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Dynamic Island is the highlight feature of the iPhone 14 Pro series, and it has now come vĩ đại the standard iPhone 15 and 15 Plus. Apple’s new take on the iPhone notch turns the notorious notch into a utility feature. Sadly, it was exclusive vĩ đại the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max, but it has now reached all models with the iPhone 15 series. While we have seen several jailbreak tweaks that bring Dynamic Island functionality vĩ đại iPhones with a notch, it’s not feasible for everyone vĩ đại jailbreak their devices.

However, iOS developer Matteo Zappia has come up with a new phầm mềm that does not require jailbreaking your iPhones vĩ đại get the Dynamic Island features. Dubbed DynamicCow, this phầm mềm can bring the Dynamic Island pill vĩ đại any iPhone that already sports a notch. And we will look at how vĩ đại install the DynamicCow phầm mềm in this guide.

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Get Dynamic Island Features On Any iPhone (2023)

You will need vĩ đại install AltStore on your non-jailbroken iPhone vĩ đại install the DynamicCow phầm mềm and bring the Dynamic Island functionality vĩ đại your notched iPhone. First, we explain how this phầm mềm works and then move vĩ đại the step-by-step installation process.

DynamicCow: How Does The App Work?

The DynamicCow phầm mềm exploits the ‘MacDirtyCow’ bug (CVE-2022-46689) on devices running iOS 15 – iOS 16.1.2 and macOS 13.0.1, which allows anyone vĩ đại modify all files that a sandboxed phầm mềm can read. Thankfully, these changes are temporary, as you are writing vĩ đại the cached data in RAM.

As exciting as it sounds, the process isn’t as simple as downloading an phầm mềm from the App Store. You will need vĩ đại connect your iPhone vĩ đại a Mac or Windows PC vĩ đại tải về AltStore for sideloading the DynamicCow phầm mềm. But, it’s worth the hassle if you want vĩ đại experience those cool Dynamic Island features and animations on iPhone 11, iPhone 12, iPhone 13, or iPhone 14 series phones. Moreover, it is only possible vĩ đại get Dynamic Island on iPhones that are running iOS 16.0 – iOS 16.1.2 as Apple has patched the MacDirtyCow bug on iOS 16.2.


Currently, the phầm mềm is in an experimental phase and the developer has promised vĩ đại improve it further in the future. So, we recommend you try this at your own risk. If you are an iPhone 11 user, be ready vĩ đại see a large red bar around the notch that blocks time, icons, and battery percentage. The developer of the DynamicCow phầm mềm is yet vĩ đại find a fix for this issue.

Prerequisites vĩ đại Install DynamicCow

With the basics out of the way, here are the prerequisites vĩ đại install the DynamicCow phầm mềm and get Dynamic Island on your iPhone:

  • First, you need an iPhone running iOS 16.0 – iOS 16.1.2. Don’t tải về the latest iOS 16.2 update if you wish vĩ đại use Dynamic Island features on your phone.
  • You will need a Mac or Windows PC vĩ đại install AltStore on your iPhone. Yeah, you can install iTunes on Windows vĩ đại sideload AltStore on your iPhone.
  • Lastly, you need a lightning cable vĩ đại connect your iPhone vĩ đại the Mac or Windows PC.

How vĩ đại Install AltStore on Your iPhone

First of all, let’s look at how you can tải về and install the AltStore phầm mềm on your iPhone, which is necessary vĩ đại have the Dynamic Island phầm mềm working. Here’s how it goes:

Note: We have demonstrated the process on Mac, but you can visit this liên kết vĩ đại kiểm tra out the instructions for Windows.

1. Download AltServer on your Mac by visiting this liên kết right here.

2. Once downloaded, launch AltServer and then launch the Mail phầm mềm on the Mac.

3. In the Mail phầm mềm, navigate vĩ đại “Mail -> Preferences” from the Menu bar on the top. Then, choose the “Manage Plugins” option under the “General” tab and enable the ‘AltPlugin.Mailbundle’ option. Click on the “Apply and Restart Mail” option.

