Activator v1.6.2 Released Today Featuring New Actions, Bug Fixes And More!

The Activator Cydia tweak is an essential tweak that any Jailbreaker should have installed. In fact, numerous other Cydia tweaks rely on Activator for various activation methods; proving just how useful Activator really is. For those of you who didn’t know, Activator is a tweak developed by Ryan Petrich, who is a well known developer to the Jailbreaking community for all of the many other useful Cydia tweaks he has developed.

Back in the beginning of March we told you that Ryan Petrich was working on a fairly large update for Activator that would bring Activator to version 1.6.2. Well, today Ryan Petrich has released this update and it comes with new actions, bug fixes, adds icons in the menu and so much more! This is an extremely beneficial update, and will also increase the stability and performance of Activator.

Activator v1.6.2 Cydia Tweak

You can take a look at the complete list of changes and additions to Activator v1.6.2 in the quoted area below…

Support iOS 5.1
Add Pause and Play actions
Add Headset Connected/Disconnected Events
Use much simpler native gestures on iOS5 (should fix numerous gesture-related bugs)
Fix delayed headset action crash on iOS5
Dismiss notification center when activating first page
Make Activate Assistant action dismiss if assistant is already visible
Suppress single press home button if assistant or voice controls are visible
Add icons to menus
Updated localizations
Describe menus with the list of their contents
Indicate events that don’t have anything assigned by a lighter subtitle text color
Show placeholder icon while real icons are loading
Fix down/up and up/down volume events actions not resetting the volume
Fix crash when assigned menu item is uninstalled (1.6.2 beta 1 regression)
Improve settings pane load time
Properly reset slide gestures count when event mode changes
Abort slide gestures when device is locked/unlocked
Make settings commit immediately
Support Show Volume Bar on iPad/iOS5
Fix unable to add items to menus with a blank name
Fix LaunchServices warnings in settings panes
Categorize web clips into their own section
Update icons
Properly handle touches cancelled on statusbar
Fix crash on iOS3 when action icon is missing
Add requires-no-touch-events info key so that actions can defer receiving events until after touches finish

In order to update to Activator v1.6.2 you can simply launch Cydia, go into the Changes tab and click the refresh button. From there you will be prompt with an upgrade and you can go ahead and install Activator v1.6.2 to your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Of course if you don’t have Activator installed you can do so by simply searching for Activator in Cydia’s search tab. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of this Activator update in the comments section below…

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  • Vinicius Porto

    You have NO IDEA how anxious and long i’ve been waited for it since I changed to iOS 5.1
    Thanks guys!

  • Vieui

    You took the words right out of my mouth Vinicius.Great news.

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  • Larry Masika

    rpetrich is awesome. good work. no my home button can retire. it was getting unresponsive