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  • Current List of iOS 5 Compatible Cydia Packages

    Numerous Cydia tweaks are currently being updated for iOS 5. As of late, this is what we know.

    iOS 5 is currently jailbreakable using redsn0w 0.9.9b5. The jailbreak is tethered meaning that you will need to connect your device to a computer every time that you restart the device; and 'boot tethered.' Rest assured, that along with the Siri porting project, iPhone hackers are working on an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.

    While iOS 5 is new and quickly becoming a big hit for most iDevice users, jailbreak devs are currently working as fast as they can to adapt their jailbreak tweaks and packages to iOS 5 binaries. The transition from iOS 4 to iOS 5 will take a few weeks, maybe months – as it did when iOS 4 came out, nothing happened over night. But, as of late, this is what we know about tweak and package compatibility between Cydia and iOS 5:

    Fully Compatible with iOS 5:
    • 3G Unrestrictor
    • 60 Second Lock Screen
    • Action Menu
    • Action Menu Plus Pack
    • ActionBoard
    • Activator
    • AdBlocker
    • afc2add
    • Airplane SBSettings
    • AndroidLock XT
    • App Switcher Brightness
    • AppBackup
    • APT 0.7 HTTPS Method
    • AskToCall
    • Autolock SBSettings
    • Barrel
    • BatteryDetective
    • BBSettings
    • BeyondSMS
    • Black Keyboard
    • Bolt
    • Browser Changer
    • CallBar
    • CallCounter3
    • CleverPin
    • ClockCenter
    • Color Mail Labels
    • Compas for Maps
    • Ērackulous
    • Cydelete
    • DashBoard for Maps
    • Datacounter
    • DietBar
    • Dimmer
    • Direct Closer Pro
    • DisplayOut
    • Dock
    • Double At
    • Dreamboard
    • Erica Utilities
    • EZDecline
    • f.lux
    • FakeCarrier
    • FakeClockUp
    • FakeMail
    • FakeOperator
    • Fastr
    • Firewall iP
    • Five collum SB
    • Five Icon Dock
    • Five Icon Switcher
    • FlashCam
    • FolderCloser
    • FolderLock
    • FullScreen for Safari
    • Gridlock
    • GUI-GPG-SEC
    • HapticPro
    • Home Button in Safari
    • HomePage
    • iFaceApp
    • iFile
    • iGotYa
    • Instant Mirror
    • IP Blocker
    • iPhoneDelivery
    • iPhone Modem
    • iRealSMS
    • iRetina 4+ SBSetting Theme
    • iRetiner GUI
    • iSwipe
    • iTether
    • KBShortcuts
    • KeypadTransparency
    • KickLock
    • KillBackground
    • KuaiDail
    • libstatusbar
    • Location Spoofer
    • LockLauncher
    • Manual Correct
    • Manual Correct Pro
    • MarkThatMessage
    • Media Controller Brightness
    • MessWithWords
    • MissedCallOpening
    • Mobile Substrate
    • MobileTerminal
    • Multifl0w
    • MultiNoteDelete
    • multislide
    • MxTube
    • My3G
    • MyIP
    • MyWi 5.0
    • Navigate From Maps
    • Netaltalk
    • No Bookmarks
    • NoSpot
    • OmniStat
    • OpenSSH
    • OverBoard
    • PagePusher
    • PasswordPilot
    • Phone GV Extension
    • PKGBackup
    • PowerCenter
    • PowerSaver
    • PreferenceLoader
    • PreventSleep
    • PrivaCy
    • PrivateSMS
    • Pull to Refresh for Mail
    • Pull to Refresh for Safari
    • QuickNote
    • QuickOpen
    • Repo Setup Files
    • Respring Widget
    • RetinaPad
    • roqyBT4
    • RSSWidget for iOS 5
    • SBSettings
    • sbsettingstoggles
    • ScreenDimmer
    • ScreenLocker
    • Scrollingboard
    • Serious SBSettings HD
    • ShakeToUndo Killer
    • Silent Vibrate SBSettings
    • SleepDepriver
    • SlideAway
    • SlideCenter
    • SMS Counter
    • SMS GV Extension
    • SMS+
    • Source GUI
    • SpringFlash + SBSettings Toggle
    • StayOpened
    • Substrate Safe Mode
    • SuperSlider
    • TetherMe
    • Toggle SSH
    • Transparent Statusbar for iOS4
    • TruPrint
    • UDIDFaker
    • UISettings
    • ultrasn0w
    • UnlimTones
    • Veency
    • VoiceActivator
    • Voicemail Forwarder
    • Wallpaper JPEGifier
    • Webscrollian
    • WeeFacebook
    • WeeRadio
    • WiCarrier
    • WiFi Booster
    • WiFi Passwords
    • WiFiSMS
    • Winterboard
    • xGPS


    IMPORTANT NOTES:

    1. AndroidLock XT - Will work although, it will disable the camera button on your lock screen.
    2. Black Keyboard - Reports say it's buggy.
    3. Gridlock - Requires IconSupport, which is not publicly available for download yet. The current version of IconSupport
      does not support iOS 5. The beta version does.
    4. iRealSMS - Reports say it eliminates the ability to send MMS messages.
    5. Pull to Refresh for Mail - Reports say there are some bugs with this.
    6. Scrollingboard - Reports say this can cause sluggishness.
    7. ultrasn0w - Only works on old baseband. More here.
    8. Winterboard - Not in Cydia, download .deb file here. Install through SSH.


