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The 50 Must Have Best Rated iOS 8 Jailbreak Apps and Tweaks for 2015

  • Jun 16, 2015

In this article we tried choosing the best 50 jailbreak applications and tweaks for your iOS 8 operated iPhone, in a short period of time from release of the iOS 8 we have been offered the jailbreaks from TaiG and Pangu. They both allowed us to follow the upgrades of iOS and updates with option to jailbreak while using the latest operating system.

The tweaks and applications released for the jailbroken devices helps to customize with endless and borderless opportunities, we reflect our different personalities, choses amongst other things, other than that functionality improves in many other areas according to our choices or the heavy usage or interests. Below you will be presented short definitions of the applications and tweaks we chose for you that could be best must haves for your device, please have a read and inform us if you need further information on any particular of them.

VirtualHome 8: A perfect choice if you would like to access the Home screen using your Touch ID and getting the freedom to access easier than double clicking on the home button, sometimes it can be quite boring and simple things makes significant changes such as this tweak does to our daily functions, we perform this how many times in a day? Has anyone counted, well I tried to it’s an astonishing number of attempts in a normal daily routine, therefore VirtualHome 8 is a tweak that gives us easy access to our home screen without prevention from already used security measures and in addition it gives us flexibility, improved functionality and more freedom in the way we choose to access our home screen.

Price: $1.49

Vine++: A fantastic new version of original tweak called Vine as we are very familiar with this video sharing portal, the Vine++ tweak has just been released recently and it is a must have for vine video downloader fans, a new feature added to mention in Vine++ is turned off autoplay which has been irritating for many users and had been the centre of complaints for Vine application users.

Price: Free

Auxo 3: This tweak is compatible with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, in addition it has new improvements such as Quick Switcher and dynamic Multi Centre that combines the control centre with application switcher. There are many benefits of using the Auxo 3, to close all background applications and many more. In simple terms the Auxo 3 tweak is a well comparable replacement of the App switcher.

Price: $2.99

StopSend: Many users are at one point in time has experienced the situation where they found themselves sent badly embarrassing messages due to auto correct feature in texting, this tweak becomes handy if you had such a situation or if you don’t like auto correction taking control of what you basically type since it will disable the Send button when there is an autocorrect prompt active on your device, it will help users prevent the auto correction failures.

Price: Free

Activator: This is tweak developed for the purpose of enabling tweaks such as SBSettings could be used. Activator helps you to use many of the tools in your iOS device much easier to get things done and it provides a base for you to enabling to set up a custom gesture to launch the tweak or application of your choice or toggle, change songs, lockscreen, brightness etc. most of the tweaks have integrated activation for activator to be used and you can easily set up gestures anywhere on your device to specific places such as lockscreen or the home screen or even on applications.

Price: Free

Segue: Segue tweak adds incredible features to photo slideshow transition to the generally known Apple’s stock photo application. Segue offers useful and joyful variations of animal effects for the Slideshown feature and adds on with transition effects such as flip, cameralris, moveln, rippleEffect and suckEffect. There are more on offer and if you like slideshows of yours to be different this is one of the best to download.

Price: Free

Sicarius: The most discussed subject in relation to the battery life of Apple devices for many users, if you have too many applications running in the background, it can be eating your battery quite fast and secondly it is a time consuming action to close the applications running in the background sometimes one by one. The solution is Sicarius, if you need to close all applications running in the background with one action you need to download this tweak and it will be very useful especially at times your battery is running low. The most effective feature of the tweak is configurations, you can exclude apps such as music or related from the list so it won’t be effective on those chosen by you. Also 3D animation to the application switcher is a true gift.

Price: Free

Lockspeed: I found this tweak very useful not only because convenience it’s also amazing, whenever you need to make a call there are stages to go one by one entering the passcode, unlocking the iPhone and then entering contacts or calls to find your contact to press the button to call them, and it does not change whether they are in your favourite contacts or not, although they are segmented in the contact list the process is lengthy and the same for all. If you would like to surpass this and be able slide to the left and see your nine favourite contacts to make a call instantly to them this is the right choice for you. Lockspeed as understandable from the name speeds up the process to make a call to someone in your contact list without having to unlock the phone and entering the passcode. The interface is also very nicely designed, compact and useful. Contacts appears on your screen as avatars very similarly to the ones we see in task switcher.

