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Power DOS and accessing iOS file structure

03-30-2015, 10:00 AM
Power DOS and accessing iOS file structure


This is a crazy attempt, and I know it will have bee asked before, but the App Store being the place it is, I might as well ask...

Are there any currently available apps for iOS that will allow me access to the file system on my non-jail broken iPhone or iPad so that I can add games that I own to Power DOS? I have seen some apps appear briefly in the past that will do this, but can't find any at the moment.

I know the recommended method for adding files to Power DOS is via the likes of iExplorer, but I don't have access to a PC or a Mac. Can anyone help?


03-30-2015, 10:10 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,350
No access to a PC at all ? Not even a relatives/parents/friends ??

I dont think you are able to do this otherwise. Its worth buying a cheap cheap PC netbook just to use iExplorer and to backup your apps to itunes/the cloud.

Theres a good chance 'some' apps in the future will disappear from the app store and not be available on itunes.

Plus apps such as Gridlee have to be backed up ! If you got a new phone tomorrow you wouldnt be able to install it (If you had this app on your current phone).

Crazy not to backup your apps
03-30-2015, 09:40 PM
Thanks for your reply psj; I'm not that bothered about backing up my apps at the moment, I do have backups of most of them anyway (esp Gridlee and MAME, lol) - I have seen apps that do this in the past though, just wondered if anyone knew of any around now