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Watermelon tweak brings WatchOS widgets for iOS 14

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If you have a jailbroken device, you can take advantage of the amazing Watermelon tweak to add and control useful widgets from your Home Screen. These widgets are inspired by the watchOS widgets that are available for iOS 13 and are fully customizable, allowing you to tailor them to your exact needs and preferences.

Add Watermelon Repo to your package manager.

What is Watermelon?

Watermelon is a versatile jailbreak tweak that enhances your iPhone's Lock Screen by adding watchOS-inspired widgets. This tweak is compatible with all devices on iOS 12.0 to iOS 14.5, including iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. Watermelon tweak is supported by popular jailbreak tools such as unc0ver, checkra1n, and Taurine, making it accessible to a wide range of users.

After installation, the Watermelon tweak adds a dedicated preference pane to your device's Settings app. From here, you can easily enable the tweak and customize it to your liking. Watermelon's watchOS-inspired widgets are circular in shape and appear beneath the clock on your device's Lock Screen. With support for up to 20 widgets, you can choose from a wide range of options to enhance your Lock Screen's functionality and aesthetics.

Watermelon also provides additional customization options to further enhance your Lock Screen. For example, you can replace the Quick Actions that appear on the Lock Screen with complications or enable a second layer of widgets. The tweak offers a variety of useful options to configure not only the widgets themselves, but also their appearance on the Lock Screen.

Two iPhone screens showing Watermelon tweak widgets.

Using Watermelon tweak is intuitive and user-friendly. To place a widget in a specific location on your Lock Screen, simply long-press on an existing widget. This will bring up an editor, where you can select the widgets you want to use and adjust their placement. Once you have selected a widgets, tap on any active widget to focus on it. With 20 built-in widgets to choose from, Watermelon offers a variety of options to help you stay on top of your day-to-day activities.

These include such complications as Activity, Alarm, Air Quality Index, App Shortcut, Battery, Bluetooth Battery, Date, Music, Rain, Humidity, Timer, UV Index, Weather Conditions, Weather Temperature, Wind, Volume, Watch Battery, Torch Shortcut, Sunrise, and Sunset.

What's more, App Shortcut can be selected from tweaks preferences, Bluetooth Battery widget supports also Headphones, AirPods, etc., Music widget shows actual progress and can play/pause music, and Volume widget displays a current audio route.

Watermelon comes with two widget styles: Light and Dark selectable from Settings. There is even an option to set the widget alpha and define the widget size and background color. To apply changes the developer included a respring button on the configuration pane.

Two iPhone screens showing Watermelon tweak settings.

@LaughingQuoll did an excellent job designing the tweak. From Watermelon preferences, you can also configure the number of widgets displayed in the row (from 4 to 6), and customize complications positioning by easily editing the position of the widget to achieve the perfect look.

Watermelon is a paid tweak available for $1.49 from Chariz Repo. Another paid tweak offering similar features is Complications. It is a bit more expensive ($1.99) offering over 30 widgets with animations. If you like to place rounded widgets below the clock booth tweaks will do the job.

Complications tweak support all jailbreaks running from iOS 12 up to iOS 15 including Palera1n and XinaA15, but Watermelon tweak works only with iOS 13 and iOS 14. Be aware of this information before you decide to purchase one of those tweaks.

Add Repository

Chariz Repository contains the latest version of the popular Apple Watch widgets tweak developed for your iPhone's lock screen. To install Watermelon tweak on your iPhone it's required to add the official Cydia Repo to your package manager. iOS 15 is not supported.

To install Watermelon tweak on your iOS device, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Cydia app from the Home Screen.
  2. Tap on the Sources tab, then select Edit.
  3. Add the following repository URL: https://repo.chariz.com/
  4. Install Watermelon tweak from the newly added repository.
  5. To save changes respiring your iPhone.
  6. Configure the Watermelon tweak from the Settings app.

Alternatively, please use the quick links available at the top of this page to add the repository to your favorite package manager (Cydia, Sileo, Installer, Zebra) with just one tap.

What's new

  • Updated Watermelon tweak to version 1.4.2.
  • Fixed safe mode crash on iOS 14.
  • Added iOS 14 support.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.
  • Fixed AQI widget.
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