What to Do if You Forgot iPhone Backup Password
Help, I forgot my iPhone backup password!
I forgot iPhone encrypted backup password, how do I get the password again to restore my iPhone data? I have to recover my lost text messages, photos, contacts and so on.
With so many passwords to remember, you might easily forget them now and then. However, not like your email password, Facebook password and other passwords which give you a way to restore through other accounts, once you forgot iPhone backup password, it seems that you'll have to lose all data in your iPhone backup.
A quick way to unlock forgotten iPhone backup file password
Actually, you'll be able to restore from the encrypted backup as long as you have iPhone Backup Unlocker to unlock iPhone backup first. iPhone Backup Unlocker is a powerful iTunes backup password recovery tool that employs both effective decryption technology and GPU acceleration to improve performance.
iPhone Backup Unlocker is able to decrypt iTunes backup password for all iPhone models including iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4s.
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1) After you download and install iPhone Backup Unlocker to your computer, you should tap "Open" and import this file (key container file) to the program. This file is with extension manifest.plist, and it's the key to unlocking your iPhone backup.Note: When click "Open" the program will automatically navigate to the folder containing this file.
- 2) The program provides 3 types of attack to decrypt iPhone backup password: Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack. If you select the most appropriate one, you could effectively retrieve iTunes backup file password and save iPhone backup password recovery time.
If you want to know more about these attack types, go to iPhone Backup Unlocker Tutorial
- 3) When you've selected attack type and set settings for this attack, click "Start" to find forgotten iTunes backup password for iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4. In a few minutes, the program will display the password in a pop-up window.
Finally, you can enter the password you find when you need to restore from iPhone backup and get all your photos, videos, contacts, messages, etc.
With the iPhone Backup Unlocker you can easily get back lost password if you forgot iPhone backup file password. Share with your friends how to unlock iPhone backup password in case they forgot iPhone backup password.