If you wonder how fast is the internet connection when you browse the web on your iPhone there is a tweak that can help you to answer this question. Runaway tweak displays your current internet download or upload speed in the iOS Status Bar under the time indicator. The tweak offers also some basic configuration options. This is a really fun tweak to have on iOS 13.
What is Runaway tweak?
Runaway tweak is a new and free jailbreak tweak by iOS developer that adds a convenient network speed indicator just beneath the Status Bar’s time display on any notched iPhone, such as the iPhone X and newer. works only with notched devices running on iOS 13. The latest iOS 13.5 is also supported on unc0ver.
As mentioned already the tweak works only with notched iPhones. iPads are not supported. The tweak displays an active network activity just below the time indicator. After installing the Runaway a dedicated preference pane is added to the Settings app. From there you can enable and configure the tweak.
The default refresh interval is set to 1 second but you can easily change it to a different value. Moreover, there is also an option to hide the speed indicator when your device isn't downloading or uploading any data. This is a really fun gadget to have on iOS 13, especially when it's available for free.
What's more, you can use it to show seconds in clock, show arrows symbols, and modify the font size of the clock and actual speed value.
If you are interested in installing Runaway tweak on your iOS device you can download it for free from the Twickd repository via any package manager. The tweak is open source and the code is available on Github.
Runaway tweak Repo
Step 1. Open the Cydia app on your device.
Step 2. Tap Sources → Edit → Add the official Runaway Reborn Repo.
Step 3. Switch to Search Tab and enter Runaway.
Step 4. Tap the Install button.
Step 5. The tweak can be configured from Settings → Runaway.
- Toggle to Enable
- Toggle show seconds in clock
- Toggle show bytes
- Hide speed if zero
- Hide status bar breadcrumbs
- Speed uses monospaced font
- Show arrow symbols
- Separate upload / download
- Show download first
- Change font size for speed and time
- Refresh interval in seconds