HOW TO: Replace The Stock iOS Weather App With Yahoo! Weather [ kind of…]

While there isn’t a trick to do that yet, we might have the workaround you’ve been looking for. It’s not a complete replacement solution but it’s good enough.

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Last week Yahoo has released a beautiful new weather app for iOS. It’s so beautiful and well-made that most iOS users wished for a way to replace the stock weather app with Yahoo’s new app. While there isn’t a trick to do that yet, we might have the workaround you’ve been looking for. It’s not a complete replacement solution but it’s good enough.

HOW TO:

1. Download Yahoo! Weather from the app store

2. Download OpenOther from Cydia

3. In Settings.app go to OpenOther and set:

  • app to redirect : com.apple.weather
  • redirect: com.yahoo.weather

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4. That’s it. Now every time you will tap on the stock Weather.app it will open the beautiful Yahoo! Weather app

NOTE: don’t delete Yahoo! weather. If you delete it, the trick won’t work anymore. You can, however, hide Yahoo! weather app from your Springboard using SBSettings.