Price: $1.99

F.Lux: Advantageous of using F.Lux can be a good combination to mention, F.Lux is a basic tweak that helps your iPhone to adjust the colour and brightness of your screen according to the time of the day, we all get this incredibly high flush on our face if we intend to use the iPhone before we sleep or even a last minute notification that requires attention can be like an emergency siren blushing to our face out of the blue and do you remember the feeling that your eyes give you, very uncomfortable I definitely agree, by using F.Lux your iPhone screen will adjust itself according to time of the day and you will be more comfortable to use it at night, in bedroom or even in night entertainment places that you would not the attention of other seeing what you do or what you type on your iPhone. It is a very useful tweak and I am sure you all will find it very beneficial to use.

Price: Free

Sleekcode: We know the tweak from the times we have been exploring the iOS 7 tweaks, although I can’t officially say it will be working on iOS 8, it has been working on mine and I can state that this tweak is still amazing to use to customize the passcode screen, it may not look deeply interesting but you can hide components on the lockscreen, try more things on the passcode screen such as adding blur and alpha.

Price: Free

FlipControlCenter: Control Centre feature that we met in iOS 7 has brought many benefits to us but they were limited in terms of use and functionality, it normally provides access to toggles, music controls, AirPlay, AirDrop and any application even from the lock screen but the number of toggles and applications we can access are limited. And those limits will be removed by using the FlipControlCenter, you can add more toggles on the quick launch sections and you can customize the Settings by adding or removing toggles of your choice, this is a useful tweak and I would recommend it to all users that integrate the daily chores of device with quickly accessible control centre.

Price: Free

SBFlip: A tweak that helps on major two things. First one is rotation of homescreen, it lets user to control the rotation of homespring on all devices, of course we know that it could be controlled by using the screen rotation toggle which controls rotation everywhere but the difference in using SBFlip comes in handy here as we are able control that toggle rotation is for the icons on the homescreen but not for the applications in general, isn’t this simply great?

Second feature of SBFlip is the ability to change icons when you rotate the screen, you can simply choose from stationary or dynamic section which allows you to arrange the icons on the side as the same as in iPhone 6.

Price: Free

Respring8: It is used for respringing the device quickly by entering the settings and directly respringing, there are some occasions we need to take this action on our device and it is useful for practical option to users, I will mention also TapSpring which is an alternative to Respring8 with no major difference.

Price: Free

BioLockdown: As users of smartphones we integrated many parts of our lives into the devices without even realising, many of us have quite private and confidential information in our iPhones and at times where we need to hand in our phone to a family member or a friend to show them something or even the tweaks and applications we have, the tensional feeling we get is usually caused by the possibility that it may lead them to go into some specific applications that may contain private or confidential matters of us, with BioLockDown tweak you will be able to lock down the tweaks, applications, system toggles or your settings with your touch ID and no one without your consent will be able to reach those you chose to lock down. It is a very useful tweak and I guess all of us might need that for valid reasons.

Price: $2.99

AlienBlue++: This is the recent release plugin version of original AlienBlue application many downloaded from Cydia which provides the essential added features to the first release, those functions can be listed as creating a meme, downloading videos or images to our Camera Roll, copying GIF images to Clipboard, this tweak offers all these essential functions for users of Reddit application.

Price: Free

Toggle Flipswitch: At first we had reachability function on iPhone 5s, 6 and 6Plus with TouchID system by downloading this tweak it will enable reachability feature on any device even if no TouchID, reachability is very significant action for our devices and any tweak that enables this on all devices is very valuable.

Price: Free

BackupAZ: The name says it all, this tweak gets essential backups of your device and stores it in /var/mobile/Library/Preferences/BackupAZ which you can copy to your computer, as we can guess it is not extensive as iTunes backup but it is very simple to use and easier than going through a full backup. The most astonishing feature of this application is it backup all Cydia tweaks and their settings on your device, this is why I strongly like this tweak and recommend it for all users.

