Note: iPod touch 4, 4G or 4th generation are interchangeable in this article.
When you try to do an iPod touch 4th generation backup restore for whatever reason, are you bothered by "The password you entered to unlock your iPod touch 4G backup file was incorrect. Please try again" message and feel your hands tied? I know how painful it is to lost iPod touch 4th generation backup password, I forgot iPod touch 4 backup password once, I tried all the passwords I could think of to remove iPod touch 4G backup password by unchecking "Encrypt iPod touch 4", but all to no avail.
Finally, a friend recommended me iPod touch 4G Backup Password Recovery, with it I succeeded in finding the encrypted Password to unlock iPod touch 4G backup file, all my photos, contacts, etc from my lost iPod device are all migrated to my new iPod touch 4. I was on cloud nine. Moreover, I'm able to reset iPod touch 4G backup password or remove it freely with the decrypted backup password.
Just follow 4 steps below to help you find iPod touch 4G backup password in several minutes.
Step 1: Start to find iPod touch 4G backup password by downloading iPod touch 4G Backup Password Recovery and run it on your computer. Make sure that you're on the same computer that you used to backup.
Step 2: Choose your iPod touch 4G encrypted backup file by clicking open. The software will locate the directory of your iPod touch 4G backup files. So it's pretty simple. After selecting a backup file, move to next step.
Step 3: There are three types of attack listed for you to recover iPod touch 4 backup password.
- 1. Check "Brute-force Attack" if you have no idea why iTunes prompts for a password that you've never set.
- 2. Check "Brute-force with Mask Attack" if you remember checking "Encrypt iPod touch backup" but remember some symbols or digits in your password.
- 3. Check "Dictionary Attack" if you have a dictionary of possible passwords on your computer, this saves much time.
After choosing one type of attack, define related settings, click "Ok" to confirm, then click "Start" to find iPod touch 4G encrypted backup password. Be noted that there's no settings necessary under Brute-force Attack.
Step 4: Wait a few minutes for the process of finding iTunes backup password for iPod touch 4G. Your lost or forgotten password to iPod touch 4th generation backup file will be shown in a pop-up window, see below:
After retrieving the forgotten password, you are able to do an iPod touch 4 restore to your heart's content. Good luck!