TOP 30 Best Cydia Tweaks & Apps For iOS 8.3/8.4 – With TaiG 2.1.2/ 2.1.3/ 2.2.0 Jailbreak
As expected, TaiG has released an jailbreak tool for iOS 8.4. Just a while ago, PP released a jailbreak tool, which TaiG claims uses its code. For those of you who didn’t want to bother with the PP tool for this reason, you’ll be glad to know that TaiG’s updated 2.2.0 jailbreak is now available for iOS 8.4 users.
Here is the change log for TaiG 2.2.0, which isn’t much outside of the acknowledged iOS 8.4 support.
- TaiG released the original jailbreak tool V2.2.0. It supports all iDevices running iOS 8.1.3-8.4.
The tool, which is Windows-only, can be downloaded right now from our Jailbreak Tools page.
A couple of days ago, we posted 20 tweaks to try out on iOS 8.3. Is that the end of the great jailbreak tweaks ? Not at all! Today, we follow up with 30 additional jailbreak tweaks for iOS 8.3 and iOS 8.4 .
If you’re looking to try something new, or you’re completely new to jailbreaking, then you need to watch this video.
Full tweak list
All tweaks are on default Cydia repos unless otherwise specified.
#1. WeatherBoard one of the biggest brand new tweaks that we’ve seen hit iOS 8 thus far. It’s an awesome release that brings impressive weather effects to the iPhone’s Home screen and Lock screen. WeatherBoard allows you to use custom weather related Wallpapers (over 80 of them) along with weather overlays that can use your existing wallpaper. The tweak is even capable of providing weather effects based on what’s happening in a specific location.
#2. Cylinder the jailbreak tweak inspired by Barrel—has been updated and listed on Cydia’s BigBoss repo. The tweak, allows you to add various animation effects to the icons on your iPhone’s Home screen.
#3. Gauss which is named after German mathematician Karl Gauss, from which the Gaussian Blur derives its name—is a jailbreak tweak that adds blur, tint color, and text color effects to the stock Music app. Gauss lets you change up the blur radius, saturation, and more.
#4. Eclipse 2 is a new jailbreak tweak that brings a system-wide dark mode to iOS 7 and 8, Dark mode, or nighttime mode as it is often called, is beneficial when using the iPhone at night. It reduces eye strain caused by using a light (and bright) screen while in a dark environment.
#5. Vex will let users add themes to both Control Center and Notification Center on iOS. The tweak, which features a host of themes for both interfaces.
#6. Anchor is a jailbreak tweak that allowed you to arrange Home screen icons with spaces in between them.Once you install Anchor, you can begin rearranging your Home screen app icons immediately. The name of the tweak stems from the fact that your app icons are then anchored on both the x and y axis, meaning that they will not magnetically stick together, thus maintaining the spaces in between each app icon.
#7. Fuse is a new jailbreak tweak that allows you to combine the music controls and the Lock screen clock. This results in the ability to display both elements at once, something that’s not normally possible on stock iOS 8.
#8. AirBlue Sharing Anyone who has been using a jailbroken device for a while would be familiar with AirBlue Sharing tweak. It is a fabulous tweak that allows users to share files from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to users of other devices. Unlike Apple’s AirDrop feature the AirBlue Sharing is not limited to iOS powered devices and supports a lot more types of files including music, PDF files, videos and more.
#9. BetterPowerDown is a brand-new jailbreak tweak that allows you to add additional power-off options to iOS 7 and 8 . The tweak, which is available for download on Cydia’s repo, allows you to add the iOS 7.1 and iOS 6.x power-down sliders to your device.
#10. ColorBanners You can use the ColorBanners to change the colors of lockscreen and banner alerts. It not only allows you to select custom colors for the notifications but you can also set the tweak to change the colors of the alerts according to their related app’s icon. To make sure the text is always readable the tweak automatically changes the color of the text to either white or grey. In addition to that you can also remove the banner blur and hide grabber.
#11. Priority Hub a new Blackberry 10 inspired jailbreak tweak that just landed on Cydia’s BigBoss repo. allows users to group Lock screen notifications by app, allowing one to easily see notifications pertaining to a single app at a time. It’s a great way to simplify the iOS 7/8 Lock screen and make it easier to read at a glance.
