Developed by Reddit developers Midnight Chips and The Casle, Asteroid is a gorgeous jailbreak tweak that shows animated weather forecast on Home Screen, Lock Screen and even on the Weather Application present on a jailbroken iPhone running on iOS 11, iOS 12.1, and iOS 12.2/12.3. This release comes immediately after the release of the latest Cydia Substrate by Jay Saurik. The Asteroid has got rave reviews on Reddit with users praising the beauty of the tweak. Please note that the tweak is not compatible with iOS 10 as of now.
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The Asteroid is an open source tweak and if you want you can contribute or add localization to the tweak. For that, you require submitting a Pull Request to the Github repository of the developers. Moreover, the developer has created a page on the official Github repository wherein you can submit bugs as well.
Asteroid: System-Wide Weather Jailbreak Tweak – Features
The Asteroid is not only a gorgeous tweak but has got a plenitude of great features as well. The classic feature of the tweak is that you get to see the live weather forecast on your iPhone’s home screen. Below we have listed some more major features of this tweak.
- Gorgeous animations displaying weather on the home screen, lock screen as well as iOS Weather Application.
- Current weather information and temperature is displayed by the Weather App.
- You can have the weather forecast on the lock screen as well.
- The greeting view of the application is in sync with the style of iOS 12.
- You can resize or move every component available on the lock screen.
For those who are experiencing safe mode issues while utilizing the tweak, please check whether you have default iOS weather app installed or not as the same is required for this tweak to work.
Download Asteroid Weather Jailbreak Tweak for iPhone
If you wish to download and install Asteroid on your jailbroken iPhone, you can get the same on the Dynastic Repo: Depiction. You can regard Asteroid as the successor for Forecast and Meteor.
Below are some more screenshots from the Asteroid tweak to help you get an idea as to how the tweak works.
[Update] – Asteroid 3.0 System Wide Weather Jailbreak Tweak
The developers have released Asteroid 3.0 available on https://repo.dynastic.co/package/com.midnightchips.asteroid. This update includes some major additions/modifications based on the requests forwarded by the users. The good thing about this update is that the tweak now supports A12 iOS devices running on iOS 12.1/12.2, and iOS 12.3. Following are the major features/changes that are a part of the Asteroid 3.0 system-wide weather jailbreak tweak.
- Lockscreen components can rotate.
- New setup window after the first install.
- Hourly forecast is broken into components.
- Legacy Status bar weather conditions.
- iPX status bar weather conditions.
- Select Default city within the weather app.
- Cleaning up preferences.
- Additional localization (always accepting more).
- Further optimization on the weather model. Less likely to show incorrect weather.
- Thunderstorms condition fixed.
- Supports Snowboard icon masks.
- Custom weather issues resolved.
- Adjust the height of the hourly forecast.
- Option to freeze/pause animations.
- Overall better support for iPad.
- Added gradients to the weather icon.
Let us know about your experience of utilizing this weather jailbreak tweak in the comments section provided below.
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