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How to Save Instagram Photos & Videos with SaveGram

December 6, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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Are you looking for a way to save Instagram photos to your iPhone without screenshot? SaveGram tweak will allow you to do just that.

Instagram is an application where millions of users share anything they wanted to their followers. You can find nearly everything on there from fancy cars, delicious food, tasty drinks, and most importantly, selfies. Have you ever come across a quality picture or something that has deep meaning to it and wish that you can actually download the photo other than a screenshot? This jailbreak tweak below will make that into a reality.

A young iOS developer named Julian Wiess, known for many useful tweaks recently released a new Cydia package called SaveGram. This is a simple jailbreak utility, yet powerful and easy to use. It will let you save photos or videos on Instagram to your iPhone or iPad camera rolls.

Jailbreak

How to Change your iPhone or iPad Root Password

December 5, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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Many people still believe that jailbreaking an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad is a harmful thing to do. This is not entirely false, in the past, I have seen many people getting their jailbroken iOS device hacked or unauthorized access. As the result, some of their important data was stolen. On the brighter side, not every user who jailbreak their iPhone and iPad will face this issue.

From personal experiences and research, a jailbroken device is actually more secure than an iPhone or iPad that isn’t. Why? Because there are jailbreak tweaks that allow you to set a passcode on individual applications, lock certain features, and much more. As long as you’re aware of what you are installing then nothing bad will happen.

Cydia

SwitchService tweak: Quickly switch between SMS & iMessage

December 5, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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I love using the stock Messages app on my iPhone because it was designed with simplistic in mind. I mean the overall appearance is sleek, it’s easy to use, and you can choose either iMessage or the traditional SMS. Back in the day, I’m talking about iOS 7, there was a jailbreak tweak called biteSMS that brings tremendous improvements to our iPhone and iPad Messages.app.

One of my favorite feature from that package was the ability to quickly switch between SMS and iMessage. In other words, you don’t have to go go the Settings app, locate the Messages tab, and turn iMessage on/off. Unfortunately, biteSMS hasn’t been updated since then but some of its functionality were adopted by other tweaks.

Jailbreak

How to add Hardware Specs to your iPhone’s Settings app

December 4, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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Apple didn’t do a good job on providing a detailed information about their iPhone and iPad models to customers. Users can easily find their iOS version, capacity, their Network, how many applications are installed, Serial Number, Carrier, and all those basic info. However, the low-end specs of its iOS devices are kept hidden from users. We’re talking about the number of CPU cores, RAM, CPU clock speed, and many more.

Surprisingly, a jailbreak developer were able to release a simple tweak on Cydia that provide all the hardware specifications of an iPhone or iPad and present them nicely within the stock Settings app. The same place you would go to just to see some of the basic details we provided above.

This jailbreak tweak is called HardwareSpecs and once installed, it will create another setting page under the General tab. In order to check what type of hardware Apple has included in your iOS device, simply go to Settings -> General -> Hardware Specs and all the hidden details are now revealed.

Tips & How-to

How to write unlimited words in Snapchat without Jailbreak

December 4, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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Snapchat is a great social application on our iPhone and iPad. But with the limitations that it brings, sometimes users prefer another alternative such as Twitter and Instagram. One of the biggest dislikes that I see from most Snapchat users is the fact that they can’t write as many characters as they wanted. Of course, Twitter has that limitation, but it’s up to 150 characters while Snapchat only allows you to write in a single line.

This problem can be solved if your device is jailbroken, meaning you have access to Cydia to install tweaks like Phantom for Snapchat by CokePokes. For some users, jailbreaking isn’t their thing or it’s not worth it just for a single application. Good news, now you can bypass Snapchat character limit without jailbreak tweak.

Tips & How-to

How to clear your iPhone’s RAM without restarting

December 4, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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Sometimes you will start to feel like your iOS device is running slow and it lagged a bit, this is due to cache and RAM. Most Apple products (iPhone and iPad) excluding the new iPhone 6s feature a 1GB RAM, however, our device is still running great thanks to iOS’s awesome resource management.

That does not mean your iPhone or iPad will continue to run smoothly every single day. Occasionally, the device will slow down and users will start to feel sluggish. The best way to solve this problem is clearing the 1GB RAM on your device. Recently, a Twitter user @MarcForrest¬† has figured out a quick way to clear iPhone and iPad’s RAM without restarting the device.

Cydia

InstantTouchID: Unlock your iPhone with Touch ID from sleep mode

November 23, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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One of the many things that iPhone and iPad users are concern about are the facts they might break their power and home buttons. These buttons are important than anything else because if something goes wrong, they can save your life. For example, if the device is put into recovery mode, you will need the power button to turn it back on or else the device become useless until you install third-party software on a computer to fix it.

Cydia

iTouchSecure tweak for iOS 9 will replace in-app password with Touch ID

November 23, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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It’s nearly pointless to enter password manually when your iPhone or iPad is Touch ID built-in. Although most applications will only require you to enter your password once or whenever you reinstall the app, reset it, or did an update. Not to mention after a period of time some users won’t be able to remember their password and the process of retrieving it back might be a hassle.

To make it easier for iPhone and iPad owners with Touch ID, there is a jailbreak tweak called iTouchSecure for iOS 9 that allows you to use your Touch ID instead of password in most applications, including third-part apps like Facebook, Chrome, Twitter, and many other.

Cydia

Springtomize 3 updated to support iOS 9

November 20, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0

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When it comes to customizing a jailbroken device, there are many different options. But we have to admit that Springtomize 3 by Filippo Biga would always be part of our recommendation. This is the ultimate customization tweak that allows users to make changes across their iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Normally, you won’t be able to customize your iOS device after a jailbreak, yet, because you would need to get a few tweaks that let you do so. While most tweaks will only provide a few settings and functionality to users, Springtomize 3 include everything in one package and all the customization settings are available in one app.