Where are iPhone backups stored on Windows and Mac computers

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Where are iPhone backups stored on Windows and Mac computers

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To locate iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch backups on your computer, follow the steps in this article.

Find iOS backups on your Windows PC:

On Windows systems, your iOS backups are located here: \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

To locate a list of your backups manually, follow these steps:

  1. Open your search box.
    Windows 7: click Start
    Windows 8: click the magnifying glass in the top-right corner
    Windows 10: click the Search box next to the Start button
  2. Click inside the search box and type %appdata%
  3. Hit Enter (Return) on your keyboard
  4. From here, navigate through (open) these folders: Apple Computer > MobileSync > Backup

Find your iPhone backups on Windows computer

Find iOS backups on your Mac:

On Mac systems, click3÷4in the menu bar, then type ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

To find a specific backup, you can use iTunes:

  1. Open iTunes
  2. In the menu bar, click iTunes -> Preferences
  3. Click the Devices tab
  4. Control-click the backup that you want from the list
  5. Click Show in FinderÓ

Locate your iPhone backups on Mac computer or Macbook

Recover data from your iPhone backup

If you should need to retrieve data from your iOS device backups, such as contacts, messages, photos and more, iBackup Extractor can do just that!

Download the free demonstration version of iBackup Extractor today, to see what you can extract from your backups to your computer.

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