iPad Torrents on iPad Air or Mini retina

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  1. vigorito macrumors regular

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    Is it possible to download torrents direcly to ipad like movies or tv series and whatc them right away? And if not is there any chance to connect ipad air or ipad mini retina to a flash drive and whatch it from the flash drive?
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    No, there is no way to download torrent files directly to an iOS device.
     
  3. darngooddesign macrumors G3

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    You can connect to Wifi drives like the Seagate Satellite, but I'm not sure if there is a torrent player.
     
  4. joeblow7777 macrumors 603

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    A new app called Blue Downloader apparently does it. There's concern that it may be pulled off the App Store, so grab it while you can if you want it.
     
  5. BittenApple macrumors 6502a

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    If you jailbreak you can install iTransmission.
     
  6. mnsportsgeek macrumors 65816

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    That got pulled almost immediately already.
     
  7. joeblow7777 macrumors 603

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    I have to say, I like iOS in my phone, but this sort of general lack of freedom is why I chose an Android tablet over an iPad.
     
  8. anth macrumors member

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    Try put.io, it's great.

    It acts a bit like a seedbox, but the service actually caches popular torrents from other users so that download of popular media is often near-instant. And you can stream most videos within your iOS web browser (some will require conversion, which is handled by put.io).

    It is a subscription service, but is fairly inexpensive for the convenience and very responsive service. I've been a subscriber for over a year.
     
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  10. powerstrokin macrumors 6502a

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    Ahem..

    I also use iTransmission. Works well. I'm happy with it.
     
  11. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Ahem..

    This is not the Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks forum. This is the iPad forum, and most users will not jailbreak their device, so those solutions do not apply to most users.
     
  12. powerstrokin macrumors 6502a

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    Perhaps most people don't know what they can do if they jailbreak and think the term 'jailbreak' implies something illegal so they never look into it.

    The OP wanted to know if it was possible to download torrents. It most certainly IS possible, and this is just ONE method available to him.

    Take care.
     
  13. joeblow7777 macrumors 603

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    I can't speak for the original poster, but if I asked how I could go about doing something, I wouldn't want someone to neglect mentioning a solution (perhaps the only solution) just because they assume I won't be interested.
     
  14. bandofbrothers macrumors 601

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    A very valid point.

    Perhaps if someone mentioned the option and then re directed them to the jailbreak section perhaps would have been better.
     
  15. Peace macrumors Core

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    Here I'll do it.

    Jailbreak forums

    http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?f=105
     
  16. AppleFanatic10 macrumors 68030

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    Not unless you jailbreak it and I'm not even sure you can do it that way either.
     
  17. zhenya macrumors 603

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    Here's a related question - I download torrents on my iMac I have effectively running as a server via utorrent. It seems like there should be a way to manage those downloads happening on another computer via your iOS device but I haven't found anything when I've looked.

    Anyone?
     
  18. Weaselboy Moderator

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    Transmission has a remote web interface that will work on iOS. See this.
     
  19. zhenya macrumors 603

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    Thanks. It looks like utorrent has something similar. https://remote.utorrent.com/signup

    Odd that there is no app though.
     
  20. Weaselboy Moderator

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    I suspect Apple would be hesitant to approve an app like that.
     

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