BlowToUnlock – unlock iPhone by simply blowing at it

Apple’s Slide to unlock has now become one of the signature feature of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Developers around the globe work hard to create tweaks to bring up new lock screen/unlock methods for jailbroken iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Cydia has now become the most famous alternative jailbroken app store, and without a doubt, Cydia is contributing a lot to bring better user experience to iDevices’ users. Here’s a new Cydia tweak which is totally going to change the way you unlock your iPhone, and it’s impressive.

You might have heard about the Micromax mobiles ‘Blow to unlock’ feature which they introduced in Micromax Canvas 4. Now you can enjoy the same feature on your iPhone. Yes, folks now you’d be able to unlock your iPhone with a simple blow, thanks to this new Cydia tweak dubbed as ‘BlowToUnlock’. BlowToUnlock is a new and unique jailbreak tweak which recently landed Cydia. It takes you a step ahead, the way you unlock your lockscreen on your iPhone.

BlowToUnlock is available at Cydia, and once installed you can navigate to Settings where you should find a dedicated control panel for BlowToUnlock. From there you can enable/disable, and adjust the sensitivity of the microphone. If set sensitivity to maximum the device can be unlocked from a distance but it might unlock itself by surrounding noises so make sure to adjust appropriate sensitivity level for your device. According to the developer, when recording a sound or playing a sound BlowToUnlock must be disabled.

Once installed and preferences set, using BlowToUnlock you can simply unlock your iPhone by blowing around or at your iPhone’s microphone. Device can also be unlocked by blowing in to headphones microphone. The plus point is that the security is not compromised if you have a passcode or fingerprint enabled. You will be prompted to enter the passcode or scan your finger to unlock the phone which is great.

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The best thing is it is free. You don’t have to spend a penny for adding an exciting new fun feature to your device. BlowToUnlock is available at BigBoss repo which might make it a must have jailbreak tweak. The tweak requires a jailbroken device on iOS 7 or above. To jailbreak your device, checkout our jailbreak guides:

How to jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 with Pangu
How to jailbreak iOS 7.1.1 with Pangu
How to jailbreak iPod Touch iOS 7.1.2 with Pangu

The tweak might cause battery drain but still its a great feature, useful or not depends on user. As a fact it is really sweet how Cydia developers are working hard day and night to make a better user experience for iDevice users.

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