AlternateControls adds to the iPhone software buttons in the style of Android 5.0 Lollipop [Cydia]




What is valued jailbreak, so it’s a complete customization. While the owners of the original devices are indignant, complaining of innovation or the lack of it on the forums, the owners’ hacked »iPhone and iPad are all from and to customize yourself, requires only a desire and a little time. In this article, we will focus on a new way of managing iOS using the on-screen buttons.


The story of the software controls on the iPhone in style Android may seem strange, but it is quite right to exist. In some situations, for example, the presence of defects button Home, it generally may be vital.

Google has introduced a new way to control smartphones and tablets using the softkeys with the release of Android 3.0 Honeycomb. On Apple devices such treatment is not provided. All actions on iOS-device performed clicks keys Home (single / double) and motioned to go back. AlternateControls tweak adds to the iPhone screen transparent panel with buttons, with which you can move on to the main screen, call the multitasking bar and return to step back.

AlternateControls works predictably. In the settings, you can select to display the panels and manage a number of settings tweaks, such as – to use the vibrate when you touch, hide after touching, invert color panel or use the icons in the style of Android 5.0 Lollipop. You can also override the “Back” button to quickly switch the last two applications.


Of course, the need to install AlternateControls someone can seem questionable, but it’s really an interesting experience. Tweek especially appreciate Switchers, accustomed to use on your Android screen buttons.

AlternateControls sold in Cydia at a minimum price of $ 0.99.

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