While the iPhone gets most of the attention of the jailbreak community, there are plenty of other interesting jailbreak apps and tweaks for the iPad worth mentioning. With the release of the latest jailbreak tool, we have the possibility to customize and enhance our iPad in multiple ways.
The iPad can turn out to be a powerful device, as long as you add the right Cydia tweaks and apps, you will manage to take the best out of it. Since the App Store can turn out to be a little bit limited, especially due to the high prices for various apps, Cydia download store remains the best place to go when you want to download some useful alternatives.
However, in order to use Cydia to download plenty of useful apps, you need to have the right Cydia sources. Besides the default ones, you can easily add new repos, ones that can increase the odds of finding free useful apps, tweaks, games, themes, ringtones, etc.
Here I want to show you five useful jailbreak apps and tweaks for your iPad, apps that can help you extend the functionality or customization of the tablet. Some of them are free of charge, while others are paid ones. Chose the apps you need for your jailbroken smart tablet.
Auxo changes the task switching experience on iPad completely y bringing three powerful features: Multi-Center, Quick Switcher and Hot Corners. The tweak essential combines an app switcher, multitasking screen and Control Center into one, easy, effective and accessible app. In case you are interested, Auxo 2 is only $3.99 on Cydia in the BigBoss repository, one of Cydia’s default sources.
This jailbreak tweak does not need too many details or a long introduction because everybody knows it. It is actually one of the most popular Cydia tweaks on the market, which enables you to assign various custom gestures to certain actions such as Triple-tapping the home button to launch a certain application. In the same time, Activator allows you to make use of all the physical buttons by assigning different actions. It is a must-have package, especially since plenty other Cydia apps and tweaks rely on it. If you want to try it out, you can find it free of charge on Cydia.
This useful jailbreak tweak makes password protection even smarter on the iPad. Basically, the tweak enables users to set their iPads to only require a passcode when they need it, and disable it at other times, such as when they are connected to a home Wi-Fi network or listening to music. CleverPin is completely configured through the Settings App, and it is only $1.99 on Cydia in the BigBoss repo.
Springtomize has been, and I am sure that it will still be one of the most used and downloaded Cydia apps. In short words, the app lets you customize nearly every aspect of your iPad, including animations, app sliders, dock, folders, icons, lock screen, pages, status bar, etc. in the same time, it grants you access to other larger elements of the iOS such as the Control Center and the Lock Screen. With Springtomize, you can make your iPad personal and unique. Springtomize 3 is available on Cydia in the BigBoss repo for only $2.99, which is a small prize for the options and functionalities it offers.
This tweak is regarded as the real Control Center we all need and want. It allows you to fully customize the look, feel and functionality of the swipe-up menu. The tweak includes Flipswitch, integration, plenty of themes to choose from, Lock Screen restrictions, multi rows, as well as the ability to customize the order to toggles, SystemInfo support and much more. In case you are interested in downloading CCControls, it is free on Cydia in the ModMyi repository.
As you can see, with the right tweaks and apps, the iPad may be completely transformed, changed and enhanced. As long as you use Cydia download store as your source for multiple options, you will add a bunch of new features and various aspects of customization. Choose the apps you need and start using your jailbroken iPad at its maximum capacity.