Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Vigor Tweak Adds New Features To Home Screen App Icons In iOS 10

If you wish to add new features to Home screen app icons in iOS 10 on your iPhone then it can be possible if it is jailbroken. Known as Vigor by the AtomDevTeam displays useful info directly inside your app icons.

So to get started you should grab Vigor from Cydia’s BigBoss repository for $1.99. Note that this tweak works only on jailbroken iOS 10 iPhones. After installation, you can toggle Vigor with a new button in Control Center. 

As you can see on the GIF above, after installation the Vigor tweak the Home screen icons display info from their respective apps.

For instance, the Message app shows information about unread messages, the Photos app displays a preview of the most recently-taken photograph, and the Weather app shows info about the temperature outside.

A new page is added to the left of the main Control Center page where you can manage your Vigor-supported apps:

The tweak can also replace app icon labels with app details when you double-tap on empty space from the Home screen. For instance, the Clock app label displays the Sunrise and Sunset times and the Calendar app label shows upcoming events.

Vigor also come with a dedicated preferences pane that you'll find in the Settings app. From there you can configure a few options:

The tweak also allows to configure more detailed settings in the panes for apps. For instance, in the Weather pane, you can enable/disable the widget, select to show data or notifications, enable 3D Touch support, activate hint labels, and configure whether it displays in Celsius or Fahrenheit. 

All unsupported apps can be configured to display missed notifications. You can use this option apps like Mail or Messages, and others where you might regularly get notifications. 

As you can see Vigor is really interesting jailbreak tweak that allows you to add new features to Home screen app icons in iOS 10 and make it more informative.


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