#12. NoBlur is a tweak that disables some of the blur elements in iOS 7/8 . It allows you to turn down the blur in iOS 7/8 or disable it completely.
#13. ClassicDock Missing the OS X style dock that was found in iOS 6 and previous versions of the operating system? ClassicDock brings that back replacing the blurry dock background with a glass shelf. ClassicDock is a free tweak i.e. available through Cydia.
#14. BerryC8 is amazing new jailbreak tweak by developer Max Katzmann that allows you to launch your favorite apps directly from the Lock screen. What’s so interesting about the tweak is that it has been developed with Touch ID in mind providing a seamless experience to users who own a device that supports Touch ID.
#15. CircleIcons is a new jailbreak tweak that masks the icons in the Settings app with a circle shape sans WinterBoard. CircleIcons is a lightweight and fun tweak to modify the look of the Settings app without taking it to extremes.
#16. TypeStatus is a cool tweak that puts a speech bubble on the status bar when someone’s typing you an iMessage. You don’t have to keep the Messages app open for this. TypeStatus – which is available for free on the ModMyi repo – does not have any configuration options.
#17. HUDTransparent8 This tweak allows you to enjoy full-screen HD videos without any blurred background intrusion by volume HUD, whenever you try increasing or decreasing volume while playing videos.
#18. SpaceText is a free jailbreak tweak by iOS developer Logan O’Connell ,let you change the text string that appears on the Space Bar on the iOS 8 keyboard to whatever you want.
#19. Harbor Imagine having 30+ app icons in your iPhone dock, and being able to view them all at the same time and easily launch them all with no issues. This is what life is like while using Harbor—a new jailbreak tweak that brings one of the best OS X-inspired dock experiences that I’ve seen thus far on jailbroken iPhones.
#20. SwitchSpring is a jailbreak tweak that allows you to easily kill all running apps or respring your device right from the app switcher.
#21. Cask is a tweak that brings animated table scrolling, inspired by Google Plus, to iOS. Although it may sound like a small thing, when you see Cask in action, you’ll realize that it causes a significant visual change.
#22. Lithium is a brand new jailbreak tweak that adds a themed battery indicator to iOS 8. A similar tweak with a similar name, Alkaline, already exists on the Cydia store, and Lithium pretty much replicates the feeling of that tweak.
#23. DetailedBatteryUsage new tweak allows you to unlock the hidden battery usage menu that Apple uses internally during development.
#24. PrismBoard is a jailbreak tweak that adds a new look to the stock iOS keyboard. Like the geometric figure it’s named after, it produces all sorts of different colors. Each key press results in a random color on the key pop-up. If you want a way to spice up the look of the keyboard on your jailbroken iPhone, then PrismBoard should be near the top of you list.
#25. CameraTweak 3 isn’t a new tweak ,However it recently got updated to fully support iOS 8 and iPhone 6 devices. After installing this Cydia tweak you will be able to change the resolution of the still pictures, separate focal point of the image from exposure, change ISO settings, select a different shutter speed, change composition overlay and more.
#26. RecordPause is a recently released jailbreak tweak that allows you to pause and resume the stock Camera app while shooting video. Some of the more popular social media apps, like Vine and Instagram, have a similar feature. Now, thanks to RecordPause, you can pause and resume video right from within the stock iOS camera as well.￼￼
#27. SmoothCursor is an awesome little tweak that makes a big difference when it comes to cursor animation. For that reason, I think I’m going to keep it installed on my daily driver. SmoothCursor borrows the same cursor movement popularized by Microsoft Office. Instead of a cursor with well-defined keyframes of animation, the cursor features smoothly animated motion as you type.
#28. Combination Lock a brand new jailbreak tweak that just recently touched down on Cydia, makes you replace your normal passcode entry menu on the Lock screen by a circular combination-styled lock.
#29. Almpoum is a jailbreak tweak for frequent screenshot takers. As you might have guessed, this is the type of tweak that bloggers, or anyone else that documents aspects of iOS, may find handy.
#30. iWidgets is a free tweak available on ModMyi repo. By default, you can add a clock and a calendar to your iPhone’s springboard with iWidgets. Although not feature-rich as such, it’s a start. iWidgets can help you add even other springboard widgets from themes.
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