How to Use PassFab iBackupUnlocker

Specialize in backup password recovery for iPhone/iPad/iPod and more

Forgot the password of your iPhone/iPad backup file? A backup password unlock tool like PassFab iBackupUnlocker will become necessary and save a lot of trouble. It offers simple and fast solution to unlock backup file password for iOS devices. With the built-in GPU acceleration technique and advanced algorithm support, to unlock iTunes backup files for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has never been easier.


Part 1: Unlock iTunes Backup Password

Step 1:Import iTunes Backup File

Launch iBackupUnlocker after installation. You may be prompted with upgrading the dictionary library. This upgrade is automatical and will take a while.

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Now begin to click "Add" button. Choose your encrypted backup file from the dropdown list and import it to this software.

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If there's no your target backup file from the displayed list, you are able to click "Import backup files>>" link to lead it into this program.

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Step 2:Select Password Unlock Type

There are 3 password attack modes listed for your choice. 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.

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.

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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.

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

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Step 3:Unlock iTunes Backup Password

Please wait patiently till this program finds your password. Depending on the password complexity, the process can take minutes to hours. After that, you can use the found password to decrypt the document file.

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Part 2: Decrypt iTunes Backup Files

If for some reasons, you remember what the backup password is, then you are capital of decrypting it in this tool. Just click "Add" button and then hit "Enter" button from the shown dropdown list.

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If will pop up a window that asks you to enter the password and click "Decrypt" button to recover iTunes backup file password successfully.

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Part 3: Extract iTunes Backup Files

If there's no password of your backup files, then you may need to recover files from iTunes backup. At this time, just click "Extract files>>" link.

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PassFab iBackupUnlocker will guide you to extract files from iTunes backup by using a professional iTunes backup extractor.

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