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  • 'SlideUP2Unlock' Lets You Slide Up on the Lock Screen to Unlock the Device


    With the Lock Screen Apple gives you in iOS 7, you can slide to the right anywhere on the Lock Screen to unlock the device and get to your Home Screen.

    If you'd like to add the ability to slide upwards on the Lock Screen to unlock your iOS device, in addition to being able to slide to the right, then check out a new free jailbreak tweak called SlideUP2Unlock by iOS developer Davide Fresilli.

    With SlideUP2Unlock installed, the Camera Grabber on your iOS 7 Lock Screen will change into an unlock grabber, as shown above. When you drag up on the unlock grabber, you will be brought to your Home Screen, just like if you were to slide to the right to unlock your iOS 7 Lock Screen.

    The tweak also adjusts the appearance of your passcode screen when you unlock your iOS device in this way:



    The tweak adds a preferences pane to the Settings application where you can configure a few options:



    From here, you can enable or disable the tweak on demand you will need to respring the device each time you change this option, so a respring button is added to the preferences pane. It's also worth noting that you can hide or show the unlock icon where the Camera Grabber would normally be. You can also change the unlock icon to whatever you want by saving a new image titled "[email protected]" to the SlideUP2Unlock preferences bundle via iFile or SSH.

    If you would like to give SlideUP2Unlock a try, it's available for free right now in Cydia's BigBoss repository. The tweak requires iOS 7.

    Name: SlideUP2Unlock
    Price: FREE
    Version: 1.0-33
    Requirements: iOS 7.0-7.0.6
    Tested on: iPhone 5 running iOS 7.0.6
    Repo: BigBoss
    Developer: Davide Fresilli
    Editor's Rating:  4/5
    This article was originally published in forum thread: 'SlideUP2Unlock' Lets You Slide Up on the Lock Screen to Unlock the Device started by Anthony Bouchard View original post
    Comments 6 Comments
    1. Donnutt's Avatar
      Donnutt -
      Can't WAIT for 7.1 JB, I need activator back.
    1. Nordcore's Avatar
      Nordcore -
      I want to use this tweak....

      But it has no effect on my iPhone 5 iOS 7.0.6... :-(
    1. That-Fricken-Nerd's Avatar
      That-Fricken-Nerd -
      I have it, this is an amazing tweak.

      Quote Originally Posted by Nordcore View Post
      I want to use this tweak....

      But it has no effect on my iPhone 5 iOS 7.0.6... :-(
      I have an iPhone 5 and this tweak works for me.
    1. wrwolf2's Avatar
      wrwolf2 -
      Convergance allows to slide up to unlock and has a much more pleasant UI. ( a very promising tweak )
      marc
    1. Drexxsprint's Avatar
      Drexxsprint -
      iOS 7.1 jailbreak 😲😲😲😲😲
    1. buggsy2's Avatar
      buggsy2 -
      There seem to be be a lot of tweaks that do very minor changes to the LS. I get the impression it's the first thing newb programmers do on Cydia. Nothing wrong with that but I wish there were more substantial Cydia apps and tweaks.