Sunday, April 24, 2011

iPad with external USB drive - it works

Apple does not support USB drives attached the iPad, however if you want to jailbreak your iPad, then you can download with cydia the file app and you are ready to attach external USB drives. You can even move videos and photos on your iPad, however your iTunes on the iPad will not be able to play the music.

DetroitBORG made it happen.

This is what you need to do: 1. A jailbroken iPad
2. The iFile app from cydia
3. Apple's CCK
4. A USB flash drive
5. The iFile app is just like finder on a mac... it allows you to view, edit, and save files to the filesystem under root (admin for all you wintards) Hook up your drive to the CCK and it will automount itself. You can then transfer and view files on your flash drive.

DetroidBORG has one of the best video blogs around iPad and you should not miss his vblog.

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