Browsing Archive December, 2015

New iOS 9 App Switcher Tweak Similar to Famous iOS 8 Tool

Some iOS 8 users remember cool iOS 8 App Switcher tweak that was available on Cydia and supported on the previous firmware version. Unfortunately it wasn’t updated to support the latest iOS 9 platform but developers created another tweak that brings similar options. You can download iOS 9 app switcher jailbreak app and enjoy some interesting customization options on your iPhone.

You’ll be able to completely replace your iOS 9 App Switcher with iOS 8 App Switcher and get even more options that allows customizing the iPhone. For example, it should be possible to resize your application previews, turn off application launch screen and hide your app icons on iOS 9.

iOS 9 Switcher Tweak to Replace App Switcher with iOS 8 Tool

Step 1. Download the free tool AppSwiSize from Cydia repository [go to the famous BigBoss repo to install this iOS 9 tweak].

Step 2. Launch Settings and find the new pane after installation. Enable the application.

iOS 9 App Switcher Jailbreak Tweak iPhone

Step 3. Remember to respring your iPhone.

Step 4. Enjoy the older iOS 8 App Switcher on your iOS 9 smartphone. Its new look is a great customization option to users who are more fond of the previous App Switcher.

Step 5. Since the package is free you might like to check it out. Some users report that it’s not as stable as they want it to be. Hopefully you’ll have no issues.

It is possible to jailbreak iOS 9 up to 9.0.2 version. The most recent iOS 9.2 [download iOS 9.2 ipsw for your iPhone] and iOS 9.1 are non jailbreakable.


iOS 9.2 Jailbreak News from Pangu Team

Apple started working on iOS 9.2 firmware version [here are direct iOS 9.2 ipsw links] this fall and offered the first beta build to developers in the end of October. The public version of this system was launched in December and now users start to wonder when iOS 9.2 jailbreak release date is.

Millions of Apple fans wish to install Cydia tweaks on their tablets and smartphones. Jailbreak has been impossible for public since iOS 9.1 even though hackers were able to find a working solution but didn’t want to present their tool to millions of people from all over the world.

Now Pangu jailbreak iOS 9.2 update is the dream of many iPhone and iPad users.

iOS 9.2 Jailbreak Rumors

There are rumors that Pangu were able to jailbreak iOS 9.2 beta 4 and if this is true they could as well release a program that can untether the public final version of this mobile operating system created by Apple.

There is no official statement or confirmation from Pangu. This team is well known for creating several jailbreaks for different Apple firmwares. Pangu along with TaiG group of hackers were working on iOS 9 jailbreak. While we never saw any iOS 9 untethering programs from TaiG, Pangu did jailbreak iOS 9 – 9.0.2 versions making a lot of people extremely happy.

If Apple fixed no exploits discovered in the fourth beta of iOS 9.2 – there are chances we’ll see a jailbreak before Christmas. This could be a perfect Christmas gift to all fans of Cydia store and tons of free jailbreaks that allow customizing Apple iDevices.


How to See Exact Number of Cydia Tweaks on iPhone [Instruction]

Do you know the exact number of Cydia tweak on iPhone you have installed if you are jailbroken? It’s hard to keep a track of each jailbreak app you download as most users don’t use half of the tweaks or applications they download. It is possible to find out the number of all your tweaks on iOS 9 using a special jailbreak tool.

It’s easier to use the free tweak if you need to count all your tweaks installed on iOS 9 gadget. Otherwise you’ll have to manually count them and this can take much of your time. Isn’t it easier to download a no-cost tool instead?

Count Cydia Tweaks on iPhone

How to See Number of Tweaks Installed on iPhone 6s iOS 9

Step 1. Visit BigBoss repo where you can download and install Tweak Count 2 app.

Step 2. You can now find out how many tweaks installed on iPhone with the help of your new application. Launch Cydia now.

Step 3. You should select Installed section in Cydia store and this is the place where the information about your jailbreak tweaks installed on the smartphone is stored [keep in mind that there are no iOS 9.2 firmware tweaks because it is impossible to jailbreak this version].

Step 4. Do you see a package count in the navigation bar? It should be present in the right corner. Besides, it is also available at your tweak list’s end. You can see the exact number of jailbreak apps you have installed on your smartphone.

Step 5. You can adjust some preferences using the pane that appears in Settings. Here you can turn on or off the tweak, change the label color and do some other things.

This is a simple free tool to use when you wish to count all your tweaks within a couple of seconds.


New Great iPhone 6s Live Wallpapers to Download

There are many incredible sources with live wallpaper for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. You can download the most impressive and beautiful animated wallpapers that come alive when you are using your 3D Touch option that is unique to iPhone 6s lineup [even though some iPhone 6 and older smartphone users can also get similar to 3D Touch features if they are jailbroken].

If you are looking for beautiful iPhone 6s wallpaper – you can use our short guide on where to get such images and how to install them on your gadget. Everything is very simple and fast so you’ll be enjoying the wonderful animations pretty soon.

