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40041 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 7, 2010 2:28 PM by Jim VanLeeuwen
Currently Being ModeratedDec 7, 2010 2:28 PM (in response to C & G-T)Yes. iTunes creates a backup of your iPhone when you sync, which you can then use to restore from if you need to return to a previously backed up state. This article explains what information is backed up: iPhone and iPod touch: About backups, http://support.apple.com/kb/HT176624" iMac 2.8GHz Intel Core Duo, Mac OS X (10.6.1), iPhone 3GS - 6 iPods
Currently Being ModeratedDec 7, 2010 2:28 PM (in response to Jim VanLeeuwen)Thank you, but then where on the computer does it store them?
I read the link, it states that the back up is located on a Mac in Library/mobil backup. But I found no such mobil backup in my Library.Apple Mac-Mini, Mac OS X (10.5.8), iPhone 3G
Currently Being ModeratedDec 7, 2010 2:28 PM (in response to C & G-T)It is stored in your user account Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup folder. It's not stored in a form you can use for anything except to restore your phone.
There is a third party utility that can extract information from the backup file if you need it. http://www.iphonebackupextractor.com/
However, if you restore from the backup, your text messages will be restored to your phone.24" iMac 2.8GHz Intel Core Duo, Mac OS X (10.6.1), iPhone 3GS - 6 iPods