iPhone Backups?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by greenday123, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. greenday123 macrumors 6502

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    My computers hard drive is dying, and i need to backup my iPhone backups onto my external hard drive.. problem is.. I don't know where they are stored, does any body know?
     
  2. draz macrumors 6502a

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    On a Mac:
    ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

    On Windows XP:
    \Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

    On Windows Vista and Windows 7:
    \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
     
  3. greenday123 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Thanks and there they are!

    Weird file names though, instead of being just one file like you would think, it's hundreds of files in a folder with a bunch of random numbers and letters in the file name, same with the folder name, hmm interesting.
     

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