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iPhone Backup Data - Where is it?

11082 Views 20 Replies Latest reply: Feb 7, 2008 12:51 PM by macbarner RSS
  • apratts Calculating status...
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    Nov 13, 2007 9:11 PM (in response to yvonnejim)
    That's what I do. You never know. Better safe than sorry.
    iMac, Mac OS X (10.5), MacBook - iPhone 1.1.2
  • carloarturo Calculating status...
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    Nov 19, 2007 12:55 AM (in response to yvonnejim)
    Help help help, I cannot find the backup and as I accidentaly erased some parts I wanted to go back with time machine and restore the old infos.
    But on the location indicated in this thread it cannot be found!
    Any help??
    42 different Mac models, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
  • zaphod42 Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Nov 22, 2007 2:01 AM (in response to apratts)
    apratts wrote:
    The backup file is located at...
    /Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup


    hhmmm ... can't find that folder in Leopard/10.5 ....!
    anybody knows where it went to?
    Mac OS X (10.5.1), 20 years behind a Mac
  • stevenw56 Calculating status...
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    Nov 22, 2007 7:31 AM (in response to yvonnejim)
    What would be nice is if you could save say the last 3 backups and then have the option to which of the 3 backups to restore with. This way if something on the last backup was causing a problem, the problem that caused you to want to restore, you wouldn't be restoring the same problem back to the IPhone.
  • Joseph Draschil Calculating status...
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    Nov 29, 2007 9:11 AM (in response to carloarturo)
    Try going under the user library instead of just the system library.

    Example:/Users/YOURUSER_NAMEHERE/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup.
  • macbarner Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 7, 2008 12:51 PM (in response to yvonnejim)
    That all sounds great that itunes backs up your data before you sync your iphone, but what if something goes wrong and it syncs wrong and all your data is lost - so my question is:

    in itunes: How do you restore your iphone backup back to your phone?
    2x iMac 24" White, 1x Macbook Pro 17", Mac OS X (10.5.1), 3gb ram
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