Apps that rely on an active internet connection depend upon two sources; your Wi-Fi connection, or the mobile data of your carrier service. A new jailbreak tweak by the name Carnitine is now available that lets you connect to the Wi-Fi from with-in any launched app, the action you’re most likely to prefer over consumption of mobile data when downloading large applications.
After downloading and installing this tweak, a new menu is going to appear in the stock Settings app. There’s only one toggle option available, which allows you to ena
Despite this useful functionality, there are some drawbacks. The app is only for ‘enabling’ Wi-Fi automatically, so when you close down an application, it won’t toggle itself off automatically. Furthermore, after you’ve selected a particular option for an app, the Settings can’t be configured again. This means the apps you’ve decided to enable the Wi-Fi for will be added to the permanent Wi-Fi enabled list.
Though the app is limited in functionality, it may useful for you if you’re certain about your Wi-Fi needs for particular apps. It’s a free of charge download through Cydia’s BigBoss repository. It’s compatible with iOS 3.0 +, and works on all iDevices. Let us know if you try it out and how useful it turned out to be.
This article, Carnitine Allows You To Enable Wi-Fi For Selected Apps, was originally published at simonblog.com.