In macOS you can configure your application dock so that it is hidden automatically and only appears when you need it. Would not it be great to have similar functionality in iOS?
A new Cydia tweak called ShyDock, you are able to hide your most private applications provided they are in the dock. An ideal way to keep your privacy intact.
ShyDock lets you hide the dock and display applications when using a touch gesture Activator. So you can select a secret gesture so that only you can make the applications appear.
How to hide dock apps on iOS with Jailbreak
If you are interested in hiding the iOS application dock on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you will need to have the Jailbreak installed. Fortunately for users, is already available is a version of Jailbreak for iOS 10.1.1 although it is assumed that this Cydia tweak for now is only compatible with iOS in September.
To install the tweak to hide the dock you will have to open Cydia, enter the source or repository of BigBoss, and look for the ShyDock tweak. Note that the tweak requires also have Activator.
Once installed, you can access your settings in the iOS Settings app to find some preferences and usage options.
You can change the duration of the text animation, and the activation methods to display the dock applications:
- Toggle Action: This action hides and shows the dock.
- Show Action: This action simply shows the dock when hidden.
- Hide Action: This action hides dock applications if visible.