There are so many smart user will encrypt their iTunes backup for security. However, it will be a big trouble that you forget or remember a wrong iTunes backup password when you need to restore data in iOS update, jailbreak, or other circumstances. I think you ever faced to this kind of trouble and know less about how to decrypt forgotten iTunes backup password. When I upgraed my iPhone 6 to iOS 8.3, I have got into this hot water,so I know something helpful for iTunes password decryption.
Helpful Tech 1: Try all possibility that you remember
When I found that I had forgot my password after iOS 8.3 update, I tried to do some guesses. Our passwords for decryption are related to something in daily life. In the process of trying, I think something possible combinations will recall you.
1.Try your Apple ID (inclduing iTunes store) password
2.Try your iOS device lockscreen number
3.Try your computer account password
4.Try all info about you and your love(birthday, graduation day, memorial Day,etc)
Helpful Tech 2:Use iTunes backup password unlocker tool
However，sometime we need to face to unlucky thing—we exactly forgot the password. But, we don’t need to be dissappointed. A type of unlocking program can help us unlock iTunes backup password after iOS 8.3
iPhone Backup Unlocker is dedicated to recovering lost iTunes backup password for iOS devices including iPhone, iPad, and iPod, and enabling forensic access to address books, call logs, SMS archives, voice mail and email account settings, applications, and so on in these backups. Moreover, it ensures you no data loss or damage to your backup data.
It is more convenient to recover iTunes backup password with tool. And I can remember some words in password, so I set them in this program, decrytion will be faster.
Steps for iTunes password recovery with tool
Part 1. Recover iTunes Backup Password
Step 1.Select/Import iTunes Backup Key Container File to Decrypt
Step 2. Choose an Attack Type and Set the Attack Type Accordingly
Step 3. Decrypt iTunes Backup Password
Part 2. Remove iTunes Backup Password
Step 1. Select Encrypted iPhone backup file.
Step 2. Start to Remove iPhone backup password.