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How to Recover the Password of an Encrypted iTunes Backup

A lot of people protect their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch’s backup in iTunes by using password protection and encryption. To access such password protected backup files, the password is required.  So what happens when you need the files you backed up, but you have forgotten the password? This post will show you how to recover the password of your encrypted iTunes backup.

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PhoneRescue, a leading data recovery software which can help you retrieve data deleted or lost from an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Even if your device is lost, damaged or your phone has been restored to factory settings, which resulted in data loss. PhoneRescue will provide 3 different ways for the recovery of your data:  recovery from an iOS device, recovery from iTunes backup, and recovery from iCloud.

With PhoneRescue, you can check through the backed up file, select only the ones you need and recover them with the highest success rate. It is completely easy to use and no tech knowledge required. The latest version of PhoneRescue is also able to recover iTunes backup password so that you can get access to your valuable backup data successfully. Best of all, you will only be required to pay for recovering lost files – the function of recovering a password is totally for free.

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Steps to Recover the Password of Your Encrypted iTunes Backup with PhoneRescue

Below is a step by step guide on how to recover your password:

Step 1: download and install PhoneRescue on your computer.

Step 2: launch the app on your Mac/PC computer.

Step 3: select “recover from iTunes backup” and click the right arrow button to proceed.

Step 4: select the iTunes backup (locked) you want to restore.

Step 5: click the right arrow button on the button right.

Step 6: click on “only scan backup”

Step 7: then click on “forgot password” option

Step 8: click on the “start” button to recover your inaccessible iTunes backup password.

Step 9: After the recovery process is completed, your iTunes backup password will be displayed on the screen. It’s that easy!

Step 10: click “Scan” button to check the backup details, and then transfer the files you need to your iOS device.

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As you have seen, PhoneRescue helps you recover the password of your encrypted iTunes backup in simple and easy steps. Kindly share this guide with your friends too, if you found it helpful. So they can download the app and enjoy the FREE feature to recover their encrypted iTunes backup passwords too!

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