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iTunes Password Tuner FAQ

iTunes Password Tuner Frequently Asked Questions

  • What can I do with iTunes Password Tuner?
  • With the help of iTunes Password Tuner, you can recover iTunes backup password instantly for your iPhone/iPad/iPod device.
  • How to accelerate iTunes backup password recovery process?
  • 1. Set the priority to allocate more CPU power to iTunes Password Tuner program.

    2. Select an appropriate attack type and configure the corresponding parameters.

    For example, if you still remember partial of the password, select the Brute-force with Mask attack.

    If you can list all possible characters combinations to create a password dictionary, select the Dictionary attack.
  • How to set Brut-Force with Mask attack to improve password recovery speed?
  • First, select Brute-force attack and set the characters range. For example, if you still remember your password characters all are digits, check the option "All digits (0 - 9)", and uncheck the other options.

    And then click on Length to set the password length. For example, if you are sure your password is 8 characters, set the Minimal password length to "1", and se the Maximal password length to "8".

    At last, select Mask attack to set the Start from, End at, and Mask box. For example, if your password is "coco1234", and you still remember the first four characters are "coco", then you can set the Start from box to "coco", and set the Smart box to ""coco????"
  • How to use Dictionary attack to speed up password recovery process?
  • You can open the built-in dictionary (It is in the location of this program installed.), and list all possible characters combinations to it. And then select the Dictionary attack to recover password.

    You also can list all possible characters combinations to a notepad, one password on a line, and save it to a password dictionary. And then click on Select Dictionary button to select it to recover password.
  • Will the password recovery process cause damage to my backup file?
  • No. The iTunes Password Tuner program is designed with read-only operations, so it won't cause any damage during the backup password recovery process.
  • How long will it take to recover my iTunes backup password?
  • The time it will take to recover iTunes backup password depends on the password complexity and the attacking settings.

    Generally, the stronger of the password, the longer time it takes to recover password.

    But if you select the appropriate attack type, and configure the corresponding parameters, it will shorten much more of time.
  • Can I suspend during the password recovery process?
  • Yes. If want to pause, click on Stop button.
  • Can I save the password recovery process when I stop it?
  • Yes. When you click on Stop button, you would get the prompt to save the project. If want to save, click on Yes.
  • Can I resume the password recovery process when I start again?
  • Yes. If you have saved your iTunes backup password recovery process, then you can resume it the next time when you start it again.
  • What is the difference of iTunes Password Tuner trial version and full version?
  • The program - iTunes Password Tuner trial version, only shows the password within three characters.

    The full version shows all password characters regardless of the password length.