Upgrade iOS’ dated notification system with dotto+

iOS’ native notification system is overdue for a facelift, however there’s no telling when Apple would possibly lastly decide to such an overhaul. Happily, jailbreakers gained’t want to attend due to the likes of a newly launched and free jailbreak tweak dubbed dotto+ by iOS builders ConorTheDev and Mirac.

Simply because the tweak’s title implies, dotto+ takes a dot-centric strategy to iOS’ native notification system. Within the screenshot examples above and under, you possibly can see that dotto+ shows a small coloured dot on the top-right of app icons on the Residence display after they have pending notification(s) awaiting your consideration.

As you would possibly come to count on, dotto+ is absolutely configurable. The tweak provides a devoted choice pane to the Settings app the place you possibly can configure just a few choices to your liking. Choices embrace:

  • Toggle dotto+ on or off on demand
  • Select between strong or hole dots
  • Select a most well-liked dot shade
  • Mechanically choose the colour primarily based on the dominant shade within the app’s icon
  • Toggle pastel colours on or off
  • Alter the dot’s opacity stage with a slider
  • And extra…

At first look, dotto+ seems to be a beautiful, light-weight different to Apple’s ugly native purple notification badges. The dot-based notifications complement your app icons quite than turning them into eyesores, and it’s simply stunning sufficient that we hope Apple would undertake one thing related sooner or later.

These fascinated about attempting dotto+ can obtain the tweak free of charge from the Dynastic Repo repository through their most well-liked bundle supervisor. The tweak helps jailbroken iOS 13 units.

Do you want what dotto+ brings to the desk, or will you persist with iOS’ native notification system? Tell us within the feedback part under, and don’t overlook to inform us why!

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