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16495 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Mar 1, 2009 7:41 PM by neuroanatomist
Currently Being ModeratedMar 1, 2009 7:09 PM (in response to Sean Moody)Haven't tried this myself, but there is a MobileSync Browser that is supposed to give you access to the backup file. Google it--third-party, not supported by Apple, use at own risk. No clue whether it includes the pix from the Camera Roll.PowerBook G4 (1.5ghz, 2gb RAM), Mac OS X (10.4.11), first-gen iPhone
Currently Being ModeratedMar 1, 2009 7:41 PM (in response to Sean Moody)MobileSyncBroswer does not access photos as the previous poster suggested. Without restoring the iPhone from that backup, you might be able to access the pics using this tool. If that doesn't recover the pics (the developer mentions call history, SMS, contacts, not pics), the only way to extract the pics from the backup is probably beyond the casual user. You'd need to decode the backup using this Python script run in Terminal, then manually parse the resulting SQLite database. Note that the developer of the tool above is the author of the Python script as well - not sure if he included the complete backup contents in the dump from the GUI tool; I do know the Python script can access the photos in the backup.
Hope this helps...17" CD MBP, iPhone 3G, iPodTouch, Mac OS X (10.5.6), since the ][e