Encrypted backups in iTunes
- 28 November 2018 14:58:46
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All Apple gadgets have the ability to set a password, encrypt information. To do this, there is a function of encoding the backup in iTunes. All additional copies of the data after encoding consist of elements that are not in the copies of the program that do not have additional protection. Data elements are recorded passwords, settings Wi-Fi settings, statistics web pages, melannie.
iTunes is not able to encode backups on its own. To enable the encoding mode for the first time, you must activate the encryption function. Then the application will be able to independently carry out the process of encoding backups.
If necessary, you can use iCloud. It can generate additional copies of the data and encode them.
The encoding mechanism in iTunes
Run the application. Check for the latest version.
Use the USB cable and connect your phone to your computer. After that, the phone connection icon should appear in the upper left corner of the application window.
Go to the "Overview" tab, select "Backups", and then - "Encrypt local copy".
Choose a password, specify it in the window that appears. It is necessary to work with all copies of the data that will be obtained through the application.
Confirm the password, run the copy generation procedure, encode the last received data.
Once the encryption process is complete, you must verify that the encoded copies are created correctly.
The presence of the installed encryption algorithm in iTunes can be understood by the presence of the checkbox " Encrypt local copy "in the"Overview" panel.