If you’re an iPhone user who wants to escape the restrictions set in place by Apple, jailbreaking your phone, Cydia tweaks are the easiest way to open to yourself up to the endless possibilities of customization features. This includes custom themes, icon designs, wallpapers and an endless list of specialized apps. These features are all distributed through a mobile package manager known as Cydia. Cydia essentially an unofficial AppStore that allows users to find and install apps that are not authorized by Apple, enabling them to tweak the look and feel of iOS.
Newcomers to Cydia’s colossal amount of applications are usually overwhelmed by the number of tweaks available. To help you guys out, we have a lengthy but condensed list of the top 53 best Cydia Tweaks for iOS 14, iOS 13.5. The links for the repositories are provided in the description.
- 1 53 Best Cydia Tweaks in 2021
- 1.1 1. SugarCane13 for iOS 14
- 1.2 2. Grupi for iOS 13
- 1.3 3. BatteryPercentX
- 1.4 4. Shuffle Tweak For iOS
- 1.5 5. Smooth Cursor
- 1.6 6. Nice Notes
- 1.7 7. Flame Jailbreak for iOS 13
- 1.8 8. SmartLPM(Smart Low Power Mode)
- 1.9 9. HomeGesture
- 1.10 10. ColorBadges
- 1.11 11. CleanHomeScreen for iOS 13
- 1.12 12. iCleaner
- 1.13 13. Artistry for iOS 13
- 1.14 14. CCModules
- 1.15 15. ColorMyBattery
- 1.16 16. HideYourApps Tweak
- 1.17 17. Keyboard Accio Tweak
- 1.18 18. PullToRespring
- 1.19 19. TurKey
- 1.20 20. TapTapRes for iOS 13
- 1.21 21. Clean Player
- 1.22 22. NoLowPowerAutoLock
- 1.23 23. No3DLines
- 1.24 24. SleepyTime
- 1.25 25. DayNightSwitch Tweak
- 1.26 26. KillX Tweak
- 1.27 27. NewGridSwitcher Tweak
- 1.28 28. PowerModule Tweak
- 1.29 29. FloatingDock iOS 13 Tweak
- 1.30 30. Carrierizer iOS Tweak
- 1.31 31. ActionBar
- 1.32 32. NoMoreAppBar Tweak
- 1.33 33. CopyPasta Tweak for iOS
- 1.34 34. Ultrasound
- 1.35 35. CozyBadges
- 1.36 36. Kalm
- 1.37 37. Cylinder
- 1.38 38. Xen HTML Tweak
- 1.39 39. NoBetaAlert Tweak for iOS
- 1.40 40. MitsushaXI Tweak
- 1.41 41. CustomLock
- 1.42 42. SnowBoard Tweak for iOS 13
- 1.43 43. CircleIcons
- 1.44 44. CallBar
- 1.45 45. DeleteForever Photos App Tweak for iOS
- 1.46 46. iWidgets Tweak for iOS
- 1.47 47. Notifica
- 1.48 48. CuKey Tweak
- 1.49 49. Asteroid
- 1.50 50. Docky
- 1.51 51. Taille for iOS
- 1.52 52. Boxy Tweak for iOS
- 1.53 53. ChargeAnimations Tweak
- 2 53 Free Cydia Tweaks for iOS 14, ioS 13
- 3 Final Words:
53 Best Cydia Tweaks in 2021
Now we will go through some of the most useful Cydia tweaks made to date to customize your iPhone to your heart’s content.
1. SugarCane13 for iOS 14
SugarCane is a useful tweak that puts percentages on modules in your control center, such as for battery and volume indicators. Useful when changing the volume with the side buttons as you can get an idea of a numerical value associated with your volume level.
2. Grupi for iOS 13
Grupi categorizes all of the app notifications into one. Allowing you to expand them by tapping on the icons. You can choose to hide the notifications by certain apps by holding down the icons and pressing the red ‘x’ that appears.
BatteryPercentX hides the battery icon in the top corner and simply replaces it with a percentage, giving the home screen a cleaner look.
4. Shuffle Tweak For iOS
Shuffle is an efficient app that allows you to navigate to your tweaks and Cydia apps much easier. It categorizes the tweaks, apps and system apps in the settings menu into different sections.
5. Smooth Cursor
The standard cursor when you type in iOS usually jumps after each character. The Smooth Cursor tweak gives a smooth animation as you enter characters on the screen. It’s almost as if the cursor is “sliding on ice”.
6. Nice Notes
Nice Notes gives a dark mode version of your Notes app, giving it a sleek and clean look.
7. Flame Jailbreak for iOS 13
If the standard look of Cydia wasn’t to your liking. Then try out the Flame Jailbreak app. It lets you customize the Cydia app interface, with various options to configure Cydia’s appearance and functionality.