Price: $2.99

Cydget: Users of winterboard can try this tweak as a replacement that is powerful and flexible. Similar to the winterboard the main objective of Cydget is customization of your lock screen, widgets, icons, wallpapers and lockscreen items. Cydget is fun to use since it really gives you an option to choose how you would like things to be displayed on your device.

Price: Free

ForceGoodFit: After switching to recently released versions of iPhones 6 or 6+ we realized that some applications fit to screen incorrectly and requires zooming up in most cases, ForceGoodFit makes this correction and even those old applications we do not want to stop using will be presented in the correct format of zooming and they will stop looking ugly, this was not only limited to the application it was also experienced in Cydia, with ForceGoodFit tweak this will be the end of it, all applications will be fitted to the screen of your device in the right code of proportion.

Price: Free

Springtomize 3: We are already familiar with this from previous version and it was absolutely great in terms of many features, guess this version it is even brighter than the earlier version. The customization expert tweak with well-known customization feature on every aspect of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, the tweaks found in the Cydia are nearly endless to mention, and they allow you to change different things about your device, and you save a lot on purchasing customization tweaks by using this Cydia since they are installed and available to be used all in one go, if your preference is making your device different in customizations, brightly unique to your taste then Springtomize 3 is surely right choice for you. You can have unlimited pages on your dock, change animations of your apps, your dock will have a cover flow effect instantly, resize icons and many more options. A must have tweak for distinctive characters.

Price: $2.99

CalcBase: If you are using your device by requirement of shifting from different based applications such as between decimals and hexs or binary and oct, this tweak will be one your favourite, many students or academicians had this issue with their devices and CalcBase has been developed, swiping on the LCD part of the calcular application  will allow you to switch on all bases by installing the CalcBase, it is worth a try!

Price: Free

NoSlowAnimations: All of us have the issue of slowing down process when animations are in use, it is frustrating to have the issue and the solution is announced under the name NoSlowAnimations, it is free of charge to download and would recommend it if you want your device to be snappier. The tweak does not provide any configuration options for the time being. To reach best results you need to enable the Reduce Motion settings in iOS.

Price: Free

TapSpring: TapSpring has been developed for users who want a quicker solution for their needs to respring their devices rather using Respring8 and going into Settings to do that. TapSpring will allow you to tap on an application icon to respring your device, you can have the Tips application to be your respring application and tapping on it will respring your device instantly.

Price: Free

TetherMe for iOS8+: This tweak allows users to turn their device’s internet into a hotspot that will enable you to use the internet on your phone on your computer or other devices and the price will be only charged once for all time usage availability. Although the most popular option for this purpose is MyWi the price of the tweak makes TetherMe for iOS8+ more attractive.

Price: $4.99

Air Traffic Control: This tweak works while your device is on airplane mode, we know how irritating it can be when you start using your device in the airplane mode and receive this alert message everytime you would like to enter to an application, Air Traffic Control disables this function while your device is on airplane mode, it is a nice gesture to have.

Price: Free

LastApp: As it can be guessed from the name of the tweak the main function is quickly switching back and forth between two applications used in iOS. The tweak allows users to have Android like switching between applications to jailbroken devices on iOS. After installation there will be a need to an activator action to trigger the tweak such as slide from the right in an application so it just gives a feeling that the application is being held back on the back stage.

Price: Free

AutoTouch for iOS 8: It is a midrange priced tweak but there is a trial version if you would like to have a go first before you download the full version, the tweak is an important development since it allows you to record and playback any touch or swipe operation done on your device, it is significant because sometimes we need to repeat actions we did on our device mainly used by gamers, it basically allows you to score more points or coins automatically by playing back the recorded movements of the operation, in addition to this it is used for running Lua Script. I would recommend the trial version, this tweak is amazing.

Price: $4.99

Upscale: This tweak allows users to change the resolution of the screen to their choice, they can even change the screen of 4 or 4s to a iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus resolution settings, iPhone 6 resolution is 750 x 1334 pixels compared to iPhone 4 pixels of 640 x 1136, the screen will be more definitive and line perfected in terms of the quality.

