhone or iPad.
The tweak comes with a long list of animations to pick from, allowing you to add more character to your handset on demand.
You can learn more about LockAnim and where you can get it in our full review.
LockDroid – FREE
LockDroid is a serious throwback to when it was cool to have an Android-style matrix Lock screen on your jailbroken iPhone.
This tweak comes with several options to enhance your iPhone’s security and customize the look and feel of the matrix itself.
You can learn more about LockDroid and where you can get it in our full review.
Siliqua 2 – $1.00
Siliqua 2 is a must-have jailbreak tweak for AirPods users because it lets you customize the gestures you use during media playback.
You’ll find a long list of things you can assign to the default gestures in the Settings app after installation, and it’s worth a try if you use your AirPods frequently.
You can learn more about Siliqua 2 and what it can do for you in our full review.
TwitterDarkMode – FREE
Twitter includes a native Night Mode, but sometimes that just doesn’t cut it. Fortunately, a new free jailbreak tweak called TwitterDarkMode can help you dial in the perfect aesthetic.
With this tweak, you can colorize the Twitter app however you want; it even comes with presets that can help you get a nice OLED-friendly, pitch-black UI going.
You can learn more about TwitterDarkMode and how it works in our full review.
Other releases this week
BlueBarX: Makes the Status Bar background on the iPhone X blue (free via CydiaGeek’s beta repository)
ByeTubeAutoplay: Disables autoplay in the YouTube app (free via CydiaGeek’s beta repository)
CacheClearer (iOS 11): Lets you clear individual app caches from the Storage settings of your device (free via Julio Verne’s beta repository – review)
Cr4ashed: More useful crash logs saved to /var/tmp/crash_logs (free via Packix repository – review)
HeySiri: Enables untethered Hey Siri on devices that would normally need to be connected to a power source to work (free via Julio Verne’s beta repository – review)
IllLookLater (iOS 11): Prevents incoming notifications from waking your iPhone or iPad’s display (free via Julio Verne’s beta repository – review)
KeySwipe (iOS 11): Lets you change between iOS keyboards with just a swipe up or down (free via Julio Verne’s beta repository – review)L
MessageFile: A means of sending any file from your root filesystem over iMessage or SMS (free via Julio Verne’s beta repository – review)
MPScale: Puts a fully-functional scale in the official iOS Maps app (free via Julio Verne’s beta repository – review)
MyCCStatusLabel: Customize the colors and more of your Control Center status labels (free via BigBoss repository)
MyMusicVolume: Lets you customize the color of the Music app’s volume slider (free via BigBoss repository)
NoPhotoShare: Disables the Share action in the Photos app (free via CydiaGeek’s beta repository)
Open for iOS 11: A command line tool for launching apps (free via BigBoss repository)S
Upscale: Lets you change the display resolution of your iPhone or iPad (free via Julio Verne’s beta repository – review)
That wraps things up for this week’s jailbreak tweak roundup, but remember to stay tuned to iDB throughout the week to stay updated on new releases as they materialize.
If you’re looking for more tweaks, then consider adding third-party Cydia repositories to your device to expand your scope and check out last week’s jailbreak tweak roundup in case you might’ve missed anything. We also have several dedicated roundups to help you find ways to tweak your jailbroken iOS 11 device below:
- The best jailbreak tweaks to use with iOS 11
- The 13 features iOS 11 ‘borrowed’ from the jailbreak community
- These tweaks make your jailbroken iOS 10 device look like it’s running iOS 11
Those interested in jailbreaking iOS 11 might also find the following tutorials helpful:
- How to jailbreak iOS 11.0-11.4 beta 3 with unc0ver
- How to install the unc0ver jailbreak without a computer
What was your favorite jailbreak tweak released this week? Share in the comments section below.