With the Apple Inc’s mobile operating systems, we can benefit from millions of services right now. However, there are some other features that people hope to see on the iOS systems. But Apple doesn’t add these functions to iOS as we expect. Luckily, a number of developers set about jailbreaking iPhone 4S, iPad 3 for providing us with helpful cydia tweaks.
Today we will have a useful app launcher on lock screen which is named as Headphone Launcher. It is a new tweak that is published lately. If you like to switch to any media control or application on your iOS immediately from lock screen, it would be a great app for you. As for how it works, you can watch the video walkthrough.
How to access apps from lock screen via Headphone Launcher:
Features of Headphone Launcher:
From this video instruction of how to access apps from lock screen, we can learn that headphone launcher tweak is a very simple iOS app which allows you to view or launch any of your media control or the selected applications from lock screen. You can configure a great number of apps or media controls and then arrange them to appear one after another under the setting panel. The only requirement is that you need to plug headphone into iDevice.
So while you are walking or driving a car on the road, it is easy to get access to music player, compass, YouTube, iTunes, and so on.
Still, there are some disadvantages of using Headphone Launcher to display apps from lock screen.
Disadvantages of Headphone Launcher:
First, the app launcher doesn’t work until you plug in your headphone and your iDevice must be on lock screen, but not under other circumstances.
Second, it can enable four apps to appear on each screen. If you want to access more apps, it is necessary for you to scroll menu.
Actually, people hope to see that a certain improvements would be added onto Headphone tweak in future. For example, the new tweak can not only enable apps but also disable apps according to people’s habits. And no matter your iPhone screen is locked or unlocked, it can activate apps when you plug in your audio accessory.
What’s about your opinions on this tweak? Can it satisfy your needs well? Welcome to share your ideas with us.