Price: Free

CroppingScreen: I like this so much and found it very useful, many of us use the shot screen to exchange information between each other, it is nice to have this feature on our devices but we can’t take a cropped version of the shot, with CroppingScreen you can now select an area of your choice from your shot screen and you can also use the original version of shot as well, pressing the home button rather than selecting an area allows that too.

Price: Free

iFile: Accessing and editing files on your iOS device can be complicated, but with this tweak it becomes simpler, basically installing the tweak allows you to open any file and edit them as you wish, although it seems useful attention required before making any changes to any file since a wrong turn may lead to restoring your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The advantage of installing the tweak is impressive since it allows you change permissions, editing options for files and on the spot the application supports many music and video file format. It’s a file explorer tweak and very useful to make changes if you need to.

Price: $4.99 after 7 days free trial period

PrefDelete: A great tweak to use if you would like to delete some of the tweaks without having to go to Cydia, any tweak can be deleted by tapping and holding on the tweaks name from Settings application, the only downside is it will only delete the tweaks which comes with preference pane, still it is a good tweak to use.

Price: Free

Rotate+: If you are fan of the new iPhone 6 plus feature of being able to use the phone similar to iPad in the landscape mode than you will love this tweak. Since this feature created by Apple is only available in iPhone 6 plus where the screen is larger, some users are interested in using this feature in their comparable small screened phones such as 5c, 5s and 5, the phone will run in split mode in with a list on the left and detailed view on the right will be available to you when the tweak is installed. Good to have it.

Price: Free

OSLite8: If you prefer a clean folder in your device and no junk installed this tweak is a useful tool to maintain this, it removes the automatically installed files which are temporary application names or templates or caches and prevents no important file to be deleted.

Price: Free

WinterBoard: The mother of theme customization tweak of jailbroken devices, it has been very popular for a long time, it allows customization of look and feel of your device. Any default boring theme can be changed easily, it allows you to download custom themes from Cydia which fits your choice. It was very powerful in iOS 7 but as iOS 8 became the most used system nowdays Winterboard has lost some attractiveness but still it can be counted as one of the best to use even in iOS8 compared to rival tweaks.

Price: Free

CleverPin: Smarter and less annoying pass code protection as it can be guessed from the name of the tweak, it has been developed by Filippo Bigorella. CleverPin allows to disable the passcode protection when connected to Home network, your Wifi connection can be added by one tap to the configuration settings and it will be disabling the passcode automatically when device gets connected to your specified home connection network. CleverPin can be also configured such as disabling the pass code becomes possible for listening the music or when iPhone is being charged or even on Airplane mode.

Price: $1.99

iCleaner: Cleans the device from unnecessary files to create more memory space, we receive so many attachements in messages sometimes that is not even required or safari caches that take so much of our memory space for no real reason, or some cookies and some application caches, those can all be removed by using the tweak iClenaer and I found this very useful.

Price: Free

UntetheredHeySiri: Siri has been absolutely great since announced and we all loved it but wouldn’t be much more better if we could just activate it by calling “Hey Siri” I heard many people saying yes it would be cool it has been provided to us in iOS 8, here is the tweak that we can use to activate siri by calling it Hey Siri without the need of the device being plugged to a power source which was a restriction the created complains. Hands free application of Siri available for you with UntetheredHeySiri without any restrictions.

Price: Free

iKeyWi 3: The tweak is popular for users who intensely type on the device, if you would like to insert the numbers row in your alphabet keyboard, the tweak simply does that by adding a fifth row to the virtual keyboard so you don’t have to switch from letters to numbers, the keyboard becomes more efficient. iKeyWi 3 also enables quick access to some punctuations and symbols when you tap the Shift Key. Although we are able to add third party keyboards of our choice in iOS8 still this tweak is one of the favourite for all users.

Price: $1.99

NoteCreator: We can see in the name of the tweak that it is related to creating notes but how it functions makes it more impressive than simply saying this since it allows you to create nows anywhere in iOS, I am a regular user of notes and this tweak has been very functional for me, I guess it will do the same for you, definitely recommended.

