I am sure you have already jailbroken your iPad 2 after the release of Greenpois0n Absinthe tool for both Windows, Mac and Linux operating system. Jailbreaking tool also supports Untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0 or 5.0.1 firmwares. Therefore, when your device is already jailbroken then we suggest you to install below mentioned best, top or must have cydia apps and tweaks on iPad 2 (WiFi only, GSM & CDMA).
In order to get these Cydia jailbreak App or tweaks, make sure that your iPad 2 is Jailbroken. Click here to Jailbreak iPhone 4S on iOS 5.0/5.0.1 using Greenpois0n Absinthe on Windows or click here if you are using Mac system.
Top Cydia Apps and Tweaks for iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 Firmware
iPad 2 3G originally came out with a restriction of 3G data usage only but folks at iPhoneIslam developed an amazing jailbreak app called PhoneItiPad which allows you to make and receive Calls and SMS from your iPad or iPad 2 3G version. Follow the below mentioned steps to have it on your iPad 2 3G version.
- Go to Settings > General > About and copy the unique ICCID of your 3G iPad Original
- Now visit iPhoneIslam to purchase PhoneItiPad for $19.99 which will be ask you to enter the ICCID
- Open Cydia and add the iPhoneIslam repository http://apps.iphoneislam.com.
- Search for PhoneItiPad in Cydia and Install
- Reboot your device
- Now 3G iPad can make and receive SMS and Calls
RetinaPad is another amazing jailbreak tweak which actually sets the maximum resolution settings and brings sharpness while using iPhone native apps on your iPad 2. Whereas in normal circumstances if you try to run iPhone only apps on iPad 2, app display will be severely pixalated. RetinaPad is available in cydia at a price tag of $2.99.
SBSettings allows you to turn your apps on/off, Reboot/Poweroff your iPhone, Respring any many more.Applications will red color icons are “OFF” and applications with green color icons are “ON”. You can open SBSetting menu by swiping your finger right or left at the top of the iPad 2 screen. It is available free of cost at Cydia app store
Personalization on iPad has been a missing feature which is nicely explored by Jailbreak community by introduction of Winterboard which allows to completely revamped the interface by changing icons, logos, notifications, loading screens and application interfaces. We have reviewed top 5 Winterboard iPad Themes and Top 25 best iPad 2 themes for 2011. You can also check out How to Install and Customize Cydia Premium Themes. It is available free of cost in Cydia
Dreamboard provides an altogether new layouts including capability to add widgets, scripts to enable live Facebook, Twitter, RSS feeds etc to your multiple home pages just like Android. And the best part is that you don’t need to respring you phone in order to apply new themes rather its done in few seconds. You can also check out our Top Dreamboard Themes iPad. It is available free of cost in Cydia
6- HoneyPad Pro
HoneyPad Pro allows iPad and iPad 2 users to transform their devices into complete UI for Android 3.0 Honeycomb, Web-OS, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango and many other themes. HoneyPad Pro for iPad 2 is a paid Cydia Application for 2.99 US$ but you can install it using the procedure here for trial purposes. However if you like the application please buy it from Cydia.