iPhone No more Winterboard icon

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by jt999, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. jt999 macrumors regular

    Oct 11, 2007
    So with the new update there is no more Winterboard icon/standalone app.

    "To enable, disable, or change the order of themes, see the WinterBoard panel in the Settings app: there is no standalone app as of version 0.9.3916."

    A bit more cumbersome to have to go into Settings to make changes.
    It does not appear that Winterboard is accessible through Activator.
  2. eyoungren macrumors Core


    Aug 31, 2011
    ten-zero-eleven-zero-zero by zero-two
    I've been jailbreaking since early 2012 and have used the Winterboard app icon thing maybe once or twice in that time. I always go to settings.

    No big loss. To me anyways.
  3. fisherking macrumors 603


    Jul 16, 2010
    ny somewhere
    is it really that difficult? and how often do you go into winterboard settings?
    anyway, seems a small thing in the overall scheme of things...
  4. joju58 macrumors member


    Mar 4, 2012
    New York, NY
    As long as it compatible with iOS 8xx, who cares if it's no more app . This is not a tweak we use that often anyway.
  5. yui4 macrumors 6502a

    May 26, 2011
  6. jt999, Nov 26, 2014
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2014

    jt999 thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 11, 2007
    No more Winterboard icon

    I don't theme often, but when I do I will repeatedly go into Winterboard and make minor adjustments. It is a bit easier to use an icon than to navigate into settings.

    I realize it's not life and death, just a little convenience...like most of my tweaks.

    Like everyone else, I'm grateful to have a working jailbreak and to have the options that Winterboard provides.
  7. Pelea macrumors 6502

    Oct 5, 2014
  8. Bomans macrumors member

    Sep 1, 2011
    He should've kept the option so the user can choose wether he wants an icon on the springboard or not.
  9. thadoggfather macrumors G4


    Oct 1, 2007
    I did restart my phone twice following the update, thinking it was one of those tweaks where the icons goes missing for a little.. nope.

    Now that I know that, I don't mind :)

    it broke Ambre theme on my iPad though...
  10. aPple nErd macrumors 68030

    aPple nErd

    Feb 12, 2012
    Jailbreaks/IOS Hacks
    settings is the only place cydia tweaks should be accessible in my opinion. you don't tap an icon on the homescreen called "wifi" to change your wifi configuration...
  11. jt999 thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 11, 2007
    True...but you swipe on Control Center to turn it off and on.
    WiFi settings rarely change; but people who try out many themes and theming options use Winterboard regularly.
  12. nwmtnbiker macrumors 68000


    Apr 5, 2011
    Fidalgo Island
    ifile, iCleanerPro and Springtomize all have icons on my phone.

    Callbar had the right idea to give option to hide in preference panel I wish them other apps did too.

    I know springtomize has that feature for hiding any icon but I only use a few things in springtomize and sometimes it's like walking on glass...
  13. pocketdoc macrumors 6502a

    Apr 15, 2008
  14. lyceumHQ macrumors 65816


    Aug 4, 2010
    I didn't actually notice there was no icon any more. I've always had it hidden away in a folder on on a screen for apps I never use. And I've always just gone via settings.

    It's just as simple to go to settings as it is to open the app.
  15. jt999 thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 11, 2007
    Just bought PreferenceTag2 in Cydia.
    This allows me to completely reorder my preferences, so that I can put Winterboard up top where it is easily accessible.
  16. BoricuaHec01 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 17, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    I prefer no icon so doesn't hurt for me, in fact I'm happier.

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