Activator Update Released, Now Supports iOS 8.3

What’s the first thing you install after jailbreaking your iOS device? For us, it’s Activator by Ryan Petrich. One of the most important and useful tweaks you can have on a jailbroken iOS device. And now, it officially supports the new iOS 8.3 jailbreak. Ryan Petrich, the tweaks developer released Activator 1.9.3 recently, which adds […]

Ryan Petrich’s Activator Tweak To Get New Battery Percentage Actions

Late last week, the famous jailbreak tweak developer Ryan Petrich sent out a tweet with references to Dragon Ball. He was actually talking about a new feature in his Activator tweak that allows for battery percentage related actions. For example, you could set an action for when your battery percentage falls below 5 percent. You can […]

Touch ID Integration Comes To Activator 1.8.3

A few days ago Virtual Home was released which was the first Cydia tweak to take advantage of the iPhone 5s’ fingerprint scanner. Now Virtual Home’s functionality has essentially come to Activator, which is very exciting considering that with Activator you can do so much more than utilize Touch ID as a home button replacement. […]

Change Password Anywhere Lets You Change Your Password With An Activator Gesture [Cydia Tweak]

Your iPhone password is your first line of defense when someone gets their hands on your iPhone. Whether your password is secure will determine if an intruder can gain access to the bulk of your files. Unfortunately, it’s common knowledge that over time, repeatedly entering a password leaves stubborn prints on a glass screen. If […]

Timer Options Cydia Tweak Allows For Setting Timed Events Through Activator

Activator is one of the most useful tweaks in Cydia because it is an expandable system for launching other apps and tweaks. We recently featured an iJailbreak Toolkit for Activator plugins and extensions, but more tweaks are available to expand Activator’s raw functionality every day. The Tweak: Timer Options is a tweak that sets timed actions […]

[iJailbreak’s Toolkit] 5 Best Activator Plugins And Extensions–2012

Activator is a Cydia tool that enables programs and plugins to be launched without tapping on an icon in the SpringBoard. By default Activator can be launched through touch gestures, button presses, and accelerometer-based motion controls. The default actions these gestures can be assigned to include launching applications, navigating through settings, taking control of music […]

Bring Up A Search Dialog From Anywhere With The ActiSearch Cydia Tweak; Supports Google, Facebook, Cydia, YouTube, And More

While the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch all have SpringBoard access to the handy Spotlight search, by default it’s not available everywhere. It also doesn’t have access to direct web searches outside of the default search engine and Wikipedia, without installing additional Spotlight plugins from Cydia. Wouldn’t it be better to have immediate access to […]

Assign Gestures For Rotation With “UIRotation For Activator” Cydia Tweak

Ever find yourself shaking your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch madly to get it to rotate? Do you wish your phone would automatically ‘know’ to switch into the upright position when you insert it in a dock? A new tweak called UIRotation For Activator allows you to assign gestures and other Activator signals to screen […]

Easily Adjust Brightness Using Activator Actions With The QuickBrightness Cydia Tweak

A new Cydia tweak is now available that lets you control the brightness of your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad using Activator actions. This can be quite useful for those who like to constantly adjust their brightness.  Instead of launching Settings and controlling the brightness levels, or using automatic brightness, one can just swipe up […]

How To: Control iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch With Another iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch! Method 1: Veency And Mocha VNC Lite

On iJailbreak, we have previously covered how to control your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch with with a computer through the Veency VNC server utility. But suppose you have a older iPhone that you have retired to music streaming duty: You could use the Veency server to control your older phone through a PC, but […]