iPhone How do you have activator set up?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by elfy, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. elfy macrumors 6502

    Apr 26, 2011
    Glasgow, Scotland
    I haven't been jailbroken for a while and I forget what I used to use activator for. How do you guys use it? At the moment I only have:

    On Lockscreen

    Home button double press: toggle play/pause
    Volume up short hold: next track
    Volume down short hold: previous track
  2. goobot macrumors 603


    Jun 26, 2009
    long island NY
    I only use it for certain apps/tweaks none of which have been updated for iOS 7 for, so i don't currently use it.
  3. rak007 macrumors 6502a

    Oct 31, 2011
    1. Tapping the status bar while on springboard to lock the phone, this is so that i can avoid using the sleep/power button.
    2. Automatically turn off cellular data when i connect to wifi.
  4. elfy thread starter macrumors 6502

    Apr 26, 2011
    Glasgow, Scotland
    I like this.
  5. Ewan Hoozarmy macrumors regular

    Ewan Hoozarmy

    Feb 2, 2007
    Cambridge, UK
    I've got this too, and vice versa when I disconnect from wifi.

    Also slide along screen right, drag bottom to top - activate switcher
  6. chambone macrumors 6502a


    Dec 24, 2011
    swipe status bar to the left - simulate a press of the sleep button
    swipe status bar to the right - bring up the app switcher
    swipe off screen to the top - simulate a press of the home button
    enable/disable 3G when leaving/joining wifi networks
    double tap lockscreen clock - turn airplane mode on/off
    long hold home button - do nothing
    short hold of home screen status bar - bring up SBPower
    short hold of home button at lock screen - play/pause
    short hold of volume buttons at lock screen - prev/next track

    and probably some others
  7. dlmart2 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 2, 2007
    I've pretty much jail broken every iPhone I've owned since gen 2. Never used activator until I saw this post. The auto cell data turn-off is awesome !!
  8. charlestx macrumors regular


    Mar 16, 2013
    I have scheduled my iPad and iPhone to reboot and respringed during the middle of the night and as soon as the tweak to kill all apps in the background comes out (that does not require a confirmation to kill the apps) I will make a schedule for that too. Just learned about turning off cellar though, I'm going to add that too.
  9. JrFreak macrumors 6502a


    Aug 3, 2009
    2x tap status bar - lock phone
    Both volume buttons - safe mode boot
    Wifi On - Cell data Off
    Wifi Off - cell data On
  10. Kayan macrumors 6502

    Jul 7, 2010
    My fav setup is:
    Hold status bar: open iMessages
    Double tap status bar: open Favorites in Phone for quick calling
    Swipe left on SB: home button press
    Swipe right on SB: activate switcher

    This setup allows me to fully use my phone virtually without ever having to press the physical home button so that's why I like it.
  11. eyoungren macrumors P6


    Aug 31, 2011
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    Hold Status Bar Right (Anywhere): BiteSMS Quick Compose
    Short Hold Home button (Anywhere): Camera
    PowerPlay tweak (on Lockscreen):
    Volume Up - next track
    Volume Down - previous track
    Volume Up and Down together - Play/Pause

    Swipe Right Status Bar (Anywhere): Do Not Disturb on
    Swipe Left Status Bar (Anywhere): Do Not Disturb off
    Short Hold Sleep Button (Anywhere): Flashlight

    Single Tap Right Status Bar (Anywhere) Hands-Free tweak, toggle on/off
    Slide in Gesture from Bottom (Anywhere): Home Button
    Lock/Unlock Device (Homescreen/Lockscreen): Home Button

    Hold Status Bar (Homescreen): Overboard tweak
    Hold Left Status Bar (Anywhere): Place Call (from Call Bar)

    Slide Out Gesture, Off Screen Bottom (Application): Scroll to Bottom
    Slide Out Gesture, Off Screen Top (Application): Scroll to Top

    Double Press Home Button (Anywhere): Virtual Assistant (SIRI)

    I don't use the WiFi options for turning cellular on/off. That's cool, but I already have Smart 3G + LTE which turns WiFi on when WiFi is found and cellular off and cellular on and WiFi off when there is no WiFi.

    I'm also using Zephyr and SwipeBack.
  12. Danimal1313 macrumors member

    Jan 12, 2013
    Security feature...

    On the lock screen - long hold power button - do nothing (suppress original action). This keeps your phone from being shut off while locked :) this in combination with FlipControlCenter lock toggles like airplane and wifi helps in the event your phone is stolen.
  13. glawrence33 macrumors member

    Feb 13, 2013

    Great idea, thanks for the tip!
  14. dgstan macrumors 6502a

    Jun 29, 2010
    On my iPhone 5:

    Long Press of Home button on lockscreen to unlock the phone. This makes it seem like you've got the fingerprint scanner.
  15. Ace036 macrumors newbie

    Jan 3, 2014
  16. chrf097 macrumors 68040


    Dec 16, 2011
    I don't use it at all.

    The only reason it's installed is because flipswitch requires it.
  17. fatherom macrumors newbie

    Jan 3, 2014
    I would like to use single tap and double tap on the status bar for new actions, but the existing behavior of scrolling certain apps to the top (safari, messages) is bugging me. Any way to turn off the auto-scrolling AND re-assign the status bar to other actions?

  18. Supra Mac macrumors regular

    Jan 5, 2012
    Best advice I could give is set up some gestures to preserve your buttons.

    I have swipe status bar left for home button and swipe it right to lock device. Pretty slick.
  19. fizz7283 macrumors 6502a

    Jul 3, 2010
    Double tap left status bar - compose Facebook post

    Double tap status bar - open settings

    Double tap right status bar - toggle on/off lockdown pro

    Swipe left status bar - open atomic web browser

    Setup right status bar - open Facebook

    Swipe down on the left from status bar - open camera

    Swipe down on the right from status bar - open spending app

    Volume up short hold - next track

    Volume down short hold - previous track

    Volume up, down - activate Siri

    Short hold lock button - activate power menu

    Short hold home button in apps - open music app

    Long hold home button - open recent in phone app

    Double press home button in apps and springboard - open menu with all apps in it

    Single press home button on SB - open music app

    Double press home on LS - unlock phone

    I love activator.
  20. benrd macrumors member

    Jan 11, 2008
    would there be a way to set a gesture to open a specific photo?
  21. HenryLong macrumors 6502


    Apr 11, 2013
    Have this on my iOS6 devices for quite a while.

    Unfortunately it doesn't work on iOS7 using CleverPin.
    With passcode either enabled or disabled in settings everything works fine, but it stops working when disabling the passcode with CleverPin.
    No such problem using CleverPin on iOS6.
    Anyone else?
  22. alkalifly macrumors regular


    Apr 13, 2004
    Very clever, I will implement that now
  23. Sital, Jan 4, 2014
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2014

    Sital macrumors 68000


    May 31, 2012
    New England
    I just have a few for the status bar:

    Single tap: biteSMS QC (when it's implemented)

    Double tap: Home

    Hold: App switcher
  24. iMrNiceGuy0023 macrumors 68000

    Jun 5, 2009
    I'm using Virtual Home on my 5S, but it's difficult to do a screenshot at times now.

    Anyone using a good Activator gesture for screenshots?
  25. Slumpey macrumors regular

    Jan 29, 2011
    Is there an activator gesture to close all apps?

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