iTunes keeps asking for a password to unlock iPhone backup, that means you can’t restore your iPhone backup if you don't have that password. iPhone Backup Unlocker is here to help you recover iTunes backup password for iPhone, iPad and iPod. Here is the user guide for your reference.
Note: The Standard version can only recover the lost iTunes password, while the Professional version can remove your password, download iCloud backup and recover deleted iTunes backup as well.
iPhone Backup Unlocker enables you to unlock iTunes backup for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch within 3 steps. Select “Unlock iTunes Backup Password” on the start page.
The program will automatically detect and list the iTunes backup file of the device which has backed up with your computer.
Import iTunes Backup File: If your iTunes backup is not saved in the default path, the program won’t list the backup file here. Just import the iTunes backup file and decrypt it.
Select the backup file which you want to unlock password for. You can check “Just show locked backup files” to narrow your selection. And click “Next”.
Note: If you want to remove iTunes password, click "Enter" and type the password you know or just recovered for your encrypted backup file and click “Decrypt”. Your unlocked backup file will be stored under: \My Documents\iTunesRecovery.
This iPhone Backup Password Recovery provides 3 types of attack: Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack. Choose a suitable attack according to your situation. And then set up attack settings accordingly. For each attack, the settings or sets are different, seen as below:
Option 1: If you choose "Brute-force Attack", the program will try all possible combinations by default, no need to define any setting. But this attack will take longer time.
Option 2: If you select "Brute-force with Mask Attack", you need to click "Settings" to define the settings such as password length, character set and affix set according to the clues about the password.
Option 3: If you select Dictionary Attack, you also need to click "Settings" to move forward.
Here you can choose "Use Default Dictionary", or "Browse Dictionary Files" if you have a password record list file.
Click "Start" to start cracking the password, during the process you are allowed to click "Stop" button to stop the process and then save the project to continue next time or to end the project.
Within minutes (Seen as below), your desired itunes backup password will be recovered successfully with display in the File Opening Password Box.
This software also allows you to download iCloud backup. Just select “iCloud Backup File Downloader” on the start page.
Enter your iCloud account (Apple ID) and password and click "Login" to log in.
If you logged in to iCloud on your computer before, click “Software Access” which enables you to log in automatically.
Select the iCloud backup file you need to download, and click “Download”.
Check “Only Download Specific data” If you only need specific files, and click “Customize” to select your files types.
Select a folder to save the downloaded backup files.
Then it starts downloading and will take you from seconds to minutes. After it finishes, click “Open Folder” to view it.
This program can recover lost iTunes backup file. Select “Recover deleted iTunes Backup Files” on the start page.
Select the disk where your iTunes backup file saved and click “Start” to scan. If you don’t know which disk to select, Select Disk C, as iTunes backup file is saved in Disk C by default.
This software will list all the recoverable .plist files on this disk, select yours and click “Recover”.
Now, you can feel free to use your iOS backup file.
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