Jailbreak Apps and Tweaks

Beware Jailbreakers! Lock Saver Free tweak installs a trojan on your device

Beware Jailbreakers! Lock Saver Free tweak installs a trojan on your device

Just recently, a jailbreak tweak surfaced on Cydia called Lock Saver Free available via ModMyi’s repo that turns off the power consuming features once your iOS device is locked. Surprisingly, the package has been found to contain a trojan that will still remain behind after you remove the tweak from your device.

Snapchat seems to have stopped banning user accounts for using jailbreak tweaks; Phantom updated to bypass check

Snapchat seems to have stopped banning user accounts for using jailbreak tweaks; Phantom updated to bypass check

Couple of days back, Snapchat had started cracking down on users who use jailbreak tweaks for Snapchat by locking their accounts.

LyricForMusic displays the song lyrics in the Music app

LyricForMusic displays the song lyrics in the Music app

Apple recently introduced Apple Music in iOS 8.4 comprised of 30 million tracks, which is the company’s strong take on music streaming service. With all the great features that it provides, one thing that many users would like to have is the ability to view song lyrics. LyricForMusic is a recently released jailbreak tweak that brings this feature to the Music app and supports Apple Music as well.

Elite: Jailbreak tweak colors incoming and outgoing calls in the Phone app

Elite: Jailbreak tweak colors incoming and outgoing calls in the Phone app

When you open the Recents tab in the Phone app, all the missed calls are colored red whereas the remaining ones are colored black. The only way you can distinguish between incoming and outgoing calls is through the icon that is added next to the latter call. Elite is a new jailbreak tweak that colorizes the incoming and outgoing calls to make it easier to identify them.

Snapchat cracking down on jailbreak tweaks by locking user accounts

Snapchat cracking down on jailbreak tweaks by locking user accounts

Jailbreak tweaks like Phantom, which breaks Snapchat’s limitations have been quite popular with jailbreakers.

It looks like Snapchat has started cracking down on users who use jailbreak tweaks for Snapchat by locking their accounts.

Roundification adds rounded corners to Notification banners and Notification Center

Roundification adds rounded corners to Notification banners and Notification Center

One of the noticeable visual changes in iOS 9 is the rounded corners of some UI elements. Roundification is a new jailbreak tweak by Cydia developer Zach Russell that brings this effect to iOS 8 Notification Center and notification banners.

How to remove jailbreak from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using Cydia Impactor

How to remove jailbreak from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using Cydia Impactor

Saurik has just released an amazing new package called Cydia Impactor that helps you remove jailbreak for your iOS device. The tool removes and reverts all changes made to the device and returns it to the stock iOS firmware you’re currently on without updating your device to the latest available firmware. This means that all the jailbreak packages installed will be removed along with the jailbreak itself while remaining on the same iOS version.

DockBar adds a system-wide application launcher to your iPhone

DockBar adds a system-wide application launcher to your iPhone

The dock on the Home screen provides quick access to your favorite applications. If you’re looking for an application launcher that is available system-wide then you should check out a new jailbreak tweak called DockBar.

Weekly Roundup: 23 new and noteworthy Jailbreak tweaks of the week (July 19)

Weekly Roundup: 23 new and noteworthy Jailbreak tweaks of the week (July 19)

In case you were busy last week and didn’t get a chance to take a look at Cydia, don’t worry as we have compiled a list of all the new tweaks that were released in the week which are worth checking out. This week also saw a substantial amount of tweak releases, some of which you should try for sure.

Saurik releases Cydia Impactor which allows you to remove jailbreak without updating to a new version of iOS

Saurik releases Cydia Impactor which allows you to remove jailbreak without updating to a new version of iOS

saurik, founder of Cydia, has released a powerful new tool called Cydia Impactor. It allows you to remove the jailbreak from your jailbroken device and return it to stock Apple iOS software without the need of restoring (updating) it.