Best iOS 8 Themes for iPhone: Cydia Themes for Winterboard

The iOS 8.4 jailbreak lets you unlock the option to install new iOS 8 themes from Cydia. These iOS 8 Cydia themes can completely change the look of the iPhone in ways Apple will never officially support. With Winterboard themes you can change the look of iOS 8 including the app icons, status bar, dock and many other areas.

We’ve discovered the best iOS 8 themes for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and any other iPhone running iOS 8. We tested these iOS 8 Cydia themes on the iPhone 6 Plus to make sure they look great on a large screen.

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After you jailbreak the iPhone on iOS 8 you can find these Cydia themes in the default repositories that are a part of Cydia. These all work on iOS 8.4 and you can even jailbreak iOS 8.4 now. After the iOS 8.1.3 and other updates arrive these should continue to work as long as there is a jailbreak.

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Inside these iOS 8 themes for iPhone you will find new wallpapers and icon theme packs to complete the overall look of the Cydia themes. You don’t need to manually set app icons on any of these iOS 8 Winterboard themes as they will automatically apply the new icon and new shape if it is part of the theme. There are also some iOS 8 themes that include connections to other iOS 8 jailbreak apps to further customize the experience.

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These are the best iOS 8 themes you can find and install from Cydia.

These are the best iOS 8 themes you can find and install from Cydia.

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You will need to search the name of these iOS 8 themes in Cydia. You can find them in the search area of Cydia and some are also found in the featured Cydia themes section. You also need to download the free Winterboard iOS 8 jailbreak app to your iPhone to use these themes. Once installed it is listed in the Settings of the iPhone all the way at the bottom.

The best iOS 8 themes are not free. The Cydia themes on our list are $0.99 to $2.99 to purchase. Although you need to pay for the theme, they look much better than many of the free iOS 8 themes that we tried. If you purchase an iOS 8 theme you can always re-download to a new device and some offer upgrades when a new version of iOS arrives.

To download these Cydia themes to your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or other iPhone you need to open the Cydia app and then search for the name of the iOS 8 Cydia theme. After installing from Cydia, open Settings and Winterboard and place a checkmark next to the theme parts you want to use, tap to go back and then Respring to switch to the iPhone theme.

Soft for iOS 8

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Soft for iOS 8

The Soft iOS 8 theme tones down the harsh edges of iOS 8 icons delivering a retro look to some app icons and a softer overall design and color selection. Soft for iOS 8 includes over 250 icons that the designer feels are vastly superior to what Apple ships with the iPhone and iOS 8 and there are 15 wallpapers included to help you find the perfect look.

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Soft for iOS 8 is $2 in Cydia

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