8. SmartLPM(Smart Low Power Mode)
SmartLPM makes your low power mode even more efficient by turning on low power mode when your phone is plugged it. Allowing it to charge the phone’s battery at a faster rate.
HomeGesture is a cool app that brings the iPhone X gestures to older devices. For example, now iPhone models 8 and below can use gestures such as swiping up to open multitasking, swiping from the right corner down to open control center, etc.
ColorBadges is a cool appearance app for iOS 13 which shows you the notifications on apps with the same color as the app’s icon.
11. CleanHomeScreen for iOS 13
CleanHomeScreen should probably be one of the firs you install. It will clean your home screen, giving your icon labels a cleaner look. Perfect if you love a simplistic design.
This iCleaner tweak cleans your jailbroken device from any unnecessary files you don’t need. Useful as jailbroken devices tend to slow down after several app installations. This will keep the device running smoothly and fast.
13. Artistry for iOS 13
In music applications such as Spotify, Artistry tweak will allow you to view the album artwork next to the songs.
This iOS 13 CCModules tweak allows you to add many more modules to the control center rather than just the standard ones set by default. In the settings, you can see all the control center modules which you can add.
As the name of the app suggests, ColorMyBattery changes the color of the battery indicator based on the power level. You can even customize the colors.
16. HideYourApps Tweak
A really useful app that allows you to hide apps you may not want anyone to see is HideYourApps. You can toggle which apps to display in the settings menu.
17. Keyboard Accio Tweak
Keyboard Accio allows you to switch between multiple keyboards installed on your device much easier. Once you have the tweak installed, configure the keyboard you wish to use in Setting/General/Keyboard/Keyboard. When tapping the globe button, the first two keyboards configured can be toggled.
PullToRespring allows you to respring(restarting your device without going through the boot chain). Activated by pulling down the screen in the Settings menu.
TurKey is a neat tweak that allows you to turn your Cydia app into dark mode.
20. TapTapRes for iOS 13
TaptTapRes is an efficient tweak that allows you to change the video quality and frames per second when using the camera directly on the camera screen. You no longer have to go to the settings to change the options.
21. Clean Player
Clean Player is an app that helps remove/hide some of the media controls on the lock screen. For example, it can remove timestamps, hide the airplay icon, hide duration slider and change the background of the player.
NoLowPowerAutoLock, as the name of the app suggests, it is pretty self-explanatory. Sometimes the auto-lock feature on low power mode can be a little annoying. This prevents the device from auto-locking during low power mode.
No3DLines tweak removes line separators from 3D touch menus. Cool tweak if it is your preferred menu look.
If you have more than one alarm set up. SleepyTime allows you to see how much time you have left before each alarm rings underneath the set alarm time.
25. DayNightSwitch Tweak
After applying the DayNightSwitch tweak, wherever you have a toggle button the tweak will add day and night effects to show whether it is day time or night time. It’ll show sun and cloud during the day and the moon and stars during the night.
26. KillX Tweak
KillX allows you to close all apps at once in the App Switcher. Swiping down from the app switcher will close all running apps. A very useful, quick and efficient tweak.
27. NewGridSwitcher Tweak
NewGridSwitcher is a free tweak that allows you to change the app switcher design. It makes switching apps a lot quicker in my opinion.
28. PowerModule Tweak
PowerModule adds quick power access controls to the control center. These controls include respring, enter safe mode, power down, reboot, lock your device, etc.
29. FloatingDock iOS 13 Tweak
FloatingDock is a handy tweak that will change the way your home screen looks and feels. It allows you to specify the max number of recent apps to be displayed on the dock. You get essentially get the iPad dock on an iPhone. Additionally, it allows you to use custom dock colors, and even enable a transparent dock.
30. Carrierizer iOS Tweak
Carrierizer allows you to change your carrier operator text or replace it with emoticons of your choice. You can also hide the carrier name entirely.
The ActionBar tweak for iOS adds some unique features to the iPhone keyboard. You can now also reposition the action bar. One feature includes that it only shows ‘Undo’, ‘Select’, and ‘Paste’ when a piece of text is selected.
32. NoMoreAppBar Tweak
Another tweak with a pretty self-explanatory title. NoMoreAppBar tweak gives you the option to hide or remove the App Drawer in the Messages app on iOS 12.
33. CopyPasta Tweak for iOS
CopyPasta is an amazing Cydia tweak that allows you to view the history of copy, links, text messages, images, etc. It also provides the ability to select them in apps such as the Notes app. This clipboard manager is displayed at the bottom of the keyboard.
Ultrasound is another sound tweak that replaces the standard iOS volume HUD. The features are shown in the image below. You can now view volume level percentages and even change the theme of the volume HUD.
