How to background the Mobile Terminal app

By , Jul 23, 2013

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MobileTerm Backgrounder is a brand new jailbreak tweak that allows you to maintain a persistent connection to the Mobile Terminal app. If you’ve used Mobile Terminal in the past, then you know how frustrating it can be to close out of the app, return, and all of your previous data disappears. MobileTerm Backgrounder is a tweak that works with the jailbroken Mobile Terminal app, and it makes it much easier to continue where you left off when switching between apps. Have a look at our video walkthrough inside to see its ins and outs.

There are no settings to configure for MobileTerm Backgrounder. Obviously, you’ll need the Mobile Terminal app in order to take advantage of what it offers. Both MobileTerminal and MobileTerm Backgrounder can be had free of charge from Cydia’s BigBoss repo. If you’re a regular user of the terminal emulator on iOS, then please sound off with your thoughts in the comments below.

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  • https://twitter.com/MrElectrifyer MrElectrifyer

    Nice standalone, though, already do this with Background Manager…

  • OhSixTJ

    What is the point of running mobile terminal? Just curious.

    • Rowan09

      It like DOS on a computer. I used ilex Rat to restore my jail broken iPad 3 and you use mobile terminal to run the application. It’s the world before we had GUI.

  • Panagiotis Sebos

    Hi,

    Can I ask a silly question?
    How do you control the iphone (without touching the screen)?
    I have used vnc from cydia but it is tooo slow.

    Is there an alternative you are using?

    Thanks!

    • Ishaan Malhotra

      I think there are some vnc apps in the app store

  • Alex El Logico Jimenez

    cool now I can keep meterpreter sessions open … :)

  • Geofferey Eakins

    I made this tweak!!! :) thanks for the review