by Dom Esposito
May 2, 2013
If you like to keep your lock screen clean, but often find yourself needing quick access to system toggles, this upcoming Cydia tweak from Ryan Bushe may be the solution. LockBar Settings adds a set of hidden toggles to the lock screen that are accessible with an activation method. Once installed, launch the Settings app to set up the activator method for revealing the toggles. You have the option to swipe up on the slide to unlock bar or double tap it. This will raise the slider bar and pull up a drawer that contains four customizable system toggles. Within the Settings app, you can customize the four toggles that will appear on the lock screen. Currently, LockBar Settings has toggles for Airplane Mode, Bluetooth, flashlight, Location Services, respring, and Wi-Fi. It would be nice to have a toggle for Do Not Disturb and Silent Mode, but LockBar Settings is still being developed. Check out our video overview below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViI1excF5AI
If you can’t see the above video, please click this link.This tweak is currently in beta, but if you’d like to try it out, it’s available on the developer’s blog. Using Safari on an iOS device, head on over to his blog by clicking this link and download the package. It’s important to note that you’ll need iFile to install this tweak. Next, choose to open the package with iFile, then tap on “Install.” Once the installation has completed, respring your device. According to an email from the developer, LockBar Settings is going to be submitted to the ModMyi repository once the beta testing has finished. For more information about the beta test, check out the developer’s thread on Reddit. For other great Cydia tweaks check out: biteSMS Updated To Add Quick Compose Widget, Tweaks To Build The Perfect Lock Screen, and Add A Music Scrubber To Your Lock Screen With LSMusicSeek.