Since the top Power Button of iPhone or iPod Touch offers only an option to power down your device, you might want to add some extra useful button to it and extend its functionality. There are various tweaks available which do this job for you, premium as well as free. And there is one more addition to the Cydia Tweaks market which adds two news options or say button to the top power button of iPhone or iPod Touch.
PowerOptions Cydia Tweak for iPhone and iPod Touch is a new tweak in the Cydia Store developed by FreeApple, the tweak adds Reboot and Respring options to top Power button of your iPhone and iPod Touch so that you can easily respring or reboot the device by holing the power button.
A custom graphic action sheet appears when you hold the power button. The sheet provides three options instead of just one. Respring, Reboot and Power Down. Select the one you wish and it will do the task. There is also a Cancel option which helps you to quit the power options. After installation the two options are added without any settings.
Features of PowerOptions Cydia Tweak for iPhone and iPod Touch
- Easy installation
- Adds respring and reboot to Power Down button
- Extends Power Button Functionality
PowerOptions Cydia Tweak for iPhone and iPod Touch is a pretty simple tweak and does a simple task of adding these two new options which you would need and is definitely very useful. Most of the time a respring is needed and if the device is loaded full of apps running then a reboot will sure help. So if you have been looking to add Respring and Reboot options/buttons to the power down button of your iPhone or iPod Touch then PowerOptions is the one.
Price and Availability
PowerOptions Cydia Tweak is available in Cydia Store under Modmyi repo for free. It is compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch only and requires iOS 5 and above. Also the developer is soon about to release PowerOptions Pro which will allow you to add custom buttons of your wish and will of course feature more options. As soon as it hits the store we will let you know. So stay tuned and yes give PowerOptions a try, it’s free as you know.
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