How to install f.Lux Without Jailbreak

(Last Updated On: March 24, 2017)

f.lux is one of most sort after Cydia tweaks. With automatic brightness adjustment settings, you’d really be amazed how relaxed your eyes will feel once you install this tweak. That is not all. The tweak’s manual settings can give you more control.f.lux iphone brightness

The following are quick steps on how you can install f.lux on your iOS device without jailbreaking it. Note, since f.lux is cydia tweak, you’ll need to side-load it first before installing it on your device.

Step 1: Create an Apple developer account in order to use Xcode and side-load apps. Head over to to begin this process. You can either create a new developer account or use your regular Apple ID to access one.

Step 2: Download Xcode from Mac App store. This application is large in size therefore ensure you free some space in your device to before beginning your download process.

Step 3: Download the f.lux zipped file for iOS.

Step 4: Unzip your f.lux files. Open the iflux.xcodeproj file in the F.lux folder using Xcode app.

Step 5: Once you’ve launched the Xcode you’ll need to key in your developer account information before you can go ahead. On the top-level menu, select ‘Preferences and Account’ and enter in your account information.

Step 6: Once you’ve entered your account information ensure you are in the Targets section on the flux file. Here go to Targets -> iflux -> General -> Identity, and give the Bundle Identifier a unique name. Note, you’re supposed to add your unique name right after the information already provided in the text field.

Step 7: While at the Identity section find Team and select your Developer profile or iCloud account in the drop-down menu.

Step 8: Go on and connect our iOS device to your computer. In the Xcode app, go to the Product Menu and select Destination then select your iOS device.

Step 9: Press the Command + R keys on the keyboard to run. Once you hit run, you’ll be prompted to open Settings. In Settings go to General -> Profile on your device and trust the developer account.

Step 10: Finally Xcode will inform you that the Build was successful. This will prompt you to unlock your device to launch f.lux on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch if it is locked.

Note once you launch the f.lux app on your iPhone it will prompt you to allow it to access your location and send notifications. With your precise location coordinates and time zones your app will be able to adjust your device brightness displays accordingly.

Clearly, side loading of apps is not an easy thing to do, however, if you want to access your favorite apps like f.lux without jailbreak then this is the best option you got. Follow the above process keenly and enjoy your f.lux app.

Leave a Reply