AltStore Mail Plugin Enable - dynamic island iphone

4. Next, connect your iPhone vĩ đại your MacBook or Mac device.

connect iphone vĩ đại mac

5. Simultaneously, unlock your iPhone and click on “Trust” when the “Trust This Computer” pop-up appears on your iPhone.

Trust Computer popup

6. Now, open “Finder” on the Mac, choose your iPhone from the left sidebar, and then enable the “Show this iPhone when on Wi-Fi” option in the right pane.

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enable show this iphone when on wifi

7. Next, go vĩ đại your Mac’s Menu bar on the top of the screen and click the AltServer icon. Then, click on “Install AltStore” (used vĩ đại install the Dynamic Island app) and choose the connected iPhone.

Install AltStore on iPhone

8. Enter your Apple ID and password, and you will get a notification reading “AltStore has been successfully installed onto your device” in a few seconds.

9. After that, move back vĩ đại your iPhone and go vĩ đại “Settings -> General -> VPN & Device Management” and then tap on “Trust [Your gmail ID]”.

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10. Next, go vĩ đại “Settings -> Privacy & Security” and scroll down vĩ đại find Developer Mode. Here, enable Developer mode on your iPhone.

turn on developer mode

Sideload DynamicCow App on Your iPhone

You have now successfully installed AltStore on your iPhone. That said, it’s now time vĩ đại sideload the DynamicCow phầm mềm and get the Dynamic Island functionality on your iPhone. Here’s how you bởi that:

1. Open AltStore on your iPhone and sign in with your Apple ID.

AltStore Welcome Screen

2. Next, visit the GitHub page for DynamicCow on your iPhone. Then, scroll down vĩ đại the “Releases” section and download the latest “.ipa” tệp tin for DynamicCow.

DynamicCow App Github

3. After that, open AltStore and move vĩ đại the “My Apps” tab. Here, tap the ‘+’ icon and choose DynamicCow.ipa vĩ đại install the phầm mềm.

install dynamic cow phầm mềm vĩ đại get dynamic island

4. Once installed, open the DynamicCow phầm mềm and choose between iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Max layout, depending upon your iPhone’s model and screen size. Then, tap the Enable button. If you own a non-Pro iPhone, we suggest you go for the iPhone 14 Pro Dynamic Island.

How vĩ đại Get Dynamic Island On Any iPhone (No Jailbreak)

5. And voila! Your notched iPhone now has Dynamic Island UI and functionality lượt thích the new iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max.

Dynamic Island on iPhone 12 Pro

Note: Remember vĩ đại disable the Dynamic Island before you uninstall the DynamicCow phầm mềm or AltStore from your iPhone. Otherwise, you will have vĩ đại re-install the phầm mềm or update your iPhone altogether vĩ đại get rid of it.

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Dynamic Island: Turn Any iPhone Into iPhone 14 Pro

Now that you have learned how vĩ đại get Dynamic Island-like functionality on any iPhone, it’s time vĩ đại test out the feature. You can kiểm tra out our article vĩ đại see the list of apps supported by Dynamic Island. Alternatively, you start fiddling around with the new feature by installing some cool apps vĩ đại use with Dynamic Island. I agree that the Dynamic Island UI you get using the DynamicCow phầm mềm is not as aesthetically pleasing as it is on iPhone 14 Pro series and the native notch obstructs the time and cellular signal icons, but it’s worth getting your hands on the new feature without spending $1,000.

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With 6 years of experience as a writer and editor in the tech truyền thông industry, Anmol is an enigmatic savant in all kinds of tech. He loves vĩ đại scour mạng internet for new information. When not conjuring words, Anmol can be found watching Manchester United matches or glued vĩ đại his MacBook watching re-runs of his favorite TV shows for upteenth time.