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iTunes asks for a Password that You Never Set or Forgot-What to do

2014-06-23 12:16:57 / Posted by Shawn Hamilton to iPhone Backup Password
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iTunes keeps asking for a password to unlock the backup file but you never set the password? Thoughtgully encrypted your iPhone backup but unfortunately forgot the password? If you come to read this article, you must have gotten stuck when iTunes asks for a password to unlock backup, so let's go find out how find the password to unlock iTunes backup.

Problem: iTunes asking for Backup Password

Just when you try to restore your backup file, suddenly, iTunes asks for backup password to unlock a backup that you never set!! What to do?

We all had the exact same problem as hundreds of others. I've seen how people enter a random password to unlock their iPhone/iPad/iTouch, and it worked!! Sounds crazy! You don't wanna spend hours trying every possible password and end up setting your devices as a new one for all the world your hard trying.

Solution: Use iPhone Backup Unlocker when iTunes Asks for Backup Password that you Forgot/Lost

Don't give up too early yet!! No matter whether you've checked the "Encrypt backup file" or not, if lost iTunes backup file password or have no idea about the password when iTunes asks for backup password to restore, use iPhone Backup Unlocker. Within a few clicks, your precious photos of your kids or friends, contacts, apps will be back in no time.

Many have succeeding in finding the password to unlock their backups, but many more are still searching online desperate for a solution. This software should be your lifesaver! Just do as the 2 steps below:

Step 1: Import iOS Devices Backup File

After downloading and running iPhone Backup Unlocker, choose the backup file and then click "Next" to go to the next step, or click "Import" to import the backup file. It's okay, if you don't know where iTunes puts the backup file. The software will directs you to it.

Step 2: Find Password to Unlock Backup File When iTunes Asks for Password

This program offers 3 types of attack for you to choose depending how well you remember the password when iTunes asks for a password to unlock backup.

itunes asking for backup password

I assume, most of you don't have the slightest idea about your lost backup file password. So Brute-force Attack would be your ideal choice.

Check "Brute-force Attack", as you can see the "settings" button is white in color, which means no parameters setting is necessary, click "Start" to unlock backup.

Check "Brute-force Attack", as you can see the "settings" button is white in color, which means no parameters setting is necessary, click "Start" to unlock backup.

itunes asks for backup password

You can also choose Brute-force with Mask Attack if you recall any symbols or characters in your password.

Choose Dictionary Attack if you have a self-created dictionary of all the passwords you use on your computer.

At the end of the day, under each type of attack, the program can find your password to iTunes backup, it's just different time is required. Choose the type of attack that suits you best.

Wait for several minutes, you lost backup password will be presented in a pop-up windows:

itunes asks for backup password to restore

Now iPhone Backup Unlocker also supports to remove password from encrypted iPhone backup file, which iTunes can't do.It's really worth a try, what's holding you back? What more will you lose? Try it now!

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