The iTunes offers a passcode option as the first line of defense when it comes to the security of your iPhone backup and your private data. The password must be entered any time the iPhone restore from the backup. But the unexpected always happens. You simply forgot iPhone backup password. Then you can’t restore iPhone from the backup without knowing the password. Actually, many iPhone users have run into the same problem, just as George did:
“I cannot find my iPhone backup password. I have an iPhone 5 and when I’m trying to restore from iTunes backup, it started asking me for a backup password. Can you please help me go through the hassle?”
Don’t worry. It is not the end. Here we are gonna introduce an easy way to fix this problem. Jihosoft iPhone Backup Unlocker is a powerful tool to help you find the lost or forgotten iPhone backup password and you’ll have full access to your iTunes backup data. This tool fully supports all iPhone models, including iPhone 5S, 5C, 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, as well as iPad Air/mini, the new iPad, iPod touch 5/4, etc.
Step 1: Download and install free version of iPhone Backup Password Recovery and then run it on your PC.
Step 2: All your iTunes backup files on this computer will be automatically found and listed. Select the encrypted one you want to find iTunes backup password and click “Next” to continue.
Step 3: Select an attack type from Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mack Attack and Dictionary Attack.
Step 4: Click on “Start” to find iPhone backup password. Once it is done, your lost password will be listed in a pop-up window.
Note: Jihosoft also offers a pro version of iTunes Backup Unlocker, which applied GPU acceleration technique to speed up the decryption process. If your computer is with NVIDIA video cards, you will enjoy much faster speed in finding iPhone backup password.