    Partially Compatible with iOS 5:
    • App Switcher Ringer
    • biteSMS
    • Calltell
    • CleanStatus
    • Clock Plugin for LockInfo
    • Dynamic Table Strip
    • FastCopy
    • GuizmOVPN
    • iAP Cracker
    • iBlank
    • IconSupport
    • LockGestures
    • LockInfo
    • LSRotator
    • MultiIconMover
    • No Clock Status
    • StatusTweak
    • SwipeToMoveCursor


    IMPORTANT NOTES:
    1. App Switcher Ringer - This will change media volume, but has no effect on ringer volume.
    2. biteSMS - Currently in open beta.
    3. Calltell - Works, but isn't compatible with iMessage.
    4. CleanStatus - Reports say that it doesn't hide status bar objects correctly.
    5. Clock Plugin for LockInfo - Calendar doesn't work.
    6. Dynamic Table Strip - Works for Contacts app, Phone app, but not iPod app.
    7. iAP Cracker - Reports say it conflicts with other apps.
    8. iBlank - The theme to remove shadows doesn't work and you will be unable to respring your iDevice.
    9. IconSupport - The beta version works in iOS 5. The public version does not.
    10. LockGestures - Only tap gestures are working.
    11. LockInfo - Beta works, public version doesn't.
    12. LSRotator - Works fine except for a glitch with the camera button.
    13. MultiIconMover - Beta works fine, get it here.
    14. No Clock Status - Works everywhere except Facebook and Cydia.
    15. StatusTweak - Moving the AM/PM in your status bar doesn't work.
    16. SwipeToMoveCursor - Moves cursor two spaces instead of one space.


    Not Compatible With iOS 5:
    • 5-Row Keyboard
    • AlphaCon
    • BackForwardEnhancer
    • Backgrounder
    • Call InfoFields
    • CameraWallpaper
    • Celeste Bluetooth File Sharing
    • Covert
    • Cyntact
    • Delete Word
    • FakeLocation
    • FolderEnhancer
    • FoldersInFolders
    • Homescreen Settings
    • Home Page in Safari
    • Icon Renamer
    • Infinidock
    • Infinifolders
    • IntelliScreen
    • iPicMyContacts
    • LinkSafe
    • LiveClock
    • Lock Calendar
    • Lockdown Pro
    • LockScreen Clock Hide
    • Maps Enhancer
    • MultiCleaner
    • MultiExchanges
    • NoAccessorySplash
    • Notifier+
    • OpenNotifier
    • PhotoAlbums+
    • PwnTunes
    • Random Icon Flip
    • RemindMeLater
    • Remove Background
    • RestoreTab for Safari
    • Safari Download Manager
    • SBRotator for iOS 4.x
    • ShowCase
    • Shrink
    • Speed for Maps
    • Springtomize
    • StartDial
    • StatusNotifier
    • StyleUnlock
    • SwitcherMod
    • SwitcherPlus
    • User Agent Faker
    • Vibrafications
    • WeatherIcon
    • Wi-Fi Sync
    • xBackup
    • YFiSelect4


    IMPORTANT NOTES:

    They don't work. I don't even recommend trying them. They will either plague you with errors, springboard crashes, app crashes, freeze-ups, or just general problems. Stay away from the red coated tweaks on this page.


    Currently Unknown Compatibility with iOS 5:
    • Alarming
    • AppLinks
    • AppSlide
    • Ask to Send
    • AttachmentSaver
    • BTStack
    • ColorKeyboard
    • GridTab for Safari
    • HeadingLock for Maps
    • iCallAnnounce
    • iLocalis
    • IntelliShared
    • IntelliStatusBarIcons
    • KeyVibrate
    • Link Identity Editor
    • MewSeek
    • MobileNotifier
    • MyVolume
    • NoVoiceMail
    • OpenNotifier Premium Pack
    • PdaNet
    • PictureME
    • PlayAwake
    • Rotation Inhibitor
    • SBBrightness
    • ShakeToUndo Killer
    • SleepFX
    • SMSEnhancer
    • Volume Boost
    • Xpandr
    • YourTube 2


    IMPORTANT NOTES:

    I don't recommend installing the apps where the compatibility is unknown. They come with the chance of possibly putting your device in the same state as the apps that are not compatible. I would stay away from these too, until they are verified.


