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How to SSH into iPhone on Windows System

If you are an iPhone lover and a Geek, I’m sure you must have jailbroken your iPhone by now. By Jailbreaking your iPhone you can install many applications which are paid, have root access to your iPhone . After Jailbreaking your iPhone you can also SSH into iPhone via Windows or Mac using any SSH client.

In this tutorial, I will be sharing how you can SSH your iPhone. This will be a step by step guide and before we move ahead you should learn basic of SSH from Wikipedia page.

To get started with OpenSSh, follow the complete guide below:

OpenSSh iPhone starter guide for Jailbroken Devices:

You need to have a jailbroken iPhone with Cydia installed to get started with sshing into iPhone. First thing which you need to do is install OpenSSH from your jailbroken iPhone using Cydia. Search for open SSH in cydia or else you can find it under networking category.

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Obtain your iPhone IP address:

Before we start transferring file to your iPhone using SSH, we need to connect to iPhone using any SSH client. To start with we need to find iPhone IP and here you can get started with this. Go to settings > Wi-fi click on connected Wi.-fi connection name and you will see your IP address detail.

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Using WinSCP to SSh into iPhone

So by now we have installed openSSH into iPhone, we have also obtained your iPhone IP and now next step is to install a free SSH client on your Windows system and connect to your iPhone.

Download and install WinSCP here. Once you are done installing WinSCP, open it in the IP field add your iPhone IP and for username use this credential:

  • U-Name: root
  • pass: alpine

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You might get fingerprint warning, for that you can click yes and if you have done everything as stated above, you will successfully SSH’ed your iPhone.

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See the above screenshot and now you can ssh into iPhone and can do many things like access installous download folder . I will come up with more iPhone hack later. Don’t forget to join us on Facebook for latest updates. If you like this post, do share it on twitter and Facebook.

4 Useful Tips to Take Care of Your iPhone

If you bought a new iPhone, then I am sure you won’t even let others touch it. You might be taking care of it more than you take care of your loved ones. But are you sure you are taking care of your iPhone in right way? Many iPhone owners don’t have exact idea how to care their iPhone or they have lots of myths when it comes to protect their iPhone.

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Here are few tips to protect your iPhone:

  • Cover it:

This is the basic thing to do as soon as you get your iPhone. A hard cover is best to cover your iPhone, especially from the scratches which generally appear around the places where the plastic is thin and increases chances to get more cracks and scratches, which makes your iPhone dull.

  • Keep it cool:

If you use your iPhone too much then you must take care that it not heating much. Heating of iPhone is not good sign. If you are facing such problem, switch off your iPhone immediately and even after that if your iPhone is emitting heat then better to service it.

  • Battery:

Many people have bad habit to keep iPhone applications on standby or running useless application in background. All these kind of activities, reduce your battery life. Make a habit of charging your battery properly and switch off when it is charged. It happens many times we forget to stop charging iPhone and get busy in other work.

  • Downloading applications:

Huge numbers of applications are available for iPhone, but you should only download those applications from reliable source. Applications downloaded from malware websites, might crash your iPhone. If you ever face problem with application, reboot your iPhone again and remove that application.

Recently iPad is reported as targeted by Hackers using Fake iTunes update.

The more loaded your gadget is the more care you have to do, it goes same with iPhone. It is loaded with lots of features and thus need more care than other phones.

If you have more tips to care for iPhone , Do leave a comment.

How to Transfer Sim Contacts to Iphone

When I bought iPhone 2G for the first time I was a complete newbie to iPhone. The first thing which I look for a way to import all my sim contacts into my iPhone contacts.  FYI iPhone has inbuilt feature using it, you can quickly import your Sim Contacts into iPhone.

To use this Sin contacts transfer feature all you need to do is.

Go to Settings > Mail contacts and calender > scroll down > Click on Import Sim contacts

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Make sure your iphone is charged enough before performing this feature.

How to Stop Automatic Songs Sync between iPhone and iTunes

iTunes is a complete management software for your iPhone. Though one thing which I never liked is when ever I connect my iPhone to my laptop, itunes start syncing music folder with my iPhone 3G s.

To stop this automatic syncing, you need to make a small change in the settings.

Follow the simple process :

Connect your iPhone to your laptop. Open iTunes and click on your iphone name. In the summery field , put a tick mark on the option which says :

Manually manage music and videos.

Find this screenshot to see how you can do it.

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From now on, your itunes will not automatically sync music with your iPhone.

How to Create Ringtones for iPhone using iTunes

I’m a big fan of custom ringtones and despite of famous iPhone pre built ring-tones, I always prefer to create ringtones for iPhone by myself.  There are many iPhone apps which let you create ringtone directly from iPhone but here we will be using iTunes to make ringtones for our iPhone. I have been using this tutorial for my iPhone4 ringtones .

iPhone ringtones can easily be created using iTunes. To create ringtone for your iPhone follow these simple steps.

So lets get started with simple 1-2-3 step and create our first ringtone. All you need to pick is a nice song, which you want to convert into ring-tone.

Create Ringtones for iPhone with 1-2-3 step:

Select a song for which you want to create ringtone. Right click and click on get info.

In the option tab , select the start and stop time for your ringtone. Keep it lower than 35 seconds.

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Now right click on song and click on Convert To AAC. In this case it will create a 30 second Aac file. Now right click on newly created aac file and click on show in explorer. Rename the file with extension .m4r

For example if your song name is songs.aac rename it to song.m4r , once done, all you need is to transfer the audio file to iPhone and from settings on your device, you can select the newly created ringtone. I’m sure it’s not something tough and anyone with little computer how to knowledge can end up making unlimited songs.

You can also upload these custom tones for your iPhone on file sharing sites and forums. Do let us know if you are stuck in middle or finding it hard to create one for your phone.