Some people asked me such a question: “Where are the iTunes backup files stored on my windows computer? ” I cannot make sure if you have the common problem. Most Apple users always choose to backup their iPhone or iPad via iTunes, but they just have no idea about where the iTunes backup folders are. Don’t worry. It is easy to handle this problem. This article will show you different ways to find iTunes backup folders for iPhone or iPad. Just read on.
Find iTunes backup folders from your computer?
It is known that the iTunes backup folders are stored at the computer local disc and if you want to find iTunes backup files, please follow the below steps.
Windows, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8: \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Windows XP: \Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Mac OS: /Users/USERNAME/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
Note: You can directly input “%appdata%” at the bar and press the “Enter” button, you can directly find the Apple backup data. Plus, for Windows users: the Application Data and AppData directories and contents under them are hidden. That means you need to enable “Show hidden files” within Windows Explorer before view the files.
Find and view iTunes backup folders with iFonebox
Another faster way to find the iTunes backup folders for iPhone or iPad is to use iFonebox. iFonebox is an professional iOS data recovery. It can not only help you find the iTunes backup folders, but also can help you extract the backup data and view them. Quite powerful and functional.
First you need to download and install iFonebox. Both Windows and Mac versions are available. Then launch iFonebox, click the circle icon in the right corner and choose Open iTunes Backup. All backup folders on your computer will be opened.
If you want to view the detailed backup data, you can choose Recover from iTunes Backup and the program will scan your iTunes backup automatically. Pretty convenient.
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Next time, you can try the two methods to find iTunes backup folders for your iPhone or iPad. If you want to view the backup data, iFonebox can help you.