CocoaTop app monitors CPU and RAM activity on iOS

How many times did you wonder what kind of jailbreak tweak or app is draining your iPhone battery? With CocoaTop app you can easily monitor the CPU activity of any installed apps and daemons. The application is officially supported on iOS 5 - iOS 10, but it also works fine with the latest iOS 13 firmware.

Content Summary

  1. What is CocoaTop?
  2. CocoaTop Repo
  3. Changelog

What is CocoaTop?

CocoaTop is a free jailbreak app that displays information about used CPU and RAM by running in the background apps and daemons. The application was not updated since 2007 but it is still a great GUI Process Viewer that can help you to determinate what kind of process is draining your battery. Works also on iOS 13.4.1.

CocoaTop app

Process Viewer for iOS can display various information about running processes including ID, CPU usage of all threads of a process, mach task state, mach task rate, resident memory usage, user ID, mach ports, thread count, parent PID, process time, net bytes sent and received since lunch, disk I/O read and write per updated interval, and much more. All columns can be managed from settings.

CocoaTop app can update all data in 0.5 - 10 seconds interval. The user can also make some changes to the interface like show columns total in the footer, highlight changing values, show short path, and activate full-width command line.

For all those interested in improving the code, CocoaTop app is available as an open-source project licensed under GPL-3. You are free to modify the application code. All sources are available via the official GitHub branch.

CocoaTop Repo

You are just a few steps from installing the CocoaTop app from Cydia Sources. To add CocoaTop Repo to your list of Cydia Sources follow our step-by-step guide.

Step 1. Open the Cydia app on your device.

Step 2. Tap Sources → Edit → Add the official BigBoss repo (version 2.0.1) or ReJail Repo (version 2.0.2 for iOS 13).

Step 3. Switch to Search Tab and enter CocoaTop.

Step 4. Tap the Install button.

Step 5. The app doesn't require configuration.

CocoaTop Settings


Version 2.0.2

  • Works on iOS 13.4.1

Version 2.0

  • Filtering by any column
  • Easier column management
  • Fiddling with iOS 10 (please give feedback)