How to Change the Boring Battery Icon in Your iPhone’s Status Bar to Something Tastier « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks

Good battery life is one of the most important things any phone or tablet should have, but iOS 7 isn’t always great at managing power consumption. This leads to tunnel vision on the status bar battery meter. After all, you don’t want to be stuck in the middle of nowhere with no time to make a call.

So if you’re staring at the iPhone battery icon in the status bar too much, why not make it a little more interesting? In this softModder guide, I’ll show you a quick and easy way to add some flavor to your iPhone’s battery icon. This is a jailbreak-only mod, so make sure you have a jailbroken iOS 7 device before proceeding.

jump in Cydiathen find and install Alkalinea free application of magn2o.

After installation, you can access the two default themes, Bowl and Habeshafrom Settings. Go to the Default Settings app on your device and scroll down to the section containing your jailbroken apps. The alkalines should be listed near the top (they are in alphabetical order).

Once inside Alkaline, the Theme The tab is where all your alkaline battery themes will be added.

Now just select the theme you want from the list and Competence. Unfortunately, you’ll have to respring every time you change your current theme, but that’s a small price to pay for a powerful new look.

You can find other alkaline battery themes in Cydia by searching “Alkaline Themes”. Here are a few of my favorites:

From top to bottom: semicircular color, Habeshaand iOS7 vertical battery

That’s it! Quick, easy, and powerful, this tweak will keep your device cool. Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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