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  1. tiorio's Avatar
    The old way of doing this, with the localization strings in don't work on the iPad (localization looks to be handled differently).

    If you want to change the display name of an app, you need to edit the Info.plist of that app, for example if you added the to your iPad it will display as 'MobileTimer' on your springboard.

    Edit /Applications/
    to add the following string:


    and respring. Seems to work for all apps I've tried so far, but YMMV as always. Cheers!
    2010-05-07 08:06 PM
  2. CStap's Avatar
    thanks! Great tip
    2010-05-08 05:47 AM
  3. Andybk's Avatar
    You can try to do it with localization software such as It's free.
    2013-02-15 11:38 AM