Sometimes you get notifications at inconvenient times when you are really busy, and you just wish they would come to you later on because by the time you actually have time to read your notifications, you probably have forgotten all about them because of how busy you just were.
A new free jailbreak tweak called NotifyMeAgain by iOS developer sharedRoutine aims to remedy this problem for you. Instead of just getting notifications from people and then forgetting about them later when you have free time, this tweak makes it so you can delay notifications for a set period of time so that you will be reminded of them.
With the tweak installed, you will get two new gestures for your notification banners – each gesture will delay the notification for a set amount of time, and you can configure the amount of time for the delay for each gesture from the tweak's preferences pane. After the time is up, you will get re-notified by the application that sent you a notification banner.
For example, if we configure swiping right on the banner notification to delay the notification for 5 minutes, then the notification will re-appear 5 minutes later if we swipe right on the banner notification. If we configure swiping left on the banner notification to delay the notification for 1 hour, then the notification will re-appear 1 hour later if we swipe left on the banner notification.
NotifyMeAgain adds a preferences pane to your Settings application where you can configure its options:
From here, you can enable or disable the tweak on demand, as well as configure a time period for swiping left on the banner notification and configure a time period for swiping right on the banner notification. You can pick from any of the following time periods for each gesture:
- 1 minute
- 2 minutes
- 3 minutes
- 4 minutes
- 5 minutes
- 10 minutes
- 25 minutes
- 45 minutes
- 1 hour
- 1.5 hours
- 2 hours
- 5 hours
- 10 hours
- 12 hours
- 1 day
This tweak is perfect for accompanying the iOS gamer, or those who are just busy working while using their iOS devices. If you want to give NotifyMeAgain a try, it's available for free right now in Cydia's BigBoss repository. iOS 7 is required for the installation.
If you're interested in learning what makes NotifyMeAgain tick, the developer has made it open source on GitHub at this link.
Requirements: iOS 7.0-7.1.2
Tested on: iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1.2
Editor's Rating: 5/5