Modify iPhone positioning via Virtual Location

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Posted by Karim on April 19, 2020


Firstly, download Virtual Location App and Magellan App. It requires running both these two apps to modify the location.

The Virtual Location interface looks like this:

  1. If Magellan is not installed, when the virtual location is first started, it will appear::
    Or, when double-clicking on the map, the following pop-up will appear:

  2. Click on “Open Magellan Downloader”,If Magellan is installed successfully, there is an ico at system navigation bar as following after Magellan App running successfully.

If Magellan installation fails, please download and install it separately from here

  1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to your Mac using a USB or USB-C cable, then choose your personal mobile.

  2. If there is no installing the driver before, please click to Install the driver firstly.

  3. It will download the driver automatically for the first installing.

  4. Please click Install the Driver again after download successfully. After installation successfully, there will be following tips.

  5. It need to run Magellan app again after installation.

iOS 16 and above

In iOS 16 and above, you need to enable developer mode to work. First you need to Activate developer mode by clicking on Magellan.

And then go to iPhone/iPad Settings > Privacy & Security on the iOS device.Scroll down to the Developer Mode list item and navigate into it. To toggle Developer mode, use the “Developer Mode” switch.

If you are interested, you can click Learn more

iOS 17 Know Issues

Magellan 2.2.6+ already supports iOS 17.

  • Every iPhone/iPad with iOS 17 or higher requires a computer password the first time it is connected.
  • iOS 17 doesn’t support Wi-Fi modifications, so it has blocked Wi-Fi connections for iOS
  • iOS 17 is still in the process of optimization, if you encounter any problems while using it, please let me know via email, thank you for your support!


  1. Open Virtual Location App
    There are two ways to modify the position as followings:
    Select Point. Double click the map on Virtual Location App. Then you will find your position on mobile phone has already changed.
    ① Select Route. Double click the map on Virtual Location App. There will be generated multi-spots on the map as picture shows.

② Please input Speed and click Start finally. You will find your mobile phone is moving along programmed route.

If there are any questions, please feel free to contact me and send email to In most case, it is better to provide the log file will be helpful. Please click Export log file to generate the log file by Magellan App.