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Cydia Tweaks to Change/Rename the iPhone’s Carrier Name

Submitted by on December 29, 2012 – 11:22 pm2 Comments

So far we have already covered several Cydia Tutorials for all the jailbroken users and now here is another informative tutorial for you. If you are using the iPhone from quite sometime, then you can see on the top left corner of your iPhone. It shows the carrier signals and the name of the carrier you are using.

For example :- AT&T, Rogers, Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, Verizon etc.

But do you know that you can change/alter/rename your iPhone Carrier name to the name of your choice and there are several ways you can do this by using the cydia tweaks. But to use all these tweaks, you need to jailbreak your iPhone.

Once you done with the jailbreak, you can install as many apps and tweaks from Cydia store and use your iOS Device to its full potential.

If you are a newbie, you can consider reading these important stories :-

Now you know well how you can install the Cydia apps from the Cydia app Store (an alternate to itunes).

Cydia Tweaks to Change or Rename your iPhone Carrier Name

1.) SB Settings

This is one of the best of best cydia apps available for free and do a lot of things on your iPhone and also has the capability to alter your iPhone Carrier name. Look for the Screen shot below to see how i have changed my iPhone Carrier Name to iPhoneKart.


To change your iPhone Carrier name, you need to go to the

SB Settings > System Options > Custom Carrier (Make it mine)

A popup will automatically appear and will let you to rename the carrier name and from there you can change it to anything.

One more thing you need to do is to wait for a few seconds and allow your iPhone to Respring it ( Respring is used to apply changes to the iPhone Spring Board) .

2.) Fake Operator

With this free cydia app, you can alter your iPhone Carrier name. Its the simplest cydia tweak to do so. It doesn’t need any explanation to use. Just two options are there :-

  • Just Enable Fake Operator
  • Rename your Operator

3.) Fake Carrier

This cydia tweak also does the same thing as the Fake Operator does. Its very simple to use and implement. The options it will show are :-

  • Carrier : [Type your custom carrier name here]
  • Set  :  [Choose this to set your custom carrier]
  • Reset : [Choose this to reset the custom carrier]

One more is there to change your iPhone’s carrier name, but i have already covered it in the SB Settings app. Yes, you are right, i am talking again about the Make it Mine app which is also a separate app to alter your carrier name.

But i recommend using the SB Settings app as it will give you much much more features that Apple don’t want you to see. So, do let us know what you have changed it too.

What funny Carrier name you have given to your iPhone, tell us and share with others ?

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