Help iPhone 5C Users Unlock Backup Password to Restore

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iPhone 5C backup password forgot

About iPhone 5C

As we know, Apple released two iPhone handsets (iPhone 5s & iPhone 5C) for the first time in 2013. Beyond all doubt, iPhone 5s has the best high quality among all iPhones. But iPhone 5C, on the contrary, seems not so favored by all users. Some bad words say it is plastic inferior iPhone that designed to satisfy users who want to experience the newest iOS iPhone but have not enough money to buy iPhone 5S.

However, here is a picture gave the final verdict of iPhone 5C. See it below:

iPhone 5c final verdict

iPhone 5C Review

Well, let’s go back to our track.

Why We Need iPhone Backup Password?

Firstly, why we need iPhone backup password? As we know, every password is existed to secure your security. So if we want to keep iPhone backup files safe, we need to set the iPhone backup password. However, what if we forgot the password?

If you are one of the unlucky ones, you may know that you cannot restore iPhone from encrypted backup without the password. And some others also reported that they once suffered from another confused thing: iTunes asking for password at backup restore even they never set such a password.

Now what can you do when password is forgotten or strangely asked by iTunes? You have to find the password. The rest article is to tell you how to find the iPhone backup password.

How to Find iPhone 5C Backup Password?

Note: In this article, we take iPhone 5C as the example to demonstrate how to find iPhone backup password. Indeed, all iPhone models are compatible with iPhone backup password recovery and other methods.

Method 1: Try Possible Used Old Password

The first and easiest method we can try. Here is a list of possible password. Hope it gives you some inspiration on recalling your password.

Apple ID password

iTunes Store password

Windows administrator password

The “passcode” you used to lock your iPhone

The passcode/lock code used on your iPhone when you first ever used the device

All sorts of variations of my children’s names and birthdays

Admin password on the computer that was in effect the first time the iPhone was backed-up

The ones suggested here “0000″, “1234″, etc.

Method 2: Enable Safari Settings

One thing that can cause iTunes asking for password even you never set it is deleting the apple.com cookie in Safari. The apple.com cookie contains the iTunes password. So if you reset Safari or delete all cookies, this could be the reason.

Method 3: Use Third Party iPhone Backup Unlocker to Get the Password

The above methods are free and you can have a try to meet your chance. If you are lucky, you may get your password with the above methods. But what if you still didn’t get back the password? Now I will recommend you a professional tool – iPhone backup unlocker.The only tool designed to recover or remove your password on iTunes backup.

Long story short, let’s go to see how to use it:

Step 1: Download, install the iPhone backup unlocker on your windows PC, run it.

Step 2: Import your encrypted backup files to this iPhone backup password unlocker program.

Step 3: Choose a proper attack strategy. Three attack types are provided. Choose the right and proper one for your password unlocking.

Step 4: Click “Start” to recover your password.

Learn more methods and tricks on unlocking iPhone backup password.

How Do I Recover My Forgotten iPhone Backup Encryption Password

Have you ever went to iTunes to restore iPhone from backup, only to discover the backup files have been encrypted and you cannot use it without the password? Or maybe you’ve never set the password yourself but iTunes still asking for the password to restore?

The problem with a forgotten password of iTunes backup is that you can no longer restore the backup to your iPhone. Here are a few tips to help you get the password unlocked without losing valuable information on iPhone. Free tricks and paid ways are introduced in the below.

Tip 1: Try Possible Passwords You Ever Used

Sometimes, you can meet the password among the old passwords. Such as:

Apple ID password

iTunes Store password

Windows administrator password

The “Passcode” you used to lock your iphone

The passcode/lock code used on your iPhone when you first ever used the device, all sorts of Variations of my children’s names and birthdays

Admin password on the computer that was in effect the first time the iPhone was backed-up

The ones suggested here “0000″, “1234″, etc.

Tip 2: Restart iTunes

  1. Disconect your USB cable from the computer to your iPhone
  1. Sign out of your iTunes account in your computer
  2. Connect your USB again back to your computer
  3. Sign in again with your iTunes password

Tip 3: Deleting Safari Settings

One thing that can cause this is deleting the apple.com cookie in Safari. The apple.com cookie contains the iTunes password. So if you reset Safari or delete all cookies, this could be the reason.

Tip 4: Try Paid iPhone Backup Unlocker to Unlock the Password

If all the above methods are not working for you, you can try paid professional iTunes backup unlocker. It is designed to recover lost or forgotten password on iTunes backup. Easy-to-use and user-friendly interface is its main features. Let’s go through the process to unlock forgotten iPhone Backup Password.

Required Tool: computer with the encrypted backup, iPhone Backup Unlocker (Note it is designed for Windows especially and if you are using a Mac, you need to copy the encrypted backup from Mac to a Windows PC).

Required Time: Generally several minutes

How to:

  1. Import iTunes backup file to this iPhone backup unlocker program
  2. Select a proper attack strategy
  3. Start the unlocking process

After several minutes, you can see the password displayed on the box like below.

password