Where to Find iPhone Backup and How to View It

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Do you want to find your iPhone backup and view it?  Whenever you backup your iPhone,you are able to find it and view it. You can view specific files including the unreadable iPhone backup. This article takes you through where to find iPhone backup and how to view it with ease.

1 Where to Find iTunes Backup on Windows Computer

To be able to find iTunes backup on Windows computer, simply follow the following guide.

Step 1: locate the Search Bar in your windows PC. The search bar varies according to the operating system.

Step 2: In the Search bar, enter %appdata%

Step 3: Hit Return.

Step 4: Finally double-click the following folders; ‘Apple Computer’ ‘MobileSync’ and lastly ‘Backup’.

Note: the default path of the iTunes backup on windows computer is \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

Where to find iTunes backup on Windows computer


2 Where to Find iTunes Backup on Mac Computer

With the step-by-step guide below, you are able to find iTunes backup on your Mac computer.

Step 1: First open iTunes on your Mac computer. From the menu bar, click iTunes then select Preferences.

Step 2: Click “Devices.”

Step 3: Hold the control key then click the backup that you want. Lastly select ‘Show in Finder’.

Where to find iTunes backup on Mac computer


3 Locate iOS Backups Stored in iCloud

When you have made backups of your iOS device in iCloud, you are able to locate it and view them using the following way;

Step 1: On your iOS devices, get to ‘Settings’ and scroll down to ‘iCloud’ then ‘Storage ‘

Step 2: While on storage window, click ‘Manage Storage’ and you are able to find your iOS backups on iOS devices.

Locate iOS backups stored in iCloud

Moreover, if you are on Mac OS, go to Apple menu then System Preferences and click iCloud.

While using your PC, open iCloud for Windows then hit Storage.


4 View and Extract Data from Unreadable iPhone Backup

You can always view your iPhone backup which is unreadable. To view unreadable iPhone backup, you can use iMyfone D-Back iPhone backup viewer.

Tool You'll Need: iMyfone D-Back iPhone Backup Viewer

iMyfone D-Back iPhone backup viewer Win or iPhone backup viewer Mac is an iPhone data recovery software that enables you to recover various data from iOS devices. It is compatible with Mac and Windows OS and has other incredible features as below;

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iMyfone D-Back iPhone Backup Viewer

  • It is able to recover a wide range of data including Call history, text message, WeChat, WeChat attachment, contact, iMessage, videos and much more.
  • Supports to extract data directly from iPhone, iTunes backup and iCloud backup.
  • It gives the possibility to recover data lost due to iPhone jailbreak, forgotten passcode, iPhone attacked by virus and accidental deletion of files.
  • It has a fix iOS system to normal feature that fixes the iOS system when it is stuck in black screen, recovery mode and Apple white logo.
  • It supports iOS devices like iPad Pro, iPad mini, the new iPad, iPod touch 4, iPod touch 5, iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE among others.

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View and Extract Data from iTunes backup

With iMyfone D-Back software you are able to view iTunes as well as iCloud backup of your iOS device. Follow the guide below to view iTunes Backup using iMyfone D-Back.

Step 1: Choose Recover from iTunes backup

Launch iMyfone D-Back program on your computer then choose ‘Recover from iTunes backup’ option and hit the Start button.

Choose Recover from iTunes backup

Step 2: Select files then scan

Select the files that you need then hit ‘Next’ button. From the iTunes backup files, select the backup file that you want to view your file from. Thereafter click the ‘Scan’ button.

Select files then scan

Step 3: Preview and extract data from iTunes backup

Next, the program displays available backup files. Preview the files properly to identify the one you need. Select it then click the ‘Recover’ button to save them on your computer and be able to view it.

 Preview and extract data from iTunes backup


View and Extract Data from iCloud backup

Step 1: Choose Recover from iCloud Backup

After iMyfone D-Back program is running, go to ‘Recover from iCloud backup’ option and tap on ‘Start’ button. Thereafter select the file you want to recover then enter your iCloud account. The program then shows all iCloud backup files in your iCloud account.

Choose Recover from iCloud Backup

Step 2: Select files and scan

The program displays backup files in your account. Mark the one you want to view your files from then hit on ‘Next’ button.

 Select files and scan

Step 3: Check through and Extract files from iCloud

After scanning is complete, the program lists all recoverable files. Check through the files to identify that which you need. Mark the file then click the ‘Recover’ button to save it on your computer. You can then view your backup file.

Check through and Extract files from iCloud

Now download the trial version of iPhone backup viewer Win or iPhone backup viewer Mac to check through your iTunes or iCloud backup files.

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