How To Show / Hide Contents Of iOS 7 Status Bar

Although Cydia is awash with themes, apps and an endless supply of tweaks that could readily eat away at your device’s storage space, sometimes, it’s nice to keep things simple. Some of the tweaks we’ve featured here post-Evasi0n7 have wonderfully demonstrated that you don’t need to bombard the interface with widgets and additional fodder just because you can, and that actually, minimalism good. StatusBarSuite follows this kind of ethos, allowing you to de-clutter your status bar of all the annoying little icons you don’t wish to see. Check it out after the fold.

Within the status bar, things can often get congested. It’s only a small fraction of the overall UI, yet so much at-a-glance info is crammed into it by means of icons. But while it’s useful, it can become a little too busy, and if you’re an advocate for keeping things as understated as possible, StatusBarSuite will help you clean things up in time for spring.

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The element I’ve personally always found to be a big waste of time is the carrier text in the top-left corner. It stands to reason that, since you’re throwing money at a company every month to provide the network service, you’re probably aware of who they are, and that little reminder is not only taking up space, but serves no real purpose to boot.

StatusBarSuite screenshot

With StatusBarSuite, you can eradicate the carrier, battery, time, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Battery, LTE / Wi-Fi and signal dots. Finally, you can have the set-up you would like as far as the status bar goes, but if you want to go one further and move things around, we’d recommend picking up the Springtomize7 tweak, which does everything here and much more.

StatusBarSuite repo

Still, StatusBarSuite is free of charge, and if you’d like to free up some room in your status bar, then be sure to pick it up right now from the BigBoss repository.

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