Camera Grabber for iOS 5 Brings iOS 5.1's Quick Camera Launch to Older Firmware

Posted March 28, 2012 at 2:01am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10316 views

Camera Grabber for iOS 5 is a new tweak that brings iOS 5.1's quick camera launch to iOS 5 and iOS 5.0.1 devices.

This tweak makes the camera shortcut on the lock screen act like the iOS 5.1 camera shortcut.

This means a few things:
● The camera button is now a grabber - push the lock screen up and reveal the camera app
● If you don't have a passcode set you will have full access to your photo library
● The camera shortcut always shows up (no need to double tap the home button)
● Tapping the camera icon will make the lock screen bounce
● The camera icon looks more like a "grabber" and not a button (thanks to @XusBadia!)
● The slide to unlock knob is a little shortened allowing the full "slide to unlock" text to be shown (this doesn't slow down opening the camera interface)

You can get Camera Grabber for iOS 5 from the ModMyi Cydia Repository.

[via Seth]


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JasonBourne - March 28, 2012 at 4:59am
Confirmed works on JB iPhone 4 running 5.0.1.
FARPThor - March 28, 2012 at 2:31am
Great tweak!! Very useful until the untheter JB is out.
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