I am looking to turn my iPhone into a standard USB drive that will work with any device that accepts USB (for instance plugging into a TV). I do not mind completely killing the iOS firmware on it (I would in fact prefer that) but I can not do anything on the device itself since the screen and power button are broken (my reason for wanting to do this in the first place). I am using a Mountain Lion Mac.

Thanks :)

  • Without the firmware it will be a brick... – Ramhound Sep 4 '13 at 19:50
  • Should have bought an Android to break. It has support for USB mass storage natively. ;) – SLaG Sep 4 '13 at 21:14

I don't believe this is going to be possible given your situation. There are apps, both jailbroken and not that might allow you to use your iPhone as a USB drive, but without being able to do anything on the iPhone itself, you're kind of out of luck.

A few Mac/PC apps to explore the iPhone filesystem

A few iOS apps (some require jailbreak)

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