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How to Delete iPhone Backup Files

Guide to Remove iPhone Backup

Apple Device Backup Delete
Here, the common method for ya to delete the backup on iTunes. Open your iTunes and Click on -> Preferences -> Devices tab -> Backups. Highlighting the backup you wish to delete and hitting the Remove/Delete button.

Beside, you can delete the files directly through the storage location base on your OS is where they will be, namely here:

On a Mac:
~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
On Windows XP:
C:Documents and Settings(username)Application DataApple ComputerMobileSyncBackup
On Windows Vista or 7:
C:Users(username)AppDataRoamingApple ComputerMobileSyncBackup



Add A Comment | May 31st, 2011
  • khim

    is there anyway to retrieve back datas if i didnt back them up??? apparently, my phone can be sync & c0uldnt be back up bt i proceed & when everything is done, all my datas were gone… pls HELP!!! =(

    • Anonymous

      Power Off your phone and Open it again. This work for my friend case

      • khim

        I’ve switch them on & off several times but jux couldn’t get back my contacts, msges, & pics. Most likely they r permanently gone rite???

        • Anonymous

          Check whether any backup there 
          in your Mac (~Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup) or on a PC (c:Documents and SettingsApplication DataApple ComputerMobileSyncBackup).
          Generally, you’re hardly get back the data without backup. Check this link maybe it can help you https://discussions.apple.com/message/11469748?messageID=11469748

          • khim

            thks…