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How To Run iPad Apps On iPhone

April 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Well, have you any idea that you can run iPad apps on the iPhone? Yes, you can, but the only condition is that if your iPad is jailbroken, then, there’s a new way to run iPad-specific apps on the iPhone and iPod touch. Though it’s been technically possible to port iPad apps to the iPhone for quite some time, but not until now has become a relatively straightforward process. Let’s have more information on this from below.

Run iPad apps on iPhone

Actually, ismoothproject, a ModMyi user, has created a new Mac app, called, iTelePad2Pod, which sends an edited app file via SFTP to your iPhone, and the magic happens by changing the .ipa’s metadata to add both iOS platforms.

NOTE : In this tutorial, we are going to port “Cut The Rope HD” iPad app.

How To Run iPad Apps On iPhone

NOTE : You can get all the necessary download links for this guidelines at the end of the article.

Step – 1 : First, download iTelePad2Pod and unzip the download.

How to run iPad Apps On iPhone

Step – 2 : Now, move iTelePad2Pod to the “Applications” folder on your Mac.

Step – 3 : Then, navigate to /Applications/iTelePad2Pod and open the

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Step – 4 : After that, simply read the app’s instructions and click on “Continue” button.

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Step – 5 : Next, select your iPad app’s .ipa file to edit.

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Step – 6 : Now, just follow the onscreen instructions. You can get your iPhone’s IP number under Settings -> WiFi. Then, tap the blue arrow next to your iPhone’s connected network to see your IP address.

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Step – 7 : After adding your IP to the text file, iTelePad2Pod will start converting. Then, read the onscreen instructions and click start.

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Step – 8 : After conversion of the app, open your favorite SSH client and move the file to your iPhone’s /Applications folder.

Step – 9 : Finally, respring your iPhone and the iPad app should be on your springboard.

That’s it!

Well, if you’ll find the above manual guide is a bit difficult for you, then, you can go for the step by step guidelines from the video embedded below;

Well, there are some issues to run certain iPad apps on the iPhone, mainly due to resolution scaling. Basically, there are certain apps that contain a greater amount of pixels than the iPhone’s Retina Display can contain, so many apps won’t be scaled properly at all. Also, there are design and multitouch issues, and the ported iPad apps will usually only work in landscape. (Some apps may not even work at all)

Though it seems a bit tedious, but it’s interesting to see how iPad apps run on iPhone. Furthermore, it’s really fascinating to see how some of Apple’s apps like Pages, Keynote and Garageband, work when ported to the iPhone.

Well, if you’ll have any difficulty while going through the above steps, then, don’t hesitate, just write to us in our comment section below. Also, if you are successful in performing the above, then, just don’t forget to share your views and comments on this with us.


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Article by Prativa Khuntia

Hello Friends ! This is Prativa, a full time writer who covers breaking Apple News and writes all the things about iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac OS X exclusively for I love descriptive writing. Apart from that I have great interest on Science related topics as I was a Science student.

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