SSHelper APK

Version 12.5 - com.arachnoid.sshelper
Last updated: 2019-05-18 04:31:57

SSHelper is an advanced, multi-protocol, secure server for the Android platform.

APP Information

App Download Version12.5 (125)
Updated2019-05-18 04:31:57
Apk Size14.92 MB
App DeveloperPaul Lutus
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android5.0 and up
App Packagecom.arachnoid.sshelper.apk

Download SSHelper 12.5 APK

App Description

SSHelper is arachnoid,sshelper,productivity, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 0 by 0 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Paul Lutus website who developed it. com.arachnoid.sshelper.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 5.0 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 12.5 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than SSHelper APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 566+ times on store. You can also download com.arachnoid.sshelper APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

SSHelper is an advanced, multi-protocol, secure server for the Android platform.

SSHelper works just fine with a normal, unrooted Android device — i.e. your device. It also offers special features on rooted devices.

SSHelper works as an application and as a service. As a service it runs in the background, providing secure communications protocols without requiring user attention.

SSHelper supports interactive Secure Shell (hereafter SSH) sessions and various kinds of transfers including scp, sftp, and rsync, on all common platforms:

On Windows, SSHelper works with WinSCP, PuTTY and similar programs.

On Linux, apart from normal SSH shell session activities, SSHelper can be used directly with file browsers for seamless filesystem browsing and transfers by specifying the "sftp:" protocol.

On the Mac, SSHelper works with Cyberduck and similar programs.

SSHelper versions >= 7.8 accepts any network type that Android recognizes -- it's no longer limited to wireless networks.

SSHelper announces itself on your network by way of Zeroconf/Bonjour, an efficient way to  configure a local network.

SSHelper includes a log monitor Web server showing an activity log on local network browsers.

SSHelper also includes a clipboard Web server that permits read/write access to the Android clipboard from local network browsers.

SSHelper is free, open-source and there are no ads. It's licensed under the GPL and the source is freely available.

The SSHelper Home Page is located at -- visit for more information and configuration tips. 

App ChangeLog

  • 10.29.2018 Version 12.5. Changed shutdown procedure to avoid a unfixed inconsistency in Android that would prevent a reliable shutdown.

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

Love it. On my Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0. One issue that I didn't have with SSHDroid that I have here is if I have the server running, and then press the Home button, the server quits when the lock timer goes off, or I manually force a lock. If I the server is running in the foreground and I force a lock, all is well. This is annoying because I would like to have the server running all the time, so I can access the S4 from my Ubuntu machine without having to restart the server. Maybe I am just doing something wrong. But I still love it!

Works like a charm! However the local terminal has no job control making e.g. vi pretty useless. I'm sure this has worked before.

Fantastic tool! I've had problems with Syncthing and even KDEConnect, but so far sshelper + rsync does everything I need it to do. One thing I found is that on Linux Mint 18.1 at least I had to add the -zz option to my rsync command to successfully copy files from my laptop. With that option everything works well. I also turned off Battery Optimization for SSHelper on the phone which allows rsync to happen while the phone display is off. I don't know yet how that will affect battery life.

Everything is now working with Android 9 on a Pixel 2 (use sdcard as the initial path). Old review - Up and running with SSH under PCManFM (Linux file manager) and command line SFTP in just a couple of minutes (after much frustration with other apps). Thank you.

My beloved QuickSSHd doesn't work on new chips, and SSHelper has finally filled the void. Clipboard server is a great feature, too. Would like to request a widget that lets me turn server on and off, and shows current status. Thanks! (Love the new icon, too)

Installed on my Pixel XL to work around bugs transferring files over USB and it's working as it should. I'm very happy with it. I can even ssh to my phone and using that connection I can scp files back to my laptop (Ubuntu) taking advantage of filename auto-completion and command line editing in the ssh shell on my phone. To make the connection back to my laptop work I had to add the .ssh/ from my phone to the .ssh/authorized_keys file on my laptop. I did that using scp from my laptop.

Working great! btw I use input command it can work when the app is in foreground only, it can control music player just fine, but I really wish it can tap on other app when it not in foreground, so may be next version?

Awesome app. Thank you Paul | tips for linux user | sftp:// | OR | $ mkdir -p /media/n6/ | # give permission to your | $ chown hemant.hemant /media/n6 | $ sshfs -o idmap=user -o reconnect -p 2222hemant@ /media/n6/ | $ ls /media/n6/ Optionally in sshfs you can use -o idmap=user -o uid=1000 -o gid=1000

Great app that encapsulates the security features and functionality of a Linux shell to send, receive files, use rsync over a secure encrypted session at work or home.

The best option for synchronization via rsync on Android. rsync and ssh is up to date so transfers are secure. Ssh works without interruptions, even when device is locked.

excellent app busybox and ssh and rsync included, all 64bit. request : can busybox have fstrim applet, please

the only I can find, which is working straight ahead without problems!

Works great to connect and copy media to my computers!

Everything works good, thank you!

ezpz very well done


Works again!

job well done. Thank you.

Great app. The documentation is almost scary, but SSHelper is, in fact, quite simple to use. As these reviews show, the developer is inordinately responsive and helpful. This grateful user will be sure to "pay it forward". :) Thanks, Mr Lutus! (And nice to see the icons working well [again] in the current release.)

its nice app does amazing work. i always install it use it and uninstall it as it starts automatically when not needed. keep good work goin....

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Certificate Issuer:C:US, CN:Paul Lutus, L:Port Hadlock, 98339, USA,, ST:Washington, USA,
Certificate Subject:C:US, CN:Paul Lutus, L:Port Hadlock, 98339, USA,, ST:Washington, USA,







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