Two Best iPhone Backup Password Recovery Ways on Mac & PC

Want to restore iPhone with a backup but forgot iPhone backup password? This article is going to show you 2 best iPhone backup password recovery methods on both Mac and PC computer.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: Apr. 08, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 20, 2018
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To protect vital personal info, iTunes makes it possible for iPhone users to encrypt iPhone backups. So, when you try to use the encrypted iPhone backup, iTunes will prompt you to enter the password to unlock your iPhone backup. However, the unexpected happens every day. Many users may forget the encrypted iPhone backup password. Do you also in such a predicament? If so, don’t worry, this guide will show you 2 simple ways of iPhone backup password recovery on Mac and Windows computer, including iPhone X/8/7/SE/6s/6/5 backup password recovery. Let’s read on.

Part 1: iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain

Fortunately, if you’re a Mac user, you can use the built-in application on Mac called Keychain Access Utility to recover your iPhone backup password with ease. But there is a premise that is you tick the box “Remember this password in my keychain” when you make this encrypt iPhone backup via iTunes. If you didn’t let keychain to remember your password or you’re a PC user, then, you can skip this part and go to Part 2 directly.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac

If you saved your iPhone backup password to the Keychain, then you can follow steps below to recover iPhone backup password with ease.

Step 1 On your Mac, open Application > Utilities > Keychain Access.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain - Step 1

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain – Step 1

Step 2 Click on All Items. Then, in the upper right search field enter “iPhone” and then look for a keychain item named iPhone Backup.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain - Step 2

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain – Step 2

Step 3 Double-click the iPhone Backup, a new window that will open, tick the Show password checkbox. You will be prompted to enter your keychain password to show the iPhone backup password. Input your keychain password and click Allow.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain - Step 3

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain – Step 3

Step 4 After that, you’ll now see your iPhone Backup password in the pop-up window.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain - Step 4

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac via Keychain – Step 4

Part 2: iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool

If you still want to use previous encrypted backup and can’t remember your password, then you have no choice but to find your iPhone backup password with the aid of some iPhone backup unlocker software. Apple says “There is no way to recover your information or turn off Encrypt Backup if you lose or forget the password.” Fortunately, there are some iTunes backup password recovery tools still can help you make it with ease. But in most cases, you need to pay for this task and most of them will cost you more than $20.

However, here in this part, we’ll introduce you a free iTunes backup unlocker tool – PhoneRescue for iOS. It is the only free software offers this function for free. Besides, it is also a professional iOS data recovery and an excellent iPhone backup extractor. You can use it to recover lost data, preview and extract data from iTunes & iCloud backup. More than anything, it really works. It already has helped lots of users recover iPhone backup password successfully.

Now, download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac or PC computer, then follow the steps below to recover your iPhone backup password.

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Step 1 Open it on your computer > Select recover from iTunes Backup and click the arrow button.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool - Step 1

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool – Step 1

Step 2 Choose one encrypted backup and follow the prompts, then click on “Forget Password”.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool - Step 2

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool – Step 2

Step 3 Finish the settings about your backup password, the more you remember, the quicker you’ll recover your backup password. Then click on Start.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool - Step 3

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool – Step 3

Step 4 Waiting for the crack process patiently till it successfully find out your iPhone backup password.

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool - Step 4

iPhone Backup Password Recovery on Mac & PC with a Free Tool – Step 4

The Bottom Line

That’s all for iPhone backup password recovery on Mac and PC computer. If you feel this article is helpful, why not share it on your Facebook or Twitter to help more people who want to recover iPhone backup password. Last, don’t be hesitate to have a try on the Free iPhone Backup Password Crack Tool.

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as a movie lover, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of iOS & Android related problems.

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