How to Use UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker


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UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker is a powerful and easy-to-use program to recover forgotten password from iTunes backup file. The program supports the latest iTunes and there are two types of recovery engines you can choose from to restore the correct password. It already helped thousands of users who are eager to extract the files from iTunes backup, which may be accidentally deleted or formatted. Without the correct password, you can do nothing for this. The main purpose of this page is to provide a few tips to help you successfully retrieve the password.


Step by Step Tutorial: How to Recover iTunes Backup Password with UUkeys Software



Things that You Need to Prepare:

  • Password-protected iTunes Backup File.
  • A Windows computer with admin permission.
  • UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker.

Frequently Asked Questions about UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker

Question 1: How to Register UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker

If the password length is more than 3 characters, then you have to purchase a license to recover the password. After payment, you will receive a code from the email you used for purchase. Now, open UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker and click the Register button at the upper right corner. Then input the email and code and click Register button to finish the registration process.

Note: Please restart the program after inputting the code to take it into effect.

Question 2: Not Receive Registration Code

When the purchase was completed, you should receive an email for registration code in a few minutes. Make sure check the spam folder of the email. However, in some cases you can't receive the email because some ISP block the email and mark it as spam. In such a case, please send us an email at containing the email and order ID. We will send you a code manually once we got the email from your side. Please don't worry about this any more.

Question 3: How to Make Settings for Brute-force With Mask Attack

Currently, there are two attack types you can choose from with UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker. In most of the cases, Brute-force with Mask Attack is the best way to unlock iTunes backup password because of the intelligent settings.

Password Length: The program will start with the minimal password length and end with the max length. This is the most important settings you should make. Usually, the password length is between 4 and 8. If this doesn't work, then you should adjust it accordingly.

Character Range Options: This field is used to tell the program what kind of character it should scan. Please mark the ones you think it is included in the password.

Affix Set: You can tell the program start or end with some specific characters.

Question 4: GPU and CPU Settings

The latest version of iTunes Backup Unlock adds support for GPU and Multi-core CPU acceleration. This will dramatically increase the decrypting speed by 40X faster than normal. However, the running speed for other program will be slower. So it is best to enable this settings during spare time.

Enable GPU & Multi-core: First, click Pause button at the top navigation bar. Then click Settings, you can see the screen at the right side. In there, you can select how many CPUs that run for the password recovery task. Or tick GPU Acceleration option to enable the feature.

Note: Currently, only Nvidia GPU care is supported by the program. We wil add support for other GPU vendors in next version.

Question 5: Pause or Stop UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker

The password recovery progress takes CPU and GPU extensively in order to find the correct password at the shortest time. If you were doing other tasks on that computer at the same time, you may feel the computer running slow. In such case, you can simply pause or completely stop the program by clicking Pause or Stop button.

Once you take this action, there will be a pop-up window asking you to save the project. So you can start the progress from the last point you stopped the program. You can also set the auto-saving time via settings.

Question 6: Program Crashes at Startup or in Running

A few users reported that the program was crashed on Windows 10 once it was opened. Actually, we have tested the program on various Windows computer and this is more a system issue. Here are a few suggestions to make it work:

Solution 1: Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker

Solution 2: Clean Windows Junk

Solution 3: Take an Virus Scan

Solution 4: Use Compatibility Mode

Solution 5: Run the Program at Administrator Privilege

Solution 6: Changing Permission For That Application

More details can be found out in this tutorial

The question list will be added continually once there are new questions asked by our users. So if you have any question about UUkeys iTunes Backup Unlocker, please don't hesitate to send us an email at We will reply it as soon as possible. Please keep tuned.

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