Usually when your iPhone receives a notification its screen wakes up. Is there a way how to prevent iPhone screen from waking up? There is one interesting Cydia tweak you can use. It works on jailbroken gadgets only, so first make sure you are running iOS version that can be jailbroken. Secondly, jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 or earlier version.
If you are already jailbroken you can follow the guide on how to download and use the iOS 8 tweak that makes sure your iPhone screen won’t wake up when you get a new notification [also find out how to disable notifications on iOS handset for videos]. You will still be notified about upcoming messages but the smartphone will not wake up and annoy you.
Stop iPhone Notification Wake Up Screen with Cydia TweakStep 1. Launch Cydia store and search for IllLookLater tweak. You can find it on the BigBoss repository. It is completely free to use.
Step 2. Download and install the tweak.
Step 3. Launch the new preference pane that was installed along with IllLookLater tool.
Step 4. You will find a list of apps you have on your gadget. It will take a while to configure everything because each program has a toggle next to it. You should select which apps can wake up your screen and which can’t. Do this for both User apps and System apps menus.
Step 5. Every application you will toggle on in the settings will not wake up your screen when it gets a notification.
Step 6. You will hear the alert sound when you get a notification.
Step 7. You can view your notifications from the Lock screen. But your screen won’t turn on.
The iOS 8 tweak is very useful. It can save your battery life and nerves. It works great and since it is free of charge you should give it a try.