ShortLook tweak - new notification system for iOS 13

kuba - Tuesday, 24 December 2019
ShortLook tweak - new notification system for iOS 13

ShortLook the premium jailbreak tweak is available in Cydia repositories for iOS 11, iOS 12, iOS 13 devices. It is basically an awesome full-screen notification system designed to make your notifications pop on your iPhone. Start using ShortLook tweak for $2.49.

What is ShortLook tweak?

ShortLook jailbreak iOS tweak displaying a full-screen notification on Lock Screen while your iPhone's display is turned off. It offers support for system applications, such as Messages and Mail. The Lock Screen is accessible immediately when the device is raised or tapped.

The tweak was designed to handle from a single email to the most annoying of group chats. It automatically groups notifications from the same app with a badge indicator. When a notification from another app is received, it switches to the new notifications.

Notification system for iOS 12

On iPhone X, ShortLook takes advantage of the amazing OLED display and shows apps notifications on a pure black background to save battery life. You can also navigate to Settings → ShortLook and activate the dark blurred translucent background, to display apps notifications on.

From Settings, you can also define timeout (from 1s to 10s) to wait before automatically dismissing a notification, send test notification, deactivate contact photos, disable the app and more.

By default, the notification system shows contact photos when displaying notifications, but you can add support for profile pictures from Apollo, Discord, Instagram, Kik, Messenger, Pinterest, Reddit, Skype, Steam, Tumblr, Tweetbot, Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Snapchat Bitmoji.

How to install ShortLook

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

Install ShortLook on jailbroken iOS

Step 1. Open Cydia on your iPhone.

Step 2. Tap Sources → Edit → Add the URL ShortLook Repo.

Step 3. Switch to Search Tab and enter ShortLook.

Step 4. Tap the Install button.

Step 5. Go to Settings → ShortLook to configure the app.


Version 1.0.16

  • Fixed intermittent crashing for some users on iOS 11.
  • More fun under the hood changes.


  • Support for iOS 13


  • Fixed an issue experienced by unc0ver users with A12(X) devices on iOS 12.4.
  • Fixes an issue where some settings would not apply immediately.


  • Fixes an issue where some system notifications could crash ShortLook.