Best Cydia Tweaks for iOS 7

Thanks to the jailbreak communities who have successfully jailbroke iOS 7, Cydia can now be installed to iOS 7 devices. The latest iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPad Air, and iPod Touch come with iOS 7 and some of iPhone 4/4S users have also upgraded their iOS version to iOS 7. Since there are so many iOS devices running with iOS 7, it is time to check out the best Cydia tweaks and jailbreak apps for iOS 7.


BatterySafe Cydia Tweak

Recently, more and more smart phone users bring a power bank (external battery) together with their iPhone. This can be seen almost everywhere, for instance, Starbucks, train station, bus stop, and others. Here comes the usage of BatterySafe. BatterySafe is one of the latest iOS 7 Cydia apps that turns off power-drinking apps when an iPhone battery is low. Apps that well-known for drinking battery power are Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. They are those apps that BatterySafe will shut off when your phone is low on battery power. It is a simple yet automated app that makes an iPhone battery power runs longer.


CCControls iOS 7 

Perhaps the ControlCenter is the most used feature on iOS 7. However, the default ControlCenter does not allow you to add new toggles. CCControls is one newest cydia apps that allows you to customize your own ControlCenter in an iOS 7 device. You are allowed to choose your preferred toggles to be displayed on the screen. Those unwanted toggles can be hidden from the screen. CCControls is a favorite Cydia app because it is free to download.

CyDelete (CyDelete7)


Just like in the past, CyDelete acts as a simple but useful Cydia app. This app enables you to delete Cydia apps in the same way that you delete an App Store app. In other words, with CyDelete installed in your iOS 7 device, you can tap and hold on an app to delete it directly. Unlike the previous CyDelete, CyDelete7 allows Cydia apps to be deleted from the home screen right away. It is a free app and available on the BigBoss repository. See also Best Cydia sources for iOS 7.


LiveWeatherIcon Cydia tweaks iOS 7

LiveWeatherIcon is a new comer in Cydia App Store. It works like the default live Clock app icon in iOS 7. The only different thing is live Clock shows the current time and LiveWeatherIcon shows the realtime weather. Search for LiveWeatherIcon in Cydia to download it for $1. LiveWeatherIcon works only on iOS 7 device and this app is optimized for ARM64-iDevices.

iFile 2.0


iFile has been a famous app in Cydia App Store since last decade. It helps you to manage apps and gives you an easier way to browse all the files in your iDevice. iFile incorporate a lot of Windows feature into an iOS device such as copy, paste, edit, and etc. It is an awesome app when you need to find something in your iPhone. iFile can be download through Cydia for $4.99. For those who want to try this app before buy, you can download the 7-day free trial version.

Not to be missed: Best Cydia Apps for 2014, The Best Cydia Themes on Earth.

Other than the five most wanted Cydia tweaks for iOS 7, these are some other jailbreak tweaks you should have a look: BytaFont 2, CCHide, TabLess, BiteSMS, HiddenSettings7, Simplock, FlipControlCenter, FlipLaunch, RecordMyScreen, Infiniboard, Swipey, Zeppelin, Activator, BioLockdown, iCleaner Pro, SwitchSpring, TetherMe, F.lux, Bloard, Fav, NoSlowAnimations, and others.


Best Cydia Apps for 2014

Happy New Year 2014! While we have just said goodbye to 2013, it is essential to know the best Cydia apps for the year of 2014. Ever since Saurik introduced Cydia App Store in 2008, millions of apps have been uploaded to the store. Many of them are made available at no cost while some are not free. Let’s check out what are the best Cydia apps at the first day of the year. These apps are guaranteed the best apps that you can use for at least another 365 days.

1. SBSettings

Putting SBSettings in the best Cydia apps list is like placing the Porsche in the top 10 fastest cars list. SBSettings is an app that cannot be missed and must not be missed. It is an app that works on almost all iOS version including iOS 7, 6, 5, and iOS 4. This app has an ability that others don’t – make an iPhone or iPad runs faster by placing the most frequently used features on top of the home screen.

2. Zephyr

Swipe from the bottom to the top of your screen will give you the multi-tasking switcher. Swipe from the left to the right will give you the recent app you used while swipe it longer will close the running app. Is that what you want? Is this the convenience that you have been looking for on an iOS device? If that’s what you want, Zephyr is the app you need.

3. MyWi

There are times where we need to transform our iPhone or iPad into a Wi-Fi hotspot so that other devices can access to the internet simultaneously. MyWi is well-known as the best Wi-Fi tethering app not just in 2013 but also in 2014. PS: Remember to check if you are having unlimited data plan otherwise your pocket is going to burn a big hole.

4. RetinaPad

Comparison of an iPad with and without RetinaPad

Most people are able to guess what RetinaPad really does by looking at the app name. RetinaPad works as a booster for an iPad to run retina enabled apps and games that is designed for iPhone. Any retina enabled apps and games can be used or played in an iPad with RetinaPad.

5. XCon


Some users jailbreak their iPad for a reason, they want to runs apps that are not allowed to run on a non-jailbreak iPad. On the other hand, there are many apps are not allowed to run on a jailbroken iPad. Thus, here comes the need of this app called XCon. XCon solved the problems because it enables a jailbroken iPad to run any app that is not allowed for a jailbroken iPad.

6. AdBlocker

Almost everybody feels ads appearing within an app or a game is annoying. That’s why you need AdBlocker to block all ads and prevent them from appearing within the app. AdBlocker is available through BigBoss Cydia source for just $1.99.

7. Winterboard

Perhaps Winterboard is the best free Cydia apps in Cydia App Store that enables you to customize your own iPhone theme. A jailbreak user is allowed to download free themes from Winterboard and install them to their jailbroken iPhone, iPad, or iPod. The icons, status bar, background color and many other things can be customized using Winterboard.

8. IntelliscreenX


Have you ever felt your iPhone is useless when it is locked? The developer of IntelliscreenX feels the same too. That is why he made use of the home screen while an iPhone is locked. IntelliscreenX is one of the best Cydia apps that allow you to set anything you need on the lock screen such as the NotificationCenter, Twitter, Facebook, Email notification, and others.

9. Auxo

Auxo is definitely one awesome app that gives you the ability to switch between each open app. It works on iOS 5, iOS 6, and iOS 7. Auxo is an awe-inspiring app that costs $1.99 and it is the biggest competitor for Zephyr.

10. Password Pilot and Password Pilot Pro

If you feel it is troublesome to enter your App Store Password every time you need to buy an app or upgrade an app in iTunes, use Password Pilot. Password Pilot is guaranteed one best Cydia app that removes all the superfluous process to enter App Store password. It is not recommended to use this app if your iOS device is always share with others.

Other Cydia apps to try out in this year: Dreamboard, Stride, Activator, CameraTweak, PKG Backup, NoNewsIsGoodNews, biteSMS, and iFile.