iPhone Backup File Location

Below is the location of the iPhone and iPod MobileSync Backup Files That iTunes creates during a sync

Mac OS X

iPhone: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

iPod touch: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

(The tilde "~" represents your Home directory.  If you don't see Library in your Home folder, hold Option and click the Go menu.)

Windows XP

iPhone: C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

( To quickly access the Application Data folder, click Start, and choose Run. Type %appdata% and click OK.)

iPod touch: C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Apple Computer\\MobileSync\Backup\

Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8:

iPhone: \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\MobileSync\Backup\

iPod touch: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\MobileSync\Backup\

(If you don't see the Application Data or AppData folders, you may need to show hidden files.)

To quickly access the AppData folder, click Start. In the search bar, type %appdata% and press Return.

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