Top 10 must have Free Cydia apps for iPhone/iPad of 2011

A roundup of 2011’s Top 10 Cydia Apps that you cannot miss this year. Right from Customizations to Tweaks to Essential security fixes. Here’s a roundup of the apps that are essential for your iOS devices.

Some of the apps here are available on the repos that I’ve mentioned earlier. Cydia has definitely enabled the developers who think out of the box and bring out such great mods and tweaks to iPhone, making it one of the most powerful device on the planet.

You’d also want to take a look at Top 5 Cydia apps that would satisfy all your jailbreak needs. Please feel free to add some apps that you feel are missing from the list in the comments section.

[alert_box type=”Info”]Note: Click to expand and know more info about the app.[/alert_box] [toggle title=”SBSettings”]
  • Repo: BigBoss Repo
  • Description: SBSettings is a Cydia’s system wide tweak, which puts all the system preferences that you use regularly at the swipe of the finger.
  • App Homepage
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  • Repo: Saurik’s Repo
  • Description: Give your iPhone or iPod Touch a graphical overhaul! WinterBoard provides hooks that let graphics artists safely and simply theme almost anything in Apple’s OS, including third party software downloaded from App Store. Multiple theme packages can be installed at once using the configuration interface: simply drag themes into a priority order.
  • App Homepage
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  • Repo: BigBoss Repo
  • Description: Allows you to reply to an SMS/MMS from anywhere with an awesome interface.
  • App Homepage
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  • Repo: BigBoss Repo
  • Description: This tweak automatically enables and disables location services only when needed. For example, when you launch the Navigon GPS application or any GPS tracker, Auto Location will automatically enable location services; and if you close the app, the tweak will immediately disable location services if there is no need to use location updates anymore. Auto Location detects the apps that need location services by using your settings in General > Location Services.
  • App Homepage
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  • Repo: Saurik’s Repo
  • Description: Five Icon Dock is a simple tweak by Jay Freeman. It enables us to add five icons to the iPhone dock.
  • App Homepage
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  • Repo: BigBoss Repo
  • Description: xBackup is a simple app that will allow you to back up your APT/DPKG sources and installed packages so when you restore you can restore from a backup to get all your apps installed automatically without having to install then individually from Cydia..
  • App Homepage
[/toggle] [toggle title=”MT Gestures”]
  • Repo: Modmyi Repo
  • Description: Multitasking gestures let you use four or five fingers to pinch to the home screen, swipe up to reveal multitasking bar, and swipe left or right between apps..
  • App Homepage
[/toggle] [toggle title=”Data Deposit”]
  • Repo: Modmyi Repo
  • Description: Backup iOS application save data to your Dropbox account, and restore to another device!
  • App Homepage
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  • Repo: DreamBoard Repo
  • Description: Dreamboard makes it easy to switch between any themes in just a few seconds. Simply launch, choose and apply! And, Dreamboard eliminates the long wait of having to restart Springboard every time you make a change. No more resprings! Dreamboard includes a complementary copy of Endroid (HTC theme).
  • App Homepage
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  • Repo: BigBoss Repo
  • Description: Password protects your applications with Lockdown. Full featured with lost password protection.
  • App Homepage

Do you feel we are missing some really cool app from the list? Let us know in Comments!

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  • Aaron

    darn, some are no longer free. 🙁

  • Aaron

    darn, some are no longer free. 🙁

    • Thanks for the tip. Can you please point out which are not free?

  • bob

    Springtomize does basically all of that stuff and its free

  • Cool! Thanks for the tip Bob! 🙂

  • Bob

    How can you tell if a CYDIA APP is free or not?



  • Ashok

    Hi Bro,

    I m looking ibites sms or quick reply for sms app. Not yet got t full version ( cracked one )…

    Can you give t repo that I can download t full ver app 🙂

    Thx. 🙂

  • H

    Thx this was very helpfull

  • dani

    btw, xbackup isn’t free anymore. just sayin’

    • Thanks for the tip! 🙂 Will update the post. Do you feel anything can be added to the list?

  • Maxx

    The post is excellent, I have found this link that also says something similar but good..


  • ZuneKilla

    Bob, you can tell if an app is paid or free by the color of the app title when ur searching it. Black = free, Blue = paid.

  • I am continually looking for great new apps to use. It almost always shocks me at how many apps are out there…some I’ve seen or heard of, a large number of I have not. Wonderful write-up, good information, thanks!

  • Mousa

    Thanks that was very helpful 😀

  • Me gistaria tener el programa cydia

  • Thanks for the list, here’s also same type of article: The Top Free Cydia Apps written by Ayush Agrawal – 10th student.

  • hanks for the list, here’s also same type of article: written by Ayush Agrawal – 10th student.

  • edit927

    you have a great arranegment of apps, but how about poof? for everyone, have you ever had those certain apps like stocks,maps,or voicememos? well, with poof, just delete those apps for good…..but if you ever need them back, just simply turn them back on! also, bytafont is cool! its a free app that lets you choose from hundreds of arrangements of fonts for your iphone,ipad, or ipod touch!

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