Get more functionality over the music app with BookSong

Cydia is full of cydia apps that are designed in such a way to greatly improve the life of any user with a jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod. Today, we’ll talk about an easy, but interesting Cydia app known by the name of BookSong.

While its purpose may not seem extremely important at the first glance, BookSong is quite useful for just about anyone. We all love music and this app has a very important role in making enjoying to music on your jailbroken iOS device a better experience. With this in mind, it remembers where you’re left when playing a song regardless of whether you stop the app from running or perform a respring. Read More...

RePower adds new options to the Sleep/Wake button

By default, when you hold the Sleep/Wake button of your iPhone, you’ll be displayed with a “slide to power off” slider allowing you to switch off your device. RePower is a cydia app that displays additional new options when you press the Sleep button.

With RePower, when you hold down the Sleep button, you’ll be shown two new options in addition to the default power off button. These new buttons include a “slide to reboot” button that reboots your device and a “slide to safemode” button that takes your device into safemode. Read More...

Control the functions of the sleep button with Power Tap

Cydia apps are great as they have the potential of brining a lot more functionality to any type of iDevice. Today, we’ll cover a Cydia app known by the name of Power Tap. While it doesn’t have a wide array of features, it is however a stable platform that has a single purpose which is to allow users to perform actions such as booting into safe mode, powering up or performing a respring by simply pressing the power button.

After it has been installed, Power Tap begins to work automatically, thus making it great and easy to use. Read More...

ConvoProtect: A smart choice to protect your privacy

Don’t we all hate it when we hand over our iPhone to a friend, and they simply can’t keep their eyes out of messaging applications such as Facebook’s Messenger, What’s App and many others? Well, chances are that this may have happened to you at least once, but fear not, as ConvoProtect is the only cydia app you need to make sure that this won’t happen again.

Using this app is very easy, as its main feature is clear. Hide any type of individual conversation, message preview, or group conversation from the eyes of strangers or your friends from a wide variety of messaging platforms including the standard messages, Facebook, What’s App and Kik in a matter of seconds. Read More...

Activator: Simply the best jailbreak app

There are hundreds of Cydia tweaks that anyone with a jailbroken device can use in order to make their lives better and have the opportunity to interact with their device at a far more superior level. One of the most important, and must have Cydia applications is known by the name of Activator.

Not only can it be used as a standalone app, but it also represents the backbone of a very high number of Cydia tweaks which have something to do with multi touch and gesture based controls. Leaving aside the fact that many jailbreak apps are dependent on it, Activator can also be used by users like you and me in order to get access to a wide variety of smart features that can make things go on much smoother. Read More...

MessageEnhancer allows you to customize the stock Messages app on iOS 7

Messaging is one of the main reasons why people purchase smartphones. iOS 7 allows users to send a text message as well as an iMessage to another person who also owns an iOS device. If you’ve jailbroken your iOS device, which you can learn how to jailbreak iOS 7 here, you’re lucky because you can now customize the stock Messages app on iOS 7 with a new tweak called MessageEnhancer.

The cydia app provides you with tons of options that allow you to customize the Messages app the way you want. These options include:

  • View Messages app in full screen
  • Dark Messages keyboard
  • Contact Photos in messages list
  • Contact Photos in conversation
  • Small convo list
  • Wider chat bubbles
  • Always auto-compose
  • Blue SMS
  • Disable “Return” key
  • Load all messages instead of showing “Load Earlier Messages”
  • Bigger text field
  • View older messages at the top

messageenhancerAdditionally, MessageEnhancer allows you to hide the following elements:

  • Separators
  • Search bar
  • Bubble tails
  • “Delivered” label
  • Sending Progress bar
  • Camera button
  • List chevron

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Once you’ve installed MessageEnhancer, you’ll have to head to the cydia apps preferences pane from the Settings app in order to enable/disable the options listed earlier. Read More...

Genie: The best Cydia app for your lockscreen

Apple is well known for being able to create a variety of great handheld devices and they can all be jailbroken, which is well… great news! However, many Cydia tweaks available at the moment are overly complicated and feature way too many settings and choices for a jailbreak ‘noob’. Genie represents a newly released app, capable of changing things up.

Well, Genie does exactly what a smart Cydia app should be able to do. Offer great features which are both useful, but also easy to understand by the average user who doesn’t have too much knowledge in the technical side of things. Read More...

Media Downloader allows people to easily download videos and other files to their device

Jailbreaking is great and the wide variety of cydia tweaks and apps available work great towards making your Apple device stand out while also increasing its functionality from all the points of view.

Today we’ll be covering a very interesting, but also useful app that can be downloaded from Cydia. It goes by the name of Media Downloader and simply provides what other web browsers such as Safari fail to. This web browser tweak is famous for bringing the owner of the Apple device a couple of additional features that can help anyone out.

However, what makes it different is that it actually is a standalone web browser app that can be used just like Chrome or Safari itself. Read More...

Apple unveils iOS 8: Will the iOS 8 jailbreak be far behind?

The time has come already. Apple has announced iOS 8 and the plans they have for their next version of the iOS software. Watching the keynote there are some minor changes, but nothing earth shattering. If you are interested have a look at https://www.apple.com/ios/ios8/.