    Props to The_Ben for the wonderful list of Cydia applications. Any that he missed that I knew about, I tried to add myself.

    So now that you know what tweaks are/aren't compatible with iOS 5, what will you choose to do with your device? Will you go ahead with the tethered jailbreak until the untethered jailbreak? Or will you wait for the untethered jailbreak? Some of you might have decided that iOS 5 does everything you want it to and you've decided not to jailbreak at all. Keep in mind that many of the tweaks that are not compatible with iOS 5 are being worked on. Some of the tweaks that I know for sure are getting worked on are: Infinifolders, Infinidock, and Springtomize.

    If I left anything off of the list and you have any information as to its compatibility, please leave a comment below so that other readers can benefit from your information.

    Sources: Redmond Pie
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Current List of iOS 5 Compatible Cydia Packages started by Anthony Bouchard View original post
    Comments 144 Comments
    1. Kaospassageraren's Avatar
      Kaospassageraren -
      hi there..well winterboard just sends me straight in to safemode??!..nobody else?
    1. Anthony Bouchard's Avatar
      Anthony Bouchard -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kaospassageraren View Post
      hi there..well winterboard just sends me straight in to safemode??!..nobody else?
      Look at the IMPORTANT NOTES. To make Winterboard work you need to install the beta.
    1. Broomhead's Avatar
      Broomhead -
      Great list, Thanks
    1. Slim J's Avatar
      Slim J -
      Most themes will not work properly with Winterboard on iOS 5 (It's the Winterboard I downloaded here). It will load some parts (such as wallpapers and icons, but not other UI such as themed docks, shadows, etc.) but I think it is caused by the device loading some sort of cache.
    1. Simon's Avatar
      Simon -
      Very nice list
    1. tayman's Avatar
      tayman -
      why add things like *******, **********, and crackers? i thought modmyi didnt support piracy .... just saying
    1. efi2nr's Avatar
      efi2nr -
      Can you please post a link to winterboard beta that actually works
    1. Anthony Bouchard's Avatar
      Anthony Bouchard -
      Quote Originally Posted by tayman View Post
      why add things like *******, **********, and crackers? i thought modmyi didnt support piracy .... just saying
      While we don't support piracy, they are a reality of the Cydia store. I think that gives them a place in this list because it summarizes which packages work and don't work.
    1. moveandstore's Avatar
      moveandstore -
      Thanks for the list. A lot of stuff I use and need like Backgrounder; User Agent Faker; and WeatherIcon are redlisted. These are useful tools, which I will wait until they are all compatible. Nice work and thanks for taking time to compile this list. Will keep my eye on any new updates.
    1. stayupthetree's Avatar
      stayupthetree -
      Anything on qtweeter??
    1. r3dnax3la's Avatar
      r3dnax3la -
      Where do I install the winterboard file to?

      Where do i install winterboard to?
    1. DeathOfLife's Avatar
      DeathOfLife -
      Any Jailbreak Out For 4s & Windows?
    1. WaLLy3K's Avatar
      WaLLy3K -
      Did you install Winterboard off Cydia first and then run this deb over the top? Winterboard depends on some things and won't work right if you just installed the deb on its own.
    1. PathKiller29's Avatar
      PathKiller29 -
      Quote Originally Posted by tayman View Post
      why add things like *******, **********, and crackers? i thought modmyi didnt support piracy .... just saying
      they didn't actually create the list...its on there so they put it
    1. c0dy's Avatar
      c0dy -
      Kaos, did you install Winterboard via Cydia or though the method mentioned above?
    1. punjabi212's Avatar
      punjabi212 -
      Nice list. Really helpful.
    1. mustard05's Avatar
      mustard05 -
      Are these installable on a tethered jailbreak? I am really unversed with the tethered J/B. So you install as normal, then when you restart, you boot tethered and your good to go?
    1. rjrankin83's Avatar
      rjrankin83 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kaospassageraren View Post
      hi there..well winterboard just sends me straight in to safemode??!..nobody else?
      The .deb download worked fine for me. The winterboard in cydia I downloaded when I upgraded to iOS 5 sent me to safe mode. Make sure you're downloading the .deb and installing through SSH
    1. raduga's Avatar
      raduga -
      Quote Originally Posted by mustard05 View Post
      Are these installable on a tethered jailbreak? I am really unversed with the tethered J/B. So you install as normal, then when you restart, you boot tethered and your good to go?
      Yes.
      But you must "boot tethered" again every time you reboot or power off your phone.
    1. Jerzdre's Avatar
      Jerzdre -
      how doi load this winterboard to my phone?