Got a jailbroken iOS handset at your disposal, but aren’t sure what you should do with it? We’ve got you covered.
This roundup will encompass all the latest jailbreak tweak releases from Monday, January 20th to Sunday January 26th. As usual, we’ll kick things off by discussing our favorites and then wrap things up with an outline of the rest afterward.
Our favorite releases this week
AutoHideHomeBarX – FREE
AutoHideHomeBarX is a clever jailbreak tweak that automatically hides the Home Bar when it isn’t in use.
All modern iPhones and iPads have replaced the physical Home Bottom with this software-based alternative, but why have it around when you aren’t using it?
You can learn more about AutoHideHomeBarX in our full review.
Kalm – $1.99
Kalm is a beautiful new Lock screen interface for jailbroken handsets that displays pertinent information front-and-center without the need to tap or swipe on anything.
Among the information it displays is Weather data up next Calendar data, all nicely placed alongside the date and time.
You can learn more about Kalm in our full review.
Mot – $2.49
For those who like keeping a stern eye on the weather throughout the day, a new jailbreak tweak called Mot ensures that you’ll always be in the loop of any upcoming rainstorms.
Mot adds a weather forecast directly to your Lock screen, just beneath the date and time. With it, you can see the highs and lows for the week and what the weather conditions are expected to be for each day.
You can learn more about Mot in our full review.
Spectrum – FREE
If colorizing the iOS interface is something you enjoy doing, then you won’t want to miss a free release called Spectrum.
With this tweak, you can configure custom colors for a plethora of individual user interface elements in iOS.
You can learn more about Spectrum and what it can do for you in our full review.
Other releases this week
BigYTMiniPlayer: Makes the YouTube app’s mini player on the iPhone look how it does on the iPad (free via galactic-dev repository)
BringBackIGLikes: Re-enables the Like feature in the Instagram app (free via BigBoss repository)
Chromatic: Colorize your Music app on iOS 13 (free via BigBoss repository)
CleanPlayer: Uncluttered your iPhone’s media player interface (free via Twickd repository)
CoolKeypad: Lets you customize the appearance of your iPhone’s dial pad ($0.99 via Twickd repository)
CustomLock 2: Lets you customize your Lock screen’s appearance ($1.50 via Twickd repository – review)
CustomPlayer: Allows users to customize their iPhone’s Media Player interface appearance (free via Packix repository – review)
DoubleTapRenameIconName: Lets you rename app icons on your Home screen with a double-tap (free via BigBoss repository)
ezskip: Lets you easily skip Now Playing music without unlocking your device ($0.99 via Packix repository – review)
fAirPlay: Disables AirPlay in the Safari app (free via BigBoss repository)
FlixRoulette for Netflix: Plays random episodes from your favorite Netflix TV shows (free via BigBoss repository)
GreatFolder: A tweak with options for folders on iOS 12 ($1.60 via Twickd repository)
iMessage RCE Patch: An experimental patch for the RCE vulnerability in the MEssages app in iOS 12.4 and earlier (free via BigBoss repository)
LatchKey New Themes: New themes for LatchKey ($0.99 via Packix repository)
LiveRings: A live icon for the Activity app on your Home screen (free via cpdigitaldarkroom repository – review)
Navale: Lets you add a colorful gradient to your iPhone’s Home screen Dock (free via Twickd repository)
NCC: Colors for notifications (free via Packix repository)
NiceLaunch: Hides the branded splash screens of the Instagram, WhatsApp, Google, and YouTube apps, among others ($1.50 via Packix repository)
NoYellowBattery: Prevents your Status Bar’s battery icon from turning yellow in Low Power Mode (free via CydiaGeek’s beta repository)
Pinky Ponk: A one-tap toggle for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (free via BigBoss repository)
Proudify: Colorize the Lock screen’s Face ID Lock icon (free via BigBoss repository – review)
RealKeys: Purportedly makes your keyboard more like a real keyboard with ‘truer’ haptic feedback (free via Dynastic Repo repository)
RecordInPlay: Purportedly a free version of RecordMusic Plus (free via Twickd repository)
Tempus Romanum: Brings Roman Numeral-esque time indicators to the Status Bar and Lock screen (free via Packix repository – review)
Vibe: Lets you give any app notification a custom vibration pattern (free via gilesgc repository)
VolbrateXI: Haptic feedback when pressing your iPhone’s volume buttons (free via Twickd repository)
YouTubeDarkModeSync: Syncs the YouTube app’s dark mode with iOS 13’s native dark mode (free via captinc repository)
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 missed anything special. We also have several dedicated roundups to help you find cool ways to tweak your jailbroken iOS device below:
- The best jailbreak tweaks to use with iOS 12
- Thirteen features iOS 13 and iPadOS ‘borrowed’ from the jailbreak community
Those interested in jailbreaking might also find the following tutorials helpful:
- How to jailbreak any A7-A10 device with checkra1n
- How to jailbreak iOS 11.0-12.4.1 with unc0ver
- How to jailbreak iOS 12.0-12.4 with Chimera
What was your favorite jailbreak tweak released this week? Share in the comments section below.