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Now the questions have started. What does this mean for the iOS 8 jailbreak? It will be interesting to see how many developers jump on board to update their cydia apps and tweaks will be ready for the iOS 8 jailbreak. After watching the iOS 8 unveil we have already seen some not so happy people. Read More...

Cydia Apps you Need, Staying Productive

Top 10 Cydia Apps for Productivity

Business people are always looking for more ways to increase productivity, and smart phones have become a boon for hardworking employees. After jailbreaking your phone to unlock restrictions, savvy iPhone and iPad users can download Cydia and then apps to customize their devices in a huge variety of new ways. Here are the top 10 cydia apps to save time and increase productivity.

iFile – locating a file on an iPad can be a nightmare. The iFile app organizes your file structure and gives you full data editing options. The top-level search feature means no more shuffling through folders. Read More...

Ten Cydia Apps for Photo Editing

10 Photo Editing Cydia Apps That You’re Sleeping On!

Apple iPhones and iPads are incredibly useful and they have an amazing array of built-in tools and functions. But missing features can make some of us a little crazy. If you’re a person who wants more from your phone, you’ve probably already implemented a jailbreak and installed Cydia to download extra features and functions. Here are the most interesting unauthorized photo and camera options available to enhance and organize your photos and videos, and to use your camera in a whole new way.

PhotoEdit:  is a photo editing app that works within the iPhone native photo app environment. Read More...

Having trouble with the iOS 7 jailbreak?

After sorting through a massive amount of facebook posts as well as emails and comments, we have noticed a problem. Some people do not understand that in order to download cydia, and enjoy the cydia apps we post about, you must have the iOS 7 jailbreak done to your device.

The iOS 7 jailbreak is a simple straight forward method that was first released by Evasi0n. We sometimes forget not everyone is a tech guru or as well versed as ourselves in jailbreaking. So take a look on our iOS 7 jailbreak guide, or check this video out that should help you a decent amount! Read More...

VideoPane updated for iOS 7 Jailbreak

One of our favorite cydia apps has been updated for the iOS 7 jailbreak. VideoPane is an amazing work of art when it comes to using the iOS 7 jailbreak to its full potential.

If you have ever wanted to watch a video in another app or screen, this is for you. It is basically a PiP cydia app that works with the current iOS 7 jailbreak. There are endless uses for this app. One way we typically use it here at AllCydia is when browsing a safari tab you can watch a video right on the same screen rather than booting another app. Read More...

Cydia Apps Cheat Sheet for iOS 7

A big thanks to Reddit! This Cydia App cheat sheet is an awesome list that will help any of you that want to know what an app does and how well it works! We will continue to update this list with more cydia apps and cydia tweaks as they become available!

Check it out:

Cydia Apps for iOS 7

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Bigify+ 3.0 Released – Ready for iOS 7

Breathing a sigh of relief, one of the staple cydia apps in the iOS 7 jailbreak has been released. Bigify+ 3.0 is released and ready for the general public. Keep in mind Bigify+ is the paid version of the app but for the $2 price tag it is worth every penny.

For you new cydia users: Bigify changes the looks of your icons. It allows you to alter the size, rotate, hide labels, flip badges and change the transparency of your iOS app icons or cydia app icons. For the iOS 7 ready version, they added a preview window, a colorizer and some additional textures. Read More...

Remove Date on Lockscreen using Flex 2

Here is a quick tip for all you Cydia users out there that have the Flex 2 cydia app installed.

 

If you are like me, you like your device to look minimal and clean. When looking at the lock screen the only thing I want to see is a clock. There lies the question, “How do you do that?” With the cydia app Flex 2 its a few simple changes away. Take a look.

First using the Flex 2 cydia app, navigate to Springboard and process the spring board library.flex 2 lock screen

Then search for ‘_shouldShowdate’ it should be a (BOOL) object. Read More...

Change labels in settings using iFile

When you jailbreak your device you are expected to have full control. With the use of the cydia app iFile you can change labels in settings to say whatever you want. Take a look at the screenshot below and you will understand what we mean.

Now how do you do this? Thanks to a user at the reddit jailbreak subreddit here are some step by step tips.

Edited a plist with iFile.

var/stash/Applications/Preferences.app/Settings.plist

Be sure to back the original file up before you start messing with it. I just named it Settings-old.plist, copied it, then renamed the copy back to Settings.plist.

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Fancy – The Cydia App that was meant for the iPhone 5c

Jailbreaking tweaks are at their finest right now. With the new technology and the demand for certain tweaks that change the color and appearance of the device screen has been asked for since this new iOS 7 jailbreak has been released. Well the new cydia app “Fancy” takes a shot at solving this problem.

 

The tweak has not been released yet, but when it is we will be the first to drop you the link so you can snag this amazing cydia app and begin customizing!

Drop us a comment and let us know what you think! Read More...

Evasi0n 7 Untethered 0.2 Released via Cydia

Evasi0n has released an updated version of their untethered iOS 7 jailbreak through Cydia. Jailbreakers that jailbroke with Evasi0n7 version 1.0.1 need to update to this version as soon as possible. This version of the untethered jailbreak has changes in it that Saurik requires for getting cydia and MobileSubstrate up to operational status.

To install the new version of the untether navigate to the changes tab in cydia as shown below.

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