Accesing iPhone root folder through USB

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by eshroom, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. eshroom macrumors 6502

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    Any ideas? I am at uni and cannot use the network connection to ftp. Windows has iPhone tunnel suite, any mac alternative? We can't have windows offering more compatibility than a mac on an Apple product!! Can we?
     
  2. hamsup1o macrumors member

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    Try Diskaid. Works fairly well...only thing is you can't change file permissions with this app. Even though their website said no jailbreaking required, it is still needed to see the root folder.

    EDIT: looks like Greyelm beats me to it. :)
     
  3. Greyelm macrumors newbie

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    With BossPrefs you can fix user dir permissions. It helped when mail wouldn't work after an pwned upgrade.
     
  4. eshroom thread starter macrumors 6502

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  5. STC macrumors 6502a

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  6. TheConfuzed1 macrumors 6502a

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    If you are using your own computer to do this, you don't have to have an actual Wi-Fi router to do this wirelessly.

    Just create an ad-hoc network, and connect to your device by connecting it to that temporary network that you just created.
     

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