When you are in the middle of some important work, you don’t want your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to go into sleep mode or dim the screen. Thankfully the amazing world of Cydia tweaks has a solution for such users, which allows them to prevent their iOS device from sleeping and screen dimming.

Before proceeding, note that your device should be Jailbroken in order to follow this tutorial. SleepDepriver is one such Cydia tweak that comes to the rescue when you want to disable your screen from dimming.


After installing this free tweak, you can set an activation method via Activator or via SleepDepriver in Settings app. The default activation method is short hold of the home button. Simply press and hold the home button for a little while to activate the tweak. Once SleepDepriver is active you will notice a status bar icon with the letters ZZZ.

More options can be configured via the Settings app. This tweak is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and iOS 4 or higher. Interested users can get this Cydia tweak from the BigBoss repo for FREE. Let us know what you think about SleepDepriver in the comments section.