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07-06-2007, 10:36 PM #1
iPhone Interface Tool so far...
If you haven't been following along with the iPhone Dev wiki's IRC channel, here's the latest:
We have successfully written a tool named iPhoneInterface allowing for some basic manipulation of things on the phone, and are releasing it tonight. We are including source code so you can understand the techniques we have used so far. We will be expanding the functionality of this tool significantly tomorrow. The best news is that we have prototype code that allows the ability to:
* Run any desired application already residing on the phone.
* Control what processes run on the phone (currently implementation is very hackish)
* Move files around on the phone
* Enable viewing of verbose information during the restore process
* Activate the phone without iTunes and without a token
Note: Not all of the features listed above are necessarily included in tonight’s initial release.
We are continuing significant work on this tool and will probably have similarly worthwhile updates tomorrow.
I should note that right now, if you aren’t working on hacking the iPhone yourself, this release is primarily interesting for academic reasons. Still, this opens iPhone hacking to an even larger group, which will hopefully mean that the end-user useful features will be coming even sooner. Right now though, we are still in the early days so don’t expect too much from these early releases.
Link to tool:
Mirrors (MD5: f73883e5158048aee51eb15c2047fd00 *iPhoneInterface.zip — MD5 checker):
Windows only for right now.
iPhoneInterface is a tool for Windows and Mac that permits you to manipulate the iPhone’s state, launch services and interact with the chroot’d filesystem. Version 1.0 was released on 5 July 2007.
help - this, also help services and help values
ls - list directories
cd - change directory
mkdir - make directory
rmdir - remove directory
deviceinfo - get device info
fileinfo - get file info
readvalue - read a value
activate - activate iPhone with plist
deactivate - deactivate iPhone
startservice - start service on iPhone
enterrecovery - Enter recovery Mode **WARNING: YOU'LL NEED TO RESTORE**
quit - exit shell
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07-19-2007, 02:02 AM #2
please let it be a universal binary at least for us PPC mac users... so far everything has been for mactels... please don't forget about us PPC users.
Also will there be a GUI for mac users to access the iphone like manzana for windows?
07-19-2007, 02:09 AM #3
I have seen one but the app dev took it off his site.
02-24-2009, 09:30 PM #4
OK this might be a dumb ? but were do I get the iTunesMobileDevice.dll and how do I put it in dir.?
02-24-2009, 09:32 PM #5
02-26-2009, 10:58 AM #6
Whatever happened to people's Google searching ability!Search Google for "Custom Firmware 3.1.2" if you don't have a Mac and are using Windows!
12-22-2009, 12:02 PM #7
hey Darknight84, did you get that iphoneinterface working? I just bought a new iphone 3G and very new to iphone world!
I dont see the dll in the zip file.
Any help in making iphone interface work, would be great.
sorry folks, I found the dll... working on fixing the pairing error! pls help if you are aware of such errors
Last edited by tarasan; 12-22-2009 at 12:02 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
01-02-2010, 04:36 PM #8
01-03-2010, 11:15 PM #9
if you are trying to create ringtones, you dont need to use this tool at all. its pretty old. Just follow the steps and you should be fine with creating ringtones,
1. connect your iphone to your computer, charge it
2. open itunes, select the song you wish to creat ringtone from
3. right click on the song, goto Getinfo, navigate to options, and set the play time (from and to), thats the part of music that will be your ringtone (select only 30 seconds)
4. click ok and come back to itunes, select the song, right click and select create AAC version
5. once thats created, right click on that 30 seconds song, click Getinfo, you would see the folder where this AAC version file is stored (.m4a)
6. goto that folder and change the extension to m4r (remove the last letter 'a' and replace it with 'r')
7. now goto itunes, delete the 30 seconds song (AAC version)
8. goto the folder where your .m4r file exists, double click on it, it should open up itunes and will be shown against the ringtone option
9. sync your iphone
10. select your custom ringtone from settings and you should be all set
*** thanks to the original author ***