Quick Start Tutorial

Copying Photos from your iPhone, iPod, or iPad backups to your Computer

  1. Download and Install iBackup Extractor.
  2. Start up iBackup Extractor by double-clicking the iBackup Extractor icon on your desktop.
  3. Select a backup from the dropdown menu which you would like to access.
  4. Click the Images tab.
  5. Select the photos you would like to extract from the backup and click Extract Photos...
  6. Chose where to save your photos to on your computer, and click OK.
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Selecting which backup will be accessed

Once the program is launched, you can access a drop down list containing all the backups available on the backup file (defaults to iTunes Backup File). On it, you can select which device's backup you wish to access.

Select a backup to access

After this is done, you can start browsing through your backed-up data, and extract it onto your PC/Mac. You can browse through your Calendars, Contacts, Notes, Messages, Photos, Internet browsing history and your iPhone call logs and extract these files to your computer.

Extract Photos from iPhone backup

Creating a new backup of your iOS device using iTunes

Open iTunes and connect your device. You'll see a small device icon appear next to the Music dropdown box when your device is connected, click it. In the Summary tab, under "Backups", click "Back up Now". iTunes will then create a new backup of your device.

Once the backup is complete, you'll be able to close iTunes and open iBackup Extractor, which will list your new backup in the dropdown box.