Friday, November 11, 2011

Create App Shortcuts Icon For iPhone 4s Homescreen Without Jailbreak

You want to have SBSettings functionality-like in your non-jailbreak iPhone? You can, you can get shortcuts for functions like Bluetooth, Wifi settings and airplane mode or any shortcuts icons and place them to your iPhone 4s homescreen. It is an alternative method to use for iPhone 4s owners, since their iOS device version can't be jailbreak yet.

Create Custom Shortcuts Icons In iPhone 4s Homescreen Without Jailbreak
Simply follow the below steps to have functionality almost similar with SBSettings toggles -- Cydia based app -- to your non-jailbreak iPhone:

How to create app shortcuts icons for iPhone 4s Homescreen without jailbreak

1. Open Apple app store and purchase then download App Icon Project (iTunes link). However, it's not a free app, it costs only $0.99. But of course it's a woth it.

2. On the ”URL(Homepage)" entry box, place your preferred shortcut. For example fill with this: prefs:root=AIRPLANE_MODE, for Airplane Mode On.

3. You can design its form the way you like.

4. In the next phase, you will see your designed icon and you will see the add to homescreen button, click it for the icon to appears on your homescreen so you can quickly access the app by clicking the icon.

5. Type the icon name to place it on the fittest place on your homescreen.

Anyway if the above textual tutorials don't get you, you can instead follow the instructions via this video:

And here is the list of preference shortcuts you can use to place them using the App Icon Project app, see the step 2:

About — prefs:root=General&path=About
Accessibility — prefs:root=General&path=ACCESSIBILITY
Airplane Mode On — prefs:root=AIRPLANE_MODE
Auto-Lock — prefs:root=General&path=AUTOLOCK
Brightness — prefs:root=Brightness
Bluetooth — prefs:root=General&path=Bluetooth
Date & Time — prefs:root=General&path=DATE_AND_TIME
FaceTime — prefs:root=FACETIME
General — prefs:root=General
Keyboard — prefs:root=General&path=Keyboard
iCloud — prefs:root=CASTLE
iCloud Storage & Backup — prefs:root=CASTLE&path=STORAGE_AND_BACKUP
International — prefs:root=General&path=INTERNATIONAL
Location Services — prefs:root=LOCATION_SERVICES
Music — prefs:root=MUSIC
Music  Equalizer — prefs:root=MUSIC&path=EQ
Music Volume Limit — prefs:root=MUSIC&path=VolumeLimit
Network — prefs:root=General&path=Network
Nike + iPod — prefs:root=NIKE_PLUS_IPOD
Notes — prefs:root=NOTES
Notification — prefs:root=NOTIFICATIONS_ID
Phone — prefs:root=Phone
Photos — prefs:root=Photos
Profile — prefs:root=General&path=ManagedConfigurationList
Reset — prefs:root=General&path=Reset
Safari — prefs:root=Safari
Siri — prefs:root=General&path=Assistant
Sounds — prefs:root=Sounds
Software Update — prefs:root=General&path=SOFTWARE_UPDATE_LINK
Store — prefs:root=STORE
Twitter — prefs:root=TWITTER
Usage — prefs:root=General&path=USAGE
VPN — prefs:root=General&path=Network/VPN
Wallpaper — prefs:root=Wallpaper
Wi-Fi — prefs:root=WIFI

Via: iDownloadBlog.


I updated from the ios5.01 to the 5.1 and it stopped working on my iPhone 4S. Help needed. thanks a lot!

it says please enter a valid url????

Doesnt work. Waste of time and money.

Yes i its not working on 4s IOS 5.1.1 its waste of money and time !! please come up with something else

It says enter valid url - help? I updated to 5.1, is that why it doesn't work? I really want a shortcut for bluetooth!

Crazy, keeps saying enter a valid URL.........waste of money

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