Here in this article we are going to introduce you with a newly updated Cydia jailbreak tweak that allows you to get independent springboard layouts on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Springtomize is one the most downloaded Cydia tweaks because of its mere functionality. It allows you to change almost every aspect of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch UI. No matter what you want to customize,Change Folder layout, Dock, Animations, Icons and what not. The only thing that springtomize lacked was the ability to set independent layouts for each page of SpringBoard.
Genous Allows You To Get Independent Springboard Layouts
A newly release tweak, currently in beta phase, Genous allows you to change and customize many aspects of the UI, including some functionality that is not available in the mighty springtomize. With Genous, you can change number of columns, Number of Rows and icon insets. The tweak also allows you to set different layouts for different pages of springboard in different orientations.
For example you can have standard 4×5 layout in portrait mode and have an entirely different, say 7×5 layout, in landscape mode on the exact same page. You are also allowed to resize icon labels, Resize icon badges or even hide the labels altogether.
Genous is available on the insanelyi repository and works on my iPad without any issues. To use the tweak, you just have to install it and it works right out of the box. Just hold any of the icons on any page and then Double-Tap anywhere to invoke Genous panel and voila!
As previously mentioned this tweak is currently in beta which means that you might face some bugs and it might not work properly or not at all, in some cases.
The developer, Borgan Miner, explains the functionality as follows.
Genous allows you to change icon size, row count, column count and icon insets for each page of your springboard layout. For example on the first page you can have a 2×2 layout and on the next page you can have a 5×5 layout.
This tweak crashed the springboard one time but after that it is working fine. Not a huge problem but I though to let you guys know.
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