iOS 7.1.2
How to access internal file system using USB connection.

The creator of Cydia, WinterBoard and Mobile Sustrate, Jay Freeman, widely known as Saurik, has released a small package called Apple File Conduit "2" that enables users to access the internal file system via third party software and a USB cable connection.

Recently, a Chinese hackers group known as pangu released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.1-iOS 71.2 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models. The Pangu jailbreak allows access to the internal file system only through SSH connection.

But an easy way users would prefer to access the internal files and directories is by plugging in the device to their PC or Mac. While this feature does not come by default in the Pangu jailbreak, Saurik's new release in Cydia helps us to control the file system.

Here is a tutorial to access internal files through USB:

Step-1: Launch Cydia on your jailbroken iOS 7.1 or iOS 71.2 device. Wait for all packages to refresh. Navigate to Search option located at the bottom of the screen

Step-2: Select the Search bar and type in the following.

Apple File Conduit "2"

After the first word, the search result should auto-populate and reveal the package

Step-3: Select the package then select Install like the way you would install any other Cyadia tweak or extension. Follow the installation process through on screen

Step-4: when the installation is completed, reboot the iOS device

The Apple File Conduit "2" which is a replacement for the old afc2add package will enable third-party tools like iFunbox or iExplorer to access the file system when the iOS device is connected through the USB.

However, Saurik warns that the tool does not work seamlessly and those who have already installed it might see some unexpected behaviour. Besides, the tool comes with a security warning as allowing this type of access provides hackers the opportunity to gain access via the USB if the iOS device is misplaced.

[Source: Redmond Pie]