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If the last time you backed up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch via iTunes or via CopyTrans Shelbee, you enabled backup encryption, this means that your device will request all subsequent iOS backups – including the ones made with CopyTrans Shelbee – to be encrypted. Encrypt iPhone backup in iTunes

CopyTrans Shelbee allows you to secure the backup of your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with a password. In addition to other iOS content, backups secured with a password, contain iPhone passwords for Wi-Fi, email accounts, websites, and some apps:

Encrypt iPhone backups with CopyTrans Shelbee

You can find the encryption option in CopyTrans Shelbee by navigating to Backup > Full backup and clicking the “Encryption” button. When selecting an option to back up your iPhone, choose encryption tab to encrypt your device.

  • Add password.
    To secure the iPhone backup with a password, (1) click the “Add password” tab, (2) create and confirm your password, (3) click “Apply” and (4) effectuate the backup by clicking “Start”. Add a password and confirm it. Hit start to continue with the back up.

  • Important:

    Save your password in a safe place after creating it. The next time you restore your data, you’ll be asked for this password and you cannot restore unless you enter the correct one. CopyTrans Shelbee and iTunes cannot help you recover a forgotten password. If you don’t remember the password, use our backup password recovery tips.

  • Change password.
    To change the backup password, (1) click the “Change” tab, (2) enter the current password, (3) create and confirm your new password, (4) click “Apply” and (5) effectuate the backup by clicking “Start”.

  • NOTE: password changes will only take effect after the backup begins.
     Change the backup encryption password and confirm it to make an encrypted iPhone backup

  • Remove password.
    To remove the backup password, click the (1) “Remove” tab, (2) enter the current password, (3) click “Remove” and (4) begin the backup by clicking “Start”.

  • NOTE: password will be removed after the backup begins.
    Remove encryption password for an iPhone backup

Restore encrypted backup with CopyTrans Shelbee

When you restore from an encrypted backup in CopyTrans Shelbee, you’ll be asked for a password to unlock the backup. Enter the backup password when you will be restoring an encrypted backup

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