Apple introduced the touch ID feature in iPhone 5s featuring ios 8. Which was a great and a new fantastic feature that Apple ever released.Although there were no touch ID based tweaks and apps except cydia, it offered great privacy, guard and protection from threats to your personal data.
Unfortunately, for touch ID on stock apple ios. You can only use it for various certain selected options and apps. E.g the apple pay, unlock, appstore id etc. But you cannot customize it to go your own way.
This is where cydia comes in. Cydia gives you many tweaks which provide you with many custom touch ID ios lockscreen tweaks and apps. Which get you from certain to everything.You can get theseapps and cydia tweaks to add a little more and awesome security to your iOS and iPhone,iPad.
So here are the best 6 touch id based cydia tweaks for your touch id and lockscreen to get more security and lock custom apps along with other awesome features. These touch id, fingerprint sensor ios 8 cydia lockscreen tweaks fully support ios 8,ios8.1.1,ios8.1.2,ios8.1.3,ios8.2,ios8.3 .Now remember that although some of these ios firmwares don’t have jailbreak yet. But when they do. The following tweaks from cydia for lockscreen will fully support them.
Top Best Touch ID Based Cydia Tweaks for iOS 8 – 8.1.2 – iOS 8.1.3 – iOS 8.2 – iOS 8.3
So let’s get on with our Top Best List.
This is a great tweak to lock and hide your folders, apps and other utilities and important stuff with your touch ID or fingerprint sensor. It is already updated to work on ios 7 and ios 8.It comes with a custom settings panel in your stock settings application.Where you can get various settings and customize it. Select your folders,apps or games to hide or lock with Touch ID.
The jailbreak tweak has improved significantly from what it used to be in ios 7. It now gives a more stable, customizable and good performance on your iPhone running ios 8.
Price: $2.99 | Repo: BigBoss
Just like BioProtect, the BioLockdown tweak adds security feature to your iPhone. You can lock folders in the best way possible. Along with that ,this cydia app allows you to protect not just the apps and folders.But now you can also lock and secure your toggles using your Touch ID screen lock.
It also comes with a settings pane which gives you a lot of stuff to choose from. With a quick enable disable switch. It gives you an instant access to quickly disable the tweak rather than uninstalling it.
Price: $1.99 | Repo: BigBoss
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Wouldn’t it be nice to not only lock the whole gallery, but just certain aspects of our photo application that we want with the touch id lock ?.Yes it would be.And because of cydia, this is possible and can be done easily.This cydia tweak/app has certain options which helps you in doing various stuff.You can restrict the access of photos from your camera app.Restrict or lock albums etc.
If you want a customizable tweak from cydia for your gallery or photo app. Then Photego is the one for you.Works great on iPhone running ios 7 or ios 8.
Price: $0.99 | Repo: BigBoss
Users have been loving the apple pay payment completed animation and sound when they use the Apple Pay. LockGlyph brings that certain feature to your Iphone’s lock screen lock and unlock option.Once installed and set up.You can enjoy the custom apple pay’s payment completed animation and sound when you unlock your ios 7,ios8 phone using Touch ID or Finger Print lock.
You can mold it a little to suit you via its settings panel .It gives you various options to choose from.
Price: Free | Repo: BigBoss
In terms of usability ,appearance and features.Applocker has not really changed much since its update to support ios 8.It is almost the same as before.As the name indicates.You can use it to set a finger print lock on your apps and folders. Like biolockdown and bioprotect but not better from them.
Applocker comes with its options in your settings app which you can jerk around to get it working the best for you.This a paid tweak but you might find it free from other repo sources. I recommendinsanelyi repo.Although I am not really sure.
Price: $0.99 | Repo: ModMyi
Even if you set a touch ID lock to unlock your phone.When it restarts, you have to atleast once enter the passcode.Not many users like to do that. This cydia app is dedicated to them.Bioboot tweak from cydia helps you to disable the pass code you have to enter when you reboot your iDevice. It will now only ask for Touch-ID pass and nothing else. Although if you have sim lock enable, you will have to enter that.
Only compatible with iPhone 5s,iPhone 6/6+ and other Touch-ID devices (obviously).It lets the activator enable or disable BioBoot.You also get a settings panel for this utility. If you are tired of entering the passcode every time you reboot then this is the tweak for you.
This cydia tweak has been updated to support iOS 7 and iOS 8 and above and is a great touch-ID cydia tweak.
Price: Free | Repo: BigBoss
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Finally, what do you think should be included in the list.Don’t forget to tell me and also what do you use to get a little more out of your Ordinary iPhone ?