The notorious notification badge has seemed virtually the identical on the iOS platform for greater than a decade. The only most vital transformation befell with the discharge of iOS 7 when Apple nixed skeuomorphism from the majority of iOS’ consumer interface, however even then, it didn’t change a lot.

The circumstances are completely astounding, however they aren’t hopeless. These fortunate sufficient to have a pwned handset of their possession can change how their notification badges look proper this very second with the assistance of a newly launched jailbreak tweak referred to as BadgeMe by iOS developer Sirius24.

BadgeMe home screen

As depicted within the screenshot examples above, BadgeMe lets customers customise a number of completely different parameters involving House screen-centric notification badges, together with coloration, form, and positioning; however that isn’t all.

As soon as put in, customers will discover an in depth choice pane within the Settings app the place they will configure a plethora of various choices:

BadgeMe settings

Right here, you may:

  • Toggle BadgeMe on or off on demand
  • Select a badge form:
    • Circle
    • Sq.
    • Diamond
  • Select a badge dimension:
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Customary
  • Select a badge place:
    • Prime-left
    • Prime-middle
    • Prime-right
    • Backside-left
    • Backside-middle
    • Backside-right
  • Choose a customized badge coloration by way of a coloration picker
  • Toggle badge borders on or off
    • Choose a customized badge glow coloration
    • Regulate the glow’s opacity
  • Choose a customized textual content coloration by way of a coloration picker
  • Disguise badge textual content
  • Toggle animations on or off
  • Arrange a notification badge animation:
    • Spin
    • Spin counterclockwise
    • A number of colours
    • Bouncy
    • Fade
    • All over the world
  • Select a secondary coloration by way of a coloration picker
  • Regulate the secondary coloration opacity

Like with most jailbreak tweak choice panes, you’ll discover a Respring button on the high proper. This button allows you to save any adjustments you make, guaranteeing that your notification badges all the time look exactly the way you’ve configured them to look.

When you’re into heavy theming otherwise you’re merely attempting to restrict your self to a sure coloration scheme, then BadgeMe can definitely work to your benefit. The tweak may be bought for $1.99 from the Packix repository in your bundle supervisor of selection and helps all jailbroken iOS 11 and 12 units.

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