Live Wallpaper iPhone 6s How to Download and Use

How to Add Live Wallpaper to iPhone 6s

Step 1. You should download animated wallpapers created specifically for 3D Touch supported smartphones. You can find some images on the App Store with the help of Live Wallpapers application that costs $0.99 or use open sources where users share incredible animated mages.

Step 2. If you choose the app – launch it and download the available wallpapers right away. There are not too many of them. If you see what you really like click on Save option and this way you’ll add the animated live wallpaper to your iPhone 6s Camera Roll.

Step 3. Apply the wallpaper.

Step 4. Get back to iOS 9 home screen [it is already possible to download iOS 9.2 through direct ipsw links for iPhone] and launch your Photos application.

Step 5. Choose the live wallpaper that is added to All Photos and open the image. Click on Shre option and choose Use as Wallpaper.

Step 6. You should only use Live Photo feature otherwise the wallpaper will not animate. Choose this option and click on Set.

Step 7. Enjoy the gorgeous images coming alive when you 3D Touch press on the home screen.


How to Lock Apps on iPhone 6 [Jailbreak Tweak]

If you often hand your iPhone to friends and other people you might wish to protect your privacy [here are some of the best iOS 9 jailbreak tweaks from Cydia]. iPhone apps lock jailbreak tweak is available to iOS 9 user who have jailbroken with Pangu program which is the only way to untether modern Apple mobile firmware versions. The tool supports firmwares up to iOS 9.0.2 but it doesn’t work on iOS 9.1.

Using the iPhone apps lock option you can simply lock the applications you don’t want others to launch and use. It is possible to lock via a quick Activator gesture which is very handy and useful. When the app icon is locked no one but you can access it.

How to Lock iOS 9 iPhone Apps PanicLock Tweak

How to Lock Apps on iPhone 6 iOS 9 with Activator Gesture

Step 1. You can get the jailbreak tweak called PanicLock on Cydia [there is a different tweak that adds unlimited Safari tabs on your device]. It is available at the price of $0.99. Download and install the program from the BigBoss repo on your iOS 9 smartphone.

Step 2. You can now go to Settings and select the new pane dedicated to the tweak.

Step 3. Choose the Activator gesture and assign it to the tweak. You will invoke the program via this gesture and disable PanicLock to access your applications.

Step 4. Remember to toggle on all the programs you wish to protect using PanicLock iOS 9 jailbreak tweak which is one of the reasons to jailbreak iOS 9 iPhone.

Step 5. You can enable and disable the tweak as well.

Step 6. It is also possible to turn on or off vibration that appears when you invoke the tweak.

Everything is simple and easy to use. For example, if you choose your handset’s physical button as your Activator gesture no one will ever notice what you are doing to lock some applications on your iPhone 6 or other model.


How to Switch from iMessage to SMS on iPhone iOS 9

There is an interesting iMessage / SMS iOS 9 jailbreak tweak that makes it fast and simple to switch between text messages and your iMessages on iPhone. You can easily improve your iPhone experience if you are able to quickly select either iMessage or SMS option when you are about to send your text message.

How can you switch from SMS to iMessage? There is a jailbreak tweak you can get on Cydia and install on your smartphone. It reminds of the good old biteSMS tool that was available a couple of years ago. While biteSMS for iOS 9 doesn’t exist you can find other tools that adopt some of its popular options.

Switch Between SMS and iMessage on iOS 9 iPhone

How to Switch from iMessage to SMS on iOS 9 iPhone

Step 1. You should add a new repository to your repo sources on Cydia: [if you get Cydia iOS 9 Failed to fetch hash sum error you can fix it]. Once it is added you can download SwitchService tool from Cydia store and install on your handset.

Step 2. You can find a new pane in Settings after you have installed the iOS 9 tweak. You are able to turn on or off this program. You can also adjust the duration of touch hold option in order to change the type of the message you wish to use.

Step 3. Make all necessary adjustments in Settings on iOS 9 and start using the tool.

Step 4. When you have typed the message you can tap-hold the Send button. It will change its color indicating the type of message you can use. Switch between SMS and iMessage this way [have you heard about iMessage for Windows?]: you can send your text message as SMS if the Send button is green; or you can use iMessage if your Send button is colored blue.

Step 5. It is simple to choose your message type with a tap and hold option and you will not longer be frustrated because your iPhone will not send your iMessage as SMS or text message and iMessage because you can command now via gestures.


Direct Carrier Billing Comes to iTunes and App Store in Russia

Direct carrier billing iTunes option is available in Germany and now comes to Russia [by the way, iTunes Connect will be closed for holidays 2015 soon]. Apple is trying to expand this service and is working in partnership with VimpelCom that can offer the option in Russia through local Beeline network.

Apple Store carrier billing Russia

If you are a fan of Apple Store carrier billing in Russia you can use the service. For example, if you are planning to purchase an app through iTunes or App Store you will see the note that you are able to use mobile phone billing if you are Beeline subscriber if you have chosen to pay by mobile. The payment information page will also inform you that you will receive verification.

