It’s sure that you will locked out of your ipod without password. It usually happens when you forget the backup password of your iPad, iPhone or iPod. In this case, to retrieve your password can be a difficult task, especially if you do not have any idea about the whole process.If you work on the backup password of your device by mistake, there is every possibility to damage its operation. For this reason, it is appropriate to be careful when handle your iPad, iPod or iPhone. With the comprehensive explanation in this content, you are sure to discover the best way on how to unlock iPhone, iPad and iPod backup password.
People often think iTunes remain the best to handle any backup password difficult. Well, iTunes will help you restore and back your content easily. The truth is that iTunes will not provide you a way to restore the password of your backup when misplaced. This simply means that you will not be able to retrieve your former personal data and backup files. The process of encrypting a backup remains simple. Nevertheless, it is also difficult to crack the iTunes backup password. If everything is proving difficult to unlock your backup password on iPod, iPad, or iPhone, you are not alone.
Step 1: Preparation.
Go to landing page of iTunes Password Backup Software and download its free trial version or get full version. Then install and launch iTunes Password Genius on your PC and connect your ipod with pc.
Note: Free trial one only recovers encrypted iTunes backup password containing no more than 3 characters.
Step 2: Add encrypted iTunes backup file.
Click Open button, and iTunes Password Genius would automatically browse iTunes backup file on computer and show it out. It is usually located here:
Windows 10: C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
Windows 8/8.1/7/Vista:C:\Users\~\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
Then you could import it into iTunes Password Genius. See it in Encrypted File box.
Step 3: Select one of password attack types and set it.
Brute-Force Attack: Choose it when you don’t know anything about iTunes backup password.
This type of attack will try all possible characters combinations in specified Range. The password recovery engine is highly optimized, thus short password can be recovered immediately. Set the range and length.
Mask: Choose it when you have changed encrypted iTunes backup file password but still remember part of it. Set the range, length and Mask.
Dictionary Attack. Recover backup password by browsing and comparing passwords in built-in dictionary or another dictionary you choose. This method maybe the fastest way if your password is a keyword. Set the dictionary path or default.
Smart Attack. This attack is automatic and smart. It will try all possible characters combinations include all printable characters.
Step 4: Recover iTunes backup file password.
Click Start button, and iTunes Password Genius will retrieve iTunes backup file password with password attack type you choose. So if attack type and settings is appropriate, it would largely save your time on iTunes backup password recovery. Moreover, if it is also locked iTunes backup for iOS 10 devices, you would get faster speed in about one second.
Therefore, generally about few seconds later, iTunes backup password would be recovered successfully and shown in following pop-up window. Then you can use it to unlock iPhone/iPad/iPod backup.
So what should you do now if you want to restore iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch from backup file when it is locked? Just take and install iTunes Password Genius on your computer to recover password for encrypted iTunes backup.