One of the most common reasons why people jailbreak is for customization. Changing the appearance of iOS by way of theming is one popular way to customize one’s iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Of course, you can’t talk about iOS theming without mentioning Saurik’s Winterboard. And after quite a wait, Winterboard has been recently updated for iOS 8. So today, we listed some of the best Winterboard themes that have been recently updated or confirmed to work with iOS 8. Without further ado, here are the top Winterboard themes for iOS 8.
Maple is a Winterboard theme that is on the minimal side of things, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t look beautiful. Maple follows the design set by the new iOS aesthetic, as well adding some beautiful minimalistic icons. This Winterboard theme changes the app icons, including those of stock apps and third-party ones. The theme is currently in beta but you can now download and try it out for free.
As its name implies, this theme is an update to the original Axla. Axla 2 is a great choice for those who are looking for a smooth and colorful Winterboard theme. This cool theme now supports newer devices like the latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The theme features about 350 themed icons and you can grab it in Cydia for $2.99.
Price: $2.99 | Cydia Source: MacCiti repo
Satcon 7 is one of the most popular themes for iOS 7. Satcon 8 is basically the updated version so it will work with all jailbroken devices up to the iPhone 6 Plus. It’s still an early build but you can trust that creator Satrop will update the theme in the future to cover more elements of the iOS UI. Satcon 8 is available in Cydia for $0.99 on the BigBoss repo.
Price: $0.99 | Cydia Source: BigBoss
The Ambre Winterboard theme features long shadows and a quirky animated appearance. The theme is also packed with over 350 themed icons, widgets, eight wallpapers and many others. You can get Ambre from Cydia for $3.49 via the MacCiti repo.
Price: $3.49 | Cydia Source: MacCiti
As you might have guessed from the name, Soft is a great theme if you prefer a somewhat mellow but beautiful theme. This is an all-around theme that covers most UI elements of iOS 8. Go to Cydia to grab Soft for $2.00 via the MacCiti repo.
Price: $2.00 | Cydia Source: MacCiti
If colorful isn’t your thing, then Obscure 7 is the black and white theme that you should definitely check out. Now that it has been updated for iOS 8 (although it doesn’t support iPhone 6 Plus yet), you can now marvel at these sharp-looking icons complemented with a solid colored or gradient background. At $1, 0bscure 7 is definitely a good buy for Winterboard fans.
Price: $1.00 | Cydia Source: ModMyi
Aura makes some distinctive changes on the iOS’ environment. For starters, the shape and look of the icons are redesigned. And this theme has 200 highly detailed icons which includes stock apps and some of the most popular third-party ones. A great thing about the Aura Winterboard theme is that it applies a mask to unsupported icons so they don’t look out of place.
Price: $2.99 | Cydia Source: ModMyi
Zen 8 is arguably one of the most unique-looking Winterboard theme, thanks to its shades of cream and grey. This great theme is from JunesiPhone, one of the best theme modders out there, so you know that this is a high quality theme. Theme works on almost all devices including the iPhone 5, 5s, 6, and 6 plus. Zen 8 is available in Cydia for $2.99 via MacCiti source.
Price: $2.99 | Cydia Source: MacCiti
Vivis HD8 is the theme that has the happy balance between the old skeumorphism and flat. Users who are tired of the iOS 8’s flat design can grab this theme to change things up. Unfortunately, the Vivis HD8 Winterboard theme is not yet supported in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
Price: $0.99 | Cydia Source: MacCiti
Mocha by @IconixDesign is yet another theme with long shadows, and it’s complemented with beautiful, soft colors. Like its name, it certainly exudes a cartoonish feel. It has been recently updated for iOS 8 but still doesn’t support the iPhone 6 Plus. Developer said that an update will come soon.
Price: $1.50 | Cydia Source: MacCiti
And there you go, some of the best Winterboard themes for iOS 8 for your pleasure. Now that Winterboard has been updated for iOS 8, what are the themes that you are looking forward to?Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback