Forgot iPad mini 2 backup file password when trying to make a restore? A disaster strikes! Because without the password, Apple will not allow to make a backup restore and your data will be unrecoverable. Worse still, if you want to start again, you must perform a full software restore and set up as a new device. Luckily, there's still a chance to find your forgotten iPad mini 2 backup password. Just follow our tips and instructions below.
Tips 1: Try Possible Password when Forgot iPad Mini 2 Backup File Password
Accidently or intentionally checked the Encrypt Backup box and then promptly forgot backup password on iPad mini with Retina Display? Now calm down and try possible password you may use to unlock your encrypted backup:
The 4 digit unlock code for your iPad mini with Retina display.
The password of your iTunes Store account.
Try the password of your iCloud account.
Other password such as Windows login password, email password, MS Exchange account password etc.
A favorite number or set of numbers.
A loved one's birthday.
Trying every possible password but still cannot find password to unlock your iPad mini 2 backup file? Keep reading and try tips below.
Tips 2: Use Keychain Utility when Forgot iPad Mini 2 Encrypted Backup Password
Mac users have a chance to unlock encrypted iPad mini 2 backup password with Keychain Utility (A program in Mac computers containing your passwords for Websites, wireless networks and encrypted iTunes backup file, etc.)
Note: This method worked depending on the usage of Keychain in Mac OS X. if it didn't work for you? Ask help for straightforward and easy iPhone Backup Unlocker in tips 3 directly.
Open Keychain Access, found in /Applications/Utilities/.
Use the Search box in the upper right corner and type "ipad backup".
Double click the result, assuming something is found in Keychain.
Check the box next to "Show password" and enter the Mac administrator password to reveal the lost password associated with the encrypted iPad mini 2 backup.
Tips 3: Use iPhone Backup Unlocker when Forgot Password to Unlock iPad Mini 2 Backup
Tips above all don't work for you? Don't worry! iPhone Backup Unlocker is here to save you out. It is a professional backup password unlock tool for all iOS device including iPad mini with Retina Display. To get started, you need to free download iPhone Backup Password Unlocker and installed it in a Windows computer.