Set Custom Text In iPhone Status Bar In Place Of Carrier Name and Banner with MakeItMine App On Cydia

by abhishek bhatnagar on December 5, 2009

MakeItMine is a free iphone app on cydia which allows you to set custom text on iphone status bar in place of Carrier name and banner.

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In order to locate the app, Open Cydia on your iphone and search for the text  MakeItMine

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Install this app on your iphone, by tapping the Install button after finding the application

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Run this application and type the custom name in the text box shown in the application, tap the carrier button to set the text in place of the carrier name and banner button to set the text in the middle of the status bar.

Note: You can set different text for carrier name and middle text banner.

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PS: If you have any problem in using this simple application, let us know by leaving your comments at the end of this post.

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ben July 28, 2010 at 3:37 am

thanx for posting this. i looked for quite some time to find the way to do this and your illustrated instructions look very professional. thanx again.

sam December 20, 2010 at 8:36 am

i tried this app after downloading, but when i enter a name to set for either the carrier or the banner, nothing changes, even when i respring

rhyce January 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm

hi ive gone through all the steps and got up to entering the text, one i have done so no matter what i choose carrier or banner nothing happens at all even after respringing :S please help

Josue January 19, 2011 at 10:54 am

Hi!!! I’m update for 4.2 OS and jailbreak my phone, and I install the makeitmine app, but it doesn’t work!!! I put the name, but when I press carrier or banner it doesn’t do anything!!! Hope you can help me!!

Fab June 6, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Hi, I have an iPhone 4 and I confirm that MIM does not work at all to change the banner, even if I respring! Any other app to put my name on the status bar (not to change the carriuer!)? Tks!

Lala July 1, 2011 at 10:39 am

@ fab try Fake operator it worked for me

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