“When I tried to restore my iPhone and I was asked to “Enter the password to unlock your iPhone backup“. I have no idea what this password is. I have tried using the 4 digit passcode that I use to unlock my iPhone and also my Apple ID password. I haven’t set up any other passwords for this iPhone so I’m not sure what to do. Please help?”
How to Crack iPhone Backup Password?
As to the problem as above, you won’t access your iPhone backup if you don’t have the right password. Is it possible to find the password that you have forgotten? Yes! Tenorshare iPhone Backup Unlocker is designed especially for those who lost their iTunes backup password.
Follow the most quick and easiest way to remove backup password on your iPhone backup:
Step 1: Get pro tool – iPhone Backup Unlocker. Set it up and run it on computer based on Windows OS (It doesn’t work for Mac).
Note: For Mac users, please go to recover iPhone backup password on Mac.
Step 2: Import the targeted encrypted backup file. The tool will lead you to import file by clicking “Open”.
Note: There are different file stored path for different Windows OS:
On Windows 8/7/Vista, the file is stored in:
\Users\ (username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
On Win XP, the file stored in:
\Documents and Settings\ (username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Step 3: Opt for the right Attack Mode for password. Choose one of the three ways of attack modes given by this tool: Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack.
# The Brute-force Attack tries all possible character. So it will cost you relatively long time to get password. So, you can take a tea time; then the backup password will be found.
# The Brute-force with Mask Attack will shorten attacking time if you can support more info on your forgotten password.
# The Dictionary Attack will try kinds of words from a relatively exhaustive dictionary list that can be provided by yourself or the defaulted by the program.
Step 4: Start to crack your forgotten iPhone backup password.
When you finish choosing the appropriate attack mode, click “Start” to recover lost backup password in your iPhone. Within the least time, you can get back the lost backup password and all your data on iPhone is still there.
Also, for detailed operations, we can get a guide via video on iPhone Backup Password Recovery.