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iPhone, iPad and iPod Notification System – OpenNotifier with Premium Pack

Notification system for iPhone, iPod and iPad had been a critical issue as simple pop-ups appearing on reciving notification is not a solution. Nothing appears on status bar when notification is ignored by a user.
Jailbreak community has come up with a solution to notification problem by a software platform named “OpenNotifier”. OpenNotifier comes with Silent, Message, eMail, Facebook, Skype and Twitter icons however this platform is flexible enough to accomodate new icons downloaded from Cydia.

What’s needed

  1. Jailbroken iPhone,iPad or iPod (to Jailbreak click here)
  1. Open Cydia and search for OpenNotifier
  2. Download and install OpenNotifier
  3. Now you can download OpenNotifier Premium Pack which contains more than 60 notification icons
  4. To download OpenNotifier Premium Pack goto Cydia>Manage>Sources>Edit and add source “http://cydia.xsellize.com”
  5. After the repo is added search OpenNotifier Premium Pack and download & install the black one (blue is paid)
  6. OpenNotifier is located in Settings>OpenNotifier
  7. Goto Apps under Notification and click Application whom Notification you want to display on Status Bar
  8. You will be given a list of available icons select icon
  9. Repeat step 4 & 5 for all the apps you want to get notification for.
  10. Press Home button and your device will respring
Here you go notifications will appear for all the apps you have selected.
Manual Notification Icon Installation
  1. If you want to install manual icons for OpenNotifier use Disk Aid PC software to access root folder of your iPhone, iPad or iPod
  2. You can also use iFile if you want to copy/paste within your iDevice
  3. Goto Root> System> Library> Frameworks> UIKit.framework and copy/paste Notification icons which should be in Black_ON_Facebook.png and Silver_ON_Facebook.png
  4. You can copy theme specific notification icons from web and paste them
  5. However if you have installed the theme but can see notification icons specific to that theme then goto private> var> stash> Themes > Theme Folder > Bundles> com.apple.UIKit. You will find notification icons here copy them and paste to step 2 directory
Note: No notification except silent switch is present by default
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