How to Use iPhone iPod iPad as a USB Drive

Do you want to use your iPhone iPod Touch and iPad as a plug and play USB device to carry large files , then this is the post you must be reading . Note that this process requires “No Jailbreaking” . Few pros and cons before we begin with the apps and their features .

Pros :

  • Requires No Jailbreak
  • Uses iPhone Memory as a USB Flash Drive
  • Easy to use
  • Use it as iTunes alternative. Even Better than iTunes
  • Complete and unrestricted access and read-write rights to all files on your device
  • 100% Free to download and use [except DiskAid]

Cons :

  • Requires the program to be installed first
  • Risk of overwriting or deleting system files by mistake

Apps that turn your iPhone into a USB Drive :

  • iFunBox :

Take total control over your iPhone iPod Touch iPad with iFunBox , a Free to Use windows application which serves as a file explorer that is easy to use , robust and friendly .ifunbox-Optimized

Features :

  • Use it to install .ipa files without requiring internet connection .
  • Install Remove apps directly form computer in batch
  • Use it for general purpose USB Storage [Cut Copy Paste Modify Search and other File Functions]
  • Export Import music without iTunes
  • Only downside , No Mac Version available

Download :

You can download iFunBox from official website here .

  • iPhone Explorer :

iPhone Explorer don’t give options like iFun Box discussed above , but is available in both Windows and Mac Version . The interface is simplistic and clean . Use drag-and-drop method to move files . Compatible on iPhone iPod iPad and needs no jailbreaking . Again its a Free Version .

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Download :

Download it from official website here .

  • DiskAid :


Pretty much like the first application iFunBox but gives additional options like Access to Contacts and Text Messages . Export call history and notes . Copy Voice Memo’s , Camera Roll and listen to Voice Mail. Rest is all same with USB functionality giving external mass storage option . Available for 14 Days Trial .

You may like to check out the video preview below .

Download :

Download both Windows and Mac version from official website here .

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