For so many years, we have relied on jailbreak utilities to get the apps and tweaks that will provide us with an iOS device that does what we want. Apple is so restrictive in what they allow that even many of the stock apps are lacking in any decent features and, those apps that are any good from the app store cost quite a bit of money to buy. One of the apps that we got used to downloading from Cydia was called iFile, an app that gave us something that Apple have never and would never give us. Keep reading to find out what.
Image : iFile File Manager Download
What is iFile ?
iFile [ext link] is a file manager app, a very popular one because of the level of access to your iOS file system it provides. With iFile, you can get right into your system and customize your files, pretty much the same as you would with Windows Explorer or OS X Finder. It is one of the most advanced tools there is, and we will be showing you how to download it without a jailbreak. First, a bit more about what iFile offers.
iFile Features :
iFile is a mine of useful features, starting with the ability to see multiple file types on your device:
- Apple iWork
- Compressed formats
- Microsoft files
- Web archive
With your software and your multimedia files, you can do the following:
- Move them
- Rename them
- Copy and paste
- Easily install .deb packages
- Pack and unpack any compressed file format
- Edit text lists and property lists, such as config files
- Import MP3’s and other files into your iPod Library
You can move files in and out of your iOS device in these ways:
- Use the built-in web server to upload/download files using a network drive or a browser
- Easily manage you FTP and Dropbox files
- Use a Toshiba FlashAir card to view and download files
- Add your files as email attachments
- Mount Apple .dmg files
- Use Bluetooth to send files to iFile on another device
iFile is integrated fully with Safari Download Manager, Celeste Bluetooth File Sharing and AttachmentSaver
How to Download iFile :
iFile used to be available only through Cydia but with jailbreaks on a serious decline right now, the developers have updated the app to make it work outside of a jailbreak utility. You still can’t get it form the iOS app store though , Apple is never going to allow this kind of app in! Instead, you can download a third-party app installer called Mojo Installer and then download iFile from there:
- Using the linked guide, download Mojo Installer to your iOS device
- Open Mojo and search for iFile
- Download and enjoy!
There is no doubt that iFile is an incredibly useful tool and you won’t find the same kind of features in any other app. You don’t need a jailbreak, it won’t cost you anything to try so download it and don’t forget to let us know how you get on. Follow us on Facebook for more tips like this.