“Is there a way to view the contents of my encrypted iPhone 6 backup file that is saved on my Mac? I DO HAVE the password but I don’t really want to restore my phone to an old backup, I just want to view the contents (if possible) on my Mac. Any help is appreciated.”
You cannot access and extract data from encrypted iTunes backup without any help of third party tool. In this article we will show you how to view the content of encrypted iPhone backup on Mac OSX with iFonebox.
To access and read iPhone encrypted iTunes backup files, firstly you need to download and install iFonebox for Mac, the free trial version is available for you to check whether this software can fix your issue.
Simple steps to read encrypted itunes backup files for iPhone 6/5s/5/4s: :
1、Launch iFonebox. Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup”.
2、Scan iTunes backup. This program will automatically scan your iTunes backup once you choose Recover from iTunes Backup. Please enter your password to decrypt the encrypted iPhone backup. Click “OK” to continue
3、View the content of encrypted iPhone backup. After the automatic scanning, all your iTunes backup data like pictures, contacts, messages, notes, etc will be shown in the interface box. You can preview these files one by one and export them to the computer by click “recovery” button or directly transfer Contacts/notes back to your iPad/ iPhone.(Currently only supports transfer contacts and notes).
iFonebox is quite easy of use and functional. But what you need to know is that you should remember the password when you use it to extract your iPhone encrypted iTunes backup.
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