iOS Backup Unlocker: Recover iTunes Backup Password for iOS 17/16 Devices

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2023-08-28 / Update for  iOS 10

"I'm trying to restore my iPhone from iTunes backup after iOS update but it keeps asking for my password to unlock iPhone backup. I have no idea about what the password is. Please help me unlock my backup file."

Lost your iPhone backup password after iOS 17/16 update? iTunes prompts you enter the password to unlock your iPhone backup? Try to restore your new iOS device from an old backup file but iTunes asks for a password you never set?

iTunes enables you to encrypt your backup to protect your privacy. However, many people have been troubled by this password. Without the password, you cannot make a backup restore and your data will be unrecoverable and doesn't offer you anyway to unlock encrypted iTunes backup but erase your device and set up as new.

If you unfortunately can't restore iTunes backup for your iOS devices, don't worry, an iOS backup unlocker - Tenorshare 4uKey - iTunes Backup can easily recover lost iTunes backup password for iOS devices including the latest iPhone 14, iPhone 12, iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR.

Key Features of iOS Backup Unlocker

4uKey - iTunes Backup offers 3 efficient password decryption methods and a powerful function to turn off iTunes backup encryption for iOS devices in minutes.

  • Quickly recover iTunes backup file password for iOS devices.
  • Recover lost iPhone backup password after iOS update.
  • Directly remove iTunes backup encryption for iPhone and iPad.
  • 3 Powerful Decryption Techniques: Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack.
  • GPU acceleration boots password recovery by 30X faster.
  • Easy to use: import backup; Select attack type;Recover password.
  • Support iPhone 14/13/12/11/X/8, iPhone 7/7 Plus, and iPhone SE/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5 backup password recovery.

How to Recover Lost iTunes Backup Password for iOS Device

To get stated, free download iPhone Backup Password Unlocker on the computer with the encrypted backup file stored.

Step 1. Run 4uKey - iTunes Backup and select "Retrieve iTunes backup password" from the main interface.

import encrypted itunes backup

Step 2. Then all iTunes backups on this computer will be listed. Select the backup you wanted to unlock by double-clicking it.

backup list

Step 3. Select an attack type from Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack to unlock iPhone backup files.

attack mode

Step 4. Click on "Start" to find your forgotten iTunes backup password. After several minutes, your lost password will be listed in the File Opening Password Box.

password found

No matter for what reasons you lost the iOS 17/16 backup password, now you can restore your iPhone from the encrypted iTunes backup.