Change iPod text shown in status bar of iPod Touch or Set custom carrier name on iPhone

By default, iPod touch shows iPod in left side of status bar whereas iPhone shows carrier name at that place. If you’ve a jailbroken iPod touch or iPhone, then it is really easy to change the iPod text or change carrier name of your idevice.

custom text in status bar

To Jailbreak your iPod touch or iPhone, check the below links:

Follow the steps below to use custom carrier logo or change iPod text:

1. Open Cydia, tap ‘Search’ tab and search for MakeItMine. Confirm and install the app.


2. Open ‘MakeItMine’ app from your device homescreen. Enter the desired text and tap Banner or Carrier button. Carrier is shown in left side while Banner is displayed in center of the status bar. Changes will be reflected instantly.


To remove the custom text, clear the entered text and tap the required buttons. To clear carrier name, you need to click ‘Respring’ button and select Ok.

Enjoy any custom name on your idevice. 😀


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

3 Responses

  1. Candyman says:

    Didn’t work for my iPod Touch 4G. Firmware 4.2.1.

  2. Xenne says:

    Doesn’t work either on my iPod Touch 2G MB model running 4.2.1 firmware.

  3. Jakob says:

    Doesn’t work for my 3GS on 4.3.3.

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