Solar Cydia tweak brings Apple Watch’s solar watch face to iOS

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The upcoming Apple Watch comes in many colors and designs however one thing that really allows users to customize its look is the wide range of watch faces available for it by default. A new Cydia tweak called Solar brings one of the watch faces from Apple Watch to iPhone’s lockscreen. The awesome looking tweak matches the sun’s position relative to the horizen in real-time giving your iPhone a beautiful and geeky look.

While the tweak is capable of running the lockscreen animation according to sun’s position in your particular area you will have to enter the latitude and longitude for your current location manually. You can find your exact location details by going to this website. The tweak offers two different animation styles for the sun including ‘Progressional’ and ‘Restarting’. The third option lets you disable these animations.

In Progressional animation the sun animates from the last position to its current position. On the other hand in Restarting animation it starts from left of the screen to the point it is supposed to be at that time of the day.

Solar tweak iOS 8

The Solar tweak for the lockscreen is still in beta and can be downloaded for free. It is available through developer’s beta repo (

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