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How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone

Posted November 2, 2008 at 9:59pm by iClarified
These are instructions on how to access a command line prompt (Terminal window) on your iPhone or iPod touch.

To follow these steps you will need to have already jailbroken your iPhone or iPod touch.

Step One
Press to launch Cydia from your iPhone's Springboard.
How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone


Step Two
Once Cydia opens press to select the Sections tab at the bottom of the screen.
How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone

Step Three
Press to select Terminal Support from the list of Sections.
How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone

Step Four
Press to select MobileTerminal from the list of Packages available.
How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone

Step Five
Press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone

Step Six
Press the Confirm button to begin installation.
How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone

Step Seven
Once the installation has completed successfully press the large Return to Cydia or Close Window button.
How to Access Terminal (Command Line) on Your iPhone

Step Eight
Press the Home button to return to your Springboard. Notice the new MobileTerminal icon. Press to launch it!
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Santaclausdaddy
Santaclausdaddy - December 10, 2015 at 8:23am
Try to go to the airport terminal
vaggoz
vaggoz - December 23, 2010 at 3:03pm
I installed it but when I press the icon to launch it IT KICKS ME OUT... Now what should I do? It seems I can't remove it from the springboard... neither by modifying it from CYDIA. iOS 4.1 - iPhone 4
Mickalyn
Mickalyn - March 30, 2011 at 4:57pm
There is no other MobileTerminal except for the original local UKit-basked Terminal Emulator
Zak Wer
Zak Wer - July 7, 2011 at 9:25am
See this in iOS 3 or 4: http://code.google.com/p/mobileterminal/wiki/Installation
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