iOS/iPadOS SSH Sandboxing in Prompt

Can Prompt connect to iOS devices?

Due to the design of iOS/iPadOS this is not possible. iOS/iPadOS does not have a SSH server, so there is nothing for Prompt to connect to.

My device is Jailbroken and I cannot connect to localhost

In iOS 7 Apple introduced some new restrictions that prevent sandboxed apps from SSHing into localhost, even on Jailbroken devices.

What about Prompt 3 for macOS?

Great question! On macOS you can install an optional helper app to enable local terminal sessions.

Learn more about installing local terminal support on macOS

This article was last updated on October 17, 2023