Quickly recover iTunes backup password for all iOS devices and get access to contacts, photos, messages, Apps, etc. within the backup files.

Quickly Recover Backup Password with Only 3 Steps

As the easiest backup unlocker for iTunes, PassFab iBackupUnlocker offers you the simplest, safest and most powerful solution to unlock your backup file password in only 3 steps.

Step1: Import iPhone Backup File
Step2: Select A Proper Attack Type
Step3: Start Backup Password Recovery

3 Effective Methods to Unlock iTunes Backup Password

Brute-force Attack

Try all possible characters combination randomly when forgot password completely

Brute-force with Mask Attack

This attack is recommended if you still remember parts of the password, such as length, character set, etc.

Dictionary Attack

Seek the possible password based on a dictionary, which can be the integrated one or the one you provide.

30X Faster Speed Provided by GPU Acceleration Technique

GPU acceleration is available when NVIDIA is installed in hardware.

This software is embedded with GPU acceleration technique which improves the decryption speed up to 30X than average.

Support AMD Radeon HD 7000 series and GeForce GTX 650.

Tech Spec

Supported Operating System:

Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Vista / Windows XP (32-bit/64-bit)


1GHz (32 bit or 64 bit)


256 MB or more of RAM (1024MB Recommended)

Hard Disk Space:

200 MB free space and above


VIDIA G80+ (GT8600 to GTX1080 TI)


iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5S/5c/5, iPhone 4S/4, iPhone 3GS/ 3G


iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4/3/2, iPad mini, iPad 4 (iPad with Retina Display), iPad 3 (the New iPad), iPad 2, iPad


iPod touch(including iPod touch 6G, 5G, 4G), iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and iPod classic


iOS 12, iOS 11.4/11, iOS 10.3/10.2/10.1/10, iOS 9/8/7/6/5/4, etc.


iTunes 12.9, iTunes 12.8/12.7, etc.

How to Use iBackupUnlocker

iTunes prompts a window to enter password and you are unable to restore iPhone because you don’t know the password? Luckily, with iBackupUnlocker, you can easily recover and remove password for iPhone backup.

  • Part 1: Recover iPhone Backup Password
  • Part 2: Remove iPhone Backup Password
Part 1: Recover Forgotten iPhone Backup Password
Step 1: Import iPhone Backup File

Download and run iBackupUnlocker. It will detect the directory of the backup automatically. Click "Add" and then double click on the files you lost password in the drop-down box.

Step 2: Select An Attack Type and Define the Settings

This program offers 3 types of attack, including Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack. If you don't remember anything, choose Brute-force Attack, but it will take more time. If you still remember parts of your password or you're not sure which password it is, select Brute-force with Mask Attack or Dictionary Attack and set the information in the settings.

Step 3: Start iPhone Backup Password Recovery

Click "Start" on the main interface to start password recovering. Within minutes, your iPhone backup password will be shown up in the file opening password box.

Tip: You are allowed to click "Stop" button to stop the process and then save the project to continue next time or to end the project.
Part 2: Remove Known iPhone Backup Password

iBackupUnlocker is able to delete password for the backup files without iTunes if you have already found it.

Step 1: Select Encrypted iPhone Backup File

Click “Add” to find the backup files, choose the one you need and then click "Enter" button.

Step 2: Remove iPhone Backup Password

Enter the password you just find for your encrypted backup file and click "Decrypt" to remove the password from your iPhone backup. Now you can check the backup files in: \My Documents\iTunesRecovery.

That's the detailed steps of unlocking and removing encrypted iPhone backup. For iPad and iPod touch backup password recovery, the steps are the same.

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