How to control iPad from iPhone or computer
How often does it become necessary to find any file stored on the computer when you yourself are several kilometers from home.
IOS developers have provided such an option and equipped their technology with the “Remote Access” function.
In an unforeseen situation, when you need to connect the tablet with the phone – this allows you to control the iPad from the iPhone and vice versa.
Parents in such a program can find out what the child is doing at home in their absence, that is, establish parental control, monitor how the torrent file is downloaded, or find an urgently needed text document in the computer’s memory.
How to set up remote control
To control the iPad using an iPhone, you need to install a special application on both devices. The most optimal options are 2 developments:
- iTeleport Remote Desktop;
- Parallels Access.
Both programs are paid, you will have to pay for downloading. The first application costs 800 rubles, but gives its owner access to great opportunities. This is the fastest VNC remote access program.
The better the internet, the connection, and the faster the speed, the better the connection between the two gadgets. Using an iPhone, you can view photos stored on your iPad, work with text documents, and start downloading videos.
Using the built-in camera, you can control what is happening at home by displaying the broadcast directly on the iPhone screen
The second application – Parallels Access, costs 649 rubles per year of use. It makes it possible to control the tablet from the iPhone.
A program has been developed specifically for devices on the iOS platform, all manipulations are carried out with the help of fingers. The touchscreen has excellent sensitivity. Using these same programs, the owner of an electronic device based on iOS will already know how to control the iPad from a computer.
With both applications, you can, while working on a computer, manage media files stored in the tablet’s memory. In the same way, photos and files can be exchanged between devices at a distance.
Owner of Apple technology can manage iPad applications, even if it is at a great distance, change the wallpaper on the desktop, open files for them much more. You can also access personal information on the iPad – messages, contacts, notes, and saved bookmarks.
All this can be done directly from the computer. The owner of both electronic devices has access to all the features of the tablet, even creating a backup copy of all iTunes information.
ITeleport Remote Desktop and Parallels Access are not one of a kind, but they are considered the most trusted and reliable. Other similar programs are not equipped with the latest updates.
And not on every gadget they can be installed without errors and problems. A poor-quality program can slow down or even disrupt the uninterrupted operation of the iPad, after which the owner will have to change the application at best, and the firmware at worst. Choosing an application to synchronize multiple gadgets and manage one device by another. It’s important to choose a proven and proven program.
Is it possible to remotely control the iPhone through a computer or laptop
Remote control of iPhone from PC is a feature that not every user knows about. But what does she mean by herself? It can be like ordinary copying of materials via a USB connection or a wireless network, as well as connecting to a remote desktop. Primitive copying is not worth much, and remote access to an iPhone via a computer is a topic that is interesting to many owners of "apple" phones.
How to configure remote control of the "apple" phone from a PC or laptop will be described in our article.
Alas, to date, the developer has not yet created a program whose functions would allow you to control the iPhone from a computer or other device. It may not take a couple of years for such a product to appear. And today, to implement this procedure, the user must use unofficial software from TaiG, imprisoned for iOS version 8.1.2.
How to manage an iPhone from a PC or laptop
It is impossible to configure remote access with the iPhone, since the OS of the device is devoid of the corresponding functions. Therefore, you will have to use third-party programs compatible with jailbreak smartphones.
To set up remote access with an iPhone, you first need to download and run Veency. This is a completely free tweak developed by Cydia, able to turn a regular mobile gadget into a full-fledged VNC server, to which other computers can connect.
Windows and Mac users can use the Chrome browser for this purpose. After the procedure, the owner of the iPhone will be able to see what is displayed on the display of the iPhone, being at a distance from it.
To configure remote access, do the following:
- Jailbreak your iPhone and iPad with iOS 8 using TaiGJBreak.
- Launch Cydia and wait for the repositories to update.
- Enter the search section, drive into the Veency line, agree to install this tweak.
- Go to the Wi-Fi settings and click on the “i” button, located next to the name of the wireless network. Remember the ip address of the gadget.
- Download VNC Viewer from the Chrome Web Store. This is a completely free application from Google.
- Open the just downloaded application and in the pop-up window, drive in the IP address that was recorded in step 4.
- Click on the “Connect” button.
- On the device to which remote access is configured, allow incoming connection.
After a couple of seconds, the system will be configured and the user will be able to control the iPhone from a distance.
How to install jailbreak
To configure remote access to the "apple" phone, as noted earlier, you need a jailbreak. If you have not already installed it, you need to fix it.
In the literal translation from English, this term means "release from prison." And this, in essence, reflects the meaning of the procedure, since by setting up a jailbreak, the user breaks the protection of the gadget.
You should be aware that the consequences of this installation are irreversible, and if the device was purchased not so long ago and is under warranty, after this procedure the right to free maintenance and repair will be lost.
How to install tween Veency
This unique program turns a mobile device into a dedicated server, which you can connect to while being at a distance. The installation algorithm is as follows:
- Launch Cydia, search for a utility with a green icon and download it.
- Waiting for a restart of the gadget that will happen on the machine.
- Finding out the device’s IP (the connection to the smartphone will be through a wireless connection, so we need this address).
- Launching the Google Chrome browser.
- Login to extensions (browser tab).
- Download the VNC Viewer extension for Google Chrome.
- Launching the program by entering the IP address in the window that opens.
- You do not need to fill in the bottom field, we leave everything unchanged.
- Click on the "Correct" button, connect to an iPhone.
A similar permission must be granted to the “apple” device itself. As a result, we get the configured remote access to the smartphone, as well as to all the functions of managing the device through the computer.
How to remotely control iPhone and iPad from a computer on Windows or OS X
IOS lacks standard tools for remotely controlling the operating system from other platforms. This problem can be solved using an unofficial application available for devices with jailbreak.
To be able to remotely control your iPhone and iPad, you must install Veency. A free tweak from Cydia developer Jay Freeman turns the iGadget into a VNC server that you can connect to from other devices and computers. Mac and Windows users can use the Chrome browser for this. As a result, you can remotely see the contents of the screen of a mobile device.
How to remotely control your iPhone and iPad from a Mac or PC:
Step 1. Jailbreak your iPhone and iPad with iOS 8 using TaiGJBreak. Detailed instructions are on this page.
Step 2. Launch Cydia and wait for the repository update to complete.
Step 3. Go to the Search tab, write in the Veency line and confirm the tweak installation.
Step 4. Go into the Wi-Fi settings and make a tap on the “i” button next to the name of your wireless network. Remember the IP address of the device.
Step 5. Download the VNC Viewer from the Chrome Web Store from this link. This extension is a free desktop browser VNC client from Google.
Step 6. Launch VNC Viewer from a browser and in the window that opens, in the Adress line, write the IP address that you learned in step 4. Click the Connect button.
Step 7. On your iPhone or iPad, allow incoming connection. After a few seconds, you will be able to remotely control your gadget from a computer.