How To: Use WinSCP to SSH into your iPod Touch or iPhone

Use WinSCP to SSH into your iPod Touch or iPhone

Many videos out there tell you about how you need to SSH into your iPod touch or iPhone in order to do certain things. But what does this mean? This video explains how to SSH into the iPhone or iPod Touch using WinSCP.

On your iPod Touch or iPhone, get these packages from Cydia:
1) Automatic SSH
2) SBSettings

Download and Install WinSCP for your PC computer from this link:

Enter these in for the required fields in the WinSCP login screen:

Host name: Your device's IP Address***
User name: root
Password: alpine

***You can find this by opening up SBSettings (slide the top bar). The numbers with the dots next to "Wi-Fi IP Address" is what you need to type in.

Just make sure to follow every step of the video and you should be fine!

It’s Black Friday week in the Gadget Hacks shop! Huge sales on Bluetooth speakers, phone mounts, online courses, and more. The biggest discounts are on online classes, and we’ve hand-picked our 10 favorites for you. Check them out!

See the 10 best BF deals for online courses (up to 99% off) >

Our Best Phone Hacks

Delivered daily to your inbox.

Be the First to Comment

Share Your Thoughts

  • Hot
  • Latest