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Free iPad iPhone iPod Touch Jailbreak Support > turn off itunes backup password

when i go to use absinthe with my ipod touch 4, it asks me to turn off the backup password on itunes then reload the program, how do i turn off the passcode so i can use it? my ipod doesnt have a passcode lock either by the way.
July 6, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterburkey1010
Your backup password is in the iTunes application. Open it up and turn it off on the iPod page.
July 6, 2012 | Registered CommenterLuke Abell
To remove iTunes backup file password, I searched online for solutions. Finally, when I Google search "iPhone backup password not working", I got a tool called "Tenorshare iPhone Backup Password Unlocker". It helped me remove the unknown backup password quickly!
you can disable iTunes backup password as the article said:
January 7, 2013 | Registered CommenterTonier Parking
Just experienced the same problem which forgot iTunes backup password.

I had tried the iTunes Backup Password Recovery- to recover the password and within a second, I get my iTunes backup password. I hope this helps.
February 25, 2013 | Registered CommenteraPat Brown
I had this same problem and could not figure it out for the longest time. Nobodies help worked.

Go on your actual device (iPhone/ipad) and go to general settings and look for the profiles tab and delete all profiles on your actual device.

It worked for me after this and I hope I help at least one other person.
March 6, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterjon
I have to give credit to JON for the tip!. You saved my day. thank you... It worked!!
March 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterIan
There are a few good ways to go. I would try them before help others. Check out this guide

In my experience the methods in the guide have been as good and many times. Hope it can help you too.
March 12, 2013 | Registered CommenterHarry Gi
I have found a great helpful video on how to remove iTunes backup password:

Hope it also helps you!
March 14, 2013 | Registered Commenterstinesin claired
What file do you use in the password recovery to break the iTunes backup password?
April 30, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJoe
You tell me!!!!!!!!!
May 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAsher
hey, just discovered that the file probbably is in :
- Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
- Windows XP: \Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Note: To quickly access the Application Data folder, click Start, and choose Run. Type %appdata% and click OK.
- Windows Vista and Windows 7: \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
Note: To quickly access the AppData folder, click Start. In the search bar, type %appdata% and press the Return key.
file termination is: .plist
hope it helps.
July 3, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterbianca
Okay, I have a tough one for you: I only have a linux pc and want to jailbreak my ipod touch 3g. Absinthe-linux-2.0.4 can do this, but it says that there is a password-protected backup. However, I do not have access to any backup file (I remember that I backed it up long time ago to some windows pc which does not exist any more), nor do I have access to itunes. Is there a way to settle this just with your ipod and linux?

December 2, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterchris
Well, If you haven't set up any password before, I think the iTunes backup password maybe the default one. Try 000, 111, something like that. Or, if you forget the password you have set previously, then a video I watched on youtobe titled how to recover iTunes backup password maybe helpful for you. Following is the link:
October 11, 2014 | Unregistered Commentercolinwhite2008
At present, there may be several tools which are dedicated to turning off iTunes backup password on the market, but fewer people know which is the suitable and professional one? Here i share the program "Jihosoft iTunes Backup Unlocker" with you, just as it successfully helped me to turn off iPhone backup password with easy steps.

You can see more info as below:
November 11, 2014 | Registered Commenterpan qiong
With your device plugged in, go into Itunes and under backups where it says "Automatically backup", make sure you have "This computer" checked and don't check the "Encrypt local backup". If it is already checked then uncheck it and if you know the password you may have used for the backup then type that in.

NOTE: When I did a backup to do a jailbreak I checked the "Encrypt local backup" and when I was doing Absinthe it said that the Ipad had a passcode so I took it off then it said that it has a backup passcode. I didn't know what they meant by that so I looked it up and I even installed a program onto my pc to find the passcode. So while it was running I was thinking about "BACKUP passcode" then I remembered I did a "BACKUP passcode". Then the program was taking a long time so I stopped it and I went to itunes and I unchecked the "Encrypt local backup" and typed the passcode in and it worked.

Now I don't know if you had done a passcode and it was already on there but if so then I don't have a clue what to tell you.

P.S. I'm a 13 year old male. LOL
February 16, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDX2LPMA
Without the backup passcode the only option is to restore the phone and set it up as New. You get unlimited guesses for the passcode, so you might try a bunch of passcodes that you have used in the past. And to speed up the process just uncheck "encrypt backup" in iTunes and you will be prompted immediately for the passcode.

Other way is try iSeePassword iTunes Backup Password Recovery tool, it
makes an iPhone backup password cracker that will work if you are in the habit of using strong passwords. It is targeted for law enforcement use, and priced accordingly.

I've used iSeePassword iTunes backup password recovery software to recover my password. It works fine!
December 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJimsbandy
I have never tried to reset iTunes backup password , i have just reset Windows 7 login password ,then open the backup files on computer , It supports most of the laptop and windows system ,
July 19, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterUnaskxer
I have never tried to reset iTunes backup password , i have just reset Windows 7 login password ,then open the backup files on computer , It supports most of the laptop and windows system ,
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July 19, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterUnaskxer