Tenorshare iPhone Backup Unlocker - User Guide (Windows)


Steps to use iPhone Backup Unlocker:


Step 1 - Import iTunes Backup Key Container to decrypt

When downloading and installing is finished, run iPhone Backup Unlocker software on your PC. When you decrypt iTunes backup, the important thing which matters is the file along with extension manifest.plist. Then, click ‘Open’ and start importing your file (key container file) to this software.

Note: On clicking ‘Open’, it will automatically navigate to the folder having this file.




Step 2 - Select Attack Type and set the Attack Type Accordingly

Three types of attacks such as Brute-force Attack, Brute-force with Mask Attack and Dictionary Attack are provided by iPhone Backup Unlocker. In order to retrieve iTunes backup file password effectively, you need to use the most suitable Attack Type.

Brute-force Attack- This is the type of attack that tries all possible password combinations. If don’t know the password then select this attack. This attack does not contain any setting. This will take very long time to find your password.


Brute-force with Mask Attack- When you remember anything about password for example password length then select this Brute-force with Mask Attack. The setting required by this attack is Character Range, Password Length and Affix. So, when you need to find lost password quickly then set these items which are required in setting.


Dictionary Attack- When the password set by you is frequently used password but you are unsure what may be the password then select Dictionary Attack. You are able to set text file with all your possible passwords then import this text file to your program. A default dictionary will be available to you along with this text file for the reference of the program.




Step 3: Decrypt iTunes Backup Password

When finished everything then click ‘start’ in order to start finding passwords by iPhone Backup Unlocker software. If you have any emergency to deal with during decryption process then you are able to click ‘Stop’ option. After coming back, continue with the decryption process.


Just in few minutes, a pop up window appears which displays your iTunes backup password.