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Lock down your iOS devices and transform them into Document Viewer

Jul 31, 2014 | 42Gears Team

Applies to:
Product SureFox
Platform iOS

document_viewer_surefoxSureFox for iOS is more than just a lockdown application which allows browsing of only allowed websites. SureFox can also turn your iOS devices into a document viewer with access to only allowed documents.

Install SureFox  and along with allowed websites, allow files like PDF files, images, word documents, video, audio, HTML files etc. The allowed files will then reflect on SureFox Home Screen where the user can choose and launch desired files from the listed files. (as shown in the image below)

SureFox Home Screen

Here is how you do it:

1. Upload files using SureFox Upload Server

2. Once done uploading the files using SureFox Upload Server, launch SureFox

3. Launch SureFox password prompt by tapping SureFox Home Screen 5 times within 3 seconds

4. Enter the password to access SureFox Settings (Default Password – 0000)

5. On SureFox Settings screen, tap on Allowed Websites

6. On Allowed Websites screen, tap on Add

7. On Allowed Details screen, under Protocol select file option

8. Under URL option, tap on browse button to launch File Picker

9. Select the file from the File Picker prompt and tap on Done

10. Tap on Allowed Websites to go back to Settings to complete

Once done, you will see all the allowed files listed on SureFox Home Screen.


For more details about SureFox for iOS, click here

To download a lite version, click here

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