Become a MacRumors Supporter for $25/year with no ads, private forums, and more!
  • Did you order new AirTags? We've opened a dedicated AirTags forum.

olletsocmit

macrumors 6502
Original poster
Jun 24, 2010
296
2
USA
I just plugged my iPhone into my computer at work and later realized that it made a full backup of my phone to my work computer. I have 2000 pics in there and a ton I other accounts. I don't want my work to be able to see any of this... How do I now cover my tracks? I want to entirely delete the backup and wipe anything else that might of been backuped. Dd my pics and vide go somewhere or other passwords? I just want to be sure I get it all.

I am a MacBook Pro user at home, so I dunno what happens on the PC.

Please help
 

dictoresno

macrumors 601
Apr 30, 2012
4,245
496
NJ
If you plugged into your work computer, I assume to charge, what did you think was gonna happen when you then proceeded to open iTunes?

Google search on where iTunes keeps the backup files. Once located, just follow the folder hierarchy to the destination folder and delete the backup. It's somewhere deep in the iTunes folder. In the time it took you to type this out, you could've found your solution on google and already had the file deleted.
 
Comment

MasterTick

macrumors 6502
Jun 22, 2009
325
0
I assume you're on Windows 7.

Click on the Start button, type "%appdata%" without quotes into the search bar. Then press enter.

Navigate to Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\ then delete those files.
 
Comment
Register on MacRumors! This sidebar will go away, and you'll see fewer ads.