CozyBadges will remove all icon labels, but when a notification is received for that app’s icon, the labels will reappear. A very good tweak that keeps your home screen clean.
One of the best lock screen customization tweaks available on Cydia in Kalm. There are myriads of features that can be selected to make the iOS locks screen yours. You can colorize, change the location of things as well as alter the alignment of lock icons.
Cylinder is a really cool and beautiful tweak that changes the animations of scrolling effects on the home screen. It comes under the BigBoss Repo. Some of the animations include; burst, alternative spin, bubble, etc.
38. Xen HTML Tweak
39. NoBetaAlert Tweak for iOS
Are you getting tired of those beta alerts and popups that appear on beta versions of the iOS? Then this tweak is for you. No Beta Alert will remove those popups and no longer will have to be manually dismissed.
40. MitsushaXI Tweak
One of the coolest looking music tweaks available is the MitsushaXI Uncover Tweak. It lets you add custom equalizers to your music applications. It displays these equalizers when the music is playing, for example, the wave equalizer shown in the image below.
CustomLock allows you to change the locking sound on your device. This tweak allows you to replace the standard iOS locking sound to custom lock sounds in the preferences.
42. SnowBoard Tweak for iOS 13
This tweak is the successor of the WinterBoard engine. SnowBoard allows various customization to dock labels, notification badges, icons and offers various custom themes to choose from. A preference pane will be added to the settings app from which you can easily enable the app.
If you don’t like the standard square look of icons on your home screen, you can enable smooth circular icons to change the feel of your device using CircleIcons tweak.
Currently only supported up to iOS 12, the CallBar tweak is one of the most useful and convenient tweaks available. Instead of displaying a full incoming call screen, it simply shows a banner with the incoming call on the screen. Hence you can continue using your phone without being interrupted by the call.
45. DeleteForever Photos App Tweak for iOS
DeleteForever tweak lets you delete, photos permanently with one swoop. You no longer have to delete the photos again in the ‘recently deleted’ section.
46. iWidgets Tweak for iOS
iWidgets is a really neat tweak that lets you add some widgets to your home screen. It comes with a few default widgets such as calendar and clock.
Notifica lets you customize notifications, banners, and widgets. It also lets you make changes to media controls and comes with a multitude of features such as hiding icon shadows, set transparency, etc.
48. CuKey Tweak
CuKey is a tweak that will allow you to change your keyboard color to your preference. Moreover, it lets you change the default keyboard sound to your liking.
Stay updated on the weather with the Asteroid tweak for iOS. It lets you use a customized weather app and view live weather details on your home screen background.
Docky is the perfect app for those who demand more than just four frequent applications on their home screen. This tweak lets you expand your dock and add more apps to it. It also lets you use an infinite dock, making this app a successor to the Infinidock tweak.
51. Taille for iOS
Concerned if your apps are taking up too much storage? Taille lets you view the amount of space any app is taking up on your phone by using 3D haptics.
52. Boxy Tweak for iOS
A convenient tweak for iOS. Boxy lets you change the dimension of icons on your home screen. Adjust vertical padding, horizontal padding, side and top insets.
53. ChargeAnimations Tweak
Last but not least, the beautiful ChargeAnimations tweak lets you customize the way your phone displays its charging animation. You can change the background color, activate loops and hide the stock battery indicator.
53 Free Cydia Tweaks for iOS 14, ioS 13
Below is the exhaustive list of the most popular Cydia tweaks from iOS 8 through 14.
- SugarCane13 for iOS 13
- Grupi for iOS 13
- Shuffle Tweak for iOS
- Smooth Cursor
- Nice Notes
- Flame Jailbreak for iOS 13
- SmartLPM(Smart Low Power Mode)
- CleanHomeScreen for iOS 13
- Artistry for iOS 13
- HideYourApps Tweak
- Keyboard Accio Tweak
- TapTapRes for iOS 13
- Clean Player
- DayNightSwitch Tweak
- KillX Tweak
- NewGridSwitcher Tweak
- PowerModule Tweak
- FloatingDock iOS 13 Tweak
- Carrierizer iOS Tweak
- NoMoreAppBar Tweak
- CopyPasta Tweak for iOS
- Xen HTML Tweak
- No Beta Alert Tweak for iOS
- MitsushaXI Unc0ver Tweak
- SnowBoard Tweak for iOS 13
- DeleteForever Photos App Tweak for iOS
- iWidgets Tweak for iOS
- CuKey Tweak
- Taille for iOS
- Boxy Tweak for iOS
- ChargeAnimations Tweak
The list above compiles all of the best free Cydia tweaks available for a jailbroken iOS. Please note not all of these tweaks have been updated to the latest iOS version, therefore ensure that the tweak is compatible with your iOS version before you install it.
By using these tweaks you’ll be able to customize your iPhone to your preference and taste. Cheers!