Unlike other mobile operating systems out there iOS lacks a dedicated app launcher, as its homescreen is the central place where you can launch all your apps. If you have been looking for an ‘app launcher’ tweak to change the experience of launching applications on your iOS device, then try Fern tweak from Cydia. Fern is a customizable app launcher that you can access from anywhere using an Activator gesture. Since it is a launcher, you get two separate sections in Fern. One is the ‘Apps’ page that lists all your applications, while the second one is the Favorites page where you can access your 5 most used apps.
As we mentioned above Fern is highly customizable. It offers the ability for users to change the background to either blur, transparent or dark. You can also choose between the grid view and the list view, both of which have their own pros and cons. You can also blacklist apps from appearing in Fern’s interface.
You can download the Fern application launcher tweak on your jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch from Cydia. It costs $1.99 and is compatible with both iOS 9 and iOS 8.