Bored of your iPhone? Install a Windows Phone 7 theme on it

By Tom Warren, on 31st Jan 11 8:19 pm with 7 Comments

Bored of the iPhone user interface? How about Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 UI on your iPhone.

Ithinkdifferent reports that a beta Windows Phone 7 theme is now available for the iPhone. The theme requires a jailbroken iPhone with Cydia. Although the version currently available is an early copy, it features the following:

  • Live Tiles
  • Customizable Start Menu
  • No Iconoclasm
  • No Infiniboard
  • No SpringJumps
  • No WinterBoard
  • No Setup Required
  • No Missing Icons (Auto-create)

The theme is quick and easy to install and the author has promised a full version soon, distributed in Cydia. To install the theme on a jailbroken device, simply follow these steps:

1. Install Backboard from Cydia.
2. Make sure you have created a “Default” backup, if not, press the add button in Backboard and give it a name.
3. Go on your device and click on this link: backboard://http://wyndrepo.googleco…es/
4. Press “Yes” and wait for it to download. This may take a few minutes depending on your internet connection.
5. Select OS7 from Backboard. Press Install. Respring.

iPhone Windows Phone 7 theme

  • Grannyville7989

    Oh now you’ve made me regret giving up iPhone for Windows Phone. Damn you, Tom. DAMN YOU!!! :-P

    • Anonymous

      i believe you made the right decision. but Android would have been better

  • Ely Raeds

    Cool theme but I still think I’ll stick to the default UI of my iPhone.

  • Ely Raeds

    Cool theme but I still think I’ll stick to the default UI of my iPhone.

  • Sleeps

    Springboard keeps crashing everytime I open an app using the OS7 UI.

  • Jacksonlcg

    Does it mean that people who download this is in favor of the wp7 UI…cool !!

  • Jarrich Van de Voorde

    Bored of your iPhone? Buy an android or WP7 device, this skin is useless.