Forgot Backup Password after Updating iPhone to iOS 8

Forgot Backup Password after Updating iPhone to iOS 11/10/9/8, How to Recover it

May. 29, 2014 09:12 am / Posted by Michael Eric to iTunes
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"I unfortunately forgot the backup password after updating iPhone 6 to iOS 8, how can I get this resolved?"

Actually, updating iPhone, iPad, iPod to the newest iOS version iOS 11/10.3/9.3/9/8 may cause several unpleasant problems. After iOS 8 upgrade, you may find iTunes backup password is not working, or you can't restore from iTunes backup because iTunes keeps asking a password to unlock the backup. All of those things are not terrible. Every solution is after the problem, even for the tough ones. Here we will focus on how to recover the backup password after iPhone iOS 8 update.

How to Recover Backup Password after Updating iPhone to iOS 11/10/9/8?

Need to find backup password after updating iPhone to iOS 8? Yes. This iTunes backup password is really important. If you lost it, you can no longer choose to restore your iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/SE/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4 from the backup file. So you need to unlock it urgently. Here you can get the easiest option to solve the problem – turn to iTunes Backup Password Recovery for help. All you need to do is free download this software and perform several clicks. No more prior skills are needed.

Walk through the following steps to finish the process.

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  • Step 1. Download iTunes Backup Password Recovery and run it on your Windows PC.
  • Step 2. Click "Open" and the location of the file you want to unlock will be displayed automatically.

    Note: See the location of the backup file for different Windows OS.
    • Windows 10/8.1/8: Users>USERNAME>AppData>Roaming>Apple Computer>MobileSync>Backup
    • Windows 7/Vista: C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
    • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
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  • Step 3. Three advanced types of attack are provided for you. Choose one from them according to your requirement.

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  • Step 4. Click "Start" to begin to unlock the backup password for iPhone after iOS 8 upgrade.

Added Info: How to Protect Your iTunes Backup Password?

After you find the password for iTunes backup to restore after updating iPhone to iOS 8, you really need to write it down for safekeeping. Tips for protecting your iTunes backup password are listed as below:

  • Write down your iTunes backup password on a post-it so you can check it easily.
  • Use a password manager tool to help you remember and replay all your complex passwords.

Remember that there is no need to freak out when you lost your iPhone backup password for iTunes to restore. Just take a note of iTunes Backup Password Recovery. With its outstanding performance, it can help you unlock the forgotten password with only a few clicks.

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