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Geek Tip: Use iFuntastic To Personalize Your iPhone

Want to personalize your iPhone by switching up your application icons? Well Gizmodo announced some neat software called iFuntastic that allows you to choose new ringtones, switch your carrier logo and swap icons.

To get started go to iPhone alley and click "update iPhone" to update your icon settings (make sure its the 2.5 version). Click 'reset' to go back to the original settings.

This free service is currently only available for those who have Intel-based Macs.

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steen steen 10 years
Ooooh, I'm going to have to play around with this tonight!
marley11 marley11 10 years
hmmm i'll think about this if i ever get an iphone.
Tech Tech 10 years
Thanks for the feedback! This is VERY good to know! I've let people know in the post to make sure they are downloading the latest 2.5 version.
macgirl macgirl 10 years
My husband used iFuntastic to allow him to use custom ringtones on his iPhone. It got really glitchy and he eventually did a restore. I think I will leave my iPhone a virgin for a bit longer. It works very well as.
c0rkie c0rkie 10 years
i wish i had an iphone to play around with all these kewl tips you post ^^
anamcara anamcara 10 years
Be careful with this version.... since the last update on iPhone, it may cause more harm than good -- make sure you get the 2.5 version of iFuntastic
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