This 99-Cent App Fixes The Stupid Way iOS Handles Bluetooth Toggling


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One of the most annoying things about Apple’s Bluetooth implementation in iOS is that turning it on or off is a four-step process involving digging deep into Settings. Considering the battery drain associated with just leaving Bluetooth on and the wide variety of devices you can connect via Bluetooth to your device, it’s a constant irritation for many.

Jailbreak utilities like SBSettings make turning bluetooth on/off on the fly a fairly simple proposition, but unfortunately, Apple hasn’t borrowed inspiration from any of them when it comes to baking better Bluetooth toggling into iOS. A new $0.99 app on the App Store, though, makes it much easier to toggle Bluetooth on the fly on your device even without a jailbreak. Launch the app once to toggle Bluetooth on, launch again to toggle off. Simple.

If you have a lot of Bluetooth accessories hanging around, that looks like a buck very well spent. Better act quick, though. This app violates Apple’s TOS, meaning it’ll be pulled for no good reason before long.

[via MacRumors]


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