Auxo 2, one of the best jailbreak tweaks for iOS 7 has just been updated to add support for iPad.
Auxo 2 is an awesome replacement for the app switcher that has been completely re-imagined for iOS 7, and comes with a number of new features such as Quick Switcher, Multi-Center, Hot Corners and more.
A3tweaks had released Auxo 2 for the iPhone earlier in the month, and it brings the same features to the iPad. Here’s a recap in case you missed it:
It offers a cool new way to switch between apps with touch gestures. Here’s how it works. When you swipe up on the bottom left corner of the screen, it displays six app icons at the bottom of the screen instead of just one. You can then drag your finger across the app icons, and release it when you come to the app you want to switch to it, in one single motion.
The only difference in Auxo 2 for iPad is that, Quick Switcher is not limited to just 6 recently used apps like on the iPhone. You will be able to quickly switch to any app running in the background on the iPad.
Quick Switcher is one of the best features of Auxo 2, but it may take sometime to get used to the new workflow.
It integrates the Control Center with the app switcher. So you can access media controls, quick launch shortcuts, system toggles and brightness controls in the app switcher.
Unlike Auxo 2 for iPhone, the system toggles, the AirDrop/AirPlay options, brightness controls and media controls can all be accessed from the bottom, below the app switcher.
The developer has also paid attention to the smallest details by adding a Home icon to the Home screen page in the app switcher.
It also includes some nifty features for iTunes Radio users such as the ability to favorite a song to influence upcoming songs, and also to scrub songs which is not possible with the default Music app. Tapping on the name of the currently playing song will display the album art in the center of the screen. Tap and hold on the song information will launch the Music app.
Thanks to iPad’s larger screen real estate, Multi-Center doesn’t feel as cluttered on the iPad.
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You can also swipe up on the Home screen card in the app switcher to close all apps running in the background, and is smart enough to know that it should not kill the music app if you’re listening to music. The animation when you swipe up on the Home screen card to close all apps is pretty cool.
The feature allows you to do a few things depending on how you’ve configured the other features. For example: A swipe up from the bottom right corner of the tweak lets you close the app you’re currently using. The animation when you close the app using the Hot Corner feature is also quite neat.
If you’ve Multi-Center disabled then swipe up from the bottom left corner of the screen will give you access to the Quick Switcher, and a further swipe up gesture will launch the multitasking tray.
Auxo 2 allows you to customise how it works by offering various options in the Settings app such as:
- You can enable or disable each of the major features such as Quick Switcher, Multi-Center and Hot Corners using On/Off toggle in the Settings app.
- You can also quickly switch between two apps when invoking the Multi-Center by enabling the “Open to Last app” toggle.
- If you’re left-handed, then you can enable the Invert the Hot Corners toggle to access the app switcher from the bottom right corner.
- Auxo 2 may not play nice with all the apps such as games and full screen apps, so you have the option to disable it in specific apps.
Auxo 2 for iPad also comes with fewer configuration options than the iPhone version as you don’t need the Minimal Display option etc to reduce the clutter in Multi-Center.
Check out the video walkthrough of Auxo 2 for iPad via our YouTube channel iPhoneHacksTV:
Auxo 2 is available for $3.99. If you have purchased Auxo previously, then you can purchase it for $1.99. If you had purchased Auxo 2 on the iPhone then you can install it for free on your iPad.
Auxo 2 is one of the best jailbreak tweaks for iOS 7, and it feels even better on the iPad.
Let me know what you think of Auxo 2 for iPad in the comments below.