If you have jailbroken device with the new jailbreak tweak you can put an app launcher on iOS 9 iPhone’s Lock screen. Dubbed as LockLaunchApp this Cydia release intends to make accessing most used apps on your iPhone easier.
The tweak puts an app launcher on your iPhone’s Lock screen that can support up to six of your favorite apps, and what is really great, it is possible to customize the appearance of the launcher too. Here is how everything works.
How To Launch Apps From The Lock Screen In iOS 9
In order to put an app launcher on iOS 9 iPhone’s Lock screen you should download LockLaunchApp tweak on your jailbroken iOS 9 device that costs just $0.99 and install it.
After the tweak is installed, you can head right over to the Settings app where you’ll find a preferences pane for LockLaunchApp. There you’ll find a toggle switch to enable or disable the tweak on the demand, as well as six app slots that you can configure with your six favorite apps.
Here you can also choose your favorite launch animation for when you open an app from the Lock screen. You can have your app launcher shake, pulse, and more when launching apps. What is more LockLaunchApp supports special effects, which include a vibration effect, having rounded app icons, and setting a custom app icon transparency.
Once you’re done with your settings, you can click on the blue Save Changes button and it resprings your device so all the changes will take place.
Now the next time you will launch an app from your Lock screen, all you have to do is click on the appropriate app after waking your iPhone. If you set an animation, you’ll see it repeat itself twice right before the app launches. If there a passcode on your device, then you should to authenticate yourself first either by entering it or using Touch ID.
I think LockLaunchApp tweak does a great job as it really saves your time because all of your most used apps are at hand.