Adding wallpapers without iTunes or Photoalbums+

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Is there any way to add wallpapers to Photos, without using iTunes or Photoalbums ?

Thank you :)
 

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You could use DropBox or email them to yourself and save them to your camera roll.
 

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^Thanks for replying :)

I know dropbox method. But I don't want to do upload & redownload of those wallpapers which are currently in my computer. Is there anyway to add by SSH or something ?

TIA :D
 

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^Thanks for replying :)

I know dropbox method. But I don't want to do upload & redownload of those wallpapers which are currently in my computer. Is there anyway to add by SSH or something ?

TIA :D
Yes you can SSH pictures/wallpapers on to the iPhone.
 

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can you elaborate more ? I mean which directory ? and also will they get erased when I sync my iTunes ?
 

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can you elaborate more ? I mean which directory ? and also will they get erased when I sync my iTunes ?
You can overwrite the existing wallpapers on the iPhone/iPad/iPod and replace them with your custom pictures.
As Europa stated, certain things wont work - annoying I know but it's all we've got. Creating a theme with only a wallpaper is another option as well.
 

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^Thanks for the info :)

Okay, now can you tell me if there is anyway to create albums without using photoalbums+ or iTunes ?
 

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You can SSH them into the file system, but if you copy them into the stock photos folders, they won't show up in the camera roll or folders through the Photos app. This is because they have to be assigned a random file name and doing it with that method doesn't achieve that type of cataloging. Instead, it just retains the original file name. Although they'll be accessible through iFile, they won't be accessible through the Photos app so you won't be able to set them as a wallpaper with the stock method (if they are copied to the device via SSH).

One alternative would be to create a theme with a wallpaper. You could then change the wallpaper through iFile rather than with the stock method and you would be able to set any of the wallpapers you transferred via SSH.
 

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even I was wondering where the hell your post did go !

anyways, can you tell me if there is anyway to create albums without using photoalbums+ or iTunes ?
 

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Sorry. I copied and then deleted my post so I could verify this by testing it myself. It didn't work so I pasted it back in and reposted it. Didn't think you guys had seen it yet. :)
 

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You can create new folders in WinSCP, iPhoneBrowser or iFile.

Like I said, though, you'll also need to create a WinterBoard theme.

Personally, I think it's easier to just use DropBox and save them to the camera roll.
 

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I am very quick when it comes my threads !

new folders ? I was asking about creating new photo albums...
 

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That show up in the stock Photos app? You'll have to create them on the computer and then sync through iTunes.
 

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Yup, but I was wondering if could be done without using iTunes...
 

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post 9 says nothing creating new Photo Albums :(
 

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New Photo albums that will appear in the stock photos app have to be created on the computer and synced through iTunes. You can, however, use PhotoAlbums+ (Cydia) to create more albums, but it doesn't change anything I said in post #9. It just allows you to move the pictures that are already in your camera roll into new folders. You still won't be able to SSH wallpapers into that folder and set them as a wallpaper with the stock method.
 

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Just curious, why are you opposed to creating a wallpaper folder on your computer and syncing it to the phone through iTunes? This is the method I use and it doesn't take very long.
 

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^Yup, that's the easiest.

Currently I have given my laptop to my brother. Now if I sync it in another iTunes won't I be losing all data ?