iReboot, PowerManager, Restart, Lock, Shutdown, Repring….what is the difference?

There have been quite a few apps released lately that Restart, Lock, Respring and Shutdown your iPhone. So, I thought I would run through some of the differences between them. It can get a little confusing so make sure you read carefully.

RestartRestart/Killboard/Respring/Lock – These applications are one-touch solutions to restarting your SpringBoard. Just tap the application and they will restart your SpringBoard, bringing it to the lockscreen.

ShutdownRespringBB – A one-touch solution to respring your SpringBoard without bringing it to the lock screen. Just tap the application and it will use the Set Language mode to respring your SpringBoard without going to the lock screen.

ShutdownShutdown – A one-touch solution to turning your iPhone completely off. Just tap the application and it will turn off your iPhone. This would be the same as holding down your power button.
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Respring 0.1

Respring Respring is an app that restarts your SpringBoard. When you open the app your will get a screen saying, “Restarting the SpringBoard….” and then your SpringBoard will restart. I love having one of these apps on my SpringBoard at all times!! I alway need to restart my SpringBoard when I am manually adding and changing things via SSH. Also, I LOVE the icon…FINALLY an icon that matches the rest of my iPhone!! [Read more…]