How to enable or disable WiFi on your Jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch with one tap

This brief tutorial will guide you through using Cydia on your Jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch to install WiFiToggle – an app that makes enabling and disabling WiFi a “one tap” affair.

Please note: The software used in this guide is no longer in development and does not work in modern versions of iOS or Jailbroken iOS devices. As such, we have asked Google to remove this article from search results, though it will remain online for archival purposes.

For help jailbreaking your iPod Touch running the 2.x firmware, see this tutorial for Windows or this tutorial for OS X.

  1. Launch Cydia from your Springboard.
  2. iphone/ipod touch dashboard with cydia circled
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  3. Once Cydia loads, select Sections from the bottom menu.
  4. cydia iphone/ipod touch app home screen
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  5. Scroll down to the System section, and select it.
  6. cydia system section circled
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  7. Scroll down to the WiFiToggle entry, and select it.
  8. wifitoggle app in cydia
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  9. Tap the Install button in the upper-right corner.
  10. install wifitoggle
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  11. Now tap the Confirm button in the upper-right corner.
  12. confirm wifitoggle installation
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  13. Give WiFiToggle a moment to download…
  14. wifitoggle downloading
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  15. and then it will install. Once the installation has completed, click the big Return to Cydia button at the bottom of the screen.
  16. wifitoggle installing
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  17. You’ll be taken back to the WiFiToggle entry in Cydia. Click the “home” button on your iPhone/iPod Touch to return to the Springboard.
  18. wifitoggle entry in cydia installed
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  19. You should see a new icon on your Springboard – WifiToggle. Tap it.
  20. iphone/ipod touch springboard with wifi on and wifitoggle circled
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  21. And WiFi will be disabled.
  22. wifitoggle turning off wifi
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  23. Note (screenshot below) the WiFi icon in the upper-left corner is gone – WiFi is turned off.
  24. iphone/ipod touch springboard with wifi turned off
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  25. To re-enable WiFi, just tap WifiToggle again.
  26. wifi toggle re-enabling wifi
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2 thoughts on “How to enable or disable WiFi on your Jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch with one tap”

  1. Muhammad Faisal Jawaid Attari

    Thank you very much.. from last 3 weeks i m try to enable my iphone WIFI but every time.. it can’t work… but this time…. its work… :)
    really use information…

    Thank again

  2. I’ve been begging my friend to build this exact app for the locked iPhones. I’d totally pay for it, if it was ever made available through the app store. Any chance it might be?

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