itunes gift card multipackApple iPhone, iPad, iPod maintains a backup list which syncs with iTunes every time you plug it into your computer. An incomplete or unsuccessful iPhone jailbreak, iOS update, a hard reset or the purchase of a new iPhone may lead to data loss. Then how can you restore the lost data? The backup file is a great help. iTunes allows you to restore lost files from the previously created backup.
iTunes askig for password to restore
iTunes asks a password to restore from backup
But what makes seemingly great things bad is that iTunes asking for a password when restoring from backup. And what is worse, you never remember setting up such a password to protect your backup, so how could I know the password? Or you may lost/ forgot password if you remembered setting up one. How can you reset or disable this iTunes backup password so that you can restore your iPhone from the backup to get the data in the backup?
Don’t worry, you have some methods to try. Though some free ways are not 100% sure to get the password back, it deserves a try.
How to Free Get Lost iTunes Backup Password Back?
NO. 1 Try your iTunes Store password first. This is most commonly the password to restore your backup.
NO. 2 Try your 4 digit unlock code for your device. If you have a more complex unlock code involving characters and such, try that too.
NO. 3 Try 0000 as the password, sometimes the default password is in fact, 0000 or 1111, 1234, etc.
NO. 4 Sometimes, the password can be a really old iTunes password that you set a long time ago but have since changed it. The original password is sometimes your backup password. This may be a bug in iTunes but try it and see if it works.
NO. 5 Try your Windows Administrator password. This is a common solution. Also, even more common is to try the Windows administrator password that you used when you first set up your computer or when you first set up your iPhone.
NO. 6 If you are using a Mac, you can try using the Keychain method.
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