Bring Animated Live App Icons Live Onto iOS Home Screen, Here’s How To [Video]

Using Fingal you can really make it happen live on your iPhone, iPad or ipPod touch devices. Free jailbreak tweak now available on Cydia, Fingal aims to bring the world of animated icons live onto the iOS Hone screen. While iOS doesn’t have support for animated live icons for third-party apps. Apple does have some stock apps like the Clock one for instance shows real live time right on the app’s icon. Fingal came to change all that by bringing live animated app icons to just about any app out there tickling on your screen.

Final is not exactly a iOS theme, but a platform of sorts that basically enables users to install various animated app icons theme packs. From Cydia directly, the Fingal tweak’s success largely depends on developers releasing theme packages for it. And what else do you really need right now.

Fingal Brings Animated Live App Icons To iOS Home Screen
Once you have installed Fingal tweak on your phone, it resides in the main, from where you can enable different icon themes. Best Fingal themes that all you download from Cydia will be visible in the Fingal settings here.

Final is compatible with both iOS 8 and iOS 9 devices, and can be downloaded for free-of-chrage right now from the ModMyi repo in Cydia.

Amimations are simply GIF files, and may greately affect the battery life of the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch they are enabled on remains unclear. No surprise there if it really does.

The Fingal themes are available for download, but in a little packs. As the Cydia tweak does come bundled with a basic theme supporting soe of the most popular apps found on most devices. If that not act perfectly fancy you, you can try searching for “ShakeIt” and “ShakeIt Plus” themes in the Cydia store. Available for free and packs support for up to 19 app icons.

How to enable Fingal on your iOS device

Step 1: Launch Cydia, search for ‘Fingal’ tweak. Install it.

Step 2: Once had it on your device, go to Settings app -> Fingal. Enable it there. How? Simply tap on those app icons which you want to be animated, and take them to the ‘Enable Themes’, and fix them there.

Step 3: Respring Fingal package. That’s it!

Or check this video below.

What Fingal could seamlessly achieve is the move by theme developers to offer animated icon packs as an add-on for their existing Anemone and best Winterboard-based themes.

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