If you have a jailbroken iOS 11 or iOS 12 device in your possession and you’re wondering what you should install on it to make it better, then you’ve come to the right place.
In this roundup, we’ll summarize each of this week’s new jailbreak tweak releases from Monday, April 22nd to Sunday, April 28th. As usual, we’ll kick things off by discussing our favorites and then outline the rest afterward.
Our favorite releases this week
DNDAllow – FREE
DNDAllow is an ingenious jailbreak tweak that
With it, you can silence notifications from your most annoying apps and work-related apps when you’re relaxing, but still receive notifications of interest, such as text messages from your significant other.
InstaLauncher – $3.00
InstaLauncher is a quick app launcher that can help you access your favorite apps in a jiff. The tweak lets you search installed apps in alphabetical order with a letter scroller and access your more recently-used apps more quickly than you could in the App Switcher.
InstaLauncher is a particularly old tweak, but it has been refreshed for iOS 11 and 12. It looks and works just a good today as it did so many years ago, and we think it’s still relevant if you want a faster and easier way to launch apps on a cluttered Home screen.
ReachIt – FREE
ReachIt makes the top end of the Reachability interface useful by filling the void with a Now Playing music interface so that you can see more about what’s currently playing and interact with playback controls.
There’s not much to say here besides ‘why didn’t Apple think of that,’ but if you’re interested in learning more about the tweak and where to get it, then we recommend checking out our full review.
VideoSwipes – FREE
VideoSwipes is a simple jailbreak tweak that, again, Apple should have implemented into iOS right out of the box and didn’t.
As the name implies, this tweak brings swipe gestures to iOS’ native video player interface. You can now swipe left or right on the video interface to either rewind or fast-forward by 15 seconds, much like you can in YouTube.
Other releases this week
AnimPods 2: A replacement AirPods pairing animation and sound for your jailbroken iPhone ($0.69 via Packix repository)
AutoInvert: A smart invert feature that activates automatically based on display brightness level ($0.50 via Packix repository – review)
Blanka: Lets you lock your apps with Touch ID/Face ID ($0.99 via Packix repository – review)
CustomNoOlderNotifications: Lets you customize the ‘No Older Notifications’ text that appears in Notification Center when you don’t have any missed notifications (free via BigBoss repository – review)
Exo (Beta): An information provider for WKWebView-based widgets (free via Nepeta repository)
Exobar (Beta): Allows you to see HTML in the Status Bar (free via Nepeta repository)
Exoxen (Beta): Lets you use Exo with Xen HTML (free via Nepeta repository)
FindMyiDeviceXS: Replaces the standard Find My iPhone alarm sound with something that’s easier to hear from a distance (free via Packix repository)
Konban: Replaces the ‘Today’ view with an application interface of your choice (free via Nepeta repository – review)
ModernPower: A better-looking and less intrusive power down interface for iOS 11 and 12 (free via conorthedev’s beta repository – review)
LeaveMeAlone: Puts the Do Not Disturb icon under the Lock screen’s time rather than displaying it in the Status Bar (free via Packix repository – review)
NotifyWiFi X: Notifies you when you switch from one Wi-Fi network to another ($1.00 via Packix repository – review)
NoTimeLimitStoryVideo: Removes the time limit for video stories in the Instagram app (free via CydiaGeek’s beta repository)
NoYTMusicPlaylistPanel: Removes the playlist panel from YouTube when playing videos (free via BigBoss repository)
PingWatch: A new iPhone ping sound when pinged from your Apple Watch ($0.49 via Packix repository – review)
PullOver Pro: Puts a collapsible app shortcut grabber on the side of your display to improve your multitasking ($2.00 via c1d3r’s repository – review)
That just about wraps things up for this week’s jailbreak tweak roundup, but stay tuned to iDB throughout the week to remain updated regarding novel 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
Those interested in jailbreaking iOS 11 might also find the following tutorials helpful:
- How to jailbreak iOS 11.0-12.1.2 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.