Apple announced & beta release their next major firmware upgrade, iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch at the WWDC 2017 on few days ago. iOS 11 brings tons of new features & improvements for idevice users, but most of the features that have been already available with Cydia for jailbreak users. So, whether you download Cydia for iOS 11 or not, some of the great features can achieve without jailbreak iOS 11 out-of-the-box.
In the article, we discuss only the 7 amazing features are coming in iOS 11 as default but already existed for jailbroken iDevices with Cydia apps. In addition, Apple has copied & bundled more attributes to new iOS 11 from the jailbreak apps & tweaks. So, you no need to download Cydia for iOS 11 to get bellow jailbreak features for your iPhone, iPad.
iOS 11 features inspired by the Cydia apps
01. Control Center Customization
With iOS 11, user can fully customize the Control Center of your device. So, you can add, remove & re-arrange the toggles in the Control Center as you wish. With this feature, you can add important toggles for on/off low power mode & cellular data
Cydia apps for control center customization – CCSettings, FlipControlCenter
02. Screen Recorder
Apple has added on-device screen recording feature to iOS 11 in first time. You can access the screen recorder by the toggle in the control center just a one-click. There are so many Cydia apps available to screen record for jailbreak users for a long time.
Cydia apps for screen recording – CCRecord, AirShou, EveryCord, BB Rec
03. File Manager
Apple introduces new app to manage files with iOS 11 in first time. The new app is called “Files” allows limited access to file system. However, without jailbreaking iOS, you can’t gain root access of the Apple file system.
Cydia File managing apps – iFile, Filza
04. Multiple Icon moving at once
Without a third party app, iOS 11 allows you to move more than one app icons from one page to another in your Home screen. Before this, you have use jailbreak app to move multiple icons simultaneously or move each app one by one individually.
Cydia apps for move multiple app icon at once – MultiIconMover+
05. Dark mode
Apple introduces kind of system wide dark mode feature with iOS 11. This new accessibility feature is labeled as “Smart Invert” that reverses the colors of the display to dark mode. This feature is also already available with Cydia tweaks only for the jailbreak users.
Cydia apps for system wide dark mode – Eclipse, Noctis
06. Less obstructive Volume HUD
When you press the volume buttons of your iPhone or iPad, volume HUD is appeared in the middle of the screen. This covers the big area of the screen & obstruct the your work. Now, Apple has addressed the issue in iOS 11 with redesigned less obstructive volume HUD. There are many Cydia apps & tweaks available to resolve that problem & makes the volume HUD less obtrusive for jailbreak users.
Cydia apps – StatusVol X, StatusHUD, Sonus
07. QR-Code Reader
Finally, Apple has added the ability to scan QR-codes for iOS. The stock Camera app of the iOS 11 has integrated with the QR-code reader to scan QR-codes without any third-party app. Apple has copied this feature to iOS also from the jailbreak community.
Cydia apps to enable QR-code scanning with Camera app – NativeQR
These are the my 7 best Cydia features that copied to new iOS 11. But, there are many other things have already inspired to the iOS 11 from the jailbreak community. What feature you wish to add this list ? Share it & let us to know about with a comment below.