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Hide stock iOS apps you don’t use, no jailbreak required

iOS has a great set of stock applications that are capable of doing the job rightly. However there are even superior solutions available through the App Store that are much better than iOS stock apps in terms of design and features, for example Sparrow or Mailbox apps can be more appropriate for some than the stock mail app, Any.Do reminder app may seem more useful than the Stock Reminders app and so on. One...

Make Google Maps your default maps app on iOS with MapsOpener tweak

MapsOpener tweak from Cydia enables users to change the default maps application on their iOS device from Apple Maps to Google Maps in just a few simple steps. In the post-iOS 6 world Google Maps is no longer the stock maps application on iOS and users have to download it from the App Store. The privilege of being the default maps of iOS was taken from Google Maps when Apple added its own maps service to...

Mark location of your car’s parking spot on Maps to easily find it later

Imagine you are in an unfamiliar part of the city or travelling to a city you have never been to before. You park your car and went on to shopping or some other thing and when you try to return you no longer remember where you parked your vehicle. This happens a lot and when it happens it could become very frustrating. To avoid this situation there is a simple trick that involves your iPhone and the Maps...

How to access Equalizer in iTunes 11 on both Windows and Mac

When listening to music you need different equalizer settings for each song based on genre and background music. Changing Equalizer settings in iTunes or any other music player could have a significant effect on the sound of the song you are listening. iTunes 10 had the Equalizer settings right in the menu but with the release of iTunes 11 Apple changed the location of the Equalizer option in the menu,...

How to hide Newsstand from iOS’s homescreen without jailbreak

For those of us who do not use the Newsstand feature of iOS its constant presence on our iPhone’s or iPad’s homescreen can be very annoying. Apple does not give an option to turn this feature off nor does it allows users to put Newsstand into a folder. Thankfully though there is a way using which you can hide Newsstand from iOS’s homescreen. [colored_box color=”blue”]Side Note: iOS...

How to mail more than 5 pictures from iPhone or iPad

iOS is undoubtedly one of the best and easiest to use mobile operating system out there however there are a few quirks and ‘artificial limitations’ of this mobile software that are pretty annoying for the users. One of the limitation of iOS is that users can send no more than 5 photos via email. In this post we will show you how you can mail more than 5 pictures from your iPhone or iPad without...

How to remove Cydia from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using iTunes

If you have a jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that is running Cydia and you would like to remove the jailbreak as well as Cydia store from it then you will have to restore your iOS device. Restoring the iOS device to the same or latest version of iOS will remove jailbreak and uninstall the Cydia store from your Apple device. In this post we will show you how to remove Cydia from your iPhone Pad or...

How to import SIM contacts to your new iPhone

If you have bought a new iPhone then the first thing you would want to do is import all of your contacts to phone’s memory in order to access them. The process of importing SIM contacts to iPhone’s memory is very simple and can be done in just a few steps. In this post we will show you how you can import SIM contacts to your new iPhone. Let’s get started. 1 ) Insert SIM into your iPhone...

How to add a repo in Cydia

Whenever you jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch Cydia is installed on it. Cydia by default has most of the popular repositories added including the Bigboss repo, ModMyi repo etc so you don’t have to add yourself. This is very convenient and most of the time you don’t need to add any other repo or source to Cydia in order to download stuff. However there are times when you need to add...

How to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 running on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using RedSn0w

If you are looking for a guide to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 then you have come to the right place. In this post we will show you how you can jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 in a detailed step by step guide. We will be using the RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 tool and the whole process would take more or less 5 minutes to complete. The jailbreaking process is quite simple and you won’t have a problem if you follow the steps below...

Say hello to iOSHacker.com

Welcome readers. We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest iOS focused blog called the iOS Hacker. In the coming days you will find a lot of great stuff related to everyone’s favorite mobile operating system which includes the content not found anywhere else. We will be covering news, apps, games, hacks, how to’s and everything else you can imagine connected to iOS. You can like us...