5 Best iPad Themes For Winterboard [iOS 5.1.1]

Recently the new iPad has been jailbroken! Finally the developers came to scene and started bulding jailbreak apps for iPad 3. Theme client called Winterboard is one amongst them, one of my personal recommendation to set up a theme on your iPad 2nd/3rd-generation. Here's another theming iOS tweak called Dreamboard which can also bring the best themes to your iPad in the form of jailbeak app.

Apple has released its Retina display tablet to the world with awesome features, as you all know, but when talking about customization, there are high-profile apps available from the App Store and for a higher price tags. So many of the iOS device owners look for the third party applications which they can grab for free, so they look for a jailbreak their iOS tablet running 5.0/5.1/5.1.1. Jailbreaking any iDevice or tablet like iPad can through its warranty into garbage, but they can install Cydia on their iPads or iPhones and iPod touches with an ease features.

Apart this, when you talk about themes, launchers and skin packs for your iPad, Cydia  will bring you lots of them onto your device for free and paid as well. While Cydia is a jailbreak app store which will only be launched when your device is jailbroken on any iOS firmware version.

We are been seeing many iPad wallpapers and themes for the earlier versions of Apple's iPad 2, iPad 3 theme must be a Retina display compatible and features its screen with larger than the second-gen iPad tablet.

The theme you are now going to see is specially designed for the new iPad (3rd-gen) with high quality retina graphics and smoother icons set, UI and comes along with 4 amazing HD wallpapers to choose from. Stark iPad theme supports iOS 5.1.x with 58+ icons, lockscreen, battery, Notification Center and all App Store icons are automatically themed.

Download and install the new iPad 3 theme from here.

Top 5 Best iPad Themes for iOS 5.1.1 [Cydia]

1. iFlat HD

One of the most popular theme for iPad 2, iFlat HD comes with a classic interface and color scheme and once applied your device looks awesome and rich. The iPad theme replaces everything of your tablet's system icon matching with the UI and brings blueish feel and look to the iPad screen.

iFlat HD is available on Cydia store for $1.50 and for free at 
2. BlueiPad V2
With the iPad 2 theme you can get the SBSettings for your device Notification Center along with amazing theme and skins for battery, Safari browser, Mail app, Settings app. This BlueiPad v2 theme for iPad brings a new look to your device lockscreen, User Interface includes the theme sounds, renewed dock for Multitasking gestures and also adds PSD icons to you homescreen.

BlueiPad V2 is available on Cydia store for $2.00 for free from

3. Black’UPS Drakness

This is an awesome theme for iPad 2 and compatible to work on tablet running iOS 5.1.x firmware, but need to be jailbreak before installing this tweak. Black’UPS Drakness theme for iPad 2 is another top skin comes with the best icons, UI and sounds.

4. Buff Port theme

If you are looking for the best iPad themes, then here's that to catch it right now. With awesome icons, user interface and Notification Center comes with an awesome Lockscreen that can change your mind to develop your own theme. It's recommended for its ability of customization. This Buff theme for iPad is available from here.

5. First JX

Another Winterboard based Cydia theme for iPad brings an amazing look to your second and third generation iPads with great looking lockscreen, backgrounds and icons. This First JX iPad theme can be catched from here.

The above themes can be downloaded and installed on your iPad running iOS 5.0 or higher version IPSW firmware, but jailbreak needed.

Here's how you can install Winterboard and launch themes on your iPad 2/3.

Step 1: First of all you will need your device jailbroken, using the latest untether jailbreak tool , downloaded from here.

Step 2: After jailbreak, head over to Cydia and search for Winterboard a tweak that can change the look of your tablet.

Step 3: Reboot your device and that’s it you have successfully install Winterboard on your device.

For iPad themes installation directly from your Windows or Mac OS X systems, you can try this launcher called "iSpirit", available for free download from the link here.