"I tried to restore my iPhone after backing up but it says "iTunes could not restore the iPhone "xx's iPhone" because the password was incorrect. I tried password of both the computer and my Apple ID but it doesn't work. What can I do?"
If you have encountered the same situations as described above when you attempted to restore your iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus/5s/5/4s or you don't have your password when someone sets up your device or transferred your data to a new device turned on the iTunes encryption option, you are not supposed miss this post which aims to guide you to recover iTunes encrypted backup password.
The easiest way to unlock a forgotten iPhone backup on Windows is to try out all possible passwords. Normally, Very few computer users will create unique passwords for each account. Most of them tend to have one or two passwords that they use across all of their accounts. Just check out the clues below, hope you can remember what your password is.
If you have already managed to attempt all the clues and nothing has worked, it seems like you will have to retrieve encrypted iPhone backup password 2017 with a third party password unlocking software. Here I recommend iPhone Backup Unlocker, which is highly praised by a lot of tech editors.
It allows you to recover iTunes backup password with 3 attack types, including Brute-force attack, mask attack or dictionary attack. Follow these steps to crack iPhone backup password on Windows:
Hope these clues would be helpful for iTunes backup password recovery for iPhone when iTunes requires password for iPhone restore. If you have another solution to get this issue fixed, share with us in the comment section below.