Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock (iOS)

Forgot iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Backup Password and Cannot Restore Backup?

How Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock (iOS) solves your problems:
Restore iPhone from encrypted backup even if you forgot password.
Access your precious data from iTunes backup with no password.
Remove password smoothly when create new backup files.
Fix your encrypted local backup greyed out in the iTunes.
Chang a new backup password without inputing the old one.
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Forgot iPhone backup password? That's how we fix it.

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Launch Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock iOS Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock , choose iOS, click Remove iTunes Backup Encyption, connect your iOS device to your computer.
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Turn off FMI
Make sure "Find My iPhone" is off. Follow the on-screen instructions, and iTunes backup password removal will be in progress.
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Unlock iPhone backup password
Once the encrypted backup password is removed successfully, Click "Done", and check your device.

In any case, iPhone backup password unlocker is at your disposal

Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock can bypass lost or forgotten passwords, ensuring that your valuable data is never out of reach. Whether you're dealing with an old backup file or facing issues with your current device, this tool is designed to assist in making it easier to retrieve your important information without the need for the original password.
  • When you try to restore iPhone from a backup in iTunes, if it is encrypted, iTunes will ask for a password to unlock the iPhone backup which sometimes is a little troublesome especially when the password was forgotten. The issue is how to unlock iPhone backup if you can’t remember the password for your encrypted backup.
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  • Are you unable to access previously backed-up data such as messages, photos, or phone numbers because it was password-protected? It will save you a lot of time and frustration if you use Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock. Data can be accessed easily with it.
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  • If you perform frequent backups of your iPhone, Or If you have multiple iOS devices and create backups for each, managing multiple backup passwords and entering a backup password each time can be challenging and cumbersome. Removing the password streamlines the backup process, making it more user-friendly. Or If you have multiple iOS devices and create backups for each, managing multiple backup passwords can be challenging. Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock will be your right choice to remove the backup password no matter you know it or not.
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  • A common question from Apple Community is that I'm unable to access the "encrypt iphone backup" check box in itunes. you cannot uncheck encrypt local backup, as it appears greyed out. If you find yourself in this predicament, fear not. Dr.Fone - Screen unlock helps you remove encrypt local backup password from iTunes or Finder.
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  • Forgetting the old iPhone backup password can lead to repeated lockouts and potential data loss. By changing to a new password, you can avoid future instances of forgetting the password and the associated inconvenience and frustration. But what if you get stuck in entering the old password?
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After removing encrypted iTunes backups, you can

Removing an encrypted iTunes backup can offer several benefits, particularly in situations
where the encryption password is forgotten, or there's a need to create a new backup without encryption.
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Simplify backup and
restore process
Encrypted backups require you to enter a password each time you want to restore or access the data. Removing encryption simplifies the backup and restore process. And it allows you to access everything in your encrypted iTunes iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad backup.
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The integrality
of backup data
Encrypted backups may sometimes encounter compatibility issues with third-party backup software or older versions of iTunes which sometimes may compromise the integrality of your backup. Non-encrypted backups are generally more compatible.
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Storage space
Encrypted backups can sometimes be larger than unencrypted ones. Removing encryption may help in reducing the backup file size, thus saving storage space on your computer. If encryption is not a necessity, removing it allows for easier management of multiple backups.
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Backup software
Encrypted backups may sometimes encounter compatibility issues with third-party phone management software or older versions of iTunes. Non-encrypted backups are generally more compatible.

Unlock iPhone, iPad, and iPod at ease, no matter iOS & iPadOS

It's able to unlock encrypted backups on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch without entering the passcode and help you get full access again in minutes.
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Please Note:
1. All your important data will keep intact.
2. Make sure “Find My iPhone” is off.
3. Do not open iTunes during the unlocking process.
4. It will reboot your device, but it won’t earse your data.

Why Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock becomes your best choice?

Screen Unlock
Unlock iOS screen
Apple ID
Bypass MDM
Unlock Screen Time passcode
Status of "Locate"
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“Locate” is disabled
“Locate” is disabled
Apple ID and password required
Requires an iPhone already backed up in iTunes
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Requires a stable internet connection on iPhone
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Complex and long-lasting
Only 3 steps
Success rate
High risk of system tracking issues

Forgot encrypted backup password. People also ask.

  • Unfortunately, if you've forgotten the encrypted backup password, it's usually not possible to recover it. This is because the encryption is designed to be secure and without the password, the data cannot be decrypted.
  • Without the password, accessing the data in the encrypted backup is not feasible. The purpose of encryption is to protect the data from being accessed without the correct credentials. If the issue persists, consider using Dr.Fone – Screen Unlock iOS to remove your iPhone backup password.
  • There are many tools or services that can break modern encryption used in backups without the password. However, finding a legitimate and secure tools is the key. Tools likeDr.Fone – Screen Unlock is bugs-free with over 5 years experienced in unlocking iPhone backup locks and prevent your device from data loss.
  • To prevent this situation in the future, consider using a password manager to securely store your passwords, including your backup password. Also, choose passwords that are complex enough to be secure but memorable or noted in a secure way.
  • If the only copy of your data is in the encrypted backup and you can't remember the password, then unfortunately, that data is lost. However, Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock can be one of your best choices to help you unlock your iTunes backup without data loss even if you lost your iTunes backup password.

Technical Specification

Operating supported
Windows 11/10/8/7
Requires macOS X 10.8 & higher
Compatible with all iOS versions starting from iOS 7.0
iDevices supported
iPhone 5, 5s, 6, 6s, 6 plus, 7, 7plus, 8, 8plus, x, xs, xs Max, XR, 11, 11 Pro, SE, 12 serises, 13 serises, 14 serises, 15 serises
All models of iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro and iPad iPod
iPod 1 ~ iPod 7
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Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock iOS is purposefully designed to aid iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users in recovering access to their devices by unlocking forgotten passwords, bypassing MDM and iCloud Activation Lock, and removing SIM Lock. This software is intended exclusively for personal use. Any form of misuse, including but not limited to using Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock iOS for commercial or illegal purposes, is strictly prohibited.

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Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock (iOS)
The most reliable tool that helps unlock various iOS screen lock issues. Help you unlock your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch without compromising security.
Unlock iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone screen
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