Lockscreen

Customize your jailbroken iPhone’s Lock Screen with LockNice

If you’re in the market for an easy-to-use jailbreak tweak that lets you customize aesthetics on the Lock Screen and some other parts of iOS, then you may want to turn your attention to the likes of a newly released and free jailbreak tweak called LockNice by iOS developer ahmedmakls.

At face value, LockNice appears to be made for tweaking the look of your Lock Screen in subtle, yet personal ways. But when we tested the tweak, we were pleasantly surprised to find that some of the colorization features extended to the Home Screen.

ButterflyEffect adds animated butterflies to the Home & Lock Screens

Do you enjoy butterflies? If you answered ‘yes’ to that question, then you might find yourself intrigued by a new, free, and rather conspicuously-named jailbreak tweak dubbed ButterflyEffect by iOS developer Pixelomer.

At first glance, ButterflyEffect causes animated butterfly-themed sprites to flutter over the top of your Home Screen and Lock Screen wallpapers. These animations traverse your screen from the bottom to the top and move slowly enough to be noticed, yet fast enough not to get in the way of your wallpaper viewing pleasure.

LottieLockscreen gives the Lock Screen quirky Lottie-style animations

One of the things I appreciate most about having a jailbroken iPhone at my disposal is that I can simply download a single jailbreak tweak and suddenly have a user interface that transcends the appearance of any stock handset in circulation. Whether you’re into making a native interface look more impressive than it does out of the box, or you want something flashy that will garner attention from anyone around you, there’s something for everyone.

One of the latest of such jailbreak tweaks is a new and free release dubbed LottieLockscreen by iOS developer MiRO, and as you’re about to witness for yourself, the tweak takes various angles of approach for augmenting the Lock Screen’s aesthetics.

Customize your jailbroken iPhone’s locking animation with AnimeMyScreen Pro

Many jailbreakers are deeply familiar with the concept of customizing their handset’s user interface and its animations. While there’s certainly no shortage of jailbreak tweaks available for facilitating this task, we’re excited to show you one of the latest releases dubbed AnimeMyScreen Pro by iOS developer Antony M.

You may recall a similarly named jailbreak tweak called AnimeMyBadges that was released approximately one month ago, and while that tweak focused primarily on the animations of notification badges, AnimeMyScreen Pro is instead used to customize the animation you’d see when locking your handset.

Add a splash of color to iOS’ dialer and passcode interfaces with DialerGradient

Apple’s software user interfaces are somewhat notorious for being both streamlined and professional, but they also tend to be on the bland side of things. The company isn’t known for offering much in the customization department, and this can be a serious pain point for those who demand more personality from their iPhone’s user interface. Fortunately, jailbreak tweaks aplenty can help out with this limiting aspect of iOS.

Enter DialerGradient, a newly released jailbreak tweak by iOS developer NaneraManu that lets iPhone users customize virtually any parameter of their handset’s numeric dialer interfaces, whether it’s the Lock Screen’s passcode interface or the Phone app’s dial pad.

Pigment offers quick and convenient colorization options banners & widgets

If you’re in the market for a jailbreak tweak that can change the aesthetics of your iPhone or iPad in a pleasant way without drastically altering the way iOS or iPadOS was designed to look, then we think you’re going to appreciate a newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed Pigment by iOS developer Simalary (Chris).

In brief, Pigment lets users colorize notification banners, widgets, and the Lock Screen’s Now Playing interface with easy-to-configure settings that have a minimalistic impact on the device’s overall appearance. In the screenshot examples above, you’ll notice that many of the notification banners are tinted to match the app icon they represent.

Colorize the page dots on your jailbroken handset with Dots color

Jailbreakers can customize virtually anything they want about their iPhone or iPad’s user experience and behavior, but if you consider yourself a bit of a minimalist and prefer subtler changes over the more extravagant ones, then we think you might want to try a new and free jailbreak tweak release called Dots color by iOS developer 8a1wkar.

Just as the tweak’s name implies, Dots color lets users apply a custom color to the paging dots that typically appear on the Home Screen and Lock Screen. As you’ll see in the screenshot examples above, the selected page dot remains white, whereas the deselected page dots appear red instead of grayed out.

Dress is a free and feature-rich Lock screen customization tweak for iOS

The Lock screen is the first thing you see every time you pick up your iPhone to use it, so we’d completely understand if you wanted to personalize it. Apple doesn’t allow much by way of Lock screen customization out of the box, but if you’re jailbroken, then you’ll definitely want to check out a free jailbreak tweak called Dress by iOS developer Litten.

In a nutshell, Dress is probably the most comprehensive Lock screen customization jailbreak tweak that you can get without paying money. It offers a plethora of useful options that will make you excited to get your hands dirty with customization, and best of all, it can get you that personalized Lock screen experience you’ve been looking for.

Quart is a new notification interface that will make non-jailbreakers jealous

When compared with other smartphone operating systems, there’s no question that iOS leaves a lot to be desired in the notification department. Fortunately, those with jailbroken handsets no longer have to settle with what Apple provides out of the box.

Quart is a newly released jailbreak tweak by iOS developer LaughingQuoll and designer timeloop that replaces the lackluster native notification system on your pwned iPhone with one that will get you riled up every time you receive a text message or any other sort of notification.

WeatherGround unlocks fancy new Weather-centric features in iOS

Some of my favorite jailbreak tweaks of all time have been those that transform my iPhone’s weather reporting experience, and that’s one reason why I’m especially stoked to be sharing the news about a new free release dubbed WeatherGround by iOS developer Tr1Fecta.

In a nutshell, WeatherGround brings surreal weather-centric animations to the wallpaper of your Home screen and/or Lock screen. What’s more is that the effects can be displayed exactly how they’d appear in your iPhone’s native Weather app, or you can have the effects superimposed over your existing wallpaper image.

LSTweak gives your iPhone a snazzy new Lock screen interface

The Lock screen is the first thing you get to look at every time you pick up your iPhone and begin using it, and with that in mind, it’d be useful if Apple provided some kind of flexibility by way of user-configurable aesthetics and functionality.

While non-jailbroken handsets don’t have much to offer in this department, a newly released jailbreak tweak called LSTweak by iOS developer neoney empowers avid jailbreakers with the ability to have a sleek Lock screen interface like the one depicted above.

Kalm is a more informative Lock screen for pwned iPhones

The iOS Lock screen has received a plethora of subtle design changes over the years, but they haven’t been quite as audacious as some users would like to see, and personally, I’d like to see more of my most pertinent information directly on my Lock screen every morning without having to swipe anywhere.

If you’re onboard with this train of thought, then I think you’ll enjoy a newly released jailbreak tweak called Kalm by iOS developer ubik. Kalm brings a beautiful new information-oriented display to your iOS device’s Lock screen, permitting you to see more of what’s going on at a glance with substantially less interaction on your part.