Where Is My Backup For My Iphone Mac


Connect your device to your Mac. You can connect your device using a USB or USB-C cable or using a Wi-Fi connection. To turn on Wi-Fi syncing, see Sync content between your Mac and iPhone or iPad over Wi-Fi. In the Finder on your Mac, select the device in the Finder sidebar. Select General in the button bar. Feb 07, 2020 Connect your iPhone to the computer. Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer. You should see your iPhone or iPad appear in the sidebar of iTunes on your Mac. Make sure your iPhone is unlocked when you plug it in. On your iPhone, if you are prompted to trust the computer you're connected to, tap 'Trust' on the pop-up. Oct 30, 2019 Plug your ‌iPhone‌, ‌iPad‌, or ‌iPod touch‌ into your Mac using the supplied cable. Open a Finder window by clicking the Finder icon in the Dock. Click your iOS device's name in the. Oct 31, 2016 You can now try and backup your iPhone again in iTunes. Backup Your iPhone to iCloud and Restore. If after trying these troubleshooting steps you’re still having issues backing up your iPhone, you may have to backup your iPhone to iCloud and perform a DFU restore. This will erase all bugs from your iPhone that may be preventing iTunes.

A terrible thing happened: you lost your iPhone. But you are a responsible IT-user and you do backups once a week. Well, at least once a month. Okay, you did a once-in-a-lifetime backup a year ago and you are not even sure about it. Anyway, you want to restore the data to your new iPhone. And now, for the first time in your life, you are interested in the question: where are iPhone backups stored? Maybe you did a backup, maybe not. How to check it?

Here’s what you can do:

  • Find your iPhone backups in iTunes folder

Find all backups on PC CopyTrans Backup Extractor

This is the easiest and fastest way to find all your backups: the program will do everything automatically. You only need to take two steps:

  1. Download CopyTrans Backup Extractor by clicking the button below and then install the software.
  2. Run the program: it will start searching for all iPhone backups that are stored on your PC.
    Now wait a little bit…
  3. That’s it! Searching for backups took a couple of minutes and now all your backups are in one place, sorted by date.
  4. Now you can click on the round button with a folder icon to show your backup in File Explorer. You can also delete unneeded backups or move them to the folder of your choice.

Find your iPhone backups in iTunes folder

I bet you didn’t know: iTunes backups are made automatically every time you connect your iPhone to iTunes and sync (if you have not turned on iCloud Backup). These backups can take up several gigabytes of space on your PC. Therefore it is better to delete old iTunes backups from time to time. But first you should find them!

Where does iTunes store backups on PC?

In short, if you make backups via iTunes, all your iPhone backups are stored here: MobileSync > Backup.
How to get there? The path will be a little bit different depending on the operating system.

  • In Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista you have two options: go to

    C:UsersYour usernameAppDataRoamingApple ComputerMobileSyncBackup


    C:UsersYour user nameAppleMobileSyncBackup

  • Under Windows XP the path is:
    C:UsersYour user nameApplication DataRoamingApple ComputerMobileSyncBackup

Also you can find backups using the search box:

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  1. Open your search box;
    • Windows 10: click the Search box next to the Start button;
    • Windows 8: click the magnifying glass in the top-right corner;
    • Windows 7: click Start;
  2. In the search box type: %appdata% (yes, with the percent sign) and press Enter;
  3. Open Apple Computer > MobileSync > Backup

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  1. In the search box type: %userprofile% and press Enter;
  2. Open these folders: Apple > MobileSync > Backup
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Note: If you have previously made backups with CopyTrans Shelbee, they will be displayed in the same folder (unless you’ve changed it).

Note 2: If you can’t find backup folder that might be because the AppData folder is hidden. You need to enable “Show hidden files” and repeat the procedure again.

Where does iTunes store backups on Mac?

Here’s where iTunes stores all your backups: /Users/YOURUSERNAME/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

To locate the folder manually, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Click “Go To”> “Go to Folder …” in the top menu bar;
  2. Write or copy and paste this: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

Alternatively, if you want to find a specific backup, do this with macOS Mojave 10.14 or earlier:

  1. Open iTunes > in the menu bar choose “iTunes” > Preferences > сlick “Devices”;
  2. Click on the chosen backup while holding control and select “Show in Folder”.

With macOS Catalina 10.15 or later (which does not have iTunes anymore):

  • In Finder, under the General tab, click Manage Backups.

Find iCloud backups automatically

Where Is My Backup For My Iphone Mac

If you haven’t found any local backups on your PC, there is still one more trick to pull. There is a chance that your iPhone had been backed up to iCloud. Maybe you even had automatic backup feature enabled? In any case it never hurts to check. You can just as easily search for iCloud backups with CopyTrans Backup Extractor.

  1. Download CopyTrans Backup Extractor by clicking the button below and then install the software.
  2. Then launch the application and choose to “log in to iCloud for more backups”.
  3. You will be asked to enter your iCloud credentials. Put in your Apple ID and password.

  4. If you have two-factor authentication enabled, you will also be sent a verification code. Please enter it as well.

  5. Wait while CopyTrans Backup Extractor is searching for your iCloud backups…

  6. Done! Your iCloud backups will now be shown alongside with the backups on your PC. The cloud backups are marked with the cloud icon. You can now extract them to your PC.

Find iCloud backups: manually

You can find iCloud backups manually on your iPhone, PC or Mac.

On your iPhone:

  • iOS 11-13 go to Settings > Your name > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups.
  • iOS 10.3, go to Settings > Your name > iCloud. Tap the graph that shows your iCloud usage, then tap Manage Storage.
  • iOS 10.2 and earlier, go to Settings > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage.

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On your PC: open iCloud for Windows > Click Storage > Select Backup.

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On your Mac: go to Apple menu > System Preferences > Click iCloud > Click Manage > Select Backups.

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Here you go, you have found your backups! But Instead of important contacts, memorable messages, photos of your favorite dog you have incomprehensible backup files. To extract your files from the backup to your PC, use CopyTrans BackupExtractor.

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