Barrel Home Screen Special Effects Optimized for iOS 7

Looking for a fun tweak to customize your jailbroken iOS 7 device? Developer Aaron Ash has put more hard work into his tweak, Barrel to get it working flawlessly on iOS 7. Once installed from Cydia, Barrel provides a list of transitions to choose from under Settings -> Barrel.

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Switching between different home screens has never been so interesting. The latest version of Barrel ( brings fixes to iOS 6 devices and updates the Settings to use the entire screen on larger iOS devices. Minor cosmetic flaws noticeable on iOS 7 have also been fixed.

Barrel is now compatible with all jailbroken iOS devices from iOS 3 right up to the latest jailbroken iOS 7. There are 18 different modes to choose from, with additional special effects in the works. While Barrel costs $2.99, Cydia users who purchased an iOS 6 version of Barrel can get the update free of charge.

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Options include a Normal mode to turn off effects entirely, and a toggle to show Barrel as a home screen icon. When enabled, tapping the icon will go directly to the Barrel settings app.

Barrel is available on Cydia from the BigBoss repo for $2.99. Look here for instructions on how to jailbreak iOS 7.x with evasi0n 7. You can also find out how to purchase and install Cydia tweaks with this guide.