“How could I get my lost iPad backup password? Can anyone help me to find the forgotten iPad backup password?”
- By Ipod
It is important to encrypt your backup when you back up with iTunes for security. But if you unfortunately forgot the password, Apple will not allow to make a backup restore and your data will be unrecoverable. Here we share the 2018 top 4 ways to recover forgotten iTunes backup password for iPad Pro/Air 2/Air/4/3/2, iPad mini 4/3/2.
Way 1.Try Passwords You Commonly Used
Before you resort to other methods, the easiest way to recall your forgotten password is trying the password that you usually used, like:
The 4 digit unlock code for your iPad mini with Retina display.
The password of your iTunes Store account.
Try the password of your iCloud account.
Other password such as Windows login password, email password, MS Exchange account password etc.
A favorite number or set of numbers.
A loved one's birthday.
Way 2. Reset Your Forgotten iPad Backup Password (iOS 11 Supported)
Still cannot remember the password to unlock your iPad backup file? With iOS 11 or later, you can reset the password and make a new backup of your device. But remember that the data stored in your encrypted backup will get lost forever.
On your iPad, go to Settings > General > Reset. Tap Reset All Settings and enter your iOS passcode.
Follow the steps to reset your settings. (This won’t erase your user data or password. But it will reset settings like display brightness, Home screen layout, and wallpaper. It also removes your encrypted backup password.)
Now, you can connect your iPad with iTunes and create a new backup.
Way 3: Recover Forgotten iPad Backup Password with iTunes Backup Unlocker
If you need to find the password to restore your iPad backup file? Then iPhone Backup Unlocker would help you. It is an efficient and professional tool that can easily recover lost iTunes backup password for iPhone and iPad. With the recovered password, you can easily unlock iPad backup file and restore data from it.
Download and install iPhone Backup Unlocker on your computer and run it after the installation. click on “Add” on the main interface to import your password protected iPhone backup file.
Select an attack type from Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack to unlock your iPhone backup files.
Click on “Start” to crack your forgotten iPhone backup password. After several minutes, your password will be listed in the File Opening Password Box.
Way 4: Find Forgotten iPad Backup Password with Keychain Access
Mac users may be familiar with the with the Keychain utility, the program containing your passwords for Websites, wireless networks and encrypted iTunes backup file, etc. If you are Mac user, you have a chance to recover iTunes backup password using Keychain.
Open Keychain Access, found in /Applications/Utilities/.
Type “ipad backup” IN the Search box in the upper right corne.
Double click the result, assuming something is found in Keychain.
Check the box next to “Show password” and enter the Mac administrator password to reveal the lost password associated with the encrypted backup.
To sum up, we have show you 4 ways to unlock encrypted iPad backup file. We hope it will help you solve your problem.