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I would like to take control of my iOS (iPhone mostly) device from my MacBook Pro or Windows, doesn't matter which one.

I know that it can be accomplished via Veency, and that's exactly what I need - but I do NOT want to jailbreak my iPhone.

Is there a similar legal alternative?

If not - is it something I could develop perhaps, or will I run into some SDK limitations for such a thing?

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Generally, if the only solution you can find is a jailbreak solution, it's the only solution. As hotpaw2 said (accept that answer), the sandbox nature of stock iOS disallows anything like this. You can control a Mac or PC from an iOS device, but not the other way around. –  Ben Wyatt Mar 2 '11 at 10:54
    
Plus the motto of jailbreaking is exactly what you requested: "take control of your iOS". And it's not illegal for quite some time now. –  Cawas Mar 3 '11 at 13:27
    
Actually, I really just need to control my own App, for testing purposes. I'll comment below. –  adir1 Mar 4 '11 at 4:55
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All iOS SDK apps work within a security sandbox, and thus have no access or control over any other apps (with a few tiny exceptions for registered URLs). You could take control of you own app, but no others, including Apple's, on a stock OS device.

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Thanks! I should clarify - I do want to control my Own App mostly, for automatic testing purposes. So how do I do that? What is needed on iOS and on PC/Mac? –  adir1 Mar 4 '11 at 4:55
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