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Can I connect my iphone to a PC to capture network traffic

asked 2019-12-17 11:27:48 +0000

baileysw698 gravatar image

I have something hogging a ton of resources.

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answered 2020-01-31 19:20:26 +0000

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updated 2020-01-31 19:21:34 +0000

As long as "PC" means "personal computer", and the personal computer in question happens to be running macOS, yes, you can; see Stefdnk's answer and the "Set Up iOS Packet Tracing" part of Apple's "Recording a Packet Trace" document.

Note that, although the instructions in Apple's document use tcpdump, Wireshark should also work.

If "PC" means "personal computer" in the sense of "not a Mac", the answer is, as far as I know, "no", unless your "not a Mac" is a Hackintosh and thus running macOS. Windows, Linux, etc. won't work.

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answered 2020-01-31 11:34:08 +0000

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