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How to Update the Cydia Icon for iOS 7

Now that Cydia and MobileSubstrate have been updated for iOS 7, developers are working hard to bring their tweaks up to speed. In the meantime, there's one detail that has been overlooked. The Cydia icon still has an iOS 6 design, which doesn't conform to other icons on the iOS 7 home screen.

update Cydia icon to iOS 7 home screen

Of course, if your device is jailbroken the Cydia icon (or any icon, for that matter) can be replaced. By following the steps below, you can add this finishing touch to the iOS 7 jailbreak. Installing the new icon requires transferring files to the iPhone via SSH. For instructions on how to transfer files to your iPhone with SSH click here.

How to Customize the iOS 7 Control Center

Jailbreak tweaks for iOS 7 and A7 devices are about to hit full swing now that evasion 7 is available and mobile substrate has been updated. The iOS 7 Control Center is one feature that easily benefits from customization. Developer Ryan Petrich has released a beta tweak called FlipControlCenter that allows users to add several toggles to the Control Center.

Cydia Flip Control Center tweak

Jailbreakers will recognize this quick access to Settings toggles as a feature previously found in the tweak SBSettings. Even though FlipControlCenter is still in beta development, it integrates perfectly into the look and feel of iOS 7. Several pages of toggles can be accessed directly from Control Center, and certain toggles can even be made inactive from the lock screen for security.

How to Use Find My iPhone with iCloud

iPhone lost? With any luck Find My iPhone has been activated and locating the device takes only minutes. In order for this scenario to happen, Find My iPhone must be configured on the iOS device with an Apple ID and iCloud account. The process is simple, and can save many headaches over a lost iPhone.

Find My iPhone iOS 7 app

Besides the free iOS app Find My iPhone, an iOS device can be tracked using a web browser on a computer. This means that a lost iOS device can be found from virtually anywhere with just iCloud login credentials. So how to setup and use Find My iPhone?

How to Jailbreak iOS 7 / iPhone 5s with Evasi0n on Windows

The untethered jailbreak for iOS 7 has arrived. The evad3rs have released evasi0n 7, which will free any device running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.6 to install software and tweaks from Cydia. The latest jailbreak solution also works with iOS 7.1 beta1 and 7.1 beta2. In just a few minutes, any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 7.x can be jailbroken.

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Below are instructions for jailbreaking with evasi0n on a Windows computer. Make sure the latest version of iTunes is installed before proceeding. If needed, click here for instructions on how to jailbreak with evasi0n 7 on a Mac OS X computer.

How to Jailbreak iOS 7 / iPhone 5s with Evasi0n on Mac OS X

The evad3rs have done it again. This time, the evasi0n 7 release was a surprise, shocking many in the iOS jailbreak community. Officially, evasi0n 7 will jailbreak any iOS device untethered running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.6. Pre-release firmware iOS 7.1 beta1 and 7.1 beta2 are also supported.

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For Mac users looking to jailbreak their iOS devices, OS X version 10.5 or later is required. While the list of iOS 7 compatible tweaks and apps might be limited at this time, the number is sure to grow in the coming weeks as developers work with the new jailbreak.

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