Apple introduced 3D Touch to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus which changes the way you interact with your iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is now capable of sensing the amount of pressure applied on the screen. Users will now get pop-up of photos, emails, messages in the display with 3D Touch.
3D Touch is the upgraded version of Force Touch used in Apple Watch.
If you want to use 3D Touch you will have to upgrade your iPhone to the latest iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. If you are on older iOS devices and want to get the advantage of the latest 3D Touch technology, no worries, Force Touch Activator app is just right for you.
Force Touch Activator is a jailbreak Cydia tweak which provides 3D Touch feature on older devices.
The jailbreak tweak is compatible with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Air, iPad Mini and iPod Touch running on iOS 8 or iOS 8.4/8.4.1.
Remember, 3D Touch is a hardware based feature hence the jailbreak tweak will not be its exact copy. 3D Touch feature by Apple requires sensors built into the backlit of the Retina HD display.
How Will Force Touch Activator Provide 3D Touch Feature On Older iPhones
Force Touch Activator to provide 3D Touch like feature to older iPhones involves calculating the surface area your finger takes while pressing the screen.
Currently the Cydia tweak allows users to force touch on the screen to perform an Activator action. Once you install the tweak you will have to assign a particular event with the ‘Force Touch’ gesture by going to the Settings. Force Touch Activator right now can perform a single Activator gesture only.
Force Touch Activator is now available for download at Cydia under BigBoss repository for free.