How to Uncheck iDevice Encrypt Backup Option in iTunes
Due to encrypting backup, users will fail to finish backup process when using our product. The reason of this issue is that Apple values user's privacy, so it won't let our product to detect user's encrypted backup. To fix this issue, you can turn off iTunes backup encryption temporally. Well, how to uncheck encrypt local backup on iTunes? Let’s read on.
Part 1. Influenced iMobie Products
Influenced iMobie products include: PhoneClean and AnyTrans.
Part 2: Uncheck Encrypted Backup in iTunes
The feasible solution to solve this issue is easy. Here is the detailed tutorial that may help you to do so:
1. Please connect your devices to the computer and open iTunes.
How to Uncheck Encrypted Backup in iTunes - Step 1
2. Please click your device icon.
How to Uncheck Encrypted Backup in iTunes - Step 2
3. Please uncheck Encrypt local Backup option.
Uncheck iDevice Encrypt Backup Option in iTunes - Step 3
4. iTunes will ask you to enter the password to unlock your iPhone backup. Input your password and click on OK.
Uncheck iDevice Encrypt Backup Option in iTunes - Step 4
Note: If you unfortunately forgot your iTunes backup password, then you can’t finish the following steps. That is to say, you can’t uncheck encrypt backup option in iTunes. You can have a try on all possible passwords or with the aid of some iTunes backup password unlocker software to get it back.
5. Then, iTunes will backup your device once again. After the backing up process, you’ll see the option of “Encrypt iPhone Backup” is unchecked.
Uncheck iDevice Encrypt Backup Option in iTunes - Step 5
The Bottom Line
That’s all for how to uncheck encrypt backup option in iTunes. iTunes encryption backup password is very important, because without this password, you’ll not be allowed to unlock your iTunes backup, and can’t restore iOS device, can’t change iTunes backup password, etc. So, if you encrypt iTunes backup, keep your password in mind firmly. Unfortunately, if you forgot your iTunes backup password, here are some articles can help you: