LockWidgets tweak adds widgets to lockscreen

kuba - Saturday, 23 November 2019
LockWidgets tweak adds widgets to lockscreen

If you are wondering if there is an iOS tweak to display widgets directly on your iPhone lock screen you in the right place. Recently a new jailbreak tweak was released to pin your favorites widgets to lock screen. Download LockWidgets tweak from Cydia Repo on iOS 11, 12, or 13.

What is LockWidgets?

LockWidgets tweak is a simple addon allowing you to display popular widgets directly on the lockscreen. Pin your favorite iOS widgets directly on the Lock screen without the need to swipe over to the Today page. LockWidgets is compatible with all iOS 11 - iOS 13 jailbroken devices.

This jailbreak tweak was created by two developers - ConorTheDev and EvenDev. After installing LockWidgets a preference pane is added to the Settings app. From there you can activate the tweak. Toggling the enable switch requires a respring to take effect. There are also options to pin widgets.

LockWidgets Tweak

Select a preferred widget to appear on your Lock screen. The tweak supports all installed third-party application widgets and system defaults including Up Next, Music, Notes, Maps Transit, Mail, Photos, Favorites, Maps Destinations, Calendar, Stocks, Maps Nearby, Reminder, Weather, and Batteries.

LockWidgets tweak provides a Respring button that you’ll want to tap any time you swap widgets. This ensures all changes will be applied to the system. The tweak allows you to display only one tweak widget on the lock screen. Besides the selected widget also notifications are displayed.

The tweak currently supports jailbroken iOS 11, 12, and 13 devices, and the source code is available on developer’s GitHub page for those interested in learning more about what makes it tick. You can download LockWidgets on unc0ver and checkra1n jailbreaks and it will work flawlessly.

How to install LockWidgets Repo

You are just a few steps from installing the tweak from Cydia Sources. To add LockWidgets Repo to your list of Cydia Sources follow our step-by-step guide. The tweak is available in Dynastic Repo.

Step 1. Open the Cydia app on your device.

Step 2. Tap Sources → Edit → Add the LockWidgets Repo.

Step 3. Switch to Search Tab and enter LockWidgets.

Step 4. Tap the Install button.

Step 5. Configure the tweak from Settings → LockWidgets.

LockWidget Settings

If you are having trouble opening preferences pane in Setting app with LockWidgets, install the free library libpackageinfo from Rrevulate Repo. This package is compatible with iOS 11.0 to 13.3.

    How to pin widgets to lock screen

    After jailbreaking iOS using tools like unc0ver or checkra1n you can easily extend the features of your iPhone. Installing a tweak like LockWidgets you can pin widgets directly to the notifications screen.

    Step 1. Jailbreak your device.

    Step 2. Install LockWidgets tweak.

    Step 3. Open Settings app.

    Step 4. Navigate to LockWidgets Preference pane.

    Step 5. Go to Select a Widget page.

    Step 6. Select one of the available widgets to activate.

    Step 7. Respiring your device to apply settings.


    Version 1.1.1

    • Fix safemode when upgrading from a previous version
    • Fix iOS 12 preferences crash when trying to toggle different widgets

    Version 1.0.1

    • Fixes a crash on iOS 12 that occurred when you long-pressed on the widget