One of the primary reasons for Jailbreaking an iOS is to customize the iPhone with different themes and icons. There are thousands of different themes available on Cydia. Some of them are free while for others you’ll have to pay few dollars.
Winterboard is an essential platform to install and apply a theme. But it is slowly losing its audiences. That’s because Anemone is becoming popular gradually; Anemone is an alternative to Winterboard. There are certain themes that are compatible to both the platforms.
Today we will guide on how to setup Anemone to apply different themes. But before we proceed, we need to do a little homework. If you do not have Winterboard installed, you’ll not need to do anything. But if you have it installed follow the checkpoints given below before installing Anemone.
- Save all your WinterBoard themes. (Using file manager)
- No need to uninstall Winterboard (Anemone will do it for you)
Those are the basic steps you should have done, before proceeding to installing Anemone. Now let’s start with setting up Anemone on iOS 9
How to Install and Set up Anemone Themes in iOS 9 on iPhone
Step #1. Install ClassicDock from Cydia available for free on BigBoss repo. There are two benefits of installing ClassicDock: There are certain themes that require ClassicDock to work, and when you install ClassicDock, it automatically installs Anemone.
Step#2. After respring, you will be able to see Anemone icon on your home screen.
Step #3. you will need to re-download themes you had in your Winterboard. But this time make sure the theme you are downloading is compatible with Anemone. You can check it in the description column of theme in Cydia.
Step #4. Once you have downloaded the theme, tap on Anemone on home screen.
Step #5. You will see the theme you downloaded in the list. Tap on Enable located beside the theme name, now you will see all the options of that theme with a circle besides them. Tap on the circles to select them. You can either select all or you can customize as per your requirement.
Step #6. Now tap on Apply located at top-right side.
Step #7. This will take you to the Preview screen, where Anemone will display how your iPhone will look after you apply the theme. This is one of the best features of Anemone. Now tap on Apply again located top-right side.
This will apply the new theme on your iPhone. There aren’t many themes yet compatible to run on iOS 9. So make sure to check the description before you make a purchase or download a free theme from Cydia.