If you have been following Cydia releases over the past few days then you would know that there has been a steady stream of new tweaks that have made their way to the jailbreak store. If you haven’t been following the releases then you would have missed some spectacular tweaks that make the life of an average iPhone, iPad or iPod touch user better. In this post we have feature some of the most noteworthy Cydia hacks that were released recently. Meet the new AutoUnlock To App 8, exKeyboard, and Lock Saver tweaks.
AutoUnlock To App 8
AutoUnlock to App 8 tweak for iOS 8 devices puts quick launchers for user’s favorite apps on the lockscreen. The best feature of this tweak is that if you have passcode lock turned on but are on a trusted WiFi network such as your home’s, the tweak will let you open the app you tap on without requiring you to enter the pin. You can download the AutoUnlock To App 8 tweak from Cydia for free, it is available under the BigBoss repo.
Apple added the third-party keyboard support to iOS, however the feature is still limited as you can’t switch to a non-stock keyboard in some parts of iOS such as the lockscreen. The new exKeyboard tweak solves this problem by allow users to use third-party keyboards even where using them is not possible by default. You can download exKeyboard tweak from Cydia for free.
Users who are think their iPhone or iPad’s battery life isn’t good enough might want to try our helpful tips on battery saving here. However if that’s not enough then you should check out the Lock Saver tweak that is now available on Cydia for download. The tweak automatically disables power hungry features when your device is locked to save battery life. The features it disables include WiFi, Bluetooth (if not in use by an accessory), GPS and it switches to 2G from 3G or LTE. You can enable or disable Lock Saver’s features from settings. The tweak is available for $0.99 in BigBoss repo.