Create Settings Shortcuts on Your Home Screen Without Jailbreaking
Just wanted to share something I found on the Interwebz - the ability to put Settings shortcuts on your iPad. I’ve added the short cuts to, with one click, go to the Settings app so I can turn on/off Bluetooth, VPN, WiFi; turn on Airplane mode and change the Brightness.
Here's the link that describes the process:
Add Custom Shortcuts to Your iPhone’s Home Screen Without Jailbreaking | Cult of Mac
A couple of things:
1) Yes, you'll have to buy the Icon Project app ($.99, USD), and it is an iPhone app (you'll have to 2x it up on the iPad).
However, I also have made this work with Touch Icon Creator, which is the same price (and I already had it). So, if you have a similar app (where you can create custom Safari bookmarks for your home screen), it wouldn't hurt to give it a try. Might work...
2) I have tested this and verified it works on: iPad2 (iOS 5.0), iPad2 (iOS 5.0.1), iPhone 4S (iOS 5.0) and iPad1 (iOS 5.0.1, jail broken). I couldn't tell you if this will work on iOS 4.x. I don't think so, as I believe this is an iOS 5 thing - but you could try it.
If you're a jail breaking fan, anxiously waiting for an iOS 5.x JB for the iPad2 (or the iPhone 4S), this may help. It's not SBSettings, but it'll do until...
If you're NOT a jail break fan, or don't want/don't care about jail breaking, this is still a great way to put some Settings shortcuts on your iPad for quick, one-press access.
I must admit, it is nice to press an icon and be instantly transported to the WiFi settings or to Bluetooth. Very handy!
As usual, and as always. YMMV.