Lost My iPhone 6/6 Plus Backup Password – What Can I Do?

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I’ve lost my iPhone 6 backup file password, what can I do? Is there a way to bypass this?

To keep the data on our iPhone 6/6 Plus safe, we are usually advised to backup it with iTunes. And we can also use the optional encrypted backup feature to protect the backup file further. However, if we unfortunately lost iPhone 6 backup password, that would be rather troublesome. No password, you can’t restore your iPhone 6 with the backup file.

What comforts us is that we still have other solutions to unlock iTunes backup password for iPhone 6. In general, I would use credible software to help me if I encountered such a problem.

Here I suggest you an iPhone Backup Unlocker, a program I once used. This PC-based software can disable iTunes backup file password for iPhone 6/6 Plus as well as iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4s/4, iPad as well as iPod. You can free download its free trial version and try it.

Situation 1. Lost the Password to Your iPhone 6 Backup File on Windows

If you have backed up your iPhone 6/6 Plus on Windows PC, you just need to directly download this iPhone backup password recovery software and follow the steps below.

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  • Step 1. Run this software. Import your iPhone 6 backup by clicking on Add button and double clicking on the backup file that you lost password.
  • Step 2. Choose an attack type from Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack.

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  • Step 3. After choosing the attack mode and finishing the settings, you can tap on the Start to crack the password. And within minutes, your iPhone 6 password will show in the box below.

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Situation 2. Lost or Forgot Your iPhone 6/6 Plus Backup Password on Mac

If your iPhone 6 backup file is on your Mac computer, you can move it to another Windows PC and use the way above to unlock it. Or you can use Keychain to unlock your iPhone 6/6 Plus backup file password if you have kept your backup password in it before.

All in all, using iPhone backup password recovery software is more convenient than other ways.

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