For individuals who need to be extra conservative with the period of time they spend on their iPhones, Apple launched a function dubbed Display Time that permits us to set deadlines.
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Whereas Display Time is definitely useful on its face, iOS developer Mario Cheung realized a hidden potential within the Display Time function and created a brand new and free jailbreak tweak dubbed ScreenTimeLocker that lets jailbreakers take full benefit of it.
Simply because the tweak’s identify suggests, ScreenTimeLocker lets jailbreakers use Display Time as a local technique of locking sure apps. It provides the identical sense of app safety that tweaks like BioProtectXS do, besides it really works utilizing a local locking mechanism as a substitute of a third-party one, however sadly with out biometrics.
In keeping with the developer, ScreenTimeLocker works by shifting the “One Extra Minute” choice to a menu residing beneath the passcode safety. Moreover, customers can create 0-minute app restrict time spans, which successfully locks any app you select from getting used because you gained’t be capable of use it for any minutes.
ScreenTimeLocker accomplishes all of this by unlocking native code that has been allegedly disabled by Apple out of the field.
As soon as put in, customers can make the most of ScreenTimeLocker by navigating to the native Display Time desire pane within the Settings app and configuring 0-minute app limits for any of the apps they want to lock.
Whenever you come throughout a locked app, you may simply start utilizing it by merely coming into your Display Time passcode. Clearly, alternatively, anybody who doesn’t know your Display Time passcode gained’t be capable of use that app, so it may be helpful.
These curious about giving ScreenTimeLocker a strive can obtain the tweak totally free from Mario Cheung’s private repository by way of their favourite bundle supervisor app. The tweak additionally helps jailbroken iOS & iPadOS 13 and 14 gadgets.