How to Add Pull-to-Refresh Gesture to Cydia

How to Add Pull-to-Refresh Gesture to CydiaGestures are an important part of using smartphones. They have been part of mobile operating systems for years now and everyone loves them because they help you complete tasks quickly and perform shortcuts.

Apple’s Operating System has a few of options you can choose to set different gestures. Pull-to-Refresh is one of the most popular gestures out there. With this gesture, you just have to swipe the screen down to refresh the page you are currently. It is used on Safari Browser, Messenger, Whatsapp etc.

If you are unsatisfied with the stock iOS Options and Tweaks, you can jailbreak your device to gain full access over your device. If you don’t know how to jailbreak or what is the importance of Cydia and Jailbreak, read the articles below :

After you jailbreak your iOS Device, you can open Cydia and install different Tweaks to customize your device even more.

If you have iOS 8.3 Jailbreak or lower, Cydia Tweaks can only customize iOS UI, Settings etc. but with the latest Jailbreak for iOS 8.4, you can now customize Cydia itself.

So, in this post, I am going to show you How to Add Pull-to-Refresh Gesture to Cydia if you are on iOS 8.4 and have jailbroken your device using TaiG Jailbreak Tool.

How to Add Pull-to-Refresh Gesture to Cydia

To add Pull-to-Refresh Gesture to Cydia, you have to install a tweak called TweaksRefresher. TweaksRefresher requires Cydia 1.1.19 or higher, which is available only with iOS 8.4 Jailbreak. Cydia 1.1.19 allows tweaks to modify the Cydia Substrate.

TweaksRefresher is available for free on the BigBoss Repo. Open Cydia, go to Search Tab and search for TweaksRefresher. Install it and after the respring, you are ready to go.

After the installation is completed, this tweak doesn’t have preference panel or any Settings to configure.

To use TweaksRefresher, after the installation is completed, open Cydia and go to Changes or Installed tab, hold your finger and pull down the screen until the refresh icon appears on top of the screen. After you do this, release your finger, and Cydia will begin refreshing the sources and installed tweaks.

You can do this process manually by pressing the refresh button on the top right screen but if you want to automate this process, you can install TweaksRefresher Tweak.

This is the function of TweaksRefresher. If you use Cydia a lot and always look for new tweaks and updates, this tweak is very useful. It is not going to make much difference but still makes your life easier by creating a shortcut to refresh Cydia Sources, Tweaks, and Updates.

This is the guide How to Add Pull-to-Refresh Gesture to Cydia. This tweak works only if you are on iOS 8.4 and have jailbroken your device using TaiG Jailbreak Tool.

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