Start Halloween early! Play a joke on your unsuspecting friends with Jack In The Box for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Capture the priceless face of your victims and share it on Twitter!

You can enter setup at any time by shaking your device.

Jack In The Box is a recreation of the classic scary prank Internet meme for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

Upon first run, you'll be prompted to select a screenshot of your device Home Screen. To capture a screenshot, quit the App by pressing the Home button, then press both "Home" and "Lock" at the same time. On the iPad you'll be prompted to choose screenshots for both portrait and for landscape screen orientations.

For a greater effect, lock your device while the App is running.

Make sure your device silent ringer isn't active, and that the system volume is all the way up.

Keep track of how many victims have fallen on your prank and share it on Twitter.

Please take caution with your unsuspecting victim dropping or throwing away your device. We don't take any responsibility for any damage to your device.

Not recommended for use with small childs or people with heart conditions.

What's New

Version 1.2

* Jack In The Box can now capture a picture of your ususpecting victims face! Save the picture to your camera roll/photo library, publish on Twitter or send by E-mail. Only supported on devices sporting a front-facing camera (iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and 4th Gen iPod Touch)

* Support for native Twitter integration with iOS 5

* Jack In The Box now requieres iOS 5

Ratings and Reviews

3 out of 5

13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Needs to be updated for iPhone 5


Great prank on the iPad or iPhone 4/4S but it needs to be updated for the iPhone 5.

Won't take pictures


It won't take any pictures and the app sometimes crashes

Great Scare App, Bad Updating

King Santi

I loved using this app to scare unsuspecting victims, but since iPhone updated to IOS 11, the app no longer works. Its needs to be updated by the publisher ASAP!!


iDev Software
4.1 MB
Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
© 2011 iDev Software


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