Improve iMessage with TranslucentMessages and DarkMessages Cydia Tweaks

Everyone is waiting for Apple to include a dark mode to the native iOS interface. But not us jailbreakers, right? We already have slick new tweaks coming out on the daily that improve iOS in every way.

Today we find out the details of two new tweaks that were just released on Cydia – TranslucentMessages and DarkMessages.

TranslucentMessages Cydia Tweak

TranslucentMessages is free Cydia tweak that adds a stunning “translucent” look to Messages app. It turns the background of the Messages application translucent and blurred such that the background is visible.

TranslucentMessages is developed by developer AppleBetas. Even though it was intended to be a paid tweak, he was kind enough to release it for free. He cited tax reasons for not being able to profit from it and hence released it to the community.

Here’s what it looks like once activated.

TranslucentMessages cydia tweak

It certainly offers an interesting change in the native iOS interface. It blends absolutely flawlessly with everything. If you get easily bored with the same interface, give this tweak a go.

TranslucentMessages does not offer any comprehensive settings or options. You can either activate or deactivate it.

TranslucentMessages is available for download on BigBoss Cydia repo/source for free. It is fully compatible with iOS 10 firmware on all devices.

DarkMessages Cydia Tweak

Developed by Sticktron, DarkMessages Cydia tweak brings a dark theme for iMessage app.

It fully compatible with TranslucentMessages tweak. You can use both in conjunction to get a very nice effect while still having a dark theme.

Here’s a preview of both of these tweaks running together.

darkmessages cydia tweak

DarkMessages is available for download on BigBoss Cydia repo/source for free. It is fully compatible with iOS 10 firmware on all devices.

 

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