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    Default Installing widgets on the iPhone
    Ok it is official I'm completely stumped. I got the widget app from installer and I've been looking at alot of posts in the forums on how to install the widgets to the iPhone but to no avail I found nothing. I went to google and found less. I get as far as downloading the widget ZIPs from Apple's website and then opening ibrickr and accessing var/root/library/widgets. I don't know if there is another program I need to use in Windows, or if I'm missing something. Can someone please help me?

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    In the zip file from Apple's site, you should see three items. __MACOSX folder, a folder named for the widget, and a file which is similar but prefixed with "._"

    Just copy the folder named for the widget to the /var/root/Library/Widgets folder on the phone.

    for example: The "Versatile Unit Converter" widget has the following items in the zip file:
    __MACOSX (Folder)
    V U C.wdgt (Folder)
    ._V U C.wdgt (File)

    I copied the "V U C.wdgt" folder to /var/root/Library/Widgets and it shows up in the widget app. tap on the entry and it loads.

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    Thank you so much i814u2 that really helped

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    hw do u copy that folder there? i cant do it

  6. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by kypaintballfreak View Post
    hw do u copy that folder there? i cant do it
    using ibricker or iphone explorer

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    Keep in mind that very few Widgets actually work on the iPhone at this time.
    Get "iPod & iTunes for Dummies", it'll change your life.

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    can some one give me a link to widget app for iphone ???

  9. #8
    Quote Originally Posted by JMIGUELES View Post
    can some one give me a link to widget app for iphone ???
    Its in the Installer.

  10. #9
    if you got winterbaord drag it to the winterboard after you unzip it then go to winterboard to install it if you want to change the city you live go to the style sheets and go to myphia file edit it were it says location someof the are afterthe = sighn and some you gotta erase the example cityand state andput yours in

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