Disable Encrypted Backups in iPhone without Password
You are very concern about your data privacy and stick to security best practices for that you have set password on your iPhone backups so that they are encrypted. Sooner or later you need to upgrade your iPhone to a new version and you want to move your all data to the new one. For this you will definitely restore your data from your backup and you also need to remember the password you set.
What, If your password doesn’t work?
You have tried hard with every possible password you remember you could set but none of them work. Now you try to remove your Encrypted iPhone Backup option to create the new one without any password, but again it asks you for the password to disable the password. Here u needs to follow some hacking tricks to disable this option.
Tricks to disable your encrypted backups:
To create unencrypted edition to transfer your data to your new device you need to follow the following simple steps:
First you need to breakout your device and for this we have two simple ways, you can do this via jailbreak website, or if you have more specified requirements you can use Redsn0w or Pwange Tools.
This will install the hacked AppStore called Cydia, this is used to install OpenSSH and SQLite3.
Now connect your iPhone to a wireless network and SSH to it by using Apple’s default root password of “alpine”.
To find the Keychains that basically store saved encrypted passwords run “cd/var/keychains”. After that you will find the keychains SQLite database called “keychain-2.db”.
Run command “sqlite3 keychain-2.db” to connect keychain database and then put the contents of the table called “genp” by typing “select *from genp;” into the SQLite command prompt.
There will be a row containing text “BackupPassword”, get that RowID from the start of this line for example “27”.
Now type “delete from genp where rowed= 27;” in SQLite command prompt to delete this row. (Don’t forget to change 27 to your own RowID)
Plug your iPhone into iTunes, where it will show that you still have a backup password enabled. Deselect the “Encrypt iPhone Backup” option but this will again ask you for your password, don’t worry! You can type any random text just like your password and hit OK.
You password will be accepted and your backup encryption option will also be disabled, and your phone will start backing up unencrypted.
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