Want To Switch Back To Old iOS 6 Keyboard, Try VintageKeys.


One of the most accomplished Jailbreak Developer, Ryan Petrich, is spreading some of the amazing ideas in the Jailbreak community. He is responsible for creating many brilliant Jailbreak tweaks, including his latest release, or I might have heard about it a little bit late, VintageKeys, an extension which allows you to adjust your keyboard styling in your device. You have four choices here, modern light, modern dark, legacy light and legacy dark.

Thought that iOS 7 keyboard is accepted by many users and it has been accustomed to over the past year, yet those who wants to try different things again and again, will even switch to old school. VintageKeys also have a classic appearance of iOS 6 and earlier. However, a Custom keyboard can’t be system wide at such points, you have to go to the settings and choose which keyboard you want for which app. VintageKeys supports both 3rd party and stock apps, so you won’t have to worry about compatibility. One thing, you have to respring your device and switching between classic and old style requires to kill and restart the app every time.


Jailbreak your iOS Device.

Since the following tutorial needs an iOS device which is Jailbroken, you need to Jailbreak your device. If your device is still in its normal condition. Follow our Jailbreak Section to find out how to Jailbreak your device.

Download VintageKeys:


  1. Open Cydia.
  2. Search for VintageKeys.
  3. Tap VintageKeys once the search is over.
  4. Tap Install on the top right corner.
  5. Tap Confirm.
  6. Restart your Device.

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