How to Use PassFab iPhone Backup Unlocker

PassFab iPhone Backup Unlocker lets you remove iTunes backup encryption, remove screen time passcode and recover the lost or forgotten backup file password for iOS devices in minutes without any data loss. It's efficient and 100% safe.

You can download PassFab iPhone Backup Unlocker from official website, install it on your computer, then click the application icon on your desktop to launch it after installation. You will see the main interface.

iphone backup unlocker

Part 1: Retrieve iTunes Backup Password

retrieve itunes backup password

Step 1: Click Retrieve iTunes backup password option, then you will find all your backup files on your computer are listed.

choose backup list

Note: If there's no your target backup file from the displayed list, you are able to click "Import backup files" link to import your backup file.

Step 2: Click on the iTunes backup to proceed. There are 3 password attack modes shown on the main interface. Check one that suit you best to continue. You can also define the specific settings to help shorten the password recovery process, like password length, possible characters, etc.

attack mode

Dictionary Attack: Automatically try thousands of possible password combinations in provided dictionary. You can also add your own dictionary library by clicking the Settings button.

dictionary attack settings

Brute-force with Mask Attack: Suitable for those who still have a vague impression of the password. Users can define the Min/Max Length, frequently used letters and numbers, special characters to help decrypt accurately.

brute force with mask attack settings

Brute-force Attack: Run exhaustive matching of every combination of letters and numbers, characters and symbols. This will take the longest time.

brute force attack

Step 3: Hit the Start button to start the password recovery process.Please wait patiently till this program finds your password. Depending on the password complexity, the process can take minutes to hours.

decrypt backup file

After that, a pop-up window with the password will shown, you canuse the found password to decrypt the document file.

unlock password

Part 2: Remove Backup Encryption Settings

Step 1: You can see three options shown on the main interface, choose and click "Remove Backup Encryption Settings".

remove backup encryption settings

Step 2: Then connect your iOS device to computer with USB cable.

connect device

Note: If your iPhone or iPad is running iOS 10 and below, you have to upgrade the system in order to use this feature.

connect device ios 10

Step 3: Go with the option you selected, hit the Start button to start backup encryption settings removing process. Please be patient and do not interrupt it in the middle of the process if not necessary.

removing password

Step 4. When the process is completed, the encryption settings you've set will be removed successfully.

remove password

Part 3: Remove Screen Time Passcode

If you don't remember your Screen Time Passcode, just follow this step by step guide below to remove Screen Time passcode.

Step 1: First of all, click on Remove Screen Time passcode from the main interface.

remove screen time passcode

Step 2: On the following window, connect your iOS device to computer with a USB cable, hit the Start button to commence the Screen Time passcode removing. If the Find My iPhone has been turned on, you need to turn it off first.


Step 3: Wait for the removing process, the Screen Time passcode can be removed successfully.

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Step 4: Once the passcode being removed successfully, you need to set up your device by following the on-screen instructions.

set up device