What are iPhone tweaks?
If you are new to iPhone or iOS devices, then you will search for this question What are Cydia tweaks or iPhone tweaks?. Most iPhone users are already aware of these buzz words and using them in their iPhone. Usually, iOS devices will get Apple’s device guarantee only if your iPhone is not Jailbroken.
Then What is the relation between iPhone tweaks and iPhone jailbreak? iPhone tweaks or apps are the programs that can add extra advanced functionalities to your iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, etc.
You can search for iPhone tweaks at Cydia and install them on your iPhone or iPad for extra features. The iPhone tweaks enables you to install any new themes on your iPhone and adds advanced functionalities like improving device,s ability to extend features like gesture based functionalities and iPhone widgets, etc.
After Jailbreaking the iPhone, the owner will get warnings from Apple about the loss of warranty or guarantee, but Cydia lovers always ignore them and install the Jailbreak Cydia apps.
What is Cydia?
Cydia is a tweaks container or web resource where you can get all the iPhone tweaks on the internet. At Cydia, you will find apps for jailbroken iOS devices and Cydia tweaks.
Every Jailbroken iPhone owners visit Cydia store for iPhone apps or Cydia apps that are launched weekly or monthly for different features. Cydia apps released for iOS 7, iOS 8 and iOS 9 to extend its existence and attract more Cydia lovers.
How to install Cydia/ iPhone tweaks?
It is not as simple as we install apps from App store. A single click is enough to install app store apps, but here in Cydia it is also simple, but you need to follow 3 – 4 simple steps as below:
- Open Cydia’s Search.
- Search for the Cydia tweak or iPhone tweak that you wish to install.
- Tap on the desired tweak to install.
- It will open an info page of the tweak.
- Tap on “Install” which located top right corner.
- Later it will redirect to installation page then tap on “Confirm” to begin the installation.
- Cydia apps will now start installing packages.
Some apps will create app icon, and some will not create app icons. If you don’t find an installed tweak icon, then search for the up under Settings section of the iOS.
Some installations of the iPhone tweaks require a reboot of the iPhone and some don’t need any rebooting.
How to remove Cydia Tweaks or un-install iPhone tweaks?
You will remove or un-install an iPhone tweak once you don’t like that feature, or you no longer use that Cydia tweak; it is very simple to remove a tweak from iPhone by below steps:
For iOS 5 or old versions, Tap and keep holding the Cydia tweak icon and then press “x” to remove the app from Cydia. This feature works only because of CyDelete tweak available in these iOS versions.
For later versions of iOS from iOS 6 follow the steps:
- Open Cydia.
- Tap on Manage and select Packages.
It will show a list of iPhone tweak’s packages that available on iPhone.
- Select the Package if you know it correctly.
- Tap on Modify.
- Now tap on “Remove” to remove the app from Cydia.
It is how you can install or uninstall Cydia apps on Jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch iOS devices.