How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

By | February 1st, 2010



Apple iPad is out now and quite frankly, its an oversized iPod Touch except the new changes in the iPhone OS 3.2. Here is a simple method that you can use to turn your iPod Touch or iPhone into an iPad.

Before you proceed, make sure your iPod Touch is jailbroken. You can follow this simple guide to jailbreak your iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 using blackra1n.

First you need to download some packages from the Cydia app store, so connect to a Wi-Fi access point. Now search and install the following free packages.

1) Go to Cydia app store, search for Winterboard and install it.

IMG 0005 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

IMG 0006 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

2) Now add http://apt.modmyi.com to your sources search “Simple iPad Theme”. Install this theme.

IMG 0009 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

3) In order to change your “iPod” logo to “iPad”, search and install “MakeitMine”.

IMG 0011 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

4) The iPad has reduced size for icons. To reduce icon size, add http://repo.beyouriphone.com/ as source and search for “Shrink”. Install the free version of this package.

IMG 0019 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

5) Now search and install three application from the Apple App Store that are available freely. These apps are “New York Times”, “Kindle for iPhone” and “Classics”.

IMG 0002 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

Now go to settings, and open the “Shrink” Menu. From here, change your icon size from 100% to 66% and Respring. This will resize the icons to match iPad icon size.

IMG 0016 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

IMG 0017 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

Open the “MakeitMine” app and enter iPad as a new carrier. This will replace your iPod carrier logo. This trick will also work for iPhone.

iPad Carrier How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

Finally, go to WinterBoard and activate the “Simple iPad Theme”. This will replace your current theme with the default iPad Theme.

IMG 0026 How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

Now you are all set! You can now enjoy the iPad theme and the included iBooks (Classics) and Amazon Kindle apps. This setup works flawlessly.

iPod into iPad How to convert iPod Touch into iPad

Please share with us if this trick worked with you.




  • felipe

    ima try it right now and will comment again tommarow