Winterboard Not Working? Fix it and Install Best 10 Themes for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Winterboard  and Dreamboard has been updated for iOS 9.3.3 compatible iOS Devices. Now, its possible to install themes on iPhone, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPod Touch…

Since iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak was released, custom themes were not supported, because Winterboard was not updated for iOS 9.1. Actually, PanGu jailbreak team, had released iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak overnight suddenly. Saurik, the creator of Cydia and Winterboard, had no clue or option rather than updating Cydia substrate and Winterboard for iOS 9.1.

And, finally Winterboard has been released for all iOS 9.3.3 compatible iDevices. The good news for 64-bit iDevices owner such as iPhone and iPad Air, iPad Mini, because, they can also now install a variety of Cydia Themes using Winterboard. Additionally, it fully supports Summerboard Themes too.

Update Winterboard Right Now

Make sure that you have updated mobile substrate to Cydia Substrate with the latest fix. Follow the steps to install Winterboard update…

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  • Jailbreak your iOS 9.3.3 iDevice using PanGu iOS 9.1
  • Update your mobile substrate with Cydia Substrate (Did you upgrade to latest Cydia?)
  • Open Cydia and tap on Search
  • Type “Winterboard” and Go
  • Tap on Install button. Done


Winterboard has a wide range of Cydia themes and now it supports Summerboard themes too without any modification. I would recommend you to check the Best Winterboard Themes for iPad Air, iPad Mini 2, iPhone and iPod Touch.

If you’re still not able to install theme installer or getting annoying errors, let us know, we’ll try to report it for fix or try Dreamboard themes…

Update (Dec, 2015): Winterboard not working, you can use Weatherboard themes to make replacement until there is no solution for this theme installer.


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  1. Thanks for the update, I was searching for this update since iOS 9.2 released, Please make it updated for upcoming jailbreak

  2. I have iPhone 6 updated all jailbreak and trying to set theme and doesn’t work winter board is in the setting screen and still doesn’t work

  3. I have an IPhone 5C. Jailbroken with 9. I reinstalled Winterboard and the theme I picked hasn’t shown up. I resprung it and it stays the same. Please help!

  4. so i just jailbroken my iphone 6 9, i keep trying to install themes on winterboard, it reboots the phone but nothing changes, also i need to get the MMS to work but i don’t know how, any help ? i was on Verizon and now on H2O

    1. Make sure to stay away at every new jailbreak release from Winterboard because it doesn’t support old substract and once it has been updated, install new update

  5. I have a iPhone 6, running on 10, and just jailbroke it.. When i install Winterboard, i can’t find it anymore..any help? 🙂

    1. Well, at the moment cydia substrate needs to be uodated and there are gonna do it soon.
      Thats why almost none of the tweaks work

  6. If i install winterboard it locks my simcard and i cant unlock it until i deinstall all the tweaks and reinstall them again

  7. I have a iphone 6 jailbroken with tai g ios 10 Winterboard does not appear on the springboard. In settings it does appear, checked themes after respring are not working. Does Winterboard need an update for ios 10 ?

  8. I have installed Winterboard on ios 10 and installed theme Ace n Ios 8. Icons in home screen are not being updated even after respringing. Any1 facing similar issue

  9. I have an iPad 2 on iOS 9. Installed winterboard, but it doesn’t show up on my homepage or settings, neither does Zeppelin. My cydia is up to date, (cydia 1.1.16) but after my jailbreak (TaiG 1.2.0) cydia didn’t do an essential update. Anyone have a fix? Also pandora downloader isn’t working. Please HELP!!!

  10. I just jailbroke my phone using Pangu and I can’t find winterboard in cydia. It doesn’t show up at all in cydia when I search it.

  11. i have a 5c ios8.1 and it doesnt say anything about ios 8 on the cydia page. also when i downloaded it my touchscreen and buttons wouldn’t work. Any help? or is this wrong?

    1. Winterboard is currently not working properly on IOS 8. It installs but I keep getting stuck in safe mode. I deleted it. I will patiently wait for an update. I’m just happy we have a jailbreak for IOS 8

  12. Hi, I jailbroke my phone last night and WinterBoard won’t work. I’ve tried downloading themes and restarting my phone but there are no changes. I have an iPhone 4 iOS 9.1. Any suggestions? Thank you!

  13. Hi, i have a square and circle theme i use. Every time i close and app it shows the default apple app icon then goes back to my theme this is really bugging me how do i fix it? Im on ios iOS 10 jailbroken with pangu

      1. could you please tell us how to make the error go away
        I have also jailbreaked my iphone from pangu.
        I have installed themes, however it still doesnt show up the changes on my iphone.

    1. To remove a theme you should be able to just make sure it is unselected in winterboard, and then remove the package from Cydia (manage, -> packages -> select the theme you installed from the list -> click modify at the top -> remove)

    1. Did you download any themes from Cydia? You may have a corrupt installation of WinterBoard as well… go into Cydia, goto Manage at the bottom, Packages, find WinterBoard in the list, click Modify on the top right, Reinstall. Then restart the phone again (after it completes)

    1. Hey i’ve tried installing and re-installing winterboard dozens of times now and it still isn’t working. I’ve tried multiple combinations of themes and it still doesn’t work. help!

      1. I had the same problem but I found a fix. While in safe mode go into winterboard and disable summerboard mode. Repring and u should be good.

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