How to Download Torrents On iPhone With iTransmission Jailbreak Trick

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In case you are a heavy torrent downloader, there would have been times when you just wished you could get the same desktop facilities to download torrents on iPhone. While Apple can never officially integrate torrent downloader within their native iOS firmware, probably because torrents are still illegal in almost all parts of the world, the jailbreak community is always thinking about your needs.

iTransmission is a BitTorrent client for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch which gives you similar functionality as you get on your computer. i.e, it lets you download torrents on iPhone, and then lets you transfer the media to your computer using iFile . The tweak has been updated for iOS 7 and supports all latest iPhones and iPads as well. So here’s how to get iTransmission on your iDevice, and start downloading torrents instantly.

Download Torrents On iPhone iTransmission Jailbreak Tweak

NOTE: Please note that iTransmission is a jailbreak oriented tweak and requires a jailbroken iDevice. In case you wish to jailbreak your iDevice running on iOS 7, you can follow our step by step tutorial below.

Step 1: Simply launch the default Cydia application on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and navigate to the Search button to search for iTransmission tweak.

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Tap the Install button on top right corner of the screen to install iTransmission tweak. The tweak is available for free under the infamous BigBoss repository.

Step 2: Once the tweak has completed installation, simply tap Return To Cydia button, and exit Cydia. Now, navigate to your device springboard and look out for iTransmission app installed there. Tap it to launch it.

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Under the preferences page, you can select a port number which will be forwarded in order to download torrent files on your iPhone. You can either enter the port number manually if you have knowledge about it, or enable Auto-port option in case you don’t know anything about it. Tap Check to verify if the port number succeeds.

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One of the best features about this tweak is that you can enable Insomnia feature from within its preferences page. Insomnia will disable your device from disconnecting from a WiFi network, however your device may start losing battery instantly after enabling this feature.

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Further, you can limit the maximum number of connections from the preferences page as well. Apart from this, you get an option where you can set the maximum download speed, and the maximum upload limit. You can download a torrent file from the Web, Magnet or its URL with iTransmission. That’s it. Now enjoy downloading torrents right from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

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