Helix is an iOS 16 lock screen for NOTCH devices on iOS 14. Helix tweak brings the iOS 16 Lock Screen experience to jailbroken iOS 14 devices.

As you already know, Apple has released the public beta version of iOS 16. Significantly, The redesigned Lock Screen that the iPhone will get is one of the first things that pop out at you when you glance at those stunning iOS 16 previews on Apple’s website. Although Apple users have wanted a customizable lock screen for a long time, Apple’s developer team has spent a lot of time making the Lock Screen more customizable. However, it would only have been possible for you to get the customizable Lock Screen experience if you had previously had a jailbreak.

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We’ve seen many requests on social media communities such as /r/jailbreak and other social channels wanting an iOS 16-inspired Lock Screen experience on jailbroken devices running older firmware. Therefore, iOS developer Hyperixa has released a new jailbreak tweak named Helix that offers an iOS 16-like Lock Screen experience to jailbroken iOS 14 devices.

Helix isn’t an exact clone of the iOS 16 Lock Screen, but it offers a similar experience and many of the same features that come with a stock iOS 16 install. To that end, the Lock Screen allows various customizations, such as adding widgets and selecting different font styles for the text shown.

Helix Tweak edit on the Lock Screen 1

Helix’s Lock Screen personalization is simple. Jailbreakers need tap and hold on the object on the LS to appear editing options for customizing and removing things. Hyperixa has demonstrated the many customization choices available to users in the video above and the photos. Further, these options are similar to stock in iOS 16.

Helix Tweak edit on the Lock Screen 2

Helix Tweak Repo

Those who want to experience an iOS 16-style Lock Screen on jailbroken iPhone can purchase the Helix jailbreak tweak for $3.50 from the Hyperixa repository via your favorite package manager app. The tweak is compatible with jailbroken iOS 14 devices with notches only. Unfortunately, non-notched devices don’t compatible at this time.

Add the Hyperixa repository to your package manager app using the URL below.


Do you intend to use the lock screen jailbreak tweak like Helix to get the iOS 16 Lock Screen experience on your jailbroken iPhone? Make sure to mention it in the comments section below.

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