Still not all Beeline customers are aware of the new possibility. The company will most likely inform all users about such an option soon.

What does direct carrier billing for App Store and iTunes offer you? Anyone who has the iPhone in Russia and subscribed to Beeline in Russia can purchase digital content right from the smartphone. Still there is no need to pay directly for your purchase because the charges are put to your wireless bill.

The same service is available in Germany. Apple is believed to use Boku company [it is based in the U.S.] in order to manage carrier billing service in both Germany and now Russia.


How to Delete Words on iPhone iOS 9 [Jailbreak Tweak]

Sometimes you need to remove whole words on iOS 9. If you are looking for the easiest iPhone remove misspelled words guide, it is right here. There is no need to tap numerous times to delete a word letter by letter because there is a tweak that helps you remove the whole word.

We’ll explain how to delete words on iPhone but this instruction only works on jailbroken iOS 9 smartphones. If you haven’t jailbroken yet or running iOS 9.1 which is non-jailbreakable you’ll have to find a different walkthrough.

Delete Words on iPhone iOS 9 Jailbreak Tweak

How to Delete Misspelled Words on iPhone

Step 1. If you are jailbroken you can head over to Cydia store and download DeleteCut tweak. This program is simple and handy.

Step 2. Once the tool is installed on your iDevice you should respring so that the changes take place.

Step 3. This iPhone jailbreak tweak for iOS 9 comes with its pane but don’t need to adjust anything in Settings. At the same time you can still launch Settings and go to DeleteCut in order to change the color of your Delete option which is red by default. Just click on the color you like and save the changes.

Step 4. When you wish to delete a word while typing you can hold Shift key + Delete key simultaneously to remove a work. This happens like this: you press on Shift and see the Delete key becoming red. This means you can click on Delete while holding Shift and the DeleteCut tweak will help you remove the words you have typed.

What do you think about the iOS 9 jailbreak tweak? Is it simpler when you are able to delete whole words on iPhone by holding only two keys at once?


Square and Round Apple Watch Notification Icon Difference

Have you noticed different notification icons Apple Watch forms? You have square and round shares and there is difference between them. Would you like to know the changes in notifications that appear on the popular smartwatch released by the Cupertino-based giant in 2015? We are here to explain how round icons differ from square icons on the iWatch.

Apple Watch Notification Icon

This is just a tip that explains Apple Watch notification icon nature. The icons change depending on the application versions you have installed on the smartwatch. There are Watch apps you can install directly on the smartwatch and there are applications that are installed on the iPhone but are running on the Watch [here is how to find your iWatch UDID number]. Still this has nothing to do with the form of the icons which depends on whether you have the program installed for Notification or not.

Users who install apps on the Watch for Notification will see a round notification icon for this program. If you click on the round icon you will automatically launch the application. If you didn’t install the program for Notification you will find a square shaped icon for it.


You can get Notifications for some applications. If you don’t install the particular Watch app for Notifications you will get the square icon for it. If you do install the application for Notifications you will find the round icon. This is pretty simple.
You can find both types of notifications on the smartwatch and you should have no questions about them.

There are many useful Apple Watch instructions and guides that can simplify your experience. Still, according to reports, more than 50 percent of Apple Watch users use their gadget as the watch to check the time while this device can help you answer and place phone calls, receive text messages, check emails and do other tasks that ordinary watches cannot accomplish.


Add Hardware Specs to iPhone Settings on iOS 9 [Jailbreak Tweak]

Launch Settings on your iOS 9 iPhone. What can you learn about the gadget using this menu? Well, Settings provides you with information about your iOS version, it shows the available / total capacity of the gadget, it shows how many videos and songs you are storing on the iPhone. But you have now hardware specs in iPhone Settings unless you are jailbroken.

If you jailbreak iOS 9 with Pangu and download one tweak from Cydia store you’ll be able to include your hardware information into Settings – About section. You can surely search for other iPhone Settings jailbreak tweaks but you should give a try to the new free program that has just debuted on BigBoss repo.

iPhone Hardward Specs in Settings iOS 9

How to Add Hardware Specs iPhone Settings Guide

Step 1. Go to BigBoss repo and download / install HarwareSpecs jailbreak tweak on iOS 9 iPhone.

Step 2. Have you successfully installed this addition? You can now launch Settings app and find new information about your iPhone.

Step 3. In Settings you can should launch General menu and go to About section. This is where you will find Hardware Specs option.

Step 4. Now in Hardware Specs you should see all the hardware specifications of your iPhone model. For example, here you can find details about your physical memory, processor model, CPUs number and architecture. This data can be useful if you are intro technical details about Apple smartphones. Hackers found iOS 9.1 jailbreak solution but unfortunately you cannot jailbreak if you are running this firmware.

The tweak isn’t necessary on your gadget if you are an ordinary user and not a tech-savvy iPhone owner. Great that it’s free of charge. You can check it out of curiosity and always uninstall if you don’t need to use it.