How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

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These are instructions on how to use your iPhone as a wireless touchpad for your mac.

Step One
Press to select Installer from your Springboard.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Two
Press to select the Sources tab at the bottom right of the screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Three
Press to select the Edit button at the top right of the screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Four
Press to select the Add button at the top left of the screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Five
Enter http://cnp.qlnk.net into the entryfield then press the large OK button.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Six
Press the Done button at the top right of the screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Seven
Press the Install tab at the bottom of the screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Eight
Press to select Utilities from the list of Categories.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Nine
Press to select Touchpad from the list of Packages.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Ten
Press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Eleven
Press the large Install button that appears.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Twelve
When Touchpad is finished installing you will be returned to the Categories list. Press the Home button to return to your Springboard, then press the Touchpad icon to launch the program.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Thirteen
Now on your computer click the System Preferences from the Apple Menu at the top left hand corner of your screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Fourteen
Click the Sharing icon from the System Preferences window.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Fifteen
Notice at the bottom of the window there is a picture of a lock.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)


If its not unlocked then click the icon and you will asked to login as an Administrator. Enter your Administrator username and password then click the Ok button. The lock will then change to an unlocked icon!
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Sixteen
Check the box next to Screen Sharing on the left side of the window.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Seventeen
Click the Computer Settings button. A window will appear with two checkboxes. Check both boxes and then enter a password in the field provided. This is the password you will use to VNC into your computer! Now click the OK button.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Eighteen
Back on your iPhone, press to launch Touchpad from the Springboard.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Nineteen
Press the + button at the top right of the screen.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Twenty
You will now be presented with the Edit Server screen. Enter a name from the computer you are connecting to. Enter an Address for the computer as well. (You can find this address from the screen in Step Seventeen.) Enter the password you set in Step Seventeen. Then, when you have entered all those settings you may press the Save button at the top right.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Twenty One
Now that you have configured your server you may press to select it from the list of servers.
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)

Step Twenty Two
Now that you have connected to your computer you can use your iPhone as a Touchpad!!!
How to Use Your iPhone as a Touchpad (Mac)


Thanks***: Big thanks goes out to Jahanzeb for creating this app!

oneangrytoast - February 27, 2008 at 1:21am
im getting an error. not sure what happened because it was working at first....it keeps telling me: Connection failed No server with the name vnc. ive double and triple checked all the settings and have reinstalled the app a few times as well. any ideas iClarified?
jaghdut - February 26, 2008 at 8:56pm
i have \"Tiger\" (OS X, before leopard), do i need to upgrade to leopard to run these application???
Alan - February 24, 2008 at 9:26pm
same here \"connection failed, connection could not be made to host (address)\" please help
chi - February 24, 2008 at 11:49am
i\'ve follow all the steps, but eventually it shows \"connection could not be madeto host 192.XXX.X.XXX port 5900\". But my case, the last digit of ip add shown on cmd & Wi-Fi network of iPhone is different!!
19monty83 - February 23, 2008 at 4:55pm
Does it matter what FW your iphone is running.. i have 1.0.2 and for some reason I can\'t get it to connect to my macbook.fwb3b
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