When it comes to iPhone security, you can never be too careful. Considering the amount of personal information – not to mention money – the average iPhone user puts into their device, any additional measures you can take to help make sure that it’s all safe is time well spent.
The jailbreak tweak Aeuria LS is a stand-alone lock screen mod that adds clean, minimalist design to this segment of iOS. In addition to the lock screen, the passcode entry keypad can also be customized for a fresh look. Even though elements such as slide to unlock and the Camera icon are hidden, they operate using the same gestures.
LockEditor adds fine tuning to the appearance of the lock screen on jailbroken iOS devices. Minimalists will enjoy the option to remove keypad button rings on the passcode entry screen. Those looking to customize can add flavor with custom text, or toggle over 20 individual options to mod the lock screen. Tbe best part about LockEditor is its stand-alone design, no theming packages are required.
One of the cool things about switching off the simple passcode in iOS 7.1 is a new keyboard design that shows up on the lock screen. This special keyboard only arrives when the user is prompted for a complex passcode, one that includes numbers and letters. Now those with jailbroken devices can install the lock screen keyboard across the entire iOS 7.1 system.
The keyboard itself features transparent keys entirely outlined in white, on a dark background. LockKeyboard is the name of the tweak, which will replace the default iOS 7.1 keyboard with the lock screen keyboard at all times. Once installed, there are no settings or options at all. The new keyboard just appears in any app that needs keyboard input.
There's an ever-expanding list of ways to customize the iPhone unlock for jailbreakers. Users with iOS devices that are not equipped with Touch ID can find some of these mods incredibly useful. The latest addition to the list is a tweak called BlowToUnlock.
This unique method of unlocking the iPhone is similar to Balloonimals but not as fun. Instead of the descriptive term "useful," the word "novelty" is more appropriate for this tweak. The best part about BlowToUnlock is that the developer has released the package free of charge.