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What Should Do in Case You Forgot iTunes Backup Password

How could you totally remember all of your password? Forgotten password is a pretty frustrating and common problem, because the password is rarely used until we need to restore iPhone or iPad from iTunes backup. To avoid this, these handy tips can help you recovery forgotten iTunes backups password that disappear along with your short-term memory.

Tip 1: Always Note Down Your Password for Every Account

iTunes offers the option to encrypt your backup data, which is particularly useful if you have health data or password that you need to keep private. It's easy to set up encrypted backups, but this also requires you to remember a password, so do take note. Most people forget their password is to remember another password. So always write it down whenever you set a password, and update your password when you change or reset password. The Notes app that comes with most iPhones is an easy way to jot things down and have them saved for later. Meanwhile, you can use LastPass to manage your passwords, download it in iTunes or App store .

Note down password

Tip 2: Always Store iTunes Backup Password to Keychain Access on Your Mac

When you set, change or reset the password for iTunes backup, it is necessary to check the “Remember this password in my Keychain” option. This can help you find your backup password in the Keychain Access application if you forgot it.

Remember this password in my keychain

Tip 3: Find iTunes Backup Password via Password Recovery Tool on Windows PC

If you forgot iTunes backup password on Windows PC, and unable to find any password to unlock it. You will have no access to your iTunes Backup, as a result, you fail to finish restore backup process. Luckily, you can still find the original password with the help of specialized password recovery tool---iSumsoft iTunes Password Refixer.

Learn more how to use iTunes Password Refixer to recover your password.