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How To Get Camera Lock Screen Without Updating To iOS5.1

The latest iOS version 5.1 bought several improvements to the users who decided to upgrade. One of such enhanced features is permanently displaying a camera icon that reacts to a swipe up gesture, which eliminates the need to double tap the Home button on the lockscreen to display a camera shortcut button.

However not every iPhone user is able to make use of the features iOS 5.1 boasts with, especially the jailbroken ones who are obviously staying away from the latest iOS update due to the fact that no stable and complete jailbreak is available for that particular version of the firmware yet. However jailbreak fans need not worry no more, as Camera Grabber for iOS 5 has recently been released, making the quick camera access available to iPhone 4, 4S, 3GS and iPod touch 4G running on iOS 5.0 or 5.0.1 ; without the iOS5.1 update requirement!

Once you install the app you’ll notice that the slide to unlock bar is significantly shortened and a grabber type camera button is displayed, which is then invoked by sliding vertically. One more good thing to know is that the tweak is quite a good implementation of the official update by Apple as it even considers the passcode rules, so if the passcode is activated no one will be able to gain access to the Camera Roll without entering the code properly. 

Obviously you need to jailbreak your device to install this tweak. Camera Grabber is available to download from big Boss Repository completely for free! The thing to note is that Camera Grabber does not install any additional SpringBoard icons and no dedicated preferences entries are included. So enjoy the tweak and let us your opinion!