- Install “OpenSSH” on your iPad This can be found on Cydia if the iPad is jail-broken.
- Enable the SSH connection on the iPad I install “SBSettings” from Cydia to turn SSH on / off. There are many other apps that can do this.
- Find out your iPad’s IP address If you have “SBSettings” installed, you can see your IP address on this app as well.
- From your mac, run Terminal
- SSH to your iPad by typing the following command SSH email@example.com
- When prompted for Password, type in “alpine” (without double quote – all lowercase)
- Whoola, you are in iPad’s file system now.
- If you can’t access your iPad with SSH, try reboot the iPad.
- SSH to your iPad.
- Note that the folder and file names in iPad are case-sensitive.
- Delete “AddressBook.sqlitedb” file on “/private/var/mobile/Library/AddressBook/” with the following command:
- Delete “Calendar.sqlitedb” file on “/private/var/mobile/Library/Calendar/” with the following command:
I came across a network with internet connection provided by AT&T U-verse. Out of my curiosity, I wanted to access the router’s configuration manager, thus I needed the gateway ip address.
- Tried 192.168.0.1 with no luck. And since I was using my Mac, ifconfig command doesn’t give me the gateway ip address. Workaround is to trace route google.com:
The ‘home’ route, which is 192.168.1.254 is the gateway ip address.
- Go to 192.168.1.254 on any browser.
Apparently, AT&T U-verse default setting is using above ip address as configuration manager portal. Also, when you access the configuration manager portal, there is no password needed. Only certain section will require password.
- Configuration Manager Portal.
Even without password, you already have access to a lot of information about the network.
- Browse to Settings > LAN > Wireless, and I saw: