1. mfm77's Avatar
    I had considered jailbreaking awhile ago (pre-iOS 7) but ultimately decided against it. Since then, however, I have found some great app alternatives to the default stock apps and would love to make them my default apps. I do like iOS 7 but, like jailbreakers, find it could be improved with a few tweaks. My question: if I did jailbreak, would I be able to make any app a default app over the current stock app? For example, if I wanted to make Fetchnotes my default note app, could I do that with a jailbreak tweak? Going along with that, could I tell Siri to open Fetchnotes and take a note?

    I'm still not likely to jailbreak but might be swayed a bit more if I could do that. Thanks, and happy 2014 to you all!
    01-01-2014 06:37 PM
  2. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Why would need to jailbreak to do that? If you want to take notes with WHATEVER app u wanted instead of using the stock note app, just open that app instead.
    01-01-2014 07:14 PM
  3. mfm77's Avatar
    Dude, relax. I'm simply asking whether it's possible to do that. People do jailbreak to change default apps, btw. I just wasn't sure whether there were any limitations.
    01-01-2014 07:31 PM
  4. natasftw's Avatar
    I've heard of tweaks that change default browsers. Other than that, I haven't really paid attention.

    If you want to use Siri to open your note app, hold your home button and say "Open Fetchnotes" If you're hoping to say "Note: blah" and have Fetchnotes handle it, someone would have to develop the app. I'd imagine if the browser default could be changed, the note app could be as well.
    01-01-2014 10:23 PM
  5. mfm77's Avatar
    Yeah, that's what I meant: tell Siri to note something but put the note into another app. That was just an example, though. Maybe a better one would be to change the default reminders or calendar app so when I said "Remind me to" do something, it would go there. Again, though, this is just me asking out of curiosity; I know nothing about the limits of jailbreaking and am looking to learn more. :-)
    01-02-2014 07:23 AM

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