If your device is jailbroken you can add a character counter to the top of the Notes app in iOS 10 with new Cydia release. Almost all world’s best text editors and word processors feature some kind of character or word counter and it isn't clear for what reason Apple’s Notes app doesn't have this edition. But there is a way to fill this gap. Dubbed as NotesCharacterCount by iOS developer hvyc this new jailbreak tweak brings a character counter to the Notes app and put it on the top of the app interface.
How To Add A Character Counter To The Top Of The Notes App
On the screenshot example above you can see that the character counter is easy to see and it is updated in real-time as you type in the Notes app.
There are many scenarios why you might want add a character counter to the top of the Notes app in iOS 10:
When you’re simply interested how many characters are in a body of text;
When you’re drafting something before copying and pasting it into another app that imposes character limits;
When you write an essay for class on your iPad and you have a character limit you have to try not to overstep;
When you’re writing a short story and want to keep track of your character count along the way;
There may be some other uses for this jailbreak tweak. But if you really need to add this minor addition to your jailbroken device than you can grab NotesCharacterCount for free of charge from Cydia’s BigBoss repo right now and install on your device. The tweak supports all jailbroken iOS 10 devices and doesn’t come with any options to configure. This means that the tweak will bring a character counter in your Notes app right after installation.