ifuse(1) General Commands Manual ifuse(1)

ifuse - Mount directories of an iOS device locally using fuse.


Mount directories of an iOS device locally using fuse. By default the media directory is mounted, options allow to also mount the sandbox container of an app, an app's documents folder or even the root filesystem on jailbroken devices.


$ ifuse /media/iPhone --root

This mounts the root filesystem of the first attached device on this computer in the directory /media/iPhone.

Regular users are able to unmount fuse mounts using "fusermount -u MOUNTPOINT".

mount options.
mount specific device by UDID.
connect to network device.
print usage information.
print version.
enable libimobiledevice communication debugging.
mount 'Documents' folder of app identified by APPID.
mount sandbox root of an app identified by APPID.
list installed apps that have file sharing enabled.
mount root file system (jailbroken device required).

Julien Lavergne (man page)

Martin Szulecki

Matt Colyer

Nikias Bassen