”How do I find the password to unlock my iPhone 7 backup file after upgrading iOS 11? When I try to backup my iPhone photos to iTunes, it asks for the password to unlock my iPhone backup but I have no idea when and what the password is. I am really sad about this and I need somebody to help me with this trouble. Thanks in advance.”
It is not so happy that iTunes backup file is password protected at times, which results in the failure to backup iPhone materials. So once we met this problem by accident, how to solve with this trouble? There is several solutions we are able to do.
Solution 1: Remind iPhone 7/7Plus Backup Password
Perhaps you are concerned about this free solution and think of it is so ridiculous and nonsense. As a matter of fact, some iPhone owners do remind their password at last. There are some clues you can attempt, such as iPhone passcode, 12345, Apple ID password, etc. Anyway, just try all the passwords related to Apple products and the possible password you may use. Don’t forget to use the upper case and lower case characters. Good luck to you.
Solution 2: Backup iPhone 7/7Plus Data with iCloud
If you are urgent to backup your data but there is not time to remind the backup password, try to back them up with iCloud account. In order to backup data in iCloud, you need to type your Apple ID account and the correct login password.
- If you backup data in Windows/Mac platform, just open Apple iCloud application and login with Apple ID and password, and then access to iCloud. Finally backup data successfully.
- If you backup data in iPhone 7/7Plus device, make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on. Go to Settings -> [your name] -> iCloud to check it. For iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings –> iCloud. After that, iCloud will backup iPhone data automatically.
Solution 3: Use iPhone Backup Unlocker
If the above ways doesn’t help, the last but not least measure is to take advantage of Tenorshare iPhone Backup Unlocker. It is a professional and well-known program to unlock/recover/retrieve backup password of iPhone in iTunes. As an easy-to-use application for Windows OS, it supports all iOS versions and Apple devices, such as iOS 11/10/9/8/7, etc and iPhone 7/7Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4, etc.
Now follow me and let’s see how it works as belw:
Step 1. Download and install iPhone Backup Unlocker to your Windows-based computer and then double-click mouse to launch its icon on your desktop.
Step 2. In the main interface, click Add button to insert the backup file to this software. The backup file is named “Manifest.plist”.
Step 3. Choose one of the password attack types from Dictionary Attack, Brute Force with Mask Attack and Brute Force Attack. You can also click the Settings button on the right side to customize the type.
Step 4. Click Start button and then the software will find out the final backup password.
Well, so that’s all the top 3 ways to unlock backup password of iPhone 7/7Plus after upgrading iOS 11 . Have you got the main idea and are ready to cope with your password issue? Hope it works to you and if you are intered in iTunes backup password unlocker, you can also read more in this blog.