Price: Free

Zeppelin: Tweak that enables customization of the carrier logo on your home screen, we all have a carrier logo on our devices, rather than the boring all the same logo if you would like to change it to a funny, preferred logo Zeppelin allows you to do that, you can can it to anything, batman, pacman your choice…

Price: Free

TypeStatus: This is an interesting tweak, if you would like to know who is typing you a message without opening the message application you need to download TypeStatus which allows you to know the writer’s details. There will be a now typing indicator on your screen and it is very useful if you would like to ignore some people’s messages or advertisements sent as a message. If you would like to disable the function you need to uninstall the tweak since it does not have any configuration section or disable/enable option. The tweak has been developed with Hashbang Productions similarly as FlagPaint, Deck, Aero, MapsOpener.

Price: Free

Barrel: This Cydia tweak allows you to add 3D effects on your homescreen pages, a transition effect chosen by yourself will be active every time you slide for a new page on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Price: $2.99

Tage: The tweak can be joyful to use for the users of Zephyr, which offered us multitasking gestures very handy and easy to use such as application switcher and simple tasks of closing or switching apps by using gestures. Tage is one of the best tweaks that has been produced in late 2014 nut we all remark the benefits and rate it as one of the most useful tweaks of 2015. Tage has also a new quick switcher feature which is technically very similar to Auxo, it is fast and efficient to use along being very responsive.

Price: 3 days trial period and $1.99 cost for full use.

BytaFont 2: This relates to changing the Font of your device, not just for specific application but the whole system font can be changed, in applications, Lock screen or anywhere else your font will be the choice of your own.

Price: Free

Alkaline: It is another form of a customization tweak, the difference is you are able to change the indicators such as Battery, WiFi or data this time. If you are having fun to customize your device which would then reflect yourself in complete and become a distinctive device then Alkaline is a good choice tweak for you.

Price: Free

iCaughtU Pro: This is one of my favourite tweaks as it does outstanding job to protect your device from thieves and definitely a good way of preventing device related crimes by unknown or uncaught thieves. You probably already use the Apple’s find my iPhone application, which is a great application to locate your device and so on, but unfortunately turning off the phone does not seem like an impossible action to take for a thieve, here at this stage the iCaughtU Pro application takes the best rate, the application prevents iPhone to be switched of and not only this, it takes a picture of the person who is trying to switch off the device and emails it to your email address automatically. It repeats the same process for entering the wrong passcode as well as trying to switch off as it would deactivate the well-known Find my iPhone application. Adding

Activation Lock to those functions would make it absolutely impossible for someone who steal your device to use it. In addition to the picture the GPS location of the person who is trying to use your device unauthorised will be sent to you in the mail, this is why I think this tweak is amazing and would recommend it to all of you to download for improved security of your device.

Price: $2.50

ReachApp: This is a great tweak for people interested in using split screen feature and simultaneous applications at one time, I know it sounds very interesting, it is a perfect tweak for the users of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus since they have larger screen sizes compared to other models of iPhones. Since iPhone 6 and 6 plus were launched Reachability has become a phenomenon and all users were looking to enhance their ability to reach applications while using an application.

Price: Free

FolderEnhancer: One of my favourite tweaks for folder customizations, if you would like to have a lay out of 4x4 or 5x5 or if you need to have nested folders FolderEnhancer is the tweak you need to download, it also offers an option to close all folders if you would like to launch an application or tap the home button. Additionally another feature to mention; it allows disabling the zooming animations or wallpaper zoom effect when a file is opened or closed.

Price: $0.99

No Tracking: I would like to mention this tweak because of many valuable reasons, we all want privacy and don’t like being tracked by third parties on our personal life which is the data we have in our device, this tweak allows applications on your device to track your data, which results in saved battery life of the device and extended confidentiality, those improvements are important and I would recommend you to download No Tracking tweak as soon as possible.

Price: Free

Badgomizer: I am a person of notifications and have loads on my screen everyday pending to be viewed, especially the badges although they are the most noticeable for me I find them boring sometimes and you can’t delete them all together, when this is the case I found Badgomizer which allows you to customize them suitable to your choices, you can change icon badges, by changing colour, position, shape or even size, that has been really useful in my opinion and if you have as much notification as I do you should downloaded from Cydia.

Price: $1.49

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