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“I backed up files of mine to iTunes recently. However, now I need to go through some of them and access them individually, but I’m not being able to do that. How do I view iPhone backup for free?”
I think we can all agree that Apple products are awesome, right? However, even the most awesome things aren’t perfect. One of the questions that people often ask about iPhone backups is “where to find iTunes backup files?” This is because iTunes doesn’t allow you to manually view the files. For that, you need an iTunes backup viewer, which comes in the form of third party softwares.
So if you want to view iPhone backup for free, this article will show you how to find iTunes backup. And in case you want to know what exactly iTunes backs up, you can go here >>
iTunes backup files can’t be manually accessed. You can download the entire backup to your device, but you can’t view the gallery or messages individually. However, sometimes we don’t need all the data that has been backed up. In this case you would have to make use of a third party software such as dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery. Such a software would help you view iPhone backup whenever you want, and all you have to do is follow a few simple steps.
View iTunes backup files easily & flexibly for free!
Below you’ll find listed a detailed step-by-step guide on how to view iPhone backup on either Windows or Mac operating systems.
Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup Files” when you are given three options by dr.fone. You will then be able to access all the backup files that have been created by iTunes. You can access the iTunes backup file you want and then click on ‘Start Scan’ to start processing all your data.
After dr.fone is done scanning the entire iTunes backup file, you’ll find a gallery with different categories such as ‘Photos’, ‘Messages, etc. You can choose the category you want to access, you’ll find a gallery with all its data on the right panel. You can tick the files that you would like to restore and then click ‘Recover.’
And voila! With that you will be able to view iTunes backup files for free and then save them to your computer!
In order to view iPhone backup using an iTunes backup viewer, you need to first know how to find iTunes backup file. Most people complain that they don’t even know where to find iTunes backup file on their computer. So read on to find out where to find iTunes backup in both Windows and Mac operating systems.
Once you find the iTunes backup files using the following methods, you may copy them elsewhere, however don’t move them or rename them, or their folder, or anything. That might end up corrupting your file. However, in case you have a corrupted backup file, don’t fret, there are solutions for corrupted iTunes backup files as well.
Go to Documents and Settings/users(username)/Application Data/Apple Computer/MobileSync/Backup
Step 2: Copy %appdata% to the search bar.
Step 3: Hit ‘Return’.
Step 4: Go to Apple Computer > MobileSync > Backup.
If you follow the above given steps you’ll be able to find iTunes backup files on your computer. However, these files can’t be accessed directly, as we already mentioned. In order to view iPhone backup files, you need to use the dr.fone tool we mentioned in the earlier portion.
You can follow the previously mentioned steps to find out the location of the iTunes backup files on your computer and then delete them manually. However, you can delete the files more conveniently as well.
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If you follow these steps you’ll conveniently be able to find iTunes backup files and then view iPhone backup and save the files you want and delete the rest! Do let us know down in the comments whether you found this guide to be helpful. We’d love to hear from you!
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