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Using iOS Tunnel With pCloudy Desktop Assistant


This documentation will help you with the steps to use the iOS Tunnel using the pCloudy Desktop Application (PDA). Incase you haven't downloaded or installed the PDA on your system or need help with the installation please click here.


  • Users should have already downloaded and installed the PDA application on their system
  • Users should be registered on the pCloudy platform.
  • iOS Tunnel

    Note :iOS tunnel can be used only on Mac machine. It is not supported on Windows/Linux OS.

    Download the PDA and move it to Applications.

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    Open PDA from Applications


    While launching the installed PDA app If user get the below popup. Follow below mentioned steps-:


    Goto Settings(System Preference) and Navigate to Security&Privacy.

    In Security&Privacy under General tab user will find the pcloudy-desktop-assistant under Allow apps downloaded from.

    Select the button open anyway


    Select open on the next prompt.


    If user wish to use iOS tunnel feature,the PDA app needs to be launched from command line
    sudo /Applications/(application-name).app/Contents/MacOS/(application-name)


    Click on the iOS tunnel feature. All the devices present on the platform will appear under selected device as shown below


    Important note:

    User needs to download the prerequisite file by clicking on the download icon. These files are necessary to run the iOS tunnel


  • Select the device,select the duration and click on start device tunnel
    Note: A user can only select one ios device at a time.
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  • Once file is downloaded, blue icon will turn to a green check
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    Once the process is initialized and the devices are booked, a success notification will appear as shown in below screenshot


    Once the process is initialized,your devices will be booked and a Success notification will appear as shown in the below screenshot. Once the device is connected, it will appear in PDA under connected device label.


    Important note:
    PDA provides the benefit to add multiple clouds.
    Steps to add multiple cloud

  • Click on Add cloud and the details
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  • Once the cloud is added user can switch between the cloud using Active Logins filter as shown below
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