Organize Springboards

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  1. ecbtln

    ecbtln New Member

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    anyone know how to organize the madness that is my springboard? It seems like every time I uninstall or install an application the ipod will randomly shuffle them just to throw me off.
  2. rebot

    rebot New Member

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    you can edit /System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/N45APP.plist

    and manually re-arrange the Apple apps only, which is sort of handy, but a lot of work

    you have to change it from a binary to an xml using terminal command "plutil" then edit it in text, then convert back to binary and overwrite old file

    i also tried adding additional things to the file that arn't in there, but are iphone native, like mail, etc. and those worked for me, and i also added some non-native 3rd party apps that reside in the /Applications/ folder and those work as well

    we need a working rSBT!!
  3. SkylarEC

    SkylarEC Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    Wrong.

    First of all, it's not a lot of work. Mostly, it's just copy and paste. Secondly, and more importantly, you can manually place any icon you want. all you need to do is know the app's identifier.
  4. n3l619

    n3l619 New Member

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    what do u mean by the app's identifier. please explain
  5. jason724

    jason724 New Member

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    You don't need to convert it back to binary to overwrite the old file, just make sure you save it as N45APP.plist
  6. minority

    minority New Member

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    it is the name associated with the file you can find any of the identifiers by going to the application folder the the app folder and open the info.plist file

    the name is usually something like com.company.product
  7. ragingazn628

    ragingazn628 Banned

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    how can I get to /System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app/N45APP.plist ??? I tried with WinSCP but it wasn't there!

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