How To: Get These Badass Circular App Icons to Round Out Your iOS 7 iPhone or iPad's Home Screen

Get These Badass Circular App Icons to Round Out Your iOS 7 iPhone or iPad's Home Screen

Rounded rectangle icons are so 2007. Sure iOS 7 tweaked them a bit, but with the clean new approach to design that software is taking today, they're starting to look dated. Today I'm going to show you how to go full circle with your iPhone's icons, and the results are actually pretty awesome.

Step 1: Jailbreak Your iOS 7 iPhone

If you haven't already, go and Jailbreak your iOS 7 iPhone or iPad to get started. It's now quick and easy.

Step 2: Install WinterBoard & Circulus

After jailbreaking, head into Cydia, and install WinterBoard. This jailbreak app will let you apply new themes.

Once installed, head back in to Cydia, and search for and install Circulus. This delightful new Theme by Maxence Parenteau will give your iPhone a unique and modern look that'll make you wonder why Apple didn't do this in the first place.

Step 3: Apply the Theme

After installing WinterBoard and Circulus, go into the WinterBoard app. Select Themes, check Circulus, then tap the Resrping option on the previous screen.

Step 4: Flaunt Your Badass Phone

As you can see, when your device restarts you will have great-looking, circular icons. By the way, in case you're wondering, here's how I got that 5th icon in my dock.

Don't be confined within a square. Hopefully you all enjoy it as much as I have, and remember to checkout the iOS hacks page for more cool customizations.

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1 Comment

Just to let Jail Breakers know,I tried Circululus as it looks like a good theme.but it seems that WinterBoard is not compatible with Iphone 5s.

I emailed to the author of Circulus as after installation a error developed and dosen't setup as intented.The author of Circulus emailed me back informing me that WinterBoard is not compatible with 5s on ios7.

I aslo sent a email to Jay Freeman,aka Cydia.I suspect he is one busy guy,given that the latest jail brake was rather thrown at him unsuspectingly.Hopefully he can get Winterboard working soon.RustyRail

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