New jailbreak tweak ports iPhone 15 Pro Action Button functionality to jailbroken iPadOS 17 devices


One of the signature options of the brand new iPhone 15 Pro  & Pro Max is that Apple has changed the standard ringer/silent change with a customizable Action Button that works equally to the one discovered on the Apple Watch Ultra, albeit with out the screaming orange aesthetic.

ActionButtonEnabler on iPadOS 17.(*17*)ActionButtonEnabler on iPadOS 17.

(*15*) for older iPhones that lack this Action Button, Apple hasn’t made it potential to replicate related toggle button functionality for the ringer/silent change, as a substitute opting to hold it as a devoted ringer/silent change. That’s the place iOS developer pookjw’s new ActionButtonEnabler jailbreak tweak comes into play.

ActionButtonEnabler doesn’t fairly change the functionality of the ringer/silent change as many jailbreakers would hope it did, however slightly, it adjustments the operate of the Home Button on older jailbreakable iPads working iPadOS 17 to mimic the Action Button on iPhone 15 Pro fashions. Currently, this implies solely a small subset of Home Button-equipped iPad fashions inclined to the checkm8 exploit by the use of the palera1n jailbreak.

As you’ll be able to see for your self within the screenshot instance above, the tweak permits the identical Action Button-centric desire pane on these iPads that you’d see on an iPhone 15 Pro mannequin with a local Action Button. With it, customers can customise the Home Button to carry out certainly one of a number of helpful toggle options other than simply ringer/silent.

In a separate submit, I outlined all of the various things you can at the moment do with the Action Button, and all of these nonetheless apply when you’re utilizing the ActionButtonEnabler tweak in your iPad. Be positive to examine that submit out if you would like to know extra concerning the totally different options you’ll be able to allow with this tweak.

It stays to be seen if the developer plans to incorporate help for different devices working iOS & iPadOS 15 and 16 in order that these devices can get pleasure from related options utilizing their ringer/silent change, however lots of these dependencies are probably solely obtainable in iOS & iPadOS 17, which can stop this from taking place. In the meantime, these gadget customers can use add-ons equivalent to Activator as a substitute.

Those keen on giving the brand new ActionButtonEnabler tweak a attempt can purchase the .deb for it from the developer’s GitHub page. It can then be put in with any package deal supervisor or file supervisor app. Only jailbroken iPadOS 17 devices are supposed at the moment — and extra particularly, these that may be jailbroken through palera1n.

Are you excited to see jailbreak builders persevering with the lengthy custom of back-porting new options to older devices? Let us know within the feedback part down under.



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