Jailbreak news of the week: StatusMagic for MacDirtyCow, SixteenMusic, & more…

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Weekly jailbreak news roundup.

In today’s roundup, iDB will discuss the latest news from this past week involving jailbreaks and MacDirtyCow or TrollStore add-ons, as well as developments in iPhone security.

Follow along as we venture back in time for the past seven days!

Important tidbits from this week


Customize Status Bar without a jailbreak with StatusMagic.

You can use the slick new StatusMagic app to customize your Status Bar even on a non-jailbroken iOS 14.0-16.1.2 device by way of TrollStore or the MacDirtyCow bug.

This app offers tons of ways for customizing Status Bar text or hiding specific Status Bar-centric icons, and the changes you make will persist after a reboot.

You can learn more about StatusMagic and what you can accomplish with it in our full review post.


SixteenMusic promo image.

The new SixteenMusic jailbreak tweak for iOS 14 and 15 devices ports the redesigned iOS 16 Lock Screen Now Playing interface to older handsets running older firmware.

If you’ve been avoiding the latest updates to stay jailbroken, then jailbreak tweaks like this one can trick your eyes into thinking you’re running the same modern version of iOS that all your non-jailbroken friends are.

You can find out more about this tweak and how it works in our full review post.

Leftover Sileo & Substitute icons after removing palera1n? Try this…

palera1n jailbreak icon.

We show you in our step-by-step tutorial what you can do to remove the leftover Sileo and Substitute app icons that might persist on your Home Screen after using the palera1n jailbreak’s rootFS Restore feature.

You can read the full tutorial to find out what’s involved.

Other tidbits from this week

Mawared Jailbreak Bypass: A jailbreak detection bypass tweak for the Mawared v5.0.3 app (free via BigBoss repository)

TapSharp Support: A support framework for TapSharp jailbreak tweaks (free via Havoc repository)

After showing you all the fascinating news pieces discussed above, we must sadly report that this roundup has come to an end. But don’t fret, we’ll continue to keep you informed of new developments throughout the week and follow up with another roundup just like this one the following Sunday.

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