Tag Archive: Lockscreen


Siri bug can hack past your lockscreen to call and text contacts

The iPhone’s lock screen has a long history of not being the most secure passageway onto your device. It’s been a while since a bug has let would-be attackers circumvent the passcode, but a new exploit has been discovered in… Read more ›

iOS 7 Lockscreen Bug Gives Access To Entire Camera Roll And Sharing Options

iOS7_control_centerIt wouldn’t be a major iOS release without another lockscreen bug. This time, you use Command Center into tricking iOS 7 to give you full access to the Camera Roll and sharing options. The method was uncovered by a veteran lockscreen-bug-finder named Jose Rodriguez, who admits that he likes to “submit my iPhone to cruel methods […]

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You Can Scrub Songs In iOS 7 Straight From The Lockscreen [Image]

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This is another small but great feature in iOS 7: you can now scrub through songs from the lockscreen if you are playing them through the official Music app. This doesn’t work with third-party music apps, like Rdio, and in practice in the first beta, it can be a little difficult to scrub (the touch target is too small). Still a very nice addition indeed.

Via: Reddit

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Slide To Unlock App Shortcuts From The iPhone’s Lockscreen With Axis [Jailbreak]

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If there’s one part of iOS that Apple needs to be paying more attention to, it’s the lockscreen. Case in point: jailbreak developers and concept designers are coming up with some really innovate ideas for making use of the first screen we all see when we check our iPhones.

Axis, a new jailbreak tweak that began as a simple concept some months ago, is another great example of doing more with the  [Read More…]

Luna Enables ‘Do Not Disturb’ With A Quick Swipe On The iPhone’s Lockscreen [Jailbreak]

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I often forget that the Do Not Disturb toggle in iOS 6 exists. It’s a great feature for quickly shutting out the noise, but the problem is that you have to open the Settings app to enable. Do Not Disturb feels like something that should immediately accessible.

Luna is a new jailbreak tweak based on a concept we showed you at the beginning of the year. From the iPhone’s lockscreen, pull  [Read More…]

Atom Gives Your iPhone’s Lockscreen A Beautifully Subtle App Launcher [Jailbreak]

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I like to keep my iPhone’s lockscreen clean and free of distractions. Jailbreak tweaks that add weather, RSS, and more are useful for many, but the lockscreen can easily start to feel cluttered after awhile.

That’s why I’m excited to present “atom,” a new jailbreak tweak for the lockscreen that replaces the unlock slider with a beautifully subtle app launcher.

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Atom Is A Slick New Lockscreen Launchbar For Up To Six Apps [Jailbreak]

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Earlier this week, we wrote about Grabby, a rad little Cydia tweak that let you extend the lockscreen camera launcher into a quickbar for up to five favorite apps.

Here’s a similar idea. Atom is an upcoming Cydia tweak that is set to be released this weekend which allows you to unlock your iPhone directly to up to six different apps, just by dragging the on-screen ‘locked’ icon to one of six  [Read More…]

This iOS 7 Concept Would Add More Utility And Minimalism To Your Lockscreen [Video]

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One of our biggest hopes for iOS 7 is that it will come with a huge update on UI. iOS is starting to look a bit old and everyone’s tired of the skeuomorphic features. It needs some innovative minimalist touches from Jony Ive.

Mohamed Kerroudj has created his own vision for what the iPhone’s Lockscreen should look like. The linen backgrounds have been replaced by flat white surfaces, but what’s better  [Read More…]

An All New iOS 6.1 Exploit Lets Hackers Bypass iPhone Lockscreen Without Passcode

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It’s only been a few weeks since the first lockscreen hack was discovered on iOS 6.1, but some researchers have already discovered a new way to bypass the iPhone’s lockscreen without entering the security PIN.

The bug was found in iOS 6.1 by Benjamin Kunx Mejri, and it follows some of the steps as the last exploit but has some variation in the steps, and it allows an attacker to access  [Read More…]

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.3 Beta To Devs With Fix For Lockscreen Security Flaw

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Following the public release of iOS 6.1.2, Apple has seeded the 6.1.3 beta to registered developers. Apple seeded the first iOS 6.1.1 beta towards the beginning of this month, and the minor release of 6.1.2 has caused the jump to 6.1.3 “beta 2.”

A crazy security flaw in the iOS lockscreen was recently discovered that could bypass a passcode, and Apple says it has patched the